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Head of Engineering (Agile / Scrum / .Net)

Cape Town, South Africa
Reference LAS0037

Job Description:

The Head of Engineering will be responsible for driving the thought leadership and formulating the technology strategy for the business as part of our rapid modernization and evolution into a Fintech business.
You’ll use your experience to lead and guide the technological vision of the business and deliver against that vision ensuring successful platform execution and performance at scale.
  • Manage an Engineering team operating in a domain and stack undergoing rapid modernization and evolution
  • Establish operational excellence focus needed to continuously deliver results through your experience in large scale, high volume transactional fintech business
  • Form strong relations with your peers on the Exco team, setting the vision and strategy for your team
  • Bring a technical mindset to the table, incorporating advances in technology into our products and solutions
  • Actively participating in our strategic forums and activities
  • Bachelor’s degree in information technology, computer science, or related field;
  • Master’s degree in information technology or a technology-related discipline preferred
  • Proven experience as a Head of Engineering or similar leadership role within a fast-paced FinTech environment
  • Minimum of 8 - 10 years’ experience in a software development role, information technology role, or related field
  • Minimum of 5 years’ experience managing Software Developers and multiple disciplines within a team
  • Strong technical background, as evidenced by multiple engineering leadership roles
  • Experience in establishing a healthy engineering culture by earning trust and respect of your team
  • You have been instrumental in successful projects delivery by utilizing agile, continuous improvement and continuous delivery
  • You get excited about discussions on micro-services, containers, AWS, Continuous integration, etc
  • You get your hands dirty, entrepreneurial by nature and performance and results driven
  • Experience in the following would be a great advantage; AWS Services (EKS, Redshift, S3, etc),.Net Core, Containers, Javascript and Angular
  • Effective at implementing and operating SCRUM and Agile methodologies across the development teams  
Please apply directly, by clicking on the Apply Button below and visit our here for more exciting opportunities.

Lisa Stroud | Senior Associate
CA Global Africa Recruitment
Tel: +27216599200
If you have not had any response in two weeks, please consider your application unsuccessful however your CV will be kept on our database for any other suitable positions.

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