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

    Senior 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: Senior Officer, Software Development Engineer
    Location: Abuja

    Job Description

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

    Key Responsibilities

    • Ensures high availability of services to end users.
    • Ensures software developed adheres to onboarding requirements before being Released.
    • Maintains Systems and Software, releasing updates and patches in response to security vulnerabilities and feature updates.
    • Ensures bugs are resolved within team defined SLOs.
    • Keep abreast with Business Requirements and Prioritize Projects and Roadmaps.
    • Provides inputs to Budget Preparation, Tracking, Reporting.

    Administrative / Supportive:

    • 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 Related Field.
    • Minimum of 4 years Post NYSC relevant work experience.
    • Software Development Certifications.
    • Network Certifications is a plus.
    • Working in a software development team in a medium to large size organisation
    • 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 in 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 (12 Midnight).

    How to Apply
    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,
    1, Ziquinchor Street, Off IBB Way,
    Wuse Zone 4,
    Abuja, Nigeria.

    Attention: Head, Human Resources Management.


    • All applications should include Curriculum Vitae and a Cover Letter. The subject of your application should read: “Senior 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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