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Chief Technology Officer (CTO) at Antal International

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Antal International – Having formed in 1993, Antal has rapidly grown across the globe, penetrating and having a major presence in all key talent markets, including strategically important developing markets, enabling us to become a leading global recruitment and search specialist in each of our specialised areas of expertise. We have a network of over 800 people operating under the Antal brand across 35+ countries, making successful talent placements in more than 75 countries across the globe.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

 

Job Title: Chief Technology Officer (CTO) – Nigeria

Location: Nigeria
Industry: Fintech

Responsibilities

  • Develops a technical strategy for the company shaping technology vision
  • Builds an MVP for new products; manages series of product iterations
  • Ensures that the technological resources meet the company’s short and long-term needs.
  • Develops a meticulous testing system.
  • Outlines the goals for research and development.
  • Attracts and mentors talented developers handles interviewing, hiring, onboarding and training of engineers.
  • Suggests likely technical platforms to use on the project based on technical and commercial properties.
  • Updates architecture as needed.
  • Manages domains and SSL certificates, sets up servers, databases, third-party tools, and ensures company-wide security. 
  • Ensures all technology practices adhere to regulatory standards
  • Creates timelines for the development and deployment of all technological services.
  • Makes executive decisions on behalf of the company’s technological requirements.
  • Maintains a consumer-focused outlook and aiding in the delivering of IT projects to market.
  • Manages technology budgets and time frames.
  • Stays on top of technology trends and developments.

Job Requirements

  • Master’s Degree in Computer Science or related field.
  • MBA preferred.
  • Extensive industry knowledge with an eye towards the future.
  • 12+ years working in a technological role.
  • 5 years managerial experience.
  • Advanced technological skill set and a demonstrated history with technology.
  • Exceptional team management skills.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication.
  • Ability to delegate efficiently.

Competencies:
Attributes:

  • Thinking outside the box. Excels at finding new and better solutions and see how the company will evolve in the long run. 
  • Challenging the conventional wisdom. Rattles the status quo, take leadership, and see beyond traditional approaches.
  • Moving decisively towards business goals. Results-driven by nature, a flawless executor with an entrepreneurial spirit.
  • Flexibility – Develops an adjustable approach to any situation

Skills:

  • Technical knowledge: chooses the tech stack, programming language, and framework; knows the ins and outs of the software development life cycle and are experienced to incorporate strategies to accelerate time-to-market
  • Technical leadership
  • Communication skills: communicates the technology strategy to the engineering team, investors, and key stakeholders
  • Operational excellence: optimizes operations by enabling agility, security, and reliance within ecosystems. Develops an operating model developed to bridge business and technology strategy. 
  • Sense of entrepreneurship: chooses the right technology that will engage customers. And delivers a competitive advantage.
  • Mentorship and coaching: fosters corporate culture by inspiring an engineering team to grow and develop; actively involved in feedback and retention of team members. 
  • Future anticipation: continually researches trends in the IT industry, including innovative technologies and advises on the impacts of this technology in the long run. 
  • Strategic planning of technological resources: research and creates strategies, improves IT infrastructure and finetunes the engineering team efforts to align with business priorities
  • Project management: oversees the flow of work, design stable processes using best practices and methodologies. 

Languages / Frameworks:

  • PHP
  • Laravel
  • Flutter
  • CSS
  • MySQL
  • JSON
  • SOAP
  • Sass
  • VueJS
  • XML
  • Java

Salary
Competitive Salary + Other Benefits.

 

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
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