• Career Opportunities at IBM

  • Posted on: 3 February, 2017 Deadline: Not Specified
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    Over the past 100 years, IBMers all over the globe have helped make the world work better and smarter. In this new era of Cognitive Business, IBM is helping to reshape industries by bringing together our expertise in Cloud, Analytics, Security, Mobile, and the Internet of Things: Changing how we create, collaborate, analyze and engage. From transforming healthcare to improving the retail shopping experience – it’s what IBMers do. In Africa, we’ve been changing the way the continent does business for more than 50 years, and as our company continues to grow, we’re looking for talented professionals to join us in this new era.

    Software Engineer


    The successful candidate will have demonstrated ability to drive software development projects leveraging leading edge technologies and execute innovative development projects. As a Software developer in Research you will design and develop state-of-the-art mobile, web, and desktop applications across multiple platforms and devices. You will be expected to define and develop innovative technical solutions, and work with business & development teams to ensure these solutions have a significant impact.

    Required Technical and Professional Expertise

    • A solid grounding in Computer Science (min. of BA/BSc degree from a recognized university)
    • At least three years of work experience in a top-tier software development position.

    Preferred Technical And Professional Experience


    Telecom Business Operations Lead


    Role: Telecom Business Operations Lead

    The successful individual will be part of our GTS team located in Nairobi, Kenya.

    Role and Responsibilities

    • Lead the overall Telecoms Business Operations (TBO) team delivering support to IBM clients in daily execution of our operations and maintenance ensuring service availability of the applications through multiple teams based locally in Kenya and offshore.
    • Acts as a subject matter expert regarding telecom business applications and postpaid billing.
    • Responsible for incident and problem management of applications under my team both the OSS (Operation Support System) and BSS (Business Support Systems) platforms / application.
    • Interacts closely with internal teams to ensure that project needs and objectives are met
    • Managing change requests, architecture design, user training, user-acceptance testing, go-live schedules, support and post implementation service reviews for new installations.

    Required Technical and Professional Expertise

    • Training in Operating systems especially sun Solaris and HP-UX, databases especially Oracle, SQL and scripting especially Perl, shell and awk.
    • GSM Billing system and value added services.
    • 5+ years in a busy IT/GSM environment with hands-on experience in billing systems including at least 1+ years leadership experience
    • Conversant with how operating systems interact with systems, & specific experience with UNIX &
    • Windows Operating Systems.
    • Data modeling techniques & SQL Server and/or Oracle databases.
    • Experience with various industry standard scripting & coding methodologies e.g. SQL scripting, shell
    • Able to handle, prioritize, multiple projects simultaneously
    • Able to operate in a performance driven organization
    • Telecom Business Operations(Postpaid/Prepaid),
    • IT Service Delivery, IT Application & Project management,
    • Service management (ticket, change, incident & problem),
    • Server & storage knowledge, communication skills

    Preferred Technical And Professional Experience


    Method of Application

    Use the link(s) / email(s) below to apply on company website.

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