Software Engineering Manager (Remote) at M-KOPA Nigeria

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Software Engineering Manager

Location: Lagos (Remote)
Job type: Full time
Department: Technology – Software Engineering

About the Role

  • Our Engineering Managers have a highly skilled background in software engineering. You will be responsible for multiple cross-discipline teams, you’ll work with product managers to shape your team’s strategic backlog, communicating with clarity to the team leads to ensure the team follows the roadmap.
  • Under your guidance, each team you look after will be highly engaged, autonomous, and deliver high-quality product iterations at a good velocity. You will demonstrate empathy for our customers, and your colleagues and provide emotional safety within a low ego environment.
  • We are a team of passionate product-focused engineers committed to building and fostering an environment where our employees feel valued. We encourage knowledge sharing and learning as much as possible on the job. We are building a whole new set of microservices based on Event-Driven Architecture patterns.
  • It is a fully Remote role, within the following time zone (UTC -1 / UTC+3). You will report to the Head of Engineering.

Job Responsibilities
You’re excited about this opportunity because you will:

  • You like to put your people and teammates first; you bring your most empathetic self to work.
  • You like to take a product-focused approach to development and drive changes using data to guide your decisions
  • You’ve already embraced DevOps is a culture, and you know that teams delivering code, infrastructure, and operational support can give the best results.
  • You know how to empower teams to deliver their best work.
  • Working in a team makes you happy and you like collaborating with other teams to grow and improve the department and wider business.

Job Requirements
We’re excited about you because you have experience with:

  • You have experience in building microservices, or high availability event driven platforms
  • You’ve gained experience architecting and designing end to end systems.
  • Have commercial experience with C#.NET you’ve shipped high-quality backend code into production.
  • Ideally have knowledge of Azure and AKS or other containerized application deployment tools
  • With a DevOps culture
  • Ideally have knowledge of the financial services industry and the African market
  • Understand that people’s problems are the hardest problems.
  • Challenge the status quo but understand pragmatic decisions.
  • Enjoy working with cross-functional teams and collaborating with leads and product managers to deliver change that improves our customers’ lives.
  • Come to work to learn and share your knowledge, ideas, and thought processes to solve the challenges ahead of you.
  • We embrace a DevOps culture, so when joining us you’ll be empowering your teams to not only ship code, but to own the whole cycle from ideation to production support.

Our stack:

  • We primarily use .NET for our backend and Kotlin for our Android apps
  • Our teams use some flavour of Scrum where they keep track of their work in Azure DevOps, which we also use for our CI/CD
  • Our cloud provider is Azure, where our microservices are hosted in Azure Kubernetes Services
  • We are building a whole new set of microservices based on Event-Driven Architecture patterns
  • We are a team of passionate product-focused engineers committed to building and fostering an environment where our employees feel value

What You’ll get in Return

  • Private health insurance (inpatient outpatient, maternity, eye care, dental and gym facilities)
  • Group Life Cover and Personal Accident Cover
  • Company pension (A mandatory basic national social security scheme)
  • Remote working (dependent on the nature of the role)
  • Airtime allowance (dependent on the nature of the role)
  • MIFI monthly payment for remote workers
  • 20 days per annum (excluding public holidays). Annual leave is accrued at the standard rate of 1.75 days per month
  • Annual Learning and Development Fund – You have an annual $ 1,200 allowance to spend on learning and development (that is, between 1 January and 31 December). For your first year at M-KOPA, this allowance is pro-rated depending on the month that you start.
  • Home Office Set Up – Having the best IT equipment tools in the world doesn’t make sense if you do not have a proper setup to work with. For this reason, M-KOPA will pre-approve the following items for a total budget of $1000 that you can use at any time after signing the offer letter with M-KOPA (you may purchase desk and chair separately or together; before or after your start date)
  • On site retreats with wider tech team, plus trips to operational markets

Application Deadline
Not Specified.

Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

Our Process

  • Recruiter Screen
  • 1st Stage Interview
  • Technical Interview – first step is take-home exercise, and second step is presenting it to the team.
  • Final Interview with the Head of Engineering
  • Offer.

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