[Vacancy] Senior Specialist – ICT Product Category, Enterprise Business Unit at MTN Nigeria

MTN Nigeria – The leader in telecommunications in Nigeria, and a part of a diverse community in Africa and the Middle East, our brand is instantly recognisable. It is through our compelling brand that we are able to attract the right talents who we carefully nurture by continuously improving our employment offerings even beyond reward and recognition.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

  • Job Title: Senior Specialist – ICT Product Category, Enterprise Business Unit
  • Job Identification: 1386
  • Location: Ikoyi, Lagos
  • Job Schedule: Full time
  • Job Category: MTN Level 3
  • Reports To: General Manager Enterprise Marketing
  • Division: Enterprise Business


  • Participate in planning, definition, and high-level design of a solution; explore architectural alternatives, aid team in identifying technologies and making architectural decisions.
  • Participate in release preparation and planning to determine the necessary architectural improvements according to the architecture roadmap.
  • Act as the application(s) functional expert by providing expertise in the business process supported by the application(s)
  • Provide detailed definition on how the applications will support business requirements.
  • Conduct impact analyses of business requirements on the system.
  • Work with Application Technical Architects in defining software/hardware requirements and in planning and delivering architecture.
  • Serve as process expert/coach for the team’s owned standard deliverables – optimize for the supported clients.
  • Participate in release preparation and planning to determine the necessary architectural improvements according to the architecture roadmap.
  • Designing and enforcing architectural standards
  • Synchronize architectural solution and resolve architectural differences and interdependencies within different verticals.
  • Identifying new IOT opportunities and selling directly to customers
  • Support creation of platform design, build and deployments
  • Support methods adoption and act as experts in how to create deliverables most cost effectively
  • Developing a good understanding of the customer needs, products, and vertical market
  • Managing the relationship with key customers to deliver ongoing growth of connections, revenue and retention.
  • Work collaboratively with the customer to develop Business Requirements.
  • Facilitate sharing of best practices – identify and drive productivity improvements.
  • Evaluate and provide detailed technical feasibility study of IOT platform suppliers/vendors.


  • First Degree in IT / Engineering or a related discipline
  • Fluent in English


  • 6-13 years experience which includes:
    • 5-6 years of proven hands-on experience in IOT Platform development and deployment in a CDI/DevOps based environment.
    • 5+ years of strong experience owning and delivering products
    • Background that comprises both solid business understanding as well as high level understanding of high-quality product delivery
    • Proficiency in cloud-native development & deployments and web services technologies (e.g. REST, JSON, XML, SOAP, HTML5, etc.).
    • Proven experience with RDMS and NO-SQL such as: Oracle, MS SQL, PostgreSQL, Cassandra, MongoDB.
    • Experience in solution selling/outcome-based sales.
    • Understanding of IOT or communications technology in an enterprise setting
    • Knowledge of fundamental elements of IOT systems and have the skills needed to design and build E2E system propositions
    • Understanding of IOT system vulnerabilities and how to secure IOT devices, and the networks they use to communicate, against malicious attacks
    • Proven experience in developing & deploying large-scale enterprise backend & frontend software systems & web applications..

Method of Application:

Interested and qualified candidates should:

Click here to apply online


  • Eligible Females and People with Disabilities are encouraged to apply.
  • MTN Nigeria Communications Plc (MTN) does not and will never ask for payment of any kind from applicants in all MTN’s recruitment processes and stages such as job application, CV review, interview, meeting, and final processing of applications.
  • MTN is not liable for fraudulent publication of job offers in MTN’s name or for the fraudulent use of MTN’s name in any manner whatsoever.

Application Closing Date:

26th September, 2023 (10:59PM)

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