Subah Infosolutions Ghana Limited: 3 Positions

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3 Jun, 2013

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IT Jobs in Ghana

Subah Infosolutions Ghana Limited is a fast developing IT and telecommunication solutions company, that provides cutting edge innovative solutions using customer centred approaches to offer unparalleled quality products and services.

Subah is a member of the Jospong Group of Companies, a leading Ghanaian group with partners in China, India, Germany, USA and the United Arab Emirates.

Job Title 1: General Manager, Technology

Job Description

The company is seeking to recruit highly experienced, results-driven and resourceful IT professionals to fill the above position.

Position reports to the Managing Director.

Purpose of the Position:
To provide strategic and technical leadership in achieving the company’s IT goals and objectives.

Main Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Provide leadership, direction and accountability for the development and delivery of software/service specific solutions that anticipate, meet or exceed customer requirements
  • Design, build, integrate and support software, hardware and network solutions to support current and new business initiatives
  • Develop, evaluate and monitor long-term technology strategies
  • Develop, IT departmental objectives to achieve maximum human and material resources allocation/utilization, monitor performance and when necessary, take corrective measures
  • Provide technical leadership to the IT team based on solid hands-on experience in different IT areas
  • Support and meet company objectives on cost and quality in the development, deployment and life cycle management for both domestic and international services for growth and expansion
  • Coach Unit heads and Engineers on areas such as-critical thinking, leadership, project management, development methodologies, budget management among others
  • Direct Unit head to incorporate and establish software best practices into the delivery cycle
  • Prepare and manage IT departmental budget based on business drivers and company policies and procedures business drivers and company policies and procedures
  • Oversee vendor management activities
  • Perform other related tasks as may be assigned from time to time  

Required Skills or Experience

  • A minimum of a Master’s degree in Computer Science, Information Technology or a related field from a recognized institution
  • Certification in Project Management and other IT related courses will be an advantage
  • A minimum of twelve (12) years experience in general technology eight (8) years of which must be in a senior management position

Technical Competencies Required

  • Exceptional knowledge of large scale product development and support environment; systems and application architecture, utilizing various hardware and operating systems components, implementation and network engineering
  • Extensive knowledge of telecommunications and wireless industry knowledge
  • Strong knowledge of project management practices including the ability to create detailed project plans; manage end-to-end projects; resource allocation  and management; project risk analysis; contractor management
  • Strong knowledge of third-party vendor tools (monitoring, scalability, performance tuning) and thorough knowledge and understanding of procurement practices
  • Extensive knowledge of designing, developing, implementing and supporting applications on at least two of the following operating systems; UNIX, MVS, Windows, Tandem
  • Extensive experience in applications with heavy RDBMS interaction

Managerial Competencies Required:

  • At least eight (8) years experience in successfully managing at least thirty (30) team members to deliver multiple product/applications
  • Good knowledge of people management practices including mentoring, managing performance and team building
  • Solid decision-making skills

Personality Competencies Required:

  • Strong analytical, business logic and problem resolution skills
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Strong leadership skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills  

How To Apply

Interested persons who meet the above listed criteria should please send an application letter and a detailed CV with two references by email to: [email protected], quoting only the job title as the subject OR by post to:

Subah Infosolutions Ghana Ltd
P. O. Box CT 8371
Cantonments, Accra
Please Note: Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted

Job Title 2: IT Manager

Job Description

The company is seeking to recruit highly experienced, results-driven and resourceful IT professionals to fill the above position.

Position reports to the General Manager, Technology.

Purpose of the Position:
To plan, direct and coordinate the IT operations and activities of the company.

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Main Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Implement and support standards related to Infrastructure and Software development
  • Actively participate in the development  and implementation of software programmes such as ERP/DMS/CRM
  • Develop business automation tools/applications to make business operations more agile
  • Manage and ensure fast communication of data/voice/video/internet in a highly secure manner while protecting the company information
  • Manage vendors, information security, connectivity, disaster recovery planning, and development of internal applications/systems
  • Responsible for the documentation, and implementation of the IT security policy and procedures
  • Facilitate the availability of real time MIS to key stake holders for effective decisions to be taken
  • Responsible for the support and maintenance of the IT Infrastructure (Hardware & Software) of the company
  • Perform other related tasks as may be assigned from time to time 

Required Skills or Experience

  • A minimum of Master’s degree in Computer Science, Information Technology or a related field from a recognized institution
  • Certification in Project Management will be an advantage
  • A minimum of eight (8) years experience in general technology, three (3) of which must be in a managerial position

Technical Competencies Required:

  • Exceptional skills in software and hardware IT Infrastructure with sufficient demonstrable accomplishments in both areas
  • Exceptional skills in the development and implementation of MS Dynamics CRM & ERP as well as other Java/HTML 5 based applications
  • Strong knowledge on virtualisation, active directory, etc

Managerial Competencies Required:

  • Demonstrate abilities to manage a core team to deliver results
  • Ability to establish plans and follow through to deliver results in a timely manner
  • Ability to analyse the company’s IT needs, evaluate alternatives and make logical recommendations based on findings

Personality Competencies Required:

  • Strong analytical skills
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Good leadership skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills 

How To Apply

Interested persons who meet the above listed criteria should please send an application letter and a detailed CV with two references by email to: [email protected], quoting only the job title as the subject OR by post to:

Subah Infosolutions Ghana Ltd
P. O. Box CT 8371
Cantonments, Accra
Please Note: Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted

Job Title 3: Senior Software Engineer

Job Description

The company is seeking to recruit highly experienced, results-driven and resourceful IT professionals to fill the above position.

Position reports to the IT Manager.

Purpose of the Position:
To analyze, design, develop and maintain IT applications.

Main Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Analyze, design, programmes, test, maintain and document IT systems or applications
  • Provide maintenance support to customers (internal, and/or external) by investigating and rectifying reported systems shortcomings
  • Analyze requests for enhancements/changes and write amendment/programme specifications
  • Update system documentation
  • Perform and manage stages of the SDLC and participate in the systems review with Project Lead/Manager
  • Understand the interdepencies of the services (application, system and database) and pin-point problem areas accurately to improve overall efficiency
  • Design and document system design, architecture and propose appropriate technologies and tools required to implement systems and ensure users sign-off on design specifications
  • Use development tools to develop applications for better productivity
  • Develop test cases, conduct SIT, load test and tune the performance of systems to meet SLA
  • Deploy systems to production and provide post-implementation support
  • Provide technical guidance to junior colleagues
  • Keep abreast of technological advancement, emerging standards and new software or hardware solutions that may affect decisions about system builds or enhancements
  • Perform other related tasks as may be assigned from time to time 

Required Skills or Experience

  • A minimum of a Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Information Technology or a related field from a recognized institution
  • A minimum of five (5) years experience in developing web applications, web forms and enterprise workflow

Technical Competencies Required:

  • Exceptional knowledge of systems analysis, design and programming in one or more of the following software applications essential
  • Java, J2EE Struts, JSF, Spring, EJB, Hibernate, IBatis, Weblogic Application Server, Elixir, Oracle DB, LDAP, MQ Series and iPlanet Web Server
  • JBoss Application Server, ESB, Oracle Database, SQL, PL/SQL
  • Indepth knowledge of project management processes/methodologies

Personality Competencies Required:

  • Strong analytical skills
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Good leadership skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills 

How To Apply

Interested persons who meet the above listed criteria should please send an application letter and a detailed CV with two references by email to: [email protected], quoting only the job title as the subject OR by post to:

Subah Infosolutions Ghana Ltd
P. O. Box CT 8371
Cantonments, Accra
Please Note: Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted

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