Job ID: 34183
Job Sector: Computer Software
Location: Lagos Island
The Solutions Developer is responsible for solutions development and support. This role also includes electronic channels integration and support, process automation, and development of customer centric software solutions that fit an evolving technology landscape which is key to ensure that the company retains its position as the number one Pension Fund Administrator with the largest market share by delivering on its Unique Selling Proposition.
Solutions Development and Software Testing
Designs and builds software products according to specification, and within the agreed time frame, adhering to best software development methodologies throughout the product development life cycle
Work as part of a team on projects assigned to other members of the unit
Updating, repairing, modifying and developing existing software and generic applications
Identification and resolution of all software vulnerabilities on new and existing software applications
Empowers the first-line support team on the proactive resolution of application issues
Deals second-level escalations from the first-line support team
Provide Root Cause Analysis (RCA) on issues.
Provide feedback on issues tracked by Change Advisory Board (CAB)
Works with business analysts to ensure full understanding of the impact of new projects on current business processes.
Escalates specification issues to business analyst before the commencement of new projects
Maintain open communication with management and audit committee
Obtain, analyze and evaluate documentation, previous reports, data, flowcharts etc
Conduct follow up audits to monitor management’s intervention
Reports routinely on Project progress to the Project Management Office
Ensure the development and implementation of new systems within set scope, deadlines and according to agreed quality standards.
Mitigate against Risk by ensuring Project Documentation is complete and detailed and filed correctly, to facilitate easy maintenance of applications
Ensures stakeholder satisfaction with project deliverables.
Escalates project challenges outside agreed tolerance levels to the Project Management Office
Preferred Qualification and Experience
First Degree Field of Study – Information and Communication Technology
Master Degree Field of Study – Business Administration
Other qualifications, certifications or professional memberships
– Certified Solutions Developer
– Certified Database Designer
Advanced /Professional Degree or Professional Qualification in ICT is Required.
Minimum 4 years post qualification experience with at least 2 years spent in the Financial Sector
– Information Technology
3-4 Years Experience in Solution Development
– Wealth Management – Client Services & Relationship Management
Knowledge of investment products
Awareness of the Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC)
Trouble shooting ability
The design, creation, testing and documenting of new and amended programs from supplied specifications in accordance with agreed standards.
– Systems Design
The specification and design of information systems, their components and architecture to meet defined business needs.
The planning, design, management, execution and reporting of tests, using appropriate testing tools and techniques and conforming to agreed standards, to ensure that new and amended systems, together with any interfaces, perform as specified.
– Use of Version Control
This skill includes basic use of a version control tool, as well as a general understanding of software configuration management.
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