Cellulant Implementation Engineer Job in Kenya and Tanzania

Vacancy: Implementation Engineer
Department: Kenya and Tanzania
Location: Kenya and Tanzania
Job posting: 29-09-2016 until 14-10-2016.
Starting date: Immediate.

Who are we? 

Cellulant is a pan – African digital payments business. We run an ecosystem of consumers, merchants and banks in which we facilitate payments and build value through the value-added services we layer on top. 

In building this ecosystem we serve different types of customers with different products, in a range that includes mobile banking products, mobile credit products, USSD, SMS, and digital content. 
We are currently serving merchants and banks across 10 countries, and a wide set of industries
Our true competitive advantage lies in the ecosystem we are building – if we do a good job over the next few years, it will be the glue* that will connect everyone to everything – every consumer to every business in Africa.

To be able to meet these aggressive growth expectations we need to grow our dynamic team. 

We invite you to be part of that growth by submitting your application to the following role.

Implementation Engineer

The Implementation Engineer is an engineer working in the Kenya Team. 

He/she is responsible for supporting the team in as far as the technical aspects of the relationship with the customer are involved.

Service Management

  • Serve as level two support on production services implemented at customer sites as well as centrally maintained services.
  • Responsible for implementing and maintaining system monitoring tools deployed at the customer’s premises and coordinating with the service desk personnel to ensure smooth service uptime.
  • Responsible for preparation and presentation of service reports with insights and service improvement plan implementation.
  • Responsible for service improvement deliverables as far as the customer is involved.
Project Design and analysis
  • Responsible for requirements gathering and documentation during project discovery in the delivery process.
  • Translating gathered  requirements into technical design documents that will include :
  1. Product definition document
  2. High level design document
  3. Low level design document
Project Implementation and Integration
  • Serve as a technical lead in an implementation project. This will include:
  1. Product design and development
  2. Effort sizing and estimation 
  3. Product design and development
  4. Project Management
  5. Resource management and reporting.
  6. Client engagement from a technical approach.
  • Responsible for implementing and maintaining integrations into Cellulant client systems and partners.
  • Responsible for implementing process
Closing the sale
  • Prepare technical proposal documentation for projects.
  • Assist in sales calls where there is a technical aspect of the project that needs to be explained to the customers.
  • Deliver the various Technical aspects of the Cellulant Delivery Model.
Technical Relationship
  • Maintain customer relationships by building technical relationships with the Engineering and business management teams at the customers.
  • Assist in reporting requirements when they arise with the customer.
Who are you?

Required skills:

  • Preferred: BSc. Computer Science/Software Engineering/IT;
  • Extensive experience with Java/PHP programming language;
  • Extensive experience with databases – data structures, relational data models, Stored Procedures, PL/SQL;
  • Extensive experience of web technologies – XML, JavaScript;
  • Experience with application security technologies (e.g. SSL) to ensure secure applications;
  • Experience in software life-cycle development (SDLC);
  • Preferred experience with Apache Tomcat application server and SOA;
  • Preferred experience with Linux , Solaris or UNIX OS’s;
  • Candidate should have at least 4-5 years of experience in application development.
  • Candidate should possess excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Candidate should have experience in high pressure environments/projects
  • Candidate should have good presentation skills
  • Candidate should have excellent report writing skills
  • Candidate should be a an excellent team player
  • Candidate must be a highly motivated individual with a high a proven work ethic.
What do we offer you?

When working at Cellulant*, you can expect to work on a diverse range of problems, with inspiring and creative colleagues. 

You will have ample opportunities for growth and career development, and we highly value continuous learning.  

We offer you a challenging position in which you will be rewarded for performance.

Apply now!

Are you interested in this position and do you meet the minimum requirements? 
Apply by sending an e-mail with your CV and a convincing cover letter to Jobs@cellulant.com 

The selection process entails an oral interview stage, followed by a case study presentation and a final interview.

The deadline for application is 14th October 2016.

Due to the high volume of applications received only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Do you have questions about this vacancy?
Visit our website at www.cellulant.com
Please do not hesitate to contact us by e-mail or telephone: jobs@cellulant.com or 0202606696.   

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Updated: October 4, 2016 — 4:54 am