Technical Project Manager Lead at GVA Partners Limited

  • Technical Project Manager Lead

    • Job Type Full Time
    • Qualification BA/BSc/HND
    • Experience 7 years
    • Location Lagos
    • Job Field ICT / Computer&nbsp

    Reports To: Senior Management

    Job Summary

    • This position reports to senior management. The Technical Project Manager Lead is in charge of the technical aspects of product development and is involved from concept to product delivery.
    • We are looking for a manager with a software development background who understands and has worked on full stack projects, both web and mobile, and is familiar with payments stack.
    • The candidate must be familiar with HTML, CSS, JavaScript, SQL DBs, NodeJS and Python, or has worked on similar stack technologies.
    • The candidate must also be familiar managing the server-side core, creating and dimensioning DBs, and creating web platforms, and mobile
    • Apps on the Android and IOS platforms, and integrating various 3rd party VAS products via APIs and gateways including SMS, IM and Email.
    • The candidate must have experience with software development and management tools such as GitHub, and project management tools such as Jira, Trello, Asana, etc.

    Duties and Responsibilities

    • Lead a group of software development programmers (both in-house and outsourced)
    • Keep projects on track and on time; properly articulating and capturing deliverables and dependencies, and managing plans with adequate slack
    • Provide technical product requirements, structure & documentation
    • Design, develop and test high throughput issuance transaction processing systems
    • Supervise and development efficient, elegant, clean code with no unnecessary complication or abstraction
    • Deliver code in an agile team environment – you will operate in a weekly / bi-weekly scrum model
    • Managing the technical aspects of the project from software development to IT integration
    • Supervise and perform QA / QC on project and verify functionality and specifications required to pass QC.
    • Oversee both internal and external User Acceptance Testing and assist the marketing team in proposing modifications enhancements and new products.

    Skills and Experience

    • 7+ years of experience in the IT & Fintech Sectors
    • Experience in object-oriented programming and concepts
    • Proven track record in delivering highly available, scalable systems on time
    • Good understanding of web services and related standards like REST/JSON
    • Experience developing data-driven applications using an industry standard RDBMS (e.g, DB2, SQL Server, MySQL, etc.)
    • Experience in both development and quality assurance activities
    • Experience in QA methodologies, test automation and automation frameworks
    • Experience in driving Integration testing, UAT internally and with external vendors
    • Experience working in payments or financial services industry
    • Exposure to Agile Methodologies
    • A keen eye for detail and acute numerate skills
    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
    • Proactive with a can do attitude
    • Excellent leadership and decision-making abilities.

    Method of Application

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

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