Senior Operations Engineer Latest Job at Twinpine Nigeria September, 2013

Twinpine is a mobile advertising network reaching millions of African consumers on mobile devices. We aggregate local and international mobile web pages on our platform to offer brands and advertisers a communication medium on the mobile internet. We create value for advertisers, publishers and developers by serving relevant, carefully- targeted adverts to mobile internet users using demographic targeting. We are currently present in Nigeria, Ghana, Kenya, India, UK and Mauritius.

Twinpine Nigeria is recruiting to fill the position of:

Job Title: Senior Operations Engineer

Location: Lagos

Job Qualifications and Requirements

    BSC in Computer Science, Math, Telecommunications or equivalent education
    3+ years of experience in a project leader/program manager role focused on IT service management.


    Expertise in at least one data platform such as: SQL, Hadoop/HDFS, PL/SQL.
    Strong technical execution capacity in a language of choice: Perl, Python, Java, Ruby.
    Experience and strong understanding of web servers like APACHE / TOMCAT and hands on with web development.
    Familiarity with Unix/Linux systems, shell scripting
    Understanding of network and Security will be highly desirable.


    PMP Certification - Preferred
    ITIL v3 foundation certification - Preferred.
    Enterprise Architecture
    Business Process Management and Documentation Skills
    IT Change Management, Continuity Planning, Disaster Recovery expertise
    Strong understanding of Configuration Management Tooling and Automation technologies.
    High levels of professionalism, communication, coordination and customer service principles are essential.

Job Responsibilities
  • Development & enhancement of monitoring , tools to manage services and applications developed and used by the company
  •     Manage availability, latency, scalability and efficiency of Adatrix services by engineering reliability into software and systems
  •     Respond to and resolve emergent service problems; build tools and automation to prevent problem recurrence.
  •     Review and influence new and evolving design, architecture, standards, and methods for operating services and systems
  •     Participate in software and system performance analysis and tuning, service capacity planning and demand forecasting
  •     Perform periodic on-call duty.
  •     Lead the definition, implementation, and sustainment of the IT Operations Strategy for the business.
  •     Provide technical thought and design leadership in building a highly scalable and resilient IT infrastructure.
  •     Ensure IT Operational capabilities and priorities are aligned with all areas of the business.
  •     Drive the adoption and maturity of business critical IT Operational best practices, tooling, and processes.
  •     Exercise sound technical and business judge to position the technology platform for continued growth and extensibility.
  •     Create and maintain measurement criteria (KPI s) and system documentation to lead the effective management of the technology tooling and infrastructure that supports the business.
  •     Grow and share technical expertise within the team via mentoring and training of other Leads and Analysts and providing guidance to less experienced team members.
  •     Responsible for solutions and escalation handling of complex technical issues that impact the business.
  •     Defining program implementation strategy & multiyear roadmap to realize business value.
  •     Administer and support Hadoop clusters (including Hbase, Hadoop, EMR, S3)

Application Method
Interested and qualified candidates should submit their applications and CV's to: using the Job Title as the subject of the email.

Deadline: 30th September, 2013

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