Posted 9 months ago

CredPal is a financial technology company that provides credit cards for consumers to meet their immediate financial needs. We are leveraging technology and the retail industry to provide a modern consumer credit solution for Africa and beyond.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Head of Engineering

Location: Yaba, Lagos
Employment Type: Full-time

Purpose Statement

  • We are looking for a Head of Engineering to provide sound technical leadership in all aspects of our business. You will communicate with employees, stakeholders and customers to ensure our company’s technologies are used appropriately.
  • The selected candidate will be responsible for building and leading a team of engineers for designing, developing, implementing, integrating, testing, qualifying, and maintaining the embedded software on a wide range systems.

Key Deliverables:

  • Develop technical aspects of the company’s strategy to ensure alignment with its business goals.
  • Discover and implement new technologies that yield competitive advantage.
  • Help departments use technology profitably.
  • Supervise system infrastructure to ensure functionality and efficiency.
  • Build quality assurance and data protection processes.
  • Monitor KPIs and IT budgets to assess technological performance.
  • Use stakeholders’ feedback to inform necessary improvements and adjustments to technology.
  • Communicate technology strategy to partners and investors.
  • Supervising Junior Software Developers, analyzing software performance and configuration .systems, and managing the deployment and integration of new software.
  • Develop cutting-edge software solutions to optimize our business operations.
  • Managing the installation and configuration of software solutions.
  • Resolving software deployment and integration errors, and documenting processes.
  • Performing routine maintenance and monitoring performance metrics.
  • Write clean and well-tested code, think logically and solve problems.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Software Engineering, Computer Science, Information Systems, Information Technology, or similar.
  • Relevant training & certifications.
  • 5-8years of experience in a similar role.

Requirements:

  • Experience in leading and managing software engineering teams in an agile environment.
  • Strong project management skills with ability to manage many simultaneous projects.
  • In-depth knowledge of programming languages such as PHP, Python and JavaScript-based framework such as VueJs/ReactJS/Node.js.
  • Experience using server-side languages such as Golang, java or Java with a microservice approach.
  • Full-stack understanding of web API/database development concepts and patterns.
  • Extensive experience in developing, deploying, and integrating software solutions.
  • Proficiency in documenting processes and monitoring performance metrics.
  • Knowledge of best practices related to data encryption and cybersecurity.
  • Ability and passion to quickly learn and implement new technologies as required.
  • Exceptional interpersonal and communication skills, problem-solving, detail-focused, motived, good at teamwork

Application Closing Date
10th March, 2021.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should send their CV to: careers@credpal.comusing the job title as the subject of the mail.

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Head of Engineering (Software Development)

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