AppZone OpCo Chief Technology Officer Jobs in Nigeria

AppZone OpCo Chief Technology Officer Jobs in Nigeria


Job Description

  • AppZone is Africa’s leading provider of home-grown financial technology solutions. We expand the scope and competitiveness of financial institutions by delivering disruptive innovation on agile technology using best practices.

  • We recognize that our super-talented and highly motivated people are at the core of our unprecedented success so far. As such, we seek for more extraordinary individuals to join our high-performance teams and become part of making history.

  • Your contributions have the potential to impact millions of people across Africa as we work together to provide technology that empowers people with unlimited access to financial services.

    Job Profile

  • This role an executive position within one of our subsidiaries and it’s focused on Technology Strategy, Innovation, Engineering Execution, Software Development, Systems Engineering, and Product Management

  • The CTO will develop and execute the short, medium and long-term strategic plan for technology, product development, deployment, and management.

  • He/She will drive the creation and execution of a strategic technology roadmap across all products and client services.

  • The CTO will also be a key contributor to the planning process for digital/product innovation. As a member of the leadership team within the product company, the CTO will also be responsible for recruiting and developing high-performing teams, leading and growing the engineering team towards high performance and velocity, sustainability, quality & excellence. He/She will be responsible for engineering, delivering, deploying and supporting all products, platforms, systems and infrastructure.

    As an OpCo CTO, your job responsibilities would include....

  • Formulation/execution of technical strategies and operations to ensure that relevant products
    surpass minimum standards and KPIs for security, performance, scalability, and reliability.

  • Definition of appropriate system designs and architectures for relevant products.

  • Coordination of efforts across multiple software development teams to deliver on functional
    and non-functional software requirements within stipulated project timelines.

  • Oversight and direct involvement in application support activities to guarantee timely resolution
    of application issues as stipulated in SLAs.

  • Identification, evaluation and recommendation of appropriate technology platforms, tools and
    frameworks required to deliver products.

  • Conducting code and architecture reviews to achieve code quality control, comply with
    software development best practices and ensure that non-functional requirements are met.

  • Implementation of disaster recovery and business continuity plans for relevant products.

  • Implementation and on-going oversight of standard software development and delivery process
    along with related automation

  • Conducting research on leading edge technologies to determine relevance to products and
    suitable
    implementation approaches to adopt where applicable.

  • Ensuring that periodic goals and performance expectations of the various units within the
    technology team are achieved.

  • Co-ordination of the team’s efforts to implement and adhere to defined standard operating
    procedures.

  • Co-ordination of domain, technology, and application knowledge transfer activities across the
    team.

  • Active engagement in the achievement of goals & objectives in line with the Holding company’s
    vision, mission and values relevant to the candidate’s responsibilities, which may be amended
    from time to time.

    Requirements

  • BSc. and master’s degree from reputable universities in Engineering, Computer Science, Information Management, Data Science, Mathematics, or a similar related field. An MBA preferred but not compulsory.

  • At least 7 years related work experience including experience working as a senior software
    developer or software architect for a software company and/or Fintech/Banks

  • A track record of successfully delivered enterprise applications with an industry reputation for exceptional talent and proficiency in software development

  • Candidate must have worked in capacity of Chief Technology Officer (CTO), Chief Software
    Architect or Lead developer

  • Candidate should have good knowledge of payment, banking, and IT infrastructure
    management.

  • Candidate must have strong capabilities in software architecture & design, research &
    development, DevOps, software scalability & reliability, technology strategy, and team mentorship.

  • Deep expertise employing SDLC methodologies including agile and scrum.

  • Knowledge and experience in developing, implementing, and using standardized methodologies, frameworks, SOPs, templates, etc for the achievement of team objectives.

    How to Apply

  • For more information and job application details, see; AppZone OpCo Chief Technology Officer Jobs in Nigeria


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