Engineering Team Lead at Mkobo Microfinance Bank

Job Title: Engineering Team Lead

Ref No: MK-0023
Location: Lagos, Nigeria
Job Type: Full time

Description

  • Lead a high-caliber team of software engineers to build and maintain our products/solutions
  • Ensure your team consistently makes and meets commitments to deliver value and actively remove roadblocks for your team
  • Motivate and focus your team to deliver the most important work while keeping them aligned with the overall direction of the company
  • Iterate rapidly on features, tooling, and processes as we launch the first versions of new products
  • Debug production issues across all our products and services at multiple levels of the stack and ensure any issues are promptly resolved within agreed SLA’s.
  • Ensure that technical decisions support Mkobo’s quality, performance, scalability, reliability, availability, and security goals.
  • Working cross functionally to identify system requirements, designing the architecture, and develop components supporting Mkobo’s application features.
  • Responsible for directing the Engineering team in the design, development, coding, testing and debugging of applications to meet business and performance-related goals.
  • Work closely with the Product management to ensure that products are delivered to specifications and set milestones are achieved
  • Review/implement software development processes and optimize wherever necessary to enable us to model the best practices for software development and ensure the adoption of these processes by the team

Requirements

  • Ideally University Degree in Information Technology, Computer Science, Software Engineering or a related subject otherwise demonstrable equivalent experience
  • 6+ years’ software engineering experience ideally across organisations, industries, and technology stacks.
  • 2+ years hands-on technical leadership and people management experience
  • Comfortable with a variety of languages such as Java, Nodejs/Express, Python, GO, Ruby , React as well as MongoDB, SQL and Postgres databases etc.
  • Deep knowledge of the cloud infrastructure (Heroku, AWS, Digital Ocean etc.) micro-services and development of APIs
  • Demonstrable track record of success in developing and implementing a comprehensive technology strategy that is aligned with and supports the current and future business goals of the company.
  • Strong Engineering background with previous hands-on development and deployment of production level code.
  • Possess a broad understanding of how software fits into the overall system.
  • Well versed in Software Architecture and Design – You should be able to spot flaws in the existing architecture and design. You would help us refactor and re-architecture the code for easier and faster development.
  • Experienced with cloud native application, deployment & development
  • Continuous deployment & integration
  • Experience building backend RESTful APIs
  • Proven ability to drive large scale projects with deep understanding of Agile SDLC, high collaboration and leadership
  • Experience of recruiting a high-performance team, providing mentorship and helping others to reach their full potential

Benefits

  • Competitive salary
  • Generous Pensions
  • HMO
  • Leave Allowance
  • Bonus

Application Closing Date
Not Specified.

How to Apply
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