Deputy Chief Technology Officer 4 views

You will be involved in all aspects of building software to revolutionize the payment industry and B2B finance and lending – limited only by your interests and ability. We are committed to ensuring your success both within our company and beyond, as you will be supported by a highly talented and motivated group, and receive direct mentorship from the founding team. Are you building end-to-end solutions? We want to hear from you if you want to make an impact and love building systems. You like stringing technologies together to solve a problem quickly. You have excellent troubleshooting skills. You are no stranger to client-side code, server side code, stylesheets, databases, infrastructure, enterprise service bus, as well as ways in which they all communicate. You are platform agnostic, Microsoft, MEAN, LAMP, etc. You have explored one or more front end frameworks such as AngularJS, Ember.js, React or Backbone.js. Solution Architecture and design is your forte, You get stuff done. You could write a script in 20 minutes to solve pretty much any problem, and you frequently do! …We want you! And if you believe you have what it takes to build a multi-billion dollar company and ready to work at it, let’s get going!!!

Position Title : Head, Payments Technology Line Manager : Chief Technology Officer

Type : Full time Location : Lagos

Key Responsibilities :

  • Apply Technology & Innovation In Solving VGN Entities Sector Challenges.
  • Key Sectors:

  • Education (eLearning) – transforming nations using learning. This education focused entity is transforming the traditional brick and mortar universities, with empirical positive impact on learning outcomes. You will be required to apply innovative solutions to solving key challenges especially around payments
  • Aviation (Airlines, Airports) – You will be required to apply innovation solutions to challenges in the Privatization, revenue management, business models, revenue assurance of Airlines, government or private Airports, and general technology driven market-making and regulatory frameworks, hub building, private public partnerships etc.
  • Power (Market administrators, Generation companies, Distribution companies, Regulators) – You will be required to apply innovation solutions to challenges in the privatization, creating capacity, time based tariff management, maximum demand policy for enhancing utilization of capacity, energy trading, futures, forecast, etc.
  • Technology (Cloud infrastructure)- DevOps/Cloud Hosting expert – Leverage sophisticated experts in Infrastructure planning
  • Responsible for all Payment Platform – Technology decisions including creating APIs, ESBs, amongst others for various development units to consume the central payment system
  • Any other responsibilities that may be required by the Group Chief Technology Officer or the Group Chief Executive Officer.
  • Required Experience

    • A technology veteran, with over 15 years of hands on Application Development experience
    • Versatile with strong DevOps skills incorporating server hosting and infrastructure for Enterprise systems
    • Microsoft stack experience (Added advantage)
    • Experience with large enterprise systems is critical
    • ERP System or enterprise payment system type of software development experience (Added advantage)
    • Experience with TDD, Agile, SDLC, and contemporary cloud platform options such as AWS, Azure, etc.
    • Experience with Analytics, Big data trends
    • Experience with Mobile platforms
    • Experience building a Creative Team (Added advantage)

    Personality requirements/Traits :

    • Unusually strong work ethics and passion
    • Strong sense of purpose
    • Relentless focus on success
    • High integrity
    • Competitive and go-getter
    • Might be young, but already have a track record, portfolio and body of work
    • High quality bar bordering on perfectionism
    • Likes changing and disrupting things
    • New ideas on how to do things better
    • Surrounds himself with good people
    • Cares about building real value (over perception)

    Remuneration : Competitive Based on experience

    Timeline for onboarding : Immediate

    Think this is you?…

    Next step is yours!!!

    How to apply : Write and forward a customized cover letter and resume to: ,

    Subject of Mail: Head, Payments Technology

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