We have an amazing career opportunity for a Head of Product & Software Engineering to join a leading PAN-African sports betting platform in Johannesburg .
You will build and manage world class engineering and refine and execute against the product roadmap. If you have a strong technical background with 5+ years of experience in engineering leadership, this job is perfect for you!
Your key job responsibilities as the Head of Product & Software Engineering in Johannesburg will include :
Build and manage a world class engineering
Refine and execute against the product roadmap, deciding trade-offs between business priorities and technical needs
Collaborate with the CTO and other stakeholders on technical strategy and supervise a team of stellar engineers
Provide leadership to Application development teams and ensuring the team meets all service level agreements and team objectives
Drive improvements around customer experiences by providing visionary leadership to the team regarding product
Drive continuous improvements projects around change / release management to minimize customer impact due to changes. Do deep dive analysis around incidents and derive Root Cause Analysis that would result in driving incidents count down
Understand and build the product roadmap and apply the thought process to build the Observability product for future
Establish standards for the design, architecture and scalable disaster recovery plans across multiple services
Requirements for this Head of Product & Software Engineering job in Johannesburg :
Have a strong technical background with 5+ years of experience in engineering leadership
Have served as the technical lead and defined a roadmap for complex projects with stringent SLA goal and 24 7 global delivery model
Significant experience with application development organization working with global teams, driving high availability
Excellent analytical and problem solving skills with a strong automation mindset
Strong Software Engineering background is required with a good understanding in multi-tier enterprise architecture
Strong Understanding of Infrastructure components like Systems, Virtual Machines, Database, Middleware, Storage etc.
Experience implementing scalable solutions for one or more of the following :
Event Monitoring, Time Series Analytics. Ability to understand systems from all levels : from the big picture enterprise-level view to the low level technical view.
Strong familiarity with event monitoring frameworks
Experience working with a variety of Applications Servers and big data stack, containerization, dockers etc.
Experience working with K8s, Openshift and Cloud (GCP)
Knowledge of monitoring tools, alert escalation, customer management etc.
Experience leading projects from development through implementation
If you meet the above requirements for this Head of Product & Software Engineering job in Johannesburg , we would like to hear from you! Please send your CV through.
If you do not receive any feedback within 7 days of your application, please be advised that you were not successful in making the shortlist.