Head of Technology, Chef de la technologie, Douala, Maviance PLC

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

Frontend React, ReactNative, Typescript, Javascript,

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


Competitive salary

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

Contact the job poster

Job poster profile

Franck Cedric Yanou N.

CCO, Maviance PLC | Business Development

Job Poster Location

Douala, Cameroon

Postuler (Apply for the job) sur son site Internet: https://www.linkedin.com/jobs/view/2730935540/

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