Head, Software Factory

Job Information

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    Category IT Jobs
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    Posted On Feb 16 ,2021
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    Qualifications Bachelor's Degree
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    Employer Name Delon Jobs
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    Contact Email cv@delonllc.com

Job Description

Job Summary

Delon Jobs is helping a leading bank in Lagos to hire an experienced Head, Software Factory. The successful candidate will be accountable for the successful delivery of software and IT support infrastructure. Managing a team of developers and IT specialists, the Head of Software Factory will work closely with the Chief Digital Officer and other senior team members to deliver software and IT services that meet user needs. Minimum 10-15 years of experience in information technology (IT) project management & software development

Salary is between 12M-23M per annum. If your experience matches the requirement and you are interested in the position, kindly send updated CV to cv@delonllc.com ,and ensure you make your email subject “Head, Software Factory- HSFWB211


Job Description:

In addition to job summary details, the following are other requirements and important information:

Required Competencies Knowledge/Qualification

  • Bachelor’s degree (Minimum of 2.2) in engineering, computer science, information systems, or related field required.
  • Additional related qualification will be an added Advantage
  • NYSC Discharge certificate
  • Hands-on experience of coding using more than one recognized industry standard language (e.g. C++; .Net, C#)
  • Working in an Agile environment
  • Leading teams in working in an Agile environment
  • Performance and line management of highly skilled teams
  • Experience of successfully delivering into the market sophisticated software product releases deployed into a variety of environments.

Technical Experience

  • Develop and deliver a strategic technological vision and direction
  • Experience building a Software Development Factory/Practice
  • Lead and manage the Software Development and IT teams to deliver software, infrastructure and architecture that meets the needs of users;
  • Ensure delivery consistent with Agile processes across the team;
  • Work effectively with Architects, Product Managers and Product Owners to ensure delivery against agreed priorities;
  • Implement mechanisms to monitor, manage and provide progress on all software development activities;
  • Accountable for the on time and to quality delivery of software development projects;
  • Responsible for the maintenance and development of internal and external IT support systems;
  • Create, implement and maintain a continuous improvement plan for software development and IT infrastructure;
  • Working closely with the Product Managers with the aim of meeting current and future user needs;
  • In conjunction with the Systems Manager, define and maintain the IT technology strategy and infrastructure plan;
  • Research the external environment, and where appropriate identify and recommend external partners for the delivery of best in class technologies suitable for applications;
  • Reviewing and applying said best practices to establish architecture and frameworks consistent with and supportive of the Product Strategy;
  • Identifying and implementing technology trends that will be able to support the future success of the business;
  • Collaborating with the appropriate functions and users to evaluate and identify technology platforms for delivering the company’s products and internal services;
  • Understanding the use cases (and/or user stories) in order to oversee the design of the architecture for the products to be built;
  • Ensuring that technology standards and best practices are maintained across the organization;
  • To drive consistent standards and approaches throughout the development teams;

Skills/ Competence

  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Leadership skill
  • Project Management
  • Problem solving skill
  • Strong organizational skill
  • Analytical skill