Head of Engineering at the Concept Group

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The Concept Group is a holding company for companies established in 1992. Subsidiaries under the Group include: Rosabon Financial Services – Nigeria’s Leading Financial Intermediary and Equipment Leasing Company, Concept Nova – Bespoke Enterprise IT Solutions Company,Percy Aitkins – Bureau De Change.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Head of Engineering

Location: Lagos
Employment Type: Full-time

Responsibilities

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  • Participate actively in requirements gathering and analysis.
  • Work with the business analyst to determine the best part of solutions to be implemented.
  • Oversee all software development plans from ideation to execution.
  • Collaborate with the relevant teams and departments to produce software design and architecture.
  • Write clean, readable, and testable code that is scalable and well documented.
  • Determine project deadlines for engineering managers.
  • Review code from junior and intermediate developers.
  • Maintain, update, refactor and debug new and existing codes.
  • Test and deploy applications and systems.
  • Serve as an expert within the areas of competence.
  • Provide technical support when necessary.
  • Keep up to date with the terminologies, concepts, and best practices for coding.
  • Develop ideas for new programs, products, or features by monitoring industry developments & trends.
  • Record and report data to the appropriate parties, such as clients, leadership, or management.
  • Commit to continuous improvement, education, and training to remain current on best practices, new programming languages, and to better assist other team members.
  • Take lead on projects when necessary.
  • Work with HR to assess, hire and mentor new developers.
  • Appraise the performance of junior, intermediate, and senior developers.
  • Ensure quality control for all code rollout from the engineering department.
  • Last point of call for quality control on all interfaces built by the frontend team.
  • Design strategies for future development projects based on the company’s overall objectives and resources.
  • Coordinate with external stakeholders for new integrations and tools.
  • Communicate with stakeholders the impact of market and technology change and potential effects on engineering. Recommend solutions without compromising the quality of service while optimizing cost.
  • Work with the rest of the leadership team to decide which engineering projects are the highest priority against the business targets and which can be executed with the available resources.
  • Evaluate the challenges faced by the business and take action to mitigate risks and develop opportunities.
  • Strive for best-in-class products and business practices to deliver to the customer’s expectations.
  • Provide clear leadership and vision, inspire and motivate staff to achieve excellence, and mentor them as they develop new skills.
  • Drive Key Performance Indicators across all areas of the Engineering function to ensure that all projects are delivered on cost and on time to the highest quality standards.
  • Create and maintain both technical and non-technical documentation during and after development.
  • Serve as the Deputy CTO, to act in the CTO’s absence.

Qualifications / Requirements

  • Degree in Computer Science, Engineering, or other related fields.
  • 5+ years of hands-on experience in backend software development using PHP and MySQL or any other backend languages.
  • 2+ years of experience working with Laravel and/or Lumen or Express or Django and/or Django Rest Framework.
  • Experience in NodeJS, ReactJS, and MongoDB would be an added advantage
  • At least 2 years in Tech Leadership.
  • Experience with Ubuntu OS for application deployment.
  • Good knowledge of CI/CD deployment pipeline.

Benefits

  • Partial remote operations
  • Great Team and bright minds
  • Competitive salary up to 10 million Naira and other benefits.

Application Closing Date
17th September, 2021.

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How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should send their CV to: [email protected] using the Job Title as the subject of the mail.

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