• Full Time
  • Lagos

Talent Square

Talent Square – Our client is creating a unique and invaluable enviroment where entrepreneurs, creatives and innovators can develop their business quickly.

They maintain physical and virtual international network of entrepreneurs sharing of open and collaborative values. They offer a quality framework where they can work, meet, collaborate, network, learn and have fun. In a community innovation approach with peers and enriching diversity, they allow all of the opportunities available to them to release their talent and participate actively in community life.

They are recruiting to fill the position of:

Job Title: Head of Engineering

Location: Lagos
Employment Type: Full time

Job Description

You are passionate about building new technologies that can serve people and can effectively lead and manage the teams that create them.You’re smart enough to identify and forthright enough to cut through any BS, both upwards and laterally.
You must be hands-on with the code and have verifiable experience building systems from small to scale with a do-or-die start-up company. Working directly with the CEO and engineering team, you will own the management of developers and the codebase for the company, and will dramatically influence the direction of the technology.
You have deep expertise in building secure, high-performing and scalable systems in Javascript and Python. You have successfully managed complex and cross discipline Big Data projects in the past.
Your design intuition inclines towards usability, elegance and simplicity. You have successfully shipped applications with beautiful front-end and intelligent backend. You have demonstrated strong interpersonal and communication skills.

Lead end-to-end design and development of cutting-edge products
Work with product management and engineering team to build highly scalable products
Keep an eye out for open source projects and technology trends that can be introduced in the products
Be hands-on, adopt practical approach to software and technology
Work closely with development team to explain the requirements and constantly monitor the progress
Suggest improvements in systems & processes and assist technical team with issues needing technical expertise
Create technical content such as blogs, technical specification documents and system integration requirements documents

Master’s or Bachelor’s in Computer Science, Information Technology, Info Systems, or related field
6 – 8 years of relevant experience in designing and developing scalable and distributed enterprise applications
Expertise in common frameworks and managing and optimizing data stores such as MySQL, MongoDB.
Experience in programming using HTML5, CSS, JavaScript, AngularJS, React
Experience in building the configuration details for installation, deployment and configuration of cloud automation solutions on AWS.
Strong foundation in computer science, with strong competencies in data structures, algorithms and software design
Proven ability to drive large scale projects with deep understanding of Agile SDLC, high collaboration and leadership
Excellent written and oral communication skills, judgment and decision making skills, and the ability to work under continual deadline pressure

A great base pay, attractive performance bonus component based on performance. The exact salary depends on your qualifications and experience.
Amazing personal growth experience
Impactful work and a chance to make a social difference.
A diverse and collaborative team
Paid leave days
Free Lunch

To apply for this job please visit jobs.smartrecruiters.com.

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