Sahara Group Vacancy for a Graduate IT Trainee – Programmer

Sahara Group
nutures businesses in the energy sector. These companies operate
essentially within the energy industry and its associated sub-sectors.
The Group consists of individuals, who are determined to make a
positive impact on the business environment.

We are recruiting to fill the below position:


Job Title:
Graduate IT Trainee – Programmer
Location: Any City, Nigeria
Purpose Statement

  • An important element of our HR Strategy is to support Sahara
    Group’s Strategy on sustainability by developing leadership and
    management capacity throughout the organization.
  • To perform frequent, repeatable operational reporting, testing
    and technical maintenance activities in order to support the Business
    continues without interruption and negative impact on service delivery.
  • The GITT Programmer employs creative imagination, modeling and
    information engineering to develop a system that satisfies both
    management and end-users in the most cost-effective and efficient way
    possible.. The IT analyst also debugs the system and ensures that it is
    error-free.
  • Trainees will be appointed to a role and will be expected to
    deliver all the job expectations for that position. They will receive
    ‘on the job’ training and their performance monitoring will include the
    setting of performance objectives against which their performance will
    be monitored.

Knowledge/Skills:

  • Proficient in the use of Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, Power Point)
  • Proficient in Java, C#, Javascript with a good knowledge of its ecosystems
  • Solid understanding of object-oriented programming
  • Experience with popular web application frameworks, such as Play, Spring and spark
  • Knack for writing clean, readable code
  • Understanding fundamental design principles behind a scalable application
  • Basic understanding of the class loading mechanism in Java
  • Basic understanding of JVM, its limitations, weaknesses, and workarounds
  • Implementing automated testing platforms and unit tests
  • Familiarity with build tools such as Ant, Maven, and Gradle
  • Familiarity with continuous integration
  • Familiar with various design and architectural patterns
  • Good knowledge of Java, HTML, CSS and JavaScript.
  • Ability to learn new tools and technologies• Skill for writing reusable Java libraries
  • Knowledge of concurrency patterns in Java
  • Possess a firm grasp of algorithms and data structures
  • Familiarity with concepts of MVC, JDBC, and RESTful  API development and web security
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Minimum Qualification / Experience

  • University degree in a reputable University (Minimum Second
    Class Upper). Not limited to only Computer Science or related Science
    and  Engineering degrees.
  • 0-2 years post-NYSC ExperienceExperience building and integrating applications
  • Experience with test-driven development
  • Maximum age of 25 years by December 2017

Personality Traits:

  • Candidate must be able to work in a fast-paced,& dynamic environment.
  • Candidate must be a self-starter and a team player with a proactive approach to work.
  • Candidate must be ambitious with a ‘can-do’ attitude.
  • Candidate should have poise & finesse.
  • Candidate must be assertive.
  • Candidate must be a strong communicator with ability to connect
    with people at all levels.Strong analytical skills, problem-solving
    abilities, excellent interpersonal skills,Knowledge of current
    technologies
  • Candidate must be hardworking and one who thinks “out of the box”

Working Relationships:

  • Board of Directors
  • Line Manager
  • All staff
  • Managing Directors
  • Group Human Resources

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply

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