Officer, Software Development Engineer at the Abuja Electricity Distribution Company (AEDC Plc)

Officer, Software Development Engineer at the Abuja Electricity Distribution Company (AEDC Plc)
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The Abuja Electricity Distribution Company (AEDC Plc) is a reputable Electricity Distribution Company in Nigeria backed by international investors and shareholders.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Officer, Software Development Engineer
Location: Abuja

Job Description

  • The role of this job holder is to actively participate in the identification, development, testing and maintenance of application and systems software in line with fast paced business requirements.
  • Work on delivering to roadmaps of developed software and systems through accurate planning and interaction with stakeholders.
  • Adhere to strict development rules, reviews, testing, and production environment implementations.   

Key Responsibilities

  • Ensures high availability of services to end users.
  • Assist the software development manager with all aspects of software design, coding, and deployment.
  • Attends and contributes to software development meetings.
  • Writes and maintains code.
  • Participates in code reviews and quality assurance activities.
  • Monitors the technical performance of internal systems.
  • Respond to requests from the development team.
  • Provides support for software applications.
  • Report writing.
  • Conducts development test.
  • Continually improve coding skills.


  • Supports team lead in building a strong team to meet corporate needs.
  • Supports and mentors new team members to ensure professional growth of team.

Key Performance Indicators (KPIs)

  • Software Releases and System Improvements.
  • Bug Fix Tracking SLOs.
  • Adherence to ICT Policy.
  • Stakeholder Satisfaction.
  • Personal Execution Efficiency.
  • System and Software Documentation.

Education & Experience

  • B.Sc / HND in Computer Science or a related Field.
  • Minimum of 1 year relevant post NYSC experience.
  • Software Development Certifications.
  • Network Certifications an advantage.
  • Working in a software development team in a medium to large size organization
  • Good working knowledge with one or more general purpose programming language including Java, C/C++, Objective C, Python, JavaScript, or PHP
  • Working experience in socket development – i.e., TCP/IP stack development (DNS, DHCP, etc.) and authentication systems i.e., LDAP/AD Integration
  • Practical knowledge in working under the Agile Software Development Environment
  • Working experience in working under a distributed version control environment with automated code review tools, Sandbox testing and pushing code to the production environment.
  • Interest and ability to learn other coding languages as required.
  • Experience: web application development, Unix/Linux environments, mobile application development, distributed and parallel systems, machine learning, information retrieval, natural language processing, networking, developing large software systems, and/or security software development.

Required Skills/Competencies:

  • Developed people skill.
  • Good project management skill, especially with agile methodology.
  • Good analytical, organizational & multitasking skills.
  • Good communication, presentation, and interpersonal skills. Self-motivated with focus on results
  • Attention to details.
  • Passion for excellence in serving users and addressing their Needs.

Application Closing Date
4th August, 2022 (Midnight).

Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

The Cover Letter should be addressed to:
The MD / CEO,
Abuja Electricity Distribution Company Plc,
No.1 Ziquinchor Street, Off IBB Way,
Wuse Zone 4,
FCT, Abuja.
 Head, Human Resources Management.


  • All applications should include Curriculum Vitae and a Cover Letter.
  • The subject of your application should read: “Officer, Software Development Engineer” Failure to follow the instructions will lead to disqualification of your application.
  • Only soft copy of applications will be treated and only shortlisted candidates will be invited for interview.


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