Head Software Engineering

Job Tittle : Head Software Engineering

Industry : Financial Services


  • Able to roll up their sleeves and play a hands-on role while building a world class team
  • Set technical standards and SDLC processes
  • Understand software delivery in a startup environment balanced with the rigor needed for sustainable and maintainable products
  • Provide technical and career mentoring for the engineering organization
  • Work with your engineering team and leads to plan and track development of all projects through delivery to production
  • Provide project status information to the Management Team and additional stakeholders
  • Coordinate estimation of operational costs associated with updated/new functionality with our systems organization
  • Use data and feedback from participants and peers to drive continuous optimization of cross functional team structures and software development processes
  • Cultivate a culture of testing and automation throughout the engineering organization
  • Assure that security and accessibility continue to be primary goals in construction of any software
  • Collaborate with partner company teams to assure that we’re building scalable, available, fault tolerant software
  • Collaborate with the product engineering management (Design, Product, QA and IT) team to improve visibility, processes, and communication mechanisms
  • Extensive experience developing high performance streaming video applications and high traffic web sites
  • Full stack software development experience and capability
  • Experience or comfort working with native mobile apps
  • Experience with modern data technologies (Kafka, Kinesis, Snowflake), relational database systems (MySQL) and ability to work with large databases
  • Understanding and knowledge of scaling and proven track record of scaling systems
  • Experience with caching systems such as memcache and redis are a plus
  • Comfort working on the command line
  • Experience profiling and optimizing code on all tiers of an application

CV to be sent to resourcing@oscartemple.com

Job Location: Lagos Nigeria

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