July 19

Research and Development Officer at the Concept Group

The Concept Group is a holding company for companies established in 1992. Subsidiaries under the Group include: Rosabon Financial Services – Nigeria’s Leading Financial Intermediary and Equipment Leasing Company, Concept Nova – Bespoke Enterprise IT Solutions Company, Percy Aitkins – Bureau De Change.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Research and Development Officer

Location: Lagos
Employment Type: Full-time

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Provide research on new technology-based products and solutions to meet the company’s strategy for new products and solutions
  • Provide research on possible upgrades to meet the company’s strategy for existing products and solutions, including but not limited to Concept Nova’s fleet management, remote monitoring and telematics systems/solutions
  • Prepare completion reports, test reports, field inspection reports, reports/documentation of problems solved, etc.
  • Analyse and understand the positioning of the product, service or process.
  • Benchmark and test competitive products to gain relevant information that can be applied to the product specifications
  • Research “all” possible solution approaches, and design & develop the most feasible option based on cost-effectiveness and functionality.
  • Field service activities including preliminary/feasibility inspections and deployment / integration / execution.
  • Provide solutions to technical issues with an existing product, the addition of newly supported features, integration of client-specific requirements and expansion of functionalities via new settings and configurations.
  • Source for existing products online (and offline) suitable as an off- the shelf solution/product or as part for a larger solution or as a customisable part for our specific needs
  • Evaluation, testing and experimentation of potential product samples and subsequent bulk procurement / order placement.
  • Attend Technical sales presentations with the marketing team and provide support when required.

Job Description

  • Offer support to the Implementation Unit.
  • Provide necessary support to the Recovery and Control unit
  • Work with Software team during solution integration and development and provide the necessary support.

Qualifications / Requirements

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Electrical / Electronic Engineering
  • Relevant knowledge of embedded systems and electronic circuits
  • IoT and Control systems enthusiast
  • Experience with a microcontroller or PLC systems
  • Ability to carry out data analysis
  • Solid troubleshooting skills and the ability to diagnose and solve difficult problems
  • Direct experience with Python, C, or C++
  • Desire to work in a fast-paced environment
  • Desire to develop a deep understanding of the business and end-user needs
  • Ability to resolve complex issues in creative, efficient, and effective ways
  • Ability to interpret wiring diagrams
  • Ability to work independently and pro-actively.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.

Bonus:

  • Knowledge of SQL
  • Job Knowledge
  • Knowledge of Remote Terminal Units
  • Knowledge of Electrical/Electronic Circuits
  • Knowledge of Electronic Sensors
  • Knowledge of Electronic/Electrical systems
  • Knowledge of Microcontroller and Microprocessor-based designs.

Skills / Competencies:

  • Sensor technology
  • Python, C or C++
  • Microsoft Office Suite
  • G-Suite
  • Problem Solving
  • Hardware configuration and diagnosis
  • Knowledge of SQL.

Application Closing Date
Not Specified.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should forward their CV to: [email protected] using the Job Title as the subject of the mail.


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