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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.
 
Requirements:
  • 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
Qualifications:
  • 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 www.banking-recruitment-jobs.com here for more exciting opportunities.

Lisa Stroud | Senior Associate
CA Global Africa Recruitment
Tel: +27216599200
Email: lstroud@caglobalint.com
Website: www.caglobalint.com
 
 
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