Abuja Electricity Distribution Company Recruitment 2016

 This job issue is basically for those who will wish to work at the Abuja Electricity Distribution Company (AEDC). The Electrical company is the electricity distribution network operator which is charge with responsibility of operating for the Federal Capital Territory, Niger State, Kogi State and Nassarawa State.
The Abuja Electricity Distribution Company (AEDC) is actually one of the 11 power distribution companies that was successfully privatized and handed over to new investors during the last phase of the privatization programme on 1 November 2013.

As report have it, it is KANN Utility Limited (KANN) that holds about 60% equity in AEDC. The Federal Government of Nigeria then holds 40% equity in AEDC.  The AEDC also have a franchise for the distribution and sale of electricity across an area of 133,000 km2 in the Federal Capital Territory, Niger State, Kogi State and Nassarawa State. 

So to this end, the Abuja Electricity Distribution Company (AEDC) have started recruiting for the following positions within our ICT department currently.

Job Title:  Head, Network Operations and Infrastructure
Job Description
The suitable candidate will lead a multi-disciplinary engineering team that will design, specify, deploy, operate and maintain corporate and production platforms and their interconnectivity to provide highly available ICT systems for the organization

KEY ROLES / RESPONSIBILITIES:
Strategically deploy and grow ICT infrastructure in line with organizational requirements.

  • He or she is to Ensure high availability of IT production and corporate networks and infrastructure
  •  Then to also Provide guidance on Network Design and Operational Policies
  • He or she should Own and execute infrastructure rollout plans
  • Should be able to Manage and solve strategic and operational issues affecting infrastructure and network.
  • He should also be able to Work with other ICT Heads to ensure data privacy, data integrity and high availability of ICT services
  • Be able to Manage service providers and monitor associated SLA’s
  • Should be able to Conduct Budget Preparation, Tracking and Reporting

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Applicants should posses a Minimum of a University degree in computer science or related field. Preferred: M.Sc in Computer Science or Related Field.
  •  Should also have a CISSP/ CISA. CCIE Security or equivalent certifications
  • A 4 years application level vulnerability testing and web application security. Strong foundation and in-depth knowledge of network security, authentication, security protocols and applied cryptography. Code level security auditing a plus
  • Must have Experience in conducting regular disaster recovery tests in a medium to large size organization.
  • Should have a first hand Knowledge of Security as applied to Virtualized Environments and Cloud Computing
  • Should have A minimum of 6 years principal or management experience.
  • Should have a Highly Developed People Skill.
  • Also have a Strong Project Management Skill.
  • Should have a Strong Mentoring skills.
  • Excellent Analytical, Organizational & Multitasking skills.
  • Strong Communication, Presentation and Interpersonal Skills.
  • Discreet with Integrity
  • Self motivated with focus on results

Job Title:  Head, ICT Security and Business Continuity
Job Description
Any applicant, should be a suitable candidate who will led the team to ensure that ICT assets are specified, deployed, maintained and operated to standards that enable a risk-mitigated and secure business environment 

KEY ROLES / RESPONSIBILITIES:
Strategically and operationally align design, specifications, deployments, operations and maintenance of IT assets to high security standards.

  • Advocate security and secure practices within the organisation.
  • Lead in the development of technical solutions that help mitigate security vulnerabilities
  • Own and execute the business Continuity and Disaster Recovery Plan
  • Manage and solve strategic and operational security issues
  • Define and analyse key IT security metrics and trends and report them to stakeholders
  • Ensure security awareness for all employees
  • Work with other ICT Heads to ensure data privacy, data integrity and availability of ICT assets
  • Provide regular and consistent security briefings for stakeholders
  • Conduct budget preparation, tracking and Reporting

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Minimum of a University degree in computer science or related field. Preferred: MSc in Computer Science or Related Field.
  • CISSP/ CISA. CCIE Security or equivalent certifications
  • 4 years application level vulnerability testing and web application security. Strong foundation and in-depth knowledge of network security, authentication, security protocols and applied cryptography. Code level security auditing a plus
  • Experience conducting regular disaster recovery tests in a medium to large size organization.
  • Knowledge of Security as applied to Virtualized Environments and Cloud Computing
  • A minimum of 6 years principal or management experience.
  • Highly Developed People Skill.
  • Strong Project Management Skill.
  • Strong Mentoring skills.
  • Excellent Analytical, Organizational & Multitasking skills.
  • Strong Communication, Presentation and Interpersonal Skills.
  • Discreet with Integrity
  • Self motivated with focus on results

Job Title:  Applications and User Support Engineers
Provide front line user support for all corporate and production platforms and applications to enable the business to be efficient and high performing. 

KEY ROLE/RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Federal Ensure High availability of IT production and corporate applications and services.
  • Federal Adhere to cost effective solutions for user software application requirements
  • Federal Ensure adherence to ICT Device Usage Policies by users and report/escalate breaches
  • Federal Execute hardware and software rollout plans
  • Federal Solve strategic and operational software application and hardware platform issues
  • Federal Ensure data privacy, data integrity and availability of ICT services
  • Federal Provide ICT training for all staff

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Minimum of a University degree in computer science or related field.
  • Working experience as a user support team member
  • Operational knowledge on Linux and Windows Kernals and utilities
  • Strong team collaborating and People Skill.
  • Excellent Analytical, Organizational & Multitasking skills.
  • Strong Communication, Presentation and Interpersonal Skills.
  • Discreet with Integrity
  • Self motivated with focus on results

Job Title:  Site Reliability Engineer
Be responsible for availability, latency, performance, efficiency, change management, system management, emergency response, automation and capacity planning for ICT systems and services deployed to various units. 

KEY ROLE/RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Own the deployment, reconfiguration and automation process of all production grade IT systems and services.
  • Ensure high availability of ICT production systems and services
  • Carry out risk assessments
  • Solve operational issues affecting production traffic
  • Ensure strict adherence to ICT policies

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Minimum of a University degree in computer science or related field.
  • Working experience in Systems Administration/Network Operations team in a medium/large business.
  • Practical development experience in C/C++, Java Python etc.
  • Deep knowledge of Linux/Unix Kernals.
  • Operational knowledge on Network switches, network protocols, virtualization cloud computing cooling, SDN, etc
  • Strong team collaborating and People Skill.
  • Excellent Analytical, Organizational & Multitasking skills.
  • Strong Communication, Presentation and Interpersonal Skills.
  • Discreet with Integrity
  • Self motivated with focus on results

How to Apply
All applications who are interested should include their curriculum vitae only. Then email the application to hr.recruitment@abujaelectricity.com. Please note that the header or subject of your mail should be the position you are applying for. 

The cover letter should be addressed to:
The MD/CEO,
Abuja Electricity Distribution Company Plc,
1 Ziquinchor Street, Off IBB Way
Wuse Zone 4,
Abuja, FCT,
Nigeria


All applicants should be aware that
only applications that are sent directly to the above email address and follow the above instructions will be considered

Application Deadline 13th of May 2016 at 5 pm GMT.

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