Job Opening ID 100 Title Chief Technology Officer Industry Technology Work Experience 6 Years and above City Lagos State / Province Lagos Zip / Postal Code 100024
OpCoChief Technology Officer
AppZone is Africa’s leading provider of home-grown financial technology solutions. We expand the scope and competitiveness of financial institutions by delivering disruptive innovation on agile technology using best practices.
We recognize that our super-talented and highly motivated people are at the core of our unprecedented success so far. As such,we hire people with exceptional talentsandabilities,then create an environment where you can become the best version of yourself and thrive both professionally and personally.
Your contributions have the potential to impact millions of people across Africa as we work together to provide technology that empowers people with unlimited access to financial services.
Job Profile :
We are looking for an innovative, self-driven and ambitiousCTOto join ourteam! As anOpCoCTO, you will be responsible forthe coordination ofefforts across multiple technology teams within yourOpCo.
Formulation / execution of technical strategies and operations to ensure that relevant products that surpass minimum standards and KPIs for security, performance, scalability, and reliability.
Definition of appropriate system designs and architectures for relevant products. - Coordination of efforts across multiple software development teams to deliver on functional and non-functional software requirements within stipulated project timelines.
Oversight and direct involvement in application support activities to guarantee timely resolution of application issues as stipulated in SLAs.
Identification, evaluation and recommendation of appropriate technology platforms, tools and frameworks required to deliver products.
Conducting code and architecture reviews to achieve code quality control, comply with software development best practices and ensure that non-functional requirements are met.
Implementation of disaster recovery and business continuity plans for relevant products. - Implementation and on-going oversight of standard software development and delivery process along with related automation
Conducting research on leading edge technologies to determine relevance to products and suitable implementation approaches to adopt where applicable.
Ensuring that periodic goals and performance expectations of the various units within the technology team are achieved.
Co-ordination of the team’s efforts to implement and adhere to defined standard operating procedures.
Co-ordination of domain technology, and application knowledge transfer activities across the team.
Active engagement in the achievement of goals & objectives in line with the Holding company’s vision, mission, and values relevant to the candidate’s responsibilities, which may be amended from time to time.
We would love to meet someone with : - BSc. and master’s degree from reputable universities in Engineering, Computer Science, Information Management, Data Science, Mathematics, or a similar related field.
An MBA preferred but not compulsory.
At least 7 years related work experience including experience working as a senior software developer or software architect for a software company and / or Fintech / Banks
A track record of successfully delivered enterprise applications with an industry reputation for exceptional talent and proficiency in software development
Candidate must have worked in capacity of Chief Technology Officer (CTO), Chief Software Architect or Lead developer
Candidate should have good knowledge of payment, banking, and IT infrastructure management.
Candidate must have strong capabilities in software architecture & design, research & development, DevOps, software scalability & reliability, technology strategy, and team mentorship.
Deep expertise employing SDLC methodologies including agile and scrum.
Knowledge and experience in developing, implementing, and using standardized methodologies, frameworks, SOPs, templates, etc for the achievement of team objectives.
This role functions within the group and reports to the Board
Location : Lagos, Nigeria
Grade Level : C-Level