Technology Lead

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Technology Lead
Location: Cape Town
Type: Permanent
Reference: #22456
Company: Datafin Recruitment

Champion the technical vision of projects while aligning technical strategy as your expertise as a technology lead is sought by a global provider of innovative Digital Solutions. Working collaboratively alongside the client/stakeholders, you will help design effective solutions to deliver the product while developing and building relationships with other 3rd parties and key stakeholders/clients. You will also be responsible for identifying and mitigating any risks related to the overall delivery of the project. You will require extensive proven relevant work experience including being the voice of Technical teams, bridging gaps between the technical and non-technical, experience with multiple technologies and distributed systems to support the architectural design and team. You must also have experience with government and GDS and building technical roadmaps. Experience in React and AWS services is preferable.

Duties:

  • Champion the technical vision for the product and define a technical roadmap.
  • Articulate the value of technical work to both technical and non-technical audiences.
  • Make, justify and guide decisions within client leadership teams.
  • Build consensus between stakeholders when negotiating complex or controversial technical decisions.
  • Identify potential solutions to architectural problems, articulating pros/cons of alternative approaches, and assisting stakeholders to reach design clarity.
  • Collaborate with stakeholders to define technical guardrails for delivery.
  • Collaborate with Tech Leads to ensure compliance with guardrails, ensuring technical designs assist delivery of business goals.
  • Document and explain technical designs to the Technical team.
  • Liaise with the architectural board for enterprise decisions.
  • Determine and define NFRs.
  • Identify and articulate technical disputes between direct peers and stakeholders.
  • Bridge the gap between the technical and non-technical.
  • Evolve the architecture based on the needs of the product.
  • Encourage the team to share technical solutions to best fit the architecture.
  • Facilitate technical discussions to uncover new insights and best practices.
  • Work with the Tech Lead to facilitate the scaling of Delivery / Engineering teams.
  • Empower Tech teams to deliver.
  • Mentor other members of the Engineering team.

Requirements:
  • Extensive, proven, relevant work experience.
  • Experience in being the voice of Technical teams and facilitating relationships with indirect stakeholders.
  • Experience with bridging gaps between the technical and non-technical.
  • You can demonstrate that you understand how enterprise governance works, can develop effective governance strategies and can participate in assurance.
  • Knowledge of a variety of languages (Node.js preferable but not essential) for building web-based applications.
  • Extensive experience with multiple technologies and distributed systems to support the architectural design and team. Experience in React and AWS services is preferable.
  • Extensive experience working in large complex projects within corporate organisations.
  • Experience with government and GDS.
  • Extensive experience in building technical roadmaps.
  • Experience in successful remote communication and collaboration.
  • Excellent technical visualisation, diagramming and formal communication skills.
  • Excellent verbal and written English skills.

While we would really like to respond to every application, should you not be contacted for this position within 10 working days please consider your application unsuccessful.

Comments:

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Posted on 06 Jul 16:32, Closing date 5 Aug
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