Head of Technology, Chef de la technologie, Douala, Maviance PLC
Role Responsibilities/ Responsabilités du rôle
Maviance PLC is a fast-growing digital financial service provider and technology consulting company. Maviance PLC is part of the Maviance Group which consists of sister companies in Germany, France and the UK. Maviance Group is specialized in delivering customized solutions and value-added services as well as industry specific web and mobile solutions for telecom, utilities and financial institutions, businesses and governments, with a key focus in emerging economies
Maviance PLC as a digital financial services provider, we develop, operate and grow a technological platform that focuses on increasing and facilitating access to digital financial services (including bill & payment aggregation, retail payments, agent banking, corporate & bulk payments) to people, companies and government entities of all income level across Cameroon.
Maviance PLC is engaging in its expansion phase in Cameroon and within the CEMAC (Central African) region with the goal of establishing the company as the #1 leading player in the Fintech and Digital Financial space. Our recent partnership with MFS Africa will allow us to rapidly deploy new products across the CEMAC region and to central African consumers and businesses to the global digital economy.
We are looking for a competent Head of Technology who will be our go-to-expert to provide sound technology and innovation leadership in all aspects of our business. You will be an integral part of the senior leadership team, providing guidance, technology, innovation and product oversight as well as direction to ensure the overall technological and innovative development of the company and our products.
Your main duties and responsibilities as the Head of Technology will be to
Develop technical aspects of the company’s strategy to ensure alignment with its business goals
Identify, compare, select and implement technology solutions that yield competitive advantage
Hire and build a top performing team of software engineers and other IT staff
Contribute to the development and take ownership of the tech stack
Coordinate technology transfer from group entities to tech team, while acting as a mentor and coach on skills, e.g., technical best practices and career development
Own the overall technological architecture and platform of the products as well its short- and long-term evolution, including responsibility for building reusable and scalable architecture and infrastructure
Track, analyse and monitor technology performance metrics
Participate in the development of product requirements and roadmaps
Select and implement suitable technology to streamline all internal operations and help optimize their strategic benefits
Design and customize technological systems and platforms to improve customer experience
Build technology, quality assurance and data protection processes and ensure adherence
Monitor KPIs and IT budgets to assess technological performance
Communicate technology strategy to partners and investors
🛠️ Our Tech Stack
Backend PHP, Java, GoLang, MySQL/PostgreSQL, Redis
Infrastructure Docker, Kubernetes, AWS, GitHub, CI/CD, Prometheus/Grafana
Qualifications and Experience
We are looking for a hands-on CTO can contribute on the development and take ownership of the Tech Stack
Minimum 7-10 years of work experience in a technological role and in an Agile/scrum environment, with significant managerial experience such as proven experience as a CTO or similar leadership role
Proven experience as a software engineer/developer in your career
Experience in working in high-growth / fast pace/ start-up environments – (able to deal with ups/downs, stress, ambiguity, pace of delivery and change)
Track record in defining and delivering technological vision and roadmaps
Seen as an expert and technical authority on architecture, system design, technology management, and seasoned technologist with deep insight into newest stacks and trends
Knowledge in cloud technologies and DevOps approach with track record leading the build of scalable products using modern technologies.
Bachelor or Master degree in engineering/computer science school or equivalent experience
Experience working with a distributed engineering team (we have engineers in Europe and Africa)
Ability to formulate strategy aligned with company goals and lead the execution thereof.
Proven leader with the ability to effectively manage a team that delivers results.
Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with both internal and external stakeholders.
Entrepreneurial mindset with the ability to handle ambiguity and change.
Proactive problem solver with an attention to details
Excellent verbal and written communication (both in English and in French)
Nice to have has been a founder of a start-up
Fast paced and dynamic environment, where you can make an impact
Opportunity to work with leading technologies
Growing global organisation with a highly entrepreneurial spirit
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