MTN Senior Consultant - Products & Applications Jobs in Uganda

MTN Senior Consultant - Products & Applications Jobs in Uganda


Mission/ Core purpose of the Job

  • To support and supervise the VAS applications development team by ensuring timely delivery of solutions as per marketing/business needs

  • To ensure adequate capacity planning and management of internal VAS applications/systems

  • To ensure efficient and innovative solution and product designs for MTN U products and services as per marketing/business requirements

  • Manage, develop and grow the VAS Apps team

    Main Job Functions:

  • Development and testing of solutions/products using any of the common programming languages according to the agreed specifications of the requesting department

  • Optimization of existing VAS applications to ensure VAS systems performance meets customers’ expectations and maintains company KPIs and proactive monitoring of internally developed applications.

  • Development of technical documents to be used for new products/solutions including technical specifications and operations and maintenance manuals

  • Performing O&M tasks and provision of L3 support for resolution of incidents related to the internally developed applications

  • Development of scripts to ensure efficient collection of statistics and generation of required reports

  • Research into new VAS solutions or the improvement of existing ones

  • Act as technical lead in VAS applications projects and manage the projects that are not run by the capital projects team

  • To carry out research that results in new VAS applications solutions or the improvement of existing ones

  • Manage and grow the software dev team

    Key Performance Areas: Core, essential responsibilities / outputs of the position (KPA’s)

  • Ensure proper VAS Application project and specification scoping before development

  • Ensure best practice
    planning and development of all VAS Applications to ensure customer centricity targets

  • Manage and grow the software dev team

  • Research, plan, develop and deploy new /improved solutions

  • Plan, coordinate and manage the implementation of marketing-Initiated projects

  • Ensure effective business risk management in all activities

  • Ensure that all plans and solutions are documented well for future reference

  • Provide timely recommendations to ensure effective capacity planning for all VAS applications systems

  • Accurate and regular performance reporting to the various stakeholders

  • Champion automation and efficiency within the department

  • Ensure resilience and redundancy within the VAS applications delivery platforms

    Qualifications

    Education:

  • Bachelor of Science degree in Information Technology or Computer Science or any related degree

    Experience:

  • Experience managing a team of developers and enterprise software projects

  • At least more than 4 personal programming endeavor (e.g. hackathon, personal or business application)

  • More than 6 years of UNIX shell scripting/programming and database administration

  • More than 6 years of experience developing and maintaining applications

    How to Apply

  • For more information and job application details, see; MTN Senior Consultant - Products & Applications Jobs in Uganda


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