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Senior Officer, Software Development Engineer at Abuja Electricity Distribution Company (AEDC Plc)


The Abuja Electricity Distribution Company (AEDC Plc), is a reputable Electricity Distribution Company in Nigeria backed by international investors and shareholders.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:


Job Title: Senior Officer, Software Development Engineer

Location: Abuja

Job Description

  • The role of this job holder is to actively participate in the ideation, development, testing and maintenance of application and systems software in line with fast paced business requirements
  • Work on delivering to road-maps of developed software and systems through accurate planning and interaction with stakeholders; and adhere to strict development rules, reviews, testing and production environment implementations.

Key Responsibilities

  • Ensures high availability of services to end users.
  • Ensures bugs are resolved within team defined SLOs.
  • Keep abreast with Business Requirements and Prioritize Projects and Roadmaps.
  • Provides inputs to Budget Preparation, Tracking, Reporting.
  • Ensures software developed adheres to onboarding requirements before being Released.
  • Maintains Systems and Software, releasing updates and patches in response to security vulnerabilities and feature updates.

Administrative / Supportive:

  • Supports team lead in building a strong team to meet corporate needs.
  • Supports and mentors new team members to ensure professional growth of team.

Key Performance Indicators (KPIs)

  • Software Releases and System Improvements.
  • Bug Fix Tracking SLOs.
  • Adherence to ICT Policy.
  • Stakeholder Satisfaction.
  • Personal Execution Efficiency.
  • System and Software Documentation.

Education & Experience

  • B.Sc. / HND in Computer Science or Related Field.
  • Minimum of 4 years Post NYSC relevant work experience.
  • Software Development Certifications.
  • Network Certifications is a plus.
  • Practical knowledge in working under the Agile Software Development Environment.
  • Working experience in working under a distributed version control environment with automated code review tools, Sandbox testing and pushing code to the production environment.
  • Interest and ability to learn other coding languages as required.
  • Experience in web application development, Unix/Linux environments, mobile application development, distributed and parallel systems, machine learning, information retrieval, natural language processing, networking, developing large software systems, and/or security software development.
  • Working in a software development team in a medium to large size organisation
  • Good working knowledge with one or more general purpose programming language including Java, C/C++, Objective C, Python, JavaScript or PHP.
  • Working experience in socket development – i.e. TCP/IP stack development (DNS, DHCP, etc.) and authentication systems i.e. LDAP/AD Integration.

Required Skills / Competencies:

  • Developed people skill.
  • Good project management skill, especially with agile methodology.
  • Self-motivated with focus on results.
  • Attention to details.
  • Passion for excellence in serving users and addressing their needs.
  • Good analytical, organizational & multitasking skills.
  • Good communication, presentation and interpersonal skills.



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

The Cover Letter should be addressed to:
The MD / CEO,
Abuja Electricity Distribution Company Plc,
1, Ziquinchor Street, Off IBB Way,
Wuse Zone 4,
Abuja, Nigeria.

Attention: Head, Human Resources Management.


  • All applications should include Curriculum Vitae and a Cover Letter. The subject of your application should read: “Senior Officer, Software Development Engineer”.
  • Failure to follow the instructions will lead to disqualification of your application.
  • ONLY soft copy of applications will be treated, and ONLY shortlisted candidates will be invited for interview

Application Deadline  4th August, 2022 (12 Midnight).