Chief Technology Officer, Digital Factory at Growth in Value Alliance (GVA) Partners Limited

Growth in Value Alliance (GV Alliance) Partners is a business advisory and market intelligence services firm. Our objectives are to assist organizations to achieve their growth aspirations by providing market intelligence, strategy blueprint, IT solution delivery expertise and business operation improvement capabilities.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Chief Technology Officer, Digital Factory

Location: Lagos

Job Overview

  • Manage the Digital Factory comprising teams of software engineers.
  • Oversee the development and implementation of new software systems.
  • Update existing software and conduct feasibility studies on new software systems.
  • Guide application coding, create reports, and mentor the junior developers.
  • In-depth knowledge of programming languages and working knowledge of project management.
  • Ensure timely delivery of projects.
  • Review and update software development standards.

Key Responsibilities

  • Meeting with project stakeholders to discuss software projects.
  • Effectively manage a development team.
  • Conducting feasibility studies for software systems.
  • Designing new software programs, websites, and applications.
  • Assigning tasks to junior developers such as coding, testing, debugging, and analytics.
  • Writing advanced programming code.
  • Reviewing updated software codes.
  • Ensure that development standards, policies and procedures are adhered to.
  • Drive change to implement efficient and effective strategies as advised by management.
  • Assist program managers in product development.
  • Ensure that all software developed within your team satisfies the business requirements as specified.
  • Effective management of project timelines.
  • Writing development reports.
  • Creating technical documents for new software programs.
  • Training staff on software use.
  • Working on complex bug fixes.

Qualifications & Experience

Mandatory:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Information Technology, Computer Science, or a related quantitative discipline.
  • 8 – 10 years of relevant software design and development experience.
  • Prior product development experience.
  • Experience with software architecture principles, requirements and interfaces, and software systems engineering experience.
  • Has executed several software projects.

Desirable:

  • Master’s Degree in Information Technology, Computer Science, or a related quantitative discipline.
  • Up to 10 years of professional programming experience.
  • Relevant professional certifications.
  • Managerial experience preferred.

Skills / Competencies:

  • Proficient in business critical and mission critical software development.
  • Knowledge of automated testing.
  • Advanced knowledge of software development tools, such as Visual Studio, Microsoft SQL server management studio e.t.c.
  • Knowledge of source code control tools.
  • Knowledge of code review using PR (Pull Request)
  • Experience with cloud technologies, such as Azure and AWS.
  • Good knowledge in big data technologies such as, Hadoop, Hive, and Pig, Cloudera, or large data warehousing initiatives.
  • Knowledge in building cloud-native applications using Docker and/or Kubernetes.
  • Advanced knowledge of programming languages including JavaScript, HTML5, C#, Java, SQL, and PHP.
  • Knowledge of system frameworks including .NET, Git, AngluarJS, and GitHub.
  • Experience creating and maintaining databases.
  • Knowledge of Scrum/Agile or Kanban software development processes.
  • Experience with systems deployed on Unix/Linux/Solaris environments.
  • Provide overall team guidance and fix all escalations.
  • Ability to work in a fast paced, collaborative environment.
  • Experience with software architecture principles, requirements and interfaces, and software systems engineering experience.
  • Experience in Devops practices such as, Containerization and GitOps.
  • Project management skills.
  • Good interpersonal skills.
  • Experience with software architecture principles, requirements and interfaces, and software systems engineering experience.

Application Closing Date

25th May, 2021.

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