IT VAS Manager at GVA Partners

    Full Time
    Posted 4 days ago


    CODE: GVA/ITVM 001

    The successful candidate will coordinate, schedule and follow up on all main actions linked to the VAS platform; S/He must be able to analyse periodically all events on the network, in order to establish corrective actions and ensure safety of data and access to the platform.


    • Conceptualize, design and monitor procedures to manage all VAS & IN platforms; preparation/ analysis of Logs (Short codes, SMS, Downloads, etc)
    • Develop mobile and web applications
    • Develop documentation process and procedures for managing VAS network and provide the necessary information required for implementation
    • Planning/ implementation of systems and network checklists- perform engineering level network planning and design for all WANS and LANs installed
    • Develop a global security plan to ensure safety of data and access to the platform
    • Deploy new products and services.


    • Manage all IS infrastructure and security as well as implementation of network upgrades
    • Ensure systems/ servers are always up, running and backed up
    • Liaise with technical partners on interface issues with the telecommunication networks
    • Participate in vendor selection process including: requirements gathering, RFQ issuance, vendor evaluation, procurement, etc
    • Ensure 24/7 service availability of mobile media content and infrastructures
    • Ensure that all Service Level Agreements are in place and adhered to by technical services team to the business.

    Business Development:

    • Provide new services/solutions according to marketing requirements after inspection for availability with the current network structure and standards
    • Exploit new technologies and keep abreast of all new developments in the field of networking and communication.

    Very strong technical background with a flair for technology management; minimum of 5 years experience in VAS solutions.

    Minimum of a Bachelors degree in Computer Science/ Electronic Engineering/ Technology related field.


    • Familiar with VAS equipments and platform (exposure to the single-wire gateway an added advantage)
    • Familiar with telecommunication technology architecture
    • Working knowledge of Microsoft IIS and ASP.NET; Web/ Internet content filtering.


    • Stakeholder- relationship management skills
    • Planning, analytical and project management skills
    • Domain name, service configuration and management; antivirus management and firewall configuration
    • Network Optimisation: High speed LANs based on fast Ethernet technologies, Local to WAN connections, wireless LAN, TCP/IP and other protocols
    • Programming skills (Visual, Basic and / Java); Operating systems/Database : Windows (2003, XP, Vista, Red-Hat Linux (Shell Scripting), Oracle DB, SQL, Php, Java)
    • Microsoft Application Suites: Office 2003 (English), Visio and Project
    • Hardware: Administration and setup of Intel / Dell servers and PC systems with the following peripherals: mouse, monitors, multimedia systems, memory and network cards
    • Good communication skills and strong customer – centric focus.

    Candidates who meet the above requirement should email their resume to [email protected] & [email protected]. PLEASE, STATE THE POSITION YOU ARE APPLYING FOR IN THE SUBJECT FIELD OF THE MAIL.

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