at Terragon

Advertising / Media
Information Technology
Minimum Qualification
Bachelor's Degree
Required Experience
3 - 5 years
Employment Type
Full Time
Male or Female

Job Description

Twinpine is a mobile advertising network reaching millions of African consumers on mobile devices. We aggregate local and international mobile web pages on our platform to offer brands and advertisers a communication medium on the mobile internet. We create value for advertisers, publishers and developers by serving relevant, carefully- targeted adverts to mobile internet users using demographic targeting. We are currently present in Nigeria, Ghana, Kenya, India, UK and Mauritius.


·         Lead the definition, implementation, and sustainment of the IT Operations Strategy for the business.

·         Provide technical thought and design leadership in building a highly scalable and resilient IT infrastructure.

·         Ensure IT Operational capabilities and priorities are aligned with all areas of the business.

·         Drive the adoption and maturity of business critical IT Operational best practices, tooling, and processes.

·         Exercise sound technical and business judge to position the technology platform for continued growth and extensibility.

·         Create and maintain measurement criteria (KPI’s) and system documentation to lead the effective management of the technology tooling and infrastructure that supports the business.

·         Grow and share technical expertise within the team via mentoring and training of other Leads and Analysts and providing guidance to less experienced team members.

·         Responsible for solutions and escalation handling of complex technical issues that impact the business.

·         Defining program implementation strategy & multiyear roadmap to realize business value.

·         Administer and support Hadoop clusters (including Hbase, Hadoop, EMR, S3)

·         Development & enhancement of monitoring , tools to manage services and applications developed and used by the company

·         Manage availability, latency, scalability and efficiency of Adatrix services by engineering reliability into software and systems

·         Respond to and resolve emergent service problems; build tools and automation to prevent problem recurrence

·         Review and influence new and evolving design, architecture, standards, and methods for operating services and systems

·         Participate in software and system performance analysis and tuning, service capacity planning and demand forecasting

·         Perform periodic on-call duty


Qualifications and Requirements:

·         BSC in Computer Science, Math, Telecommunications or equivalent education

·         3+ years of experience in a project leader/program manager role focused on IT service management.



·         Expertise in at least one data platform such as: SQL, Hadoop/HDFS, PL/SQL.

·         Strong technical execution capacity in a language of choice: Perl, Python, Java, Ruby.

·         Experience and strong understanding of web servers like APACHE / TOMCAT and hands on with web development.

·         Familiarity with Unix/Linux systems, shell scripting

·         Understanding of network and Security will be highly desirable.



·         PMP Certification -  Preferred

·         ITIL v3 foundation certification - Preferred

·         Enterprise Architecture

·         Business Process Management and Documentation Skills

·         IT Change Management, Continuity Planning, Disaster Recovery expertise

·         Strong understanding of Configuration Management Tooling and Automation technologies

·         High levels of professionalism, communication, coordination and customer service principles are essential


Interested Qualified applicants should forward their CVs and cover letter within 2 weeks of this publication to using the Job Title as the subject of the email. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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