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  • Posted: May 20, 2022
    Deadline: Not specified
  • The People Practice helps startups scale, and accelerate impact by providing bespoke people-centred solutions. The People Practice helps people access employment opportunities by exposing them to relevant knowledge and practical skills.
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    Software Engineering Lead

    Job Summary

    • They are looking to hire a full-time Software Engineering Lead to lead the engineering department and help build great products.
    • The Software Engineering Lead presides over the entire Frontend and Backend development teams.
    • He/She will drive the vision, design, strategy, and implementation of integrated web systems to support the business.


    • Oversee front-end and back-end development teams and their projects.
    • Monitor reliability and performance of all internal systems to suggest improvements.
    • Ensure compliance with security regulations.
    • Manage software development projects by setting requirements, goals and timelines.
    • Prepare and manage the engineering department’s budget.
    • Design strategies for future development projects based on the company’s overall objectives and resources.
    • Hire engineers and coordinate their training.
    • Implement innovative technologies.
    • Review and update policies relevant to internal systems and equipment.


    • First Degree in Computer Engineering/Science, Information Technology or similar degree.
    • MSc will be considered an advantage.
    • 5 years of working experience in a senior frontend and backend development position.
    • Vast experience in full cycle software engineering inclusive of live projects, product growth, site/software development and experience working with numerous software-industry business models.
    • Demonstrated experience in the management of a frontend and backend team through cross-functional projects and recording project progress.
    • Proven track record of consistent project delivery, and designing and developing complex, interactive consumer sites/software.
    • Possess an innate understanding of data modelling, data structure and Algorithm for scalability and performance as well as a strong knowledge of JavaScript, HTML, CSS, and MVC framework.
    • Knowledge of a variety of programming languages most importantly React, and Nodejs.
    • Extensive experience with technologies eg CI/CD, Docker & Container Orchestration, AWS and Azure DevOps.
    • Good understanding of agile methodologies.
    • Leadership abilities with a strategic mind.
    • Excellent project management skills.
    • Certification(s) as related will be considered an advantage.

    Compensation & Perks

    • Macbook
    • Attractive Remuneration
    • Health Insurance
    • Pension
    • Relaxed, dynamic working environment.

    Method of Application

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