alogosmall
Head of Software Engineering (Ref: MEDOE)
Remuneration:

Position in the Information Technology sector in Cape Town - Western Cape
Posted On Friday 8 May 2020
Job Description:
 

A Company based in Cape Town is seeking a Head of Engineering. The successful incumbent will be responsible to lead the Engineering Department and assist in building great products. You will also manage the Infrastructure and ensure all systems operate securely and effectively

 

 

 

 

Main job function

 

Confident managing the teams while, at the same time, setting goals, budgets and timelines for various projects

 

Be comfortable in presenting to customers and supporting pre-sales initiatives

 

Be in charge of integrations with external partners and oversee all software development plans from ideation to execution

 

Extensive experience as a software developer and a deep understanding of software engineering design and test principles

 

Additional experience designing platforms for data analytics, data modeling and machine learning

 

Ensure innovative technologies that maximize the productivity and help the company grow

 

Lead front-end and back-end development teams and their projects

 

Design and implement analytical processes and visualizations

 

Monitor reliability and performance of all internal systems to suggest improvements

 

Ensure compliance with data 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

 

Coordinate with external stakeholders for new integrations and tools

 

Review and update policies relevant to internal systems and equipment

 
Qualifications:
 

BSc/MSc in Engineering, Computer Science or relevant field

 
Experience:
 

Work experience as a Director of Engineering or in a similar senior-level position at an engineering department

 

Extensive experience with cloud technologies and modern human-computer interfaces

 

Hands-on experience in back-end and front-end development

 

Hands-on experience of data analytics, tools and models

 

Good understanding of agile methodologies

 

Leadership abilities with a strategic mind

 

Excellent project management skills

 

Experience in Data Science, Data Platforms and Machine Learning

 

Azure/ AWS

 

C#

 

Angular

 

Azure Data storage technologies (Synapse, Datalake, Blobstore, SQL Server, Databricks)

 

Azure ML Workspace

 

PowerBI

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

A Consultant will be in touch if you are shortlisted for the position. Please consider your application unsuccessful should you not have been contacted within 2 weeks. We will keep your CV on our database and contact you should you match the criteria of any other vacancies.

 
Please contact Melanie Els