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