We are seeking an analytical and solutions-focused Engineering Platform Lead with at least 8 years of solid development experience to manage and mentor our engineering team and lead them in the development of our privacy-preserving data collaboration platform into the global leader.

Location: South Africa (Remote / Hybrid)

About the role

The Engineering Platform Lead will report into the Head of Engineering and work closely with the Product Manager and UX Specialist to design our platform.

The main role of the Engineering Platform Lead is to help plan, build and support the Omnisient platform and the supporting infrastructure. However, you will also lead projects and engineering teams to make sure the right solution is implemented for the business requirement.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Work with the UX Specialist and Product Manager to design solution for business requirements
  • Brief, manage and mentor the engineering team through the development process
  • Develop technical specifications and new features
  • Develop and assist in integrations with 3rd parties
  • Code Reviews
  • Manage deployments
  • Manage cloud infrastructure
  • Support and troubleshoot client issues
  • Provide technical insight for integrating with clients

Required knowledge and experience:

  • Tertiary Education preferred
  • 8 years of solid development experience in a team environment with 1 – 2 years of leading teams
  • Strong Azure Cloud experience and any other cloud environment
  • Experience with .NET Core (C#) and JavaScript
  • Experience in building enterprise solutions
  • Experience with SQL
  • Experience with TDD
  • Experience in developing cross-platform applications
  • Experience in startups and Agile workspace
  • Python experience (preferred)
  • Big Data experience (preferred)
  • Analytics and ML experience (preferred)

Required skills

  • Be able to adapt to the fast-paced nature of the business and learn on the job
  • Solutions-focused
  • Accountable and responsible
  • Empowering
  • Goal-oriented
  • Attention to detail
  • Persistent
  • Problem-solving
  • Analytical mindset

Contact: Riva van Niekerk ([email protected])