Engineering Manager (Remote)

August 8, 2022

Job Description

  • Lagos

Prospa Technology Limited

Prospa is a bank for Nigerian entrepreneurs. We're building the financial operating system for African entrepreneurs and businesses. Using our intuitive and beautifully designed mobile and web application, entrepreneurs are able to manage all their business and banking in one place.

We are backed by Y Combinator, and some of the most well respected and prolific investors, builders and operators in the US, Africa and Europe like Immad Akund (CEO @, Microtraction and many others.
We are recruiting to fill the position below:
Job Title: Engineering Manager
Location: Remote
Job Summary

We are looking for a talented Engineering manager to join our team. As a technical expert, you'll not only provide technical oversight and leadership to major projects, but also act as a functional manager.
Owning the product and solution architecture, the role will place a key focus on quality control and code optimisation.
You will champion and influence best practices, and help ensure these are followed across the company.
As a functional manager, your role will also include optimising and reviewing the performance of teams, with an aim to increase the quality of engineering as a functional leader.
To help us scale our engineering teams effectively, you will have close involvement with our hiring process.

What You’ll Do

Inspire, lead, shape and grow a software engineering team.
Manage and drive procurement for third party products that your team depends on.
Drive continuous improvement focusing on quality in own and partner teams.
Prioritise and optimise for highest speed in execution.
Take calculated risks, collaborate with different stakeholders and clearly communicate short and long term consequences.
Continuously develop relationships with product, engineering and key stakeholders across teams and domains.
Influence and drive software design and architecture.

You Have

Bachelor's Degree (or above) in Computer Science / Maths / Physics or similar
Experience building and leading a significant software engineering team(s) within a scaling organisation
Strong software architecture skills
Strong coding ability with core skills in Python, Javascript or Java/Scala.
Experience building and scaling high achieving engineering teams
Big picture thinking – correctly diagnosing problems and building innovative solutions
Excellent communication and collaboration skills to partner closely with Product Owners and Business Heads.

Application Closing Date
Not Specified.
Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should:
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