Founded in 2007, Softcom is on a mission to connect people and businesses with meaningful innovation. The focus of this vision is on the African continent and they want to be at the center of any endeavor that improves the quality of learning, work and how we live through innovation.
They have enabled over 10 million people around the world through platforms built by them.
They are heavily engrossed with improving lives and businesses by developing solutions in human identification and verification with a goal of building an infrastructure that enables businesses serve and reach more customers, Enabling access to financial services for all, improving knowledge to help develop human capital and also devising solutions around data to help businesses and individuals make smarter decisions.
They are constantly building technology that connects people and add value that will transform their lives and businesses.
About the role
Softcom is looking to hire a Manager for their data engineering team who will be responsible for building and leading the engineering team.
You will take on leadership of the team with an eye for growth of team members professionally and technically. You should be excited about data and be able to effectively manage operations and execute projects as may be required.
What do you need to be considered successful?
You should have a solid understanding of how data engineering can help solve societal problems and have a knack for driving operational efficiency among team members.
You will lead the planning, execution and success of complex technical projects through the data product. You’ll also be responsible for the following :
How Important Are you to the Bottom-line?
Your efficiency on this role determines the level of confidence the company has in taking business decisions. You’re also a key player in the successful execution of complex technical projects and you also define the growth and expertise of the data engineering team at Softcom.
The biggest Problem Solving Duties on the job
You’ll have the exciting challenge of building a team that can seamlessly translate data into actionable insights while keeping an eye on the overall business vision.
You’ll be responsible for the carer growth and technical development of your team members and meet the needs of different functions within the organization.
What do you need to have done in your career?
What do you stand to gain