First Bank of Nigeria Latest Job Openings [4 Positions]

Posted on :

31 Jan, 2019

Category :

Banking Jobs in Nigeria

First Bank of Nigeria Limited (FirstBank) is Nigeria’s largest financial services institution by total assets and gross earnings. With more than 10 million customer accounts, FirstBank has over 750 branches providing a comprehensive range of retail and corporate financial services. The Bank has international presence through its subsidiaries, FBN Bank (UK) Limited in London and Paris, FBNBank DRC, FBNBank Ghana, FBNBank Gambia, FBNBank Guinea, FBNBank Sierra-Leone and FBNBank Senegal, as well as its Representative Offices in Johannesburg, Beijing and Abu Dhabi.

We are recruiting to fill the vacant position below:

Job Title: Senior Analyst, Application Development (eBusiness)
Ref No: 1900000F
Location: Lagos
Organization: Technology and Services
Schedule: Regular
Job Type: Full-time

Job Description

  • Assist in planning, coordinating and supervising all activities related to the design, development and implementation of the systems and software applications
  • Assist development Team Lead in all activities with respect to application development & management operations and support
  • Development of integration services to leverage on Core Systems such as Finacle, FEP and others
  • Development of prototypes (to improve envisioning and communication) and proof-of-concept systems (to test technology) to validate potential solutions
  • Design technical solution including high level ( entity – relationship, data flow) to low level(field structures, database schemas) design
  • Develop technical design that will support the development, execution and operations of the service.
  • Assist in developing service acceptance criteria. Propose performance levels for new service. Review and verify service requirements with users. Agree and document service acceptance criteria
  • Create the service development plan. Review and agree with users
  • Build, configure or customise the technical solution (technical code components and services)
  • Ensure compilation of code and components into application.
  • Manage automation and monitor application integration as code iteratively goes through assembly and product test
  • Implement a controlled process that extracts software artifacts from the code repository, transforms it to an integrated product, and returns the result to the code repository
  • Actively participate in  unit testing / quality reviews through the build phase to ensure that the solution meets the agreed functional specifications
  • Assist in maintaining , supporting and upgrading existing  IT systems and applications
  • Participate in the customisation of application packages
  • Ensure that solutions meet requirements outlined in the design documentation
  • Ensure  accuracy and timeliness in delivery of reports
  • Review technical constraints and performance issues of business intelligence and integration solutions
  • Provide leadership and technical guidance to reports

Qualifications
Education:

  • Minimum of a first degree or its equivalent in a business /IT related discipline
  • Masters, MBA or a recognized professional certification will be an added advantage

Experience:

  • 7+ years of experience in designing, developing and delivering solutions on .NET Platform
  • Deep knowledge of SQL database programming language, both MSSQL and Oracle including SQL Language and PL/SQL
  • .NET Development framework – .NET Full Framework and .NET Core
  • .NET web development frameworks such as ASP.NET, ASP.NET MVC and ASP.NET Core
  • Programming language mastery at advanced level for C#, VB.NET and Java
  • Detail knowledge of Service Oriented architecture and Microservices and Implementation.
  • Deep knowledge of building integration services using ASP.NET WEB API and WCF
  • Good knowledge of Messaging Systems using Queues and Service Bus
  • Good knowledge of DevOps and tooling.
  • Advanced knowledge of Continuous Integration/Continuous Delivery Systems using source control such as TFS, Subversion, etc.
  • Competency with JavaScript, CSS (Bootstrap Framework) and HTML
  • Good working knowledge of front end web frameworks of at least of AngularJS, Knockout, ReactJs, Vue etc
  • Experience in Mobile application development using frameworks such as Xamarin, Ionic, PhoneGap.

Interested and qualified candidates should: Click here to apply

 

Job Title: Senior Analyst – Network Management (Core Maintenance & Rollout)
Ref No: 1900000E
Location: Lagos
Organization: Technology and Services
Schedule: Regular
Job Type: Full-time

Job Description

  • Maintaining Network Architecture & Design and timely update of amendments.
  • Establishing the networking environment, designing system configurations, directing system installations, defining, documenting and enforcing system standards
  • Collaborate with IT management and department heads to assess near- and long-term Network System and Data Communication Capacity Planning and Growth.
  • Create and maintain documentation as it relates to network configuration, network mapping, processes, and service records.
  • Design and deploy company LANs, WANs, and wireless networks
  • Interact and negotiate with vendors, outsourcers, and contractors to secure network products and services
  • Configure networks to ensure their smooth and reliable operation for fulfilling business objectives and processes.
  • Participate in managing all network security solutions.
  • Manage all network services defined in the service catalogue and ensure achievement of OLAs
  • Ensure proper documentation of all network and communication process/procedures and Configuration items
  • Maintaining and Managing Core Network Systems and Data Communication
  • Undertaking Data Network Fault investigation of Core Network Systems and Wireless Deployments
  • Network Performance Monitoring, Traffic Policing and Priority Queuing to support critical services.
  • Datacenter Extension and Business Continuity Management
  • Enhance users’ experience to backend servers; applying compression, HTTP traffic optimization, load balancing and content switching with Citrix Netscaler ADC
  • Design and Implementation of networks/new solutions and improving resilience of current environment
  • Planning changes in line with approved Change management process
  • Manage Wavelength Divisional Multiplexer, WDM and measure optical fibre links quality
  • Integration of all third-party connections/ systems
  • Preparing and maintaining procedures and documentation for network inventory bank-wide, recording incidents, diagnosis and resolution of network challenges, enhancements and modifications to networks, and instructions on network maintenance.

Qualifications
Education:

  • First degree in Computer Science/Engineering, Systems Engineering or Operational sciences with strong Information Systems component.
  • A second degree in any of these disciplines and/or technical certifications will enhance performance though not essential.

Experience:

  • Minimum experience – 2 years relevant work experience in the banking industry or ICT company.

Interested and qualified candidates should: Click here to apply

 

Job Title: Team Lead, Application Development
Ref Id: 1900000G
Location: Head Office, Lagos
Job: IT Tech, SEC & OPS
Organization: Technology and Services
Schedule: Regular
Shift: Standard
Job Type: Full-time

Description

  • Oversee the technologies, tools and techniques used within the team
  • Work closely with the business and Engineers on issues related to design and requirements
  • Ensure that development standards, policies and procedures are adhered to.
  • Drive change to implement efficient and effective strategies as advised by management
  • Develop and implement IT standards and procedures to aid in the development of high quality software.
  • Ensure that all Engineers within the team understand and follow existing IT standards.
  • Work closely with other team leaders and development teams when necessary to create software that is cohesive.
  • Work closely with peers in the business to fully understand the business process and requirements.
  • Gain enough business knowledge to be able to actively participate in specifying software solutions for business needs.
  • Ensure that all software developed within your team satisfies the business requirements as specified.
  • Ensure that projects are accurately estimated and delivered to schedule
  • Show flexibility to respond to the changing needs of the business.
  • Actively contribute to the process of continual improvement, with regard to self, team and systems
  • Perform 3rd line support as required.

Qualifications
Education:

  • Minimum of a first degree or its equivalent in a Business /IT related discipline
  • 2:1 of First class degree or equivalent in Computer Science, Software Engineering, Information Technology or similar technical degree.
  • Masters, MBA or a recognized professional certification will be an added advantage

Experience:

  • 10 – 15 years of experience in designing, developing and delivering solutions on .NET Platform
  • Deep knowledge of SQL database programming language, both MSSQL and Oracle including SQL Language and PL/SQL
  • .NET Development framework – .NET Full Framework and .NET Core
  • .NET web development frameworks such as ASP.NET, ASP.NET MVC and ASP.NET Core
  • Programming language mastery at advanced level for C#, VB.NET and Java
  • Detail knowledge of Service Oriented architecture and Microservices and Implementation.
  • Deep knowledge of building integration services using ASP.NET WEB API and WCF
  • Good knowledge of Messaging Systems using Queues and Service Bus
  • Good knowledge of DevOps and tooling.
  • Advanced knowledge of Continuous Integration/Continuous Delivery Systems using source control such as TFS, Subversion, etc.
  • Competency with JavaScript, CSS (Bootstrap Framework) and HTML
  • Good working knowledge of front end web frameworks of at least of AngularJS, Knockout, ReactJs, Vue etc
  • Experience in Mobile application development using frameworks such as Xamarin, Ionic, PhoneGap.

Interested and qualified candidates should: Click here to apply


Job Title: Team Lead, Database Administration

Ref No: 1900000H
Location: Lagos
Organization: Technology and Services
Schedule: Regular
Job Type: Full-time

Job Description

  • Secures database by developing policies, procedures, and controls.
  • Ensuring all the data complies with legal and international regulations
  • Maintains database results by setting and enforcing standards and controls.
  • Prepares for database expansion by studying plans and requirements; advising senior technical management; coordinating design and programming.
  • Keeps senior technical management informed by preparing reports on system performance and problems.
  • Manage the database administrators to ensure that Installation and configuration of relevant network components for database consistency and integrity
  • Manage and develop checklists for the Installation and configuration of oracle and SQL databases following OEMs best practice
  • Use database management system software and tools to investigate problems and collect performance statistics and create reports for capacity management.
  • Carries out routine configuration/installation and reconfiguration of database and related products.
  • Respond to and resolve database issues Oracle and SQL and escalate to the OEMs as need arises
  • Perform routine performance tuning on the bank’s databases while ensuring high levels of data availability, integrity and confidentiality
  • Develop a monitoring tools for database growth on a weekly basis to generate Utilization Statistics for Capacity Planning and business continuity Management
  • Liaise with other application team leads in ensuring optimal performance of the applications through an effective database management
  • Management of the bank’s Enterprise backup and Recovery system while ensuring that adequate backup of data is taken and readily available for recovery and restoration in line with the bank’s information security policy
  • Ensure all Changes to the Configuration of the databases followed strictly the bank’s change management process and in line with the bank’s information security policy
  • Ensure proper documentation of all databases infrastructure processes/procedures in the Departmental Standard of Operation Document.
  • Secures database by developing policies, procedures, and controls.
  • Ensuring all the data complies with legal and international regulations
  • Maintains database results by setting and enforcing standards and controls.
  • Prepares for database expansion by studying plans and requirements; advising senior technical management; coordinating design and programming.
  • Keeps senior technical management informed by preparing reports on system performance and problems.
  • Manage the database administrators to ensure that Installation and configuration of relevant network components for database consistency and integrity
  • Manage and develop checklists for the Installation and configuration of oracle and SQL databases following OEMs best practice
  • Use database management system software and tools to investigate problems and collect performance statistics and create reports for capacity management.
  • Carries out routine configuration/installation and reconfiguration of database and related products.
  • Respond to and resolve database issues Oracle and SQL and escalate to the OEMs as need arises
  • Perform routine performance tuning on the bank’s databases while ensuring high levels of data availability, integrity and confidentiality
  • Develop a monitoring tools for database growth on a weekly basis to generate Utilization Statistics for Capacity Planning and business continuity Management
  • Liaise with other application team leads in ensuring optimal performance of the applications through an effective database management
  • Management of the bank’s Enterprise backup and Recovery system while ensuring that adequate backup of data is taken and readily available for recovery and restoration in line with the bank’s information security policy
  • Ensure all Changes to the Configuration of the databases followed strictly the bank’s change management process and in line with the bank’s information security policy
  • Ensure proper documentation of all databases infrastructure processes/procedures in the Departmental Standard of Operation Document.

Qualifications
Education:

  • Minimum Education: First Degree in numerate discipline; Higher Degrees/Professional Certifications (an added advantage)

Experience:

  • Minimum experience – 7+ years relevant experience in database administration and management with at least 2 years in leadership position

Interested and qualified candidates should: Click here to apply