Job Opportunities

We are searching for a Web & Graphics Designer with a knack for creativity as well as a flair for collaborating with cross functional teams to deliver objective based product and marketing campaigns. The Web & Graphics Designer shall work had in hand with the products and marketing teams to drive the departmental objectives and strategies in place whilst assisting with the development of new initiatives in line with the company’s goals and emerging trends in the field of marketing.

Responsibilities:

  • Design, update and manage the company’s web, and commercial platforms
  • Designing brands & collateral for internal & external use
  • Develop and manage a current Company Brand Book
  • Provide real time website technical end user support as and when required by all Smoothtel staff members.
  • Increase brand awareness & loyalty
  • Improve google search rankings for our products and solutions
  • Build a strong SDS brand presence by using our local images.
  • Any other duty that may be assigned from time to time

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelors of Science in Information Technology or equivalent (Must have attained a Second Class Upper Division)
  • Must have attained a minimum grade of B- in KCSE
  • Design and Marketing Certifications are an added advantage
  • At least 4 years’ proven work experience in a similar marketing position (ICT / Telecommunications industry preferred)
  • Competent in coding: PHP, HTML, JAVA SCRIPT, C, C++, Visual basics, Application severs: Open ERP, MySQL, Web logistics, Tomcats & Graphics: Fireworks, Dreamweaver, Photoshop & illustration.

Other Skills, Competencies

  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Creative thinker and solution oriented
  • Highly organized person who is able prioritize effectively and multitask in order to meet deadlines
  • Ability to collaborate with cross-functional teams and different stakeholders (internal and external)
  • Self-driven and result oriented
  • Must meet all requirements on Chapter 6 of the Kenya constitution i.e. submit, CRB clearance, HELB clearance, certificate of good conduct, EACC Clearance

Method of Application

Applications to be sent via this job post or on email to recruitment@smoothtel.com (Updated CV & Work samples) before / by Saturday 10th July, 2021.

 

05 Jul, 2021

Senior Manager – CVM Platforms and Capabilities – Deadline: 09/07/2021

We are pleased to announce the following Position in the Digital IT Department within the Technology Division.  In keeping with our current business needs, we are looking for a person who meets the criteria indicated below.

Brief Description

Reporting to the Director – Digital IT, the position holder will be responsible for for Infrastructure Strategy execution as well as planning, delivering, and maintaining all infrastructure (on premise and cloud), database administration, system administration and moving to containerization as part of cloud native strategy.

Key Responsibilities

  • Regular team and one-on-one engagements
  • Build the skillset according to the fit for future program
  • Team performance management
  • E2E responsibility for planning and implementation of Data Centre infrastructure – Servers, Storage,  (Public Cloud, Private Cloud, Data Management and NFV)
  • E2E responsibility for planning, implementation and maintaining of Container management platform to support next generation Cloud services.
  • Lead Safaricom in the identification and implementation of OCP Initiatives as part of IT Modernization.
  • E2E accountability for design and planning of Open Compute technology.
  • E2E accountability for sourcing and deployment of OCP solutions in Safaricom.
  • Benefits realization of OCP initiatives which includes reduction in CAPEX, OPEX, Power and Cooling costs.
  • Accountable for planning, building and maintaining all IT infrastructure (Server, Storage, Operating Systems, Virtualization and Containers)
  • Responsible for Patching our Infrastructure.
  • Responsible for LifeCycle Management of Infrastructure.

 Qualifications

  • Master’s or bachelor’s degree in computer science or engineering
  • Ten or more years of experience in IT Infrastructure and Operations, preferably in designing, building and managing large infrastructure across multiple data centres and cloud environments.
  • Over seven years of leadership responsibilities in large delivery organizations, managing cross-functional teams and/or organization-wide programs, influencing senior-level management and key stakeholders effectively within complex context
  • 7+ years’ experience in cloud and infrastructure management
  • Project Management and Agile Certifications
  • Experience in IT strategic planning and evolution roadmap delivery
  • Solid technical background, with hands-on experience in automated; agile environments delivering infrastructure; monitoring and tooling to high-traffic web applications
  • Professional experience and knowledge of digital and Telecommunications industries strongly preferred

Apply Via https://safaricom.taleo.net/careersection/saf_external_professional/jobdetail.ftl?job=21000356&utm

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