Unit Head, Application Development – UHADFB231

Job Information

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    Category Other IT Jobs
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    Posted On May 3 ,2023
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    Qualifications Bachelor's Degree
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    Employer Name DelonJobs
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    Contact Email [email protected]

Job Description

DelonJobs is seeking to hire a Unit Head, Application Development for a leading financial company in Lagos, Nigeria. The individual would be responsible for creating the detailed IT solution/ service design, based on the functional specifications, to meet quality & performance requirements & technical constraints. Interested candidates must possess a minimum of a first degree or its equivalent in an IT-related discipline and have a minimum of 10+ years working experience of which 5 must have been in a managerial position. Salary is negotiable. To apply, kindly send your CV with the subject "Unit Head, Application Development – UHADFB231” to [email protected].


  • Assist in planning, coordinating, and supervising all activities related to the design, development and implementation of the systems and software applications.
  • Assist development lead in all activities with respect to application development & management operations and support.
  • Contribute to planning the introduction of new application systems.
  • Develop prototypes (to improve envisioning and communication) and proof-of-concept systems (to test technology) to validate potential solutions.
  • Ensure that developed solutions are peer reviewed and formally documented.
  • Assist in maintaining, supporting, and upgrading existing IT systems and applications.
  • Participate in the customization of application packages.
  • Design technical solution including high level (entity – relationship, data flow) to low level (field structures, database schemas) design.
  • Develop technical design that will support the development, execution, and operations of the service.
  • Assist in developing service acceptance criteria. Propose performance levels for new service. Review and verify service requirements with users. Agree and document service acceptance criteria.
  • Create the service development plan.
  • Review and agree with users.
  • Build, configure or customize the technical solution (technical code components and services) ▪ Ensure compilation of code and components into application.
  • Manage automation and monitor application integration as code iteratively goes through assembly and product test.
  • Implement a controlled process that extracts software artifacts from the code repository, transforms it to an integrated product, and returns the result to the code repository.
  • Actively participate in unit testing / quality reviews through the build phase to ensure that the solution meets the agreed functional specifications.
  • Develop technical design that will support the development, execution, and operations of the service.
  • Ensure that solutions meet requirements outlined in the design documentation.
  • Review technical constraints and performance issues of business intelligence and integration solutions.
  • Provide leadership and technical guidance to reports.

Job Requirements:

  • Minimum of a first degree or its equivalent in a business /IT related discipline.
  • Masters, MBA, or a recognized professional certification will be an added advantage.
  • 10+ years of experience in designing, developing, and delivering solutions.
  • 5+ years in managerial position.


  • Good knowledge of enterprise applications systems such as Finacle 10, Oracle ERP, etc. Proven technical aptitude in several relevant application programming domains.
  • Proficient knowledge of software development frameworks, concepts and best practices.
  • Working knowledge of system implementation.
  • Proficient knowledge of structured systems analysis and design, and software development life cycle.
  • Proficient knowledge of relational database management system and tools.
  • Working knowledge quality control/assurance.
  • Sound conflict management skills.
  • Customer-centricity.
  • Coaching