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Wireless connectivity has opened countless business opportunities in emerging markets, empowering 2bn customers that companies seek to register, collect data about, sell products and services to for the first time. All these companies rely on sophisticated IT systems to manage a large number of customers in an effective and commercially attractive way - but few have them in place today.
At Enable, our mission is to change this. We are a highly specialized, venture backed IT Consultancy firm that focuses on enabling companies in emerging markets to maximize their potential. We advise, design, and help develop the most effective IT solution for companies that leverage new technology like mobile and cloud to provide essential products and services such as clean energy, water, and recycling.
As a small team, our responsibilities encompass business consultancy, data science, IT architecture, and software engineering. We fulfill these responsibilities with a mission to improve the livelihoods of people in emerging markets.
We are looking for an experienced IT Solutions Engineer that is both a passionate technologist and a proven customer advocate. Your main role will be to connect the dots between business needs, assess existing technical solutions for their appropriateness, and help design suitable architectures to help our customers grow their business through the use of technology.
Work with external customers’ technical and business teams to turn business requirements into technical realities
Review and provide insight into clients technical setups, and suggest improvements/ recommendations
Compare software solutions given clients’ requirements
Develop and improve data models and related business processes
Implement, configure and connect applications using APIs; manage cloud storage solutions
Design application networks
Occasionally represent Enable with clients onsite
Support project acquisition
You fulfill the following minimum requirements:
BSc/BA in computer science, IT, business or other relevant field
IT solutions engineer with 3+ years experience
Experience in multiple application network design projects
Expertise in: Java/Python, Github, Postman, AWS/Azure/Google Cloud, low code development tools
Ability to work independently, take initiative and assume ownership of tasks
Ambition with an entrepreneurial, growth-driven mentality
Analytical approach and strong problem-solving abilities
Willing to work remotely
Ideally, you will also have the following:
MSc/MBA in business, computer science, IT or relevant field
Advanced expertise in at least one of the following industries: climate tech, renewable energy, financial accounting, supply chain management, customer support, PayGo financing
Demonstrated ability to lead projects, teams, and customer engagements
Expertise in data modeling and business process modeling (ERD, BPM)
YOU AND ENABLE:
Work at Enable is driven by our core values:
Meaning over profit: meaning for people, that is, employees and customers, is more important than profits alone.
Prioritise emerging markets: Enabling companies that provide essential products and services to underserved communities in emerging markets makes the world a better – a fairer place.
Collaborate to add value: We see ourselves as part of an ecosystem and therefore believe efficient collaboration is critical – collaboration in the team, with customers, and with stakeholders
Fight climate change: Climate change is the challenge of our times and warrants the focus of our activities on companies that are directly and indirectly reducing that challenge.
Passion: We embrace ambition (passion) and ambitious (passionate) people. We want to lead and improve and not follow or support.
At Enable, to combine work and meaning, we provide the flexibility that talented people need. Along with this role being fully remote, you will have opportunities to travel to client sites, and make use of flexible hours. These are only some of the components that make Enable a great place to work. We pride ourselves in being an inclusive, fair, and honest team. We care. We have fun.
We offer attractive compensation and reward performance.