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.

Job Position: Research and Development Executive

Job Location: Lagos

Job Summary

  • The Research and development ( R&D) Executive is responsible for assisting the R&D Manager in providing solutions to client’s problems and ensuring satisfaction with the use of IoT devices, microcontrollers, embedded systems, software platforms etc.

Job Responsibilities

  1. Support the Research and Development Manager to research “all” possible solution approaches, and design & develop the most feasible option based on cost-effectiveness and functionality.
  2. Provide technical project management and process improvement support for the on-site deployment of new and existing solutions
  3. Performs field service activities including preliminary/feasibility inspections and deployment/integration/execution.
  4. Generation and preparation of site inspection report therefrom.
  5. Solution 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.
  6. Evaluation, testing, and experimentation of potential product samples and subsequent bulk procurement/order placement.
  7. May from time to time provide technical sales presentations with the marketing team
  8. Offer support to the Implementation unit.
  9. Provide necessary support to the Recovery and Control unit
  10. Support bench and field tests during the product development cycle, pre-deployment simulation tests, and on-site deployment of remote monitoring hardware and software.
  11. Vendor management: Facilitate, maintain and negotiate profitable vendor relationships following due diligence and risk assessment analysis.
  12. Guide pricing simulations and analysis with market knowledge on hardware and software input costs.
  13. Develop proposed design documents for products and services to guide installation and/or implementation.
  14. Other duties as may be recommended by the Research & Development Manager.

Job Requirements

  1. B.Sc. in Electrical electronics engineering, IT, Computer engineering, or any relevant field.
  2. Minimum of 1 year and above experience in related competence.
  3. Relevant knowledge of embedded systems and electronic circuits
  4. IoT and Control systems enthusiast
  5. Quality Business Intelligence and data analysis experience with relevant tools (data-driven decision making)

Skills / Competencies:

  1. Knowledge of process improvement methodologies.
  2. Experience with RTUs, microcontrollers or PLC systems.
  3. Solid troubleshooting skills and the ability to diagnose and solve less complex problems.
  4. Knowledge of Python, API, and other relevant programming languages.
  5. Desire to develop a deep understanding of the business and end-user needs.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should send their CV to: careers@conceptgroup-ng.com using the Job Title as the subject of the mail.

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