Head of Engineering (Full time)

   Lagos ,

   9 months ago

Job Summary

We are seeking an experienced and dynamic Head of Engineering who is passionate about innovation. As the Head of Engineering, you will hold a key leadership role in our organization. You will be responsible for overseeing all aspects of our technological infrastructure, including architecture, development, and deployment. This role requires a unique blend of strategic thinking, hands-on problem-solving, a passion for technology, and excellent leadership skills.

Job duties and responsibilities
    • Technical Leadership: Provide strategic and operational leadership in key technology decisions, code review processes, and system architecture planning. Lead engineering team in executing product roadmap with efficiency and precision.
    • Product Development: Work closely with the product management team to create and refine product roadmap. Drive the full lifecycle of product development - from ideation to launch.
    • Engineering Best Practices: Develop and implement best practices for software development, quality assurance, combined practices of continuous integration and continuous delivery and system maintenance. Ensure robust testing and deployment strategies for all software solutions.
    • Cross-Functional Collaboration: Collaborate with other departments, including Marketing, Sales, and Customer Success, to ensure alignment between business goals and our technology stack.
    • Team Development: Foster a culture of innovation, continuous learning, and professional growth within the engineering team. Manage team performance, set expectations, and provide regular feedback.
    • Resource Management: Oversee resource allocation, ensuring that projects are delivered on time and within budget. Implement risk management strategies to mitigate potential challenges.
    • Industry Engagement: Stay updated on emerging technologies, industry trends, and best practices in the blockchain and cryptocurrency spaces. Represent the company at industry events and forums.
Job requirements and qualifications
  • Technical Skills and Qualifications

    • A minimum of 7 years of experience in software development, with a proven track record of successfully launching and scaling complex software systems. 
    • Extensive hands-on experience with our tech stack, including but not limited to: Typescript, JavaScript, React, Next.js, AntD, Tailwind, Nestjs, Postgres, Redis, Typeform, Docker, Flutter and Rust.
    • Proven leadership experience in an engineering or similar role, preferably within the fintech, blockchain, or cryptocurrency industry.
    • Deep understanding of blockchain technologies, payment gateways, and the crypto landscape.
    • Proven track record of architecting, developing, QA testing and deploying scalable software solutions.
    • Experience with agile development methodologies and DevOps practices.
    • Solid grasp of data management, including data architecture, data modelling, and database management systems.

    Personal Qualities:

    • Exceptional leadership skills, with experience managing and motivating technical teams. 
    • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with proven ability to manage cross-functional collaborations and convey complex technical concepts to non-technical stakeholders. 
    • Agile mindset with the ability to adapt in a rapidly evolving startup environment.
    • A strong entrepreneurial mindset, with a passion for innovation and a willingness to take calculated risks. 
    • Ability to work in a fast-paced, dynamic environment, and adapt to changing priorities. 
    • Strong strategic thinking and planning skills with a goal-oriented approach.
    • Passionate about digital currencies, blockchain technology, and the impact they can have on the African economy.

    Benefits:

    • Competitive salary and benefits package.
    • Opportunity to work on cutting-edge technologies and fintech products.
    • A collaborative work environment with a talented and passionate team.
    • Opportunity to grow and develop professionally.
    • We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees. We encourage all qualified individuals to apply.

     

Salary
  • Negotiable
Minimum Experience
  • 7 years
Maximum Experience
  • 15 years
Application Deadline: 29th April, 2024


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