Technical Lead (Remote in SA)

Developer/Designer ~ Infrastructure
Western Cape
Technical Lead required to successfully co-ordinate the resources and processes required to deliver new software or upgrades, i.e. project manage, coordinate, guide and lead the work of the team. The business will rely on this capability as a key resource to providing technical direction and guidance. 10+ years’ experience programming in multiple languages; 5+ years’ Experience with Node.JS, React and React Native or related JavaScript technologies; Experience with Linux, Docker, Kubernetes and Cloud technologies.
 
Key Responsibilities:
  • Strategy Development and Execution
      • Assesses business process, requirements and needs
      • Develop and execute on the strategy plan – on time and in full
      • Provide direction to team members based on needs
      • Provide “Customer Focused” solutions to end-user specific problems and queries
  • Manages application software implementation and upgrades
      • Facilitate the defining of required updates while recording systems produced as an outcome of business requirements
      • Conceives, specifies, designs, documents, and fixes bugs when creating and maintaining applications, frameworks, or other software components
      • Collaborates across the entire organization to solve internal and external software development issues.
  • Project Prioritisation and Management
      • Implement and manage lifecycle planning and coordination of IT projects
      • Communication of project status with contingency plans for scope creep
  • Create processes and protocols for software
      • Develop and oversee protocols and procedures for software usage
      • Training and support to different user groups
      • Develop and record in the form of user manuals, new software processes
  • Understanding the application deployment lifecycle (of all new and existing builds)
      • Planning and designing
      • Developing and testing
      • Deployment and support
      • Project Management, collaboration and communication
 
Requirements:
  • Minimum Degree in Computer Science/Software Engineering/Information Technology or equivalent
  • Minimum 10 years’ experience programming in multiple languages
  • Minimum 5 years’ Experience with Node.JS, React and React Native or related JavaScript technologies
  • Experience with Linux, Docker, Kubernetes and Cloud technologies
  • Minimum 5 years’ Experience with high-volume web-based applications
  • Experience working in an Agile, SCRUM environment
  • Understanding of dealing with a variety of different customer type
  • Business acumen and analysis
  • Decisive
  • Influential
  • Forward Thinking
  • Results Driven
  • Able to work under pressure
 
 
The company offers very competitive salaries.
Only apply if you have the relevant experience!
 
If you have what is required, then please apply with your comprehensive CV.
Technical Lead (Remote in SA)