Lead, Software Engineering
Peridot Forte Solutions Consulting Limited
Lagos, Nigeria
1d ago
source : Fuzu

Job Summary

  • As the Head of Software Engineering, you’ll be responsible for managing cross functional agile teams through our full Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC) from estimation to delivery as well as having direct report responsibility for the software engineering staff.
  • To be successful, you will need to collaborate with our Product Management, Design, Quality Engineering, Technical Architecture, and Systems organizations on everything from roadmap estimation to project execution and delivery.
  • Requirements

    You’ll be a good fit for this role if you have :

  • Candidates should possess a Bachelor's Degree
  • A successful track record working as an engineering leader across multiple teams.
  • 5 - 8 years of Software engineering experience and minimum of 2 years managing a team.
  • Experience leading and contributing to software architecture.
  • Exceptional critical thinking and analytical skills, with the ability to quickly understand complex systems and data.
  • Experience balancing managing direct reports and making contributions to the software.
  • Experience providing project visibility to senior management.
  • Exceptional written and oral communication skills.
  • Hands-on experience in software development, IoT systems, Cloud services and agile methodologies.
  • Knowledge of selected programming languages (e.g. Javascript, PHP, C++).
  • Experience in building scalable systems.
  • Must have worked with SPA framework (e.g. ReactJS, VueJS or Angular)
  • Knowledge of Mobile application development (Prefered tool : Flutter).
  • Understanding and knowledge of scaling and proven track record of scaling systems
  • Experience profiling and optimizing code on all tiers of an application
  • Comfort working on the command line
  • Understanding of behaviour-driven development.
  • Extensive experience in software development, scripting and project management.
  • Experience using Cloud infrastructures & services.
  • Excellent organizational and leadership skills.
  • Core skills in Scripting (JS, Python, PHP), Mobile (Flutter), Front End (VueJS), Databases (PostgreSQL, DynamoDB), Cloud (Amazon Web Services), and DevOps (CI / CD).
  • Flexibility and comfort working in a fast-paced, changing environment.
  • An attribute of grit.
  • Good communication, and strong leadership qualities.
  • Responsibilities

  • Building a high performing and connected workforce that delivers exceptional results
  • Working with the software engineering team and leads to plan and track development of all projects through delivery to production.
  • Collaborating with all teams involved with product engineering management (Design, Product, QA and IT) to improve visibility, processes, and communication mechanisms.
  • Assuring that security and accessibility continue to be primary goals in construction of any software.
  • Setting technical standards and SDLC processes.
  • Delivering Pipeline process for deploying device firmware.
  • Cultivating a culture of testing and automation throughout the organization.
  • Drive Quality For Features In Our New Release.
  • Significantly Improve application build, patching, deployment and rollback process to accelerate time to market.
  • Use data and feedback from participants and peers to drive continuous optimization of cross functional team structures and software development processes.
  • Support, position the company as a leading brand in the industry.
  • Provide technical and career mentoring for the engineering organization.
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