Software Architect (1-year Contract)

Job Information

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    Category IT Jobs
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    Posted On Jan 8 ,2021
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    Qualifications Bachelor's Degree
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    Employer Name Delon Jobs
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    Contact Email

Job Description

Job Summary

Delon Jobs is helping Africa’s leading integrated digital, payments and commerce company to hire Software Architect (Contract) in Lagos. The successful candidate will design, code, test, analyze and manage software programs and applications together with agile delivery team and in collaboration with the engineering managers, product owners and business teams. Annual gross is 9-11 million

Please read additional requirements below before applying. If you are interested in the position, kindly send cover letter and updated CV to , and ensure you make your email subject ‘Software Architect (Contract)

Job Description:

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

Duties & Responsibilities

Strategy & Planning

  • Assists other software engineers, analysts, and designers in conceptualizing and developing new software programs and applications
  • Plans phases of the software development life cycle (SDLC) for a variety of projects
  • Assists in the preparation and documentation of software requirements and specifications
  • Performs research on the requirements of software users and documents findings to serve
  • Works closely with the Team Leader, Business Analyst and Product Owner for understanding the functional and system requirements

Acquisition & Deployment

  • Conducts research on emerging application development software products, languages, and standards in support of procurement and development efforts
  • Recommends, schedule, and performs software improvements and upgrades

Operational Management

  • Consistently writes, translate, and code software programs and applications according to specifications and PCIDSS standards
  • Works closely with the QA team, Product Management team, and the Research and development manager to ensure quality and timely software development within his/her responsibilities
  • Runs and monitors software performance tests on new and existing programs for the purposes of correcting errors, isolating areas for improvement, and general debugging
  • Administers critical analysis of test results and delivers solutions to problem areas
  • Generates statistics and prepare and write reports for management and/or team members on the status of the programming process
  • Updates tasks on JIRA
  • Evaluates software change requests, determine business need or root cause analysis, and design and implement technically efficient solutions
  • Provides technical directions on a business initiative
  • Mentors and grooms’ peers and junior team members and participates in and promotes a knowledge sharing environment.


  • A bachelor’s degree/ HND (Minimum of 2.2) in Computer/System/ Electrical/ Electronic Engineering/ Applied physics/ Computer Science
  • Minimum of 7 years hands on experience with at least 3 – 5 of which must have been spent managing agile development team(s).
  • Professional Qualifications is an added advantage.


  • Agile Team Management
  • .Net Core (C#) or Java
  • SQL Server
  • Redis
  • Mongo DB
  • NUnit
  • Micro-service development
  • Docker
  • SonaCube
  • Kubernetes