Jobs at Growth in Value Alliance (GVA) Partners Limited

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  • Growth in Value Alliance (GV Alliance) Partners is a business advisory and market intelligence services firm. Our objectives are to assist organizations to achieve their growth aspirations by providing market intelligence, strategy blueprint, IT solution delivery expertise and business operation improvement capabilities.
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    • Open Jobs
      1. Business Analyst
      2. IT Security Engineer
      3. Software Engineer
      4. IT Finance and Planning Analyst
    • Method of Application

    Business Analyst

    • Job Type Full Time
    • Qualification BA/BSc/HND
    • Experience 2 – 6 years
    • Location Lagos
    • Job Field Data Science / Research&nbsp

    Job Description

    • Our client requires the services of a Business Analyst who will assist with the conduct of Business Analysis for new product releases and new projects.
    • The Business Analyst would be involved in the coordination and assessment of requests from stakeholders as well as perform Requirement Analysis, Documentation and Scope validation.

    Responsibilities

    • Understand the business problems / needs from business executives, product managers, operations managers and business users.
    • Analyses and documents detailed business requirements including data and non-functional requirements.
    • Document functional requirements utilizing various techniques including user stories, use cases, data flow diagrams, swim lanes diagrams, workflow diagrams, screen mock-ups, etc.
    • Obtain sign-off against the business requirements.
    • Communicate business requirements to development and quality assurance staff.
    • Ensures traceability between business and functional requirements.
    • Validate system design against requirements.
    • Review and validates test cases produced by the quality assurance staff.
    • Understand technology solutions to business problems and communicate the solutions back to the business.
    • Conduct gap analysis and downstream impact exercises for system changes.
    • Services as a first point of contact for development staff to understand requirements specifically during the implementation / coding phase.

    Key Qualifications and Skills

    • BSc in a Business, Engineering, IT or a related discipline
    • 2 – 6 years’ working experience as a business analyst
    • ITIL, PMI Certified Associate in Project Management, CBAP
    • Ability to make use of tools & techniques in requirement analysis or elicitation.
    • Customer relationship management skill
    • Problem-solving/analytical skill
    • Negotiation and conflict resolution skill
    • Business analysis skills
    • System analysis skills
    • Strong working knowledge of Microsoft Office
    • Creative and innovative thinking skills
    • Process Improvement skills
    • Adequate knowledge of information and knowledge management
    • Initiative/Entrepreneurship/taking ownership.
    • Interpersonal skills
    • Oral and written communication.

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    IT Security Engineer

    • Job Type Full Time
    • Qualification BA/BSc/HND
    • Experience 5 years
    • Location Lagos
    • Job Field ICT / Computer&nbsp

    Job Description
    An exciting opportunity exists for a highly skilled IT security engineer to join a dynamic project team. The resource shall be responsible for the following

    • Carry out procedural system maintenance on all IT systems.
    • Ensure all networks including but not limited to LAN, MAN, WAN, GAN meets the demand of the company.
    • Troubleshoot system and network problems, diagnosing and solving hardware or software faults and replace parts as required.
    • Maintain all IT system work flows.
    • Maintain and update all IT Networks.
    • Maintain and contribute to the development of IT Network.
    • Participate actively in developing, planning and implementing advance IT systems.
    • Other duties as assigned.

    Functions

    • Lead cybersecurity initiatives in conjunction with Group Cybersecurity team.
    • Design and implement security controls to safeguard and monitor events for information systems, enterprise applications and data.
    • Lead the implementation of Information Security projects
    • Drive internal and external vulnerability assessment, penetration tests engagements and manage results to remediation.
    • Respond to escalated security events and drive security incident response processes to ensure timely resolution with minimal disruption.
    • Design, document, and deploy secure infrastructure solutions to enhance and evolve the security posture of the business to ensure integrity, availability and confidentiality of all critical enterprise data.
    • Provide expertise on security tools, including but not limited to firewalls, Web Application firewalls, IDS/IDP, anti-malware software
    • Liaise with stakeholders in respect of operational implementation of security policies and best practices
    • Collaborate with the Client Server Team to ensure that technical plans are practical, controls are sustainable, and implementations are managed to minimize risks and adverse impact to servers, workstations and user productivity.
    • Implement the infrastructure, configurations and processes to monitor security related events
    • Prevent data loss and service interruptions by researching new technologies that will effectively protect the enterprise network.

    Supervisory/Managerial Responsibilities:

    • Ensure conformance to Cybersecurity Blueprint/Roadmap
    • Provide inputs to company strategic plan on all initiatives to ensure that Security gaps/vulnerabilities are identified & closed
    • Establish and ensure credibility through strong relationships, value-add to operations and professionalism

    Qualification / Experience

    • Candidates should possess a Bachelor’s Degree qualification
    • Minimum of 5 years’ experience in an area of Security specialization; with experience working with others
    • Experience working in a Large organization and preferably in the Telecommunications industry
    • Strong background as an Engineer/Architect in application security infrastructure and various network technologies to include devices such as firewalls, VPN, intrusion/extrusion detection, vulnerability & risk assessment tools, encryption technologies, virus/worm/malware prevention, E-business and web application technologies, Data Loss Prevention, whole disk & device encryption solutions, twofactor authentication, common Windows (desktop & server) platforms
    • Experience with Microsoft, Solaris, Unix, Oracle and MS SQL
    • Experience working in telecommunications industry
    • Managing network and / or network security
    • Knowledge should be current with information security best practices and global trends
    • Knowledge of security best practices such as; defense in-depth, least privileges, need-to-know, separation of duties, access controls, encryption
    • User account identity, authorization and authentication management.
    • Security incident and event management
    • Experience in researching new or emerging technologies and processes that may be incorporated as solutions to reoccurring security concern

    Training:

    • Penetration Testing
    • Vulnerability lifecycle management
    • Advanced Security Incidence Reponse
    • Systems Auditing, Database Security, Firewall Design, Intrusion detection system administration Implementation
    • Security enforcement on systems level, security audit and vulnerability management
    • Telecommunications, Network, wireless & Internet Security.

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    Software Engineer

    • Job Type Full Time
    • Qualification BA/BSc/HND
    • Experience 3 – 6 years
    • Location Lagos
    • Job Field ICT / Computer&nbsp

    Job Summary

    • Our client is seeking to hire a Software Engineer to join the team.
    • The ideal candidate should have full stack web development knowledge
    • Gather user requirements, write code using an agile methodology, and continuously update the back-end code of the product
    • Report directly to lead software engineer
    • Assist with all functions of software coding and design; Learn codebase, gather user data, and respond to requests from senior software engineers and be capable of working in a team environment

    Responsibilities

    • Assisting lead engineer with all aspects of software design and coding.
    • Attending and contributing to software delivery meetings.
    • Learning the codebase and improving your coding skills.
    • Writing and maintaining code.
    • Working on minor bug fixes.
    • Monitoring the technical performance of internal systems.
    • Gathering information from consumers about program functionality.
    • Writing reports.
    • Conducting development tests.
    • Perform other duties as assigned by Lead Software Engineer.

    Keys Qualifications and Skills

    • Bachelor’s Degree in Information Technology, Computer Science or a related quantitative discipline
    • 2 – 6 years’ experience in programming languages (e.g., Python, Javascript, Java, C++, C#), databases, data structures and algorithms
    • 3 – 5 years of professional programming experience using Microsoft stack
    • Relevant professional certification
    • Knowledge of databases and operating systems
    • Excellent basic knowledge about Information Technology from both a software and hardware perspective
    • Knowledge of coding languages including C#, HTML5, CSS, and JavaScript.
    • Familiarity with database technology such as MSSQL, MySQL, Oracle and MongoDB.
    • Basic programming experience.
    • Ability to implement software security measures (OWASP Top 10)
    • Good working knowledge of version control system using gitflow.
    • Ability to learn new software and technologies quickly.
    • Ability to manage codebase on a version control.
    • Software testing and debugging
    • Knowledge of Agile/Scrum project delivery formats
    • A good working knowledge of major programming languages.

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    IT Finance and Planning Analyst

    • Job Type Full Time
    • Qualification BA/BSc/HND , MBA/MSc/MA
    • Experience 1 – 5 years
    • Location Lagos
    • Job Field ICT / Computer&nbsp

    Job Overview

    • We looking to hire an IT Finance & Planning Analyst to provide finance, planning support to all IT Units and teams in areas such as investment decisions, budgeting, resource planning and 3rd party supplier management.

    Responsibilities

    • Establish and execute enterprise-wide IT financial budget planning encompassing capital, operational expenditure, and salary costs amongst others
    • Maintain a “dashboard” of financial / non-financial metrics that can be used to monitor the effectiveness and efficiency of services provided by IT to the business areas
    • Monitor budget-execution levels reporting any variances to Group CIO, ITEX and other bank stakeholders
    • Develop financial models and criteria used to evaluate alternative IT investments
    • Assist in the development of business cases supporting the funding of IT projects and perform project profitability analysis after implementation
    • Monitor 3rd party invoicing and deliverables as to contract adherence suggesting corrective actions
    • Identify ITS cost drivers and make recommendation on strategy for cost containment
    • Support the IT Steering Committee ensuring the collection of information, report preparation, distribution and follow-up of deliberations.
    • Plan and conduct IT staff recruitment and other IT events for the group in alliance with relevant stakeholders (HR, etc.)
    • Application Vendor and service provider assessment
    • Effectively undertake other tasks as assigned by the IT Leadership

    Qualifications & Experience

    • Bachelor’s Degree in Management Information System or a related IT Management discipline.
    • 1-5 years professional IT Governance/Finance management experience and supervisory assignment in a mature technology environment
    • Project Management, Process improvement and Professional certifications are desirable. e.g., ITIL, COBIT5, ISO 20000, PMP.
    • MSC / MBA would be an added advantage.

    Skills / Competencies:

    • Basic knowledge of financial models and budgeting.
    • Financial control, management and governance Skill
    • Strong oral and written communication skills
    • Contract and vendor negotiation
    • Self-Management
    • Interpersonal Skills
    • Value assessment Skill
    • Analytical Skills/ Problem solving.

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified candidates should send their Resumes to: contact@gvapartners.com and mercye@gvapartners.com and ruthe@gvapartners.com using the Job Title as the subject of the mail.

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