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Senior Software Engineer

Lagos, Lagos · Information Technology
Key Responsibilities
  • Develop software solutions by studying information needs; conferring with users; studying systems flow, data usage and work processes; investigating problem areas; following the software development lifecycle.
  • Determine operational feasiblibity by evaluating analysis, problems definition, requirements, solution development and proposed solutions
  • Document and demonstrate solutions by developing documentation, flowcharts, layouts, diagrams, charts, code comments and clear code.
  • Prepare and install solutions by determining and designing systems specifications, standards and programming
  • Update job knowledge by studying stat-of-the-art development tools, programming techniques and computing equipment; participating in educational opportunities; reading professional publications; painting personal networks; participating in professional organisations.
  • Support and develop software engineers by providing. advise, coaching and educational opportunities
  • Collaborate with team to brainstorm and create new products.
  • Make informed decisions quickly and taking ownership of services and applications at scale.
  • Collaborate with senior management and engineering teams to understand service metrics and tools requirements and ensure we're delivering the right engineering solutions to enable high QoS for services in our portfolio.
  • Develop, grow and mentor a healthy, diverse team and mentor skilled engineers and be a model of a service quality first - obsessed and data-driven Engineering Lead.
  • Anticipate, identify, assess, track and mitigate project risks as required.
  • Drive thought leadership and enable the implementation world class SAP business platforms.
  • Collaborate continuously with Unit heads and business users to define KPIs and measure reliability and performance of our services.
  • Develop reliable reporting solutions that resolve live site concerns - ensuring a reflection of actual user or customer experience.
  • Ensure continuous software maintenance, testing and continuous improvement to resolve issues relating to bugs.
  • Accurate documentation - Document every aspect of application or system as a reference for future maintenance and upgrades.
  • Establish and track team KPIs and metrics, created reports to present to leadership and key stakeholders.
  • Direct, analyse and approve project schedules and product designs - in collaboration with the Product team.
Reporting Line
  • This position reports to Head, Enterprise Systems Engineering.  
Experience with Android and/or Web Development
  • Minimum of Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Electrical and Electrons Engineering or any other related field.
  • 3-5 years in software engineering in one or both of the following functions (native android development, web development - full stack).
  • Experience with Scrum/Agile methodoligies.
  • Knowledge of version control using Github.
  • Experience with leading development teams.
  • Familiar with test-driven development and hands-on experience with infrastructure automation technologies.
  • Excellent problem-solving ability.
  • Excellent problem-solving ability.
  • Excellent verbal and communication skills, including acting listening, negotiation and presentation skills.
  • Ability to communicate with clients, colleagues and management to explain complex issues clearly and concisely.
  • Meticulous and organised approach to work
  • Logical, analytical and creative approach to problems
  • Ability to learn new skills and technologies quickly.
  • Awareness of current issues affecting the industry and its technologies.
 Start Up Environment
  • Thrives in a fast paced, start-up environment with dynamic business priorities.
 Unlocking Potential of Team Members
  • Experience in managing multidisciplinary teams to meet strategic objectives is important.
  • Extensive experience and passion for coaching/ mentoring a team.
 Detailed Orientation and Managing Complexity
  • Extensive experience leading a complex organization and passion for getting into details to identify root cause of issues and create innovative solutions.
  • Competitive salary
  • Health Insurance
  • Pension
  • Performance Bonus
  • Annual paid vacation
  • Group Life Insurance

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