Technical Lead Job in Kenya

Job Title: Technical Lead
Hiring Organization: Equity Bank
Location – Locality: Nairobi
Location – Region: Kenya
Industry: Banking
Job Type: Full Time
Salary: KES
Date Posted: 04/28/2024

Job Purpose:

Reporting to the Group Head, Business Process Innovation, the Technical Lead will;

Lead Backend and Frontend Engineers (.NET and Angular) in building the enterprise solutions i.e. Branch Service Hub Solution, Newgen workflows, CRM, ERP.
The Technical Lead be responsible for managing a highly functional team of engineers saddled with the responsibility of building scalable Systems with no supervision.
The Technical Lead to ensure that project goals are met, and the solutions delivered are of high-quality and align with the company’s technical standards and strategic objectives.
The Technical Lead focuses on the technical aspects of a project, leading the development team and making key technical decisions.

Job Responsibilities/ Accountabilities:

  • Determining project requirements and developing work schedules for the team.
  • Delegating tasks and achieving daily, weekly, and monthly goals.
  • Liaising with team members, management, and clients to ensure projects are completed to standard.
  • Identifying risks and forming contingency plans as soon as possible.
  • Analyzing existing operations and scheduling training sessions and meetings to discuss improvements.
  • Keeping up to date with technology industry trends and developments and adapt to new technologies.
  • Updating work schedules and performing troubleshooting as required.
  • Motivating staff and creating a space where they can ask questions and voice their concerns.
  • Being transparent with the team about challenges, failures, and successes.
  • Perform code reviews and ensure high standards of quality.
  • Implement and manage change when necessary to meet project outputs
  • Track project performance, specifically to analyse the successful completion of short and long-term goals.
  • Coordinate internal resources and third parties/vendors for the flawless execution of projects

Essential Knowledge & Personal Attributes

  • Bachelor’s degree in computer science, engineering, or a related field.
  • Requires a minimum of 5 to 7 years of experience in the technology industry, specifically in software development or similar roles
  • Experience in a similar role would be advantageous.
  • Excellent technical, diagnostic, and troubleshooting skills.
  • Strong leadership and organizational abilities.
  • Willingness to build professional relationships with staff and clients.
  • Excellent communication, motivational, and interpersonal skills.
  • Solid technical background, with understanding or hands-on experience in software development and web technologies
  • Experience with project management software tools, methodologies, and best practices
  • Experience seeing projects through the full life cycle
  • Using strategic thinking and decision-making skills to determine the technical direction and system architecture of projects.
  • Ability to mentor and provide technical guidance to team members, improving their skills and productivity.
  • Strong attention to detail and the ability to multitask, ensuring the quality and efficiency of the projects handled.
  • Experience with code reviews, documentation, and software testing to ensure the functionality and efficiency of the developed software.

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