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Informations de l'offre d'emploi
Director, Engineering
RightCom [Abidjan, Cote DIvorie] [Accra, Ghana] [Cotonou, Benin] [Lagos, Nigeria] 57 Jours Depuis
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Type de contrat: Plein temps
Catégorie de l'offre d'emploi: Informatique
Horaires de travail: Matin
Publié: 24-09-2019
Exigences
Études minimales: Université
Diplôme : MS degree in Computer Science
Expérience minimale: 10 Year (MS degree in Computer Science or technical discipline)
Age: 25 ans - 25 ans
Description

We are scaling our solution across the globe and looking for a leader with the ability to take us further.

Reporting to the CEO, the successful candidate will set the strategy, goals, and objectives for the Engineering team in order to achieve aggressive product, business, and financial growth objectives. We are seeking a candidate with a strong understanding of enterprise software (specifically SaaS) environments, preferably developing analytics products utilizing Python or Java and related technologies. Strategic, technical vision, forward thinking and strong business acumen are essential in this role. This position is located full-time in Abidjan, Accra, Cotonou, Lagos or Manila.

If you are an experienced Software Guru with Enterprise Leadership and SaaS expertise, please keep reading.

 

RESPONSIBILITIES

Responsible for all aspects of the company’s engineering product development activities, the successful candidate will focus on the structuring and operation of the product development engineering function as a cohesive unit. This would include the conceptualization and day-to-day management of simultaneous projects:

  • delivering product designs to agreed specifications within time and budget constraints, and the fostering of innovative solutions to customer needs.
  • Build the team with talented individuals that fit technically and culturally.
  • Codify the interview process so as to drive repeatability and apples to apples comparison.
  • Retain key hires.
  • Has the ability to prioritize and direct engineering schedule – balancing the creation of new functionality, immediate needs of existing customers, and augmentation and management of architecture and infrastructure.
  • Has a comprehensive understanding of the market and the technical implementation so as to be able to speak to feasibility, lift, opportunity, etc. of company direction and pivots.
  • Drives and augments the engineering process with primary goals of predictability, stability, and visibility.
  • Experienced at delivering cloud-based software at scale.
  • Establishes a culture of quality where verification and validation occurs at every step.
  • Drive an architecture that facilitates quality and a process that enforces it.
  • Establishes framework for making impactful technical decisions.
  • Empowers engineers to innovate while providing technical expertise/targeted questions to make a decision that is best for the business.
  • Must have a willingness to make educated but potentially controversial decisions should the framework yield a stalemate.
  • Ensures engineers understands business direction and how individual work facilitates end goals.
  • Ensures company at large understands the needs of engineering.
  • Clearly specifies when technical debt must be addressed or infrastructure added and the cost of doing or not doing so.
  • Understands the goals of engineers and set them on a path towards achievement. 
  • Leverages intrinsic motivation to further both the individual and the business.
Compétences désirées

QUALIFICATIONS

  • 10+ years of software development experience.
  • 7+ years development team management experience.
  • MS degree in Computer Science or technical discipline (or equivalent experience).
  • Strong design skills coupled with systematic vision/thinking.
  • Experience architecting/designing enterprise grade, cloud based systems.
  • Working knowledge of NLP, machine learning, analytics, data science, experience interfacing with business stakeholders, engineers and software developers, gathering requirements and deliver complete NLP/ML solutions.
  • Strong communication skills – ability to be an active participant in nuanced technical discussions as well as an ability to represent the platform/solution/challenge to a non-technical audience.
  • Experience with C/C++, Python, Java and surrounding technologies/frameworks. Understand the problems solved by the various pieces and the tradeoffs therein.
  • Experience with various data management options/retrieval strategies/technologies.
  • Comfortable and experienced managing within Agile/Scrum environment.
  • Comfortable working and communicating with all levels of the organization, including senior executives and C level business partners.
  • Considerable experience designing, managing, and scaling data analytics and machine learning technologies.
  • Considerable experience managing systems in SaaS and cloud solutions.
  • Maturation and professionalization of engineering practices; implementation of structure, transparency, discipline.
  • Ability to voice a strong opinion and make business oriented decisions.
  • Keen ability to analyze tradeoffs to drive informed conclusions.
  • Build, lead and manage local and remote teams of software engineers, scientists with diverse skillsets (Benin, Ghana, Ivory Coast, Nigeria, Philippines, Rwanda).
  • Understand, at a deep level, business and product strategies, goals and objectives.
  • Support in setting the Data Science and Engineering roadmap to drive business goals.
  • Must have proven experience successfully communicating in cross-functional, diverse and fast moving environments within the tech industry.
  • Lead projects in a matrixed environment, with experience in being hyper-agile with the commitment to provide the best response to our customer’s feedback.
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