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Oct 4, 2017

Fintech Firm Chief Technology Officer Vacancy in Nairobi

Job Title: Chief Technology Officer – Fintech Firm
Salary: Competitive
Location: Nairobi

Our client is a software development firm that develops ICT solutions that automate business processes across every economic sector. 

They seek to hire an experienced and talented individual to lead and guide a team of software developers. 

The individual should be an expert in system design and architecture.

  • Lead, manage, train and mentor the team
  • Provide high level technical expertise, technology leadership and use information technology for the strategic gain of the company.
  • Responsible for all assets –hardware, software, and resources –that are related to technology functions.
  • Monitor KPIs and IT budgets to assess technological performance
  • Develop technical aspects of the company’s strategy to ensure alignment with its business goals
  • Discover and implement new technologies that yield competitive advantage
  • Help departments use technology profitably
  • Oversee IT budgets to make sure there are no unnecessary expenditures
  • Identify competitive advantages and technological trends for the benefit of a company
  • Periodic Software design and development –with auditable history of active building.
  • Deliver actionable data to internal and external customers.
  • Responsible, with the support of a technical team for the creation, purchase, installation, and life-cycle maintenance of all company infrastructure deployments and the liaison with partners and customers for any technology related matters.
  • Keep abreast with technology and to create systems that will allow the company to test, integrate and implement where possible new technology that will provide an edge in the market.
  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science
  • Must have experience as a Chief Technology Officer
  • At least 5 years leading and guiding teams on technical software work
  • Ensure that all the projects, technical output and execution are up to standard
  • People management and motivation skills
  • Proven track record of success in leadership positions.
  • Exceptional project management and organization skills.
  • Expert level on front-end and back-end technologies
  • Setup and administration of backups.
  • Proficient understanding and implementation of security principles.
  • Comfortable working with huge data sets and massively high user load.
  • Working knowledge of the general web and mobile landscape, architectures, trends, and emerging technologies.
  • Solid understanding of the full software development life cycle.
  • Ability to understand business requirements and translate them into technical requirements.
How to Apply
If you are up to the challenge, possess the necessary qualification and experience; please send your CV only quoting the job title on the email subject (Chief Technology Officer – Fintech Firm) to [email protected] before 11th October 2017.
Kindly indicate current/last salary on your CV.
N.B: We do not charge any fee for receiving your CV or for interviewing.
Only candidates short-listed for interview will be contacted.

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