Technical Lead at MFS Africa

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Technical Lead

Location: Lagos
Department: Engineering

The Role

  • We are seeking a Tech Lead to join our team in a permanent role. You will work alongside our Senior and lead developers in development projects.
  • This role is for an experienced Tech lead who has in-depth knowledge of software development.
  • We are seeking candidates with 7+ years of experience in development and leading the team. The successful candidate must possess exceptional communication skills, solid technical skills, and creative problem-solving skills.
  • The position’s preferred locations – where MFS Africa has entities in Africa, i.e. SA, Nigeria, Kenya, Uganda.. You will work normal hours, Monday to Friday, 0800 to 1700 (local time), with a combination of in-person office attendance and working from home.

Duties and Responsibilities 

  • Oversee and provide technical direction and leadership for a team of developers
  • Assist in evaluating and recommending new technologies
  • Work closely with the development team and product team to ensure architecture & and design implementation with defined standards and guidelines
  • Ensure that program and code quality is of the highest standards
  • Oversee, maintain, and support the production, staging, and testing environments
  • Develop and maintain consistent documentation practices and standards
  • Guiding team members with troubleshooting technical issues
  • Identifying the hardware and software infrastructure needs to accommodate the company’s architectural goals
  • Anticipate, identify, track, and resolve technical issues and risks affecting delivery

Qualifications and Experience 

  • 7+ years’ of experience in development and leading the team.
  • 3-year university degree with a proven background in math, science, finance, and engineering is required; Advanced degrees in IT like master’s in computers is a plus.
  • Working experience in development projects with hands-on coding skills (Java and Python)
  • Quick learning and doing whatever is needed to help us accomplish our goals.
  • Ability to collaborate effectively in a team environment and be open to feedback and suggestions.
  • Good time management skills and the ability to prioritize tasks to meet deadlines.

Technical Skills:

  • Languages: Java, Python, SQL.
  • Databases: MySQL, PostgreSQL, Mongo DB
  • Cloud: AWS services (EC2, RDS, EBS, VPC, IAM, Cloud Watch, SQS, SNS, Security Groups etc.)
  • DevOps: Kubernetes, Jenkins
  • Experience in JavaScript, HTML, CSS, Angular, and Kafka will be an added advantage.

Application Deadline
Not Specified.

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

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