Senior Software Engineer at United Bank for Africa Plc (UBA)


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United Bank for Africa Plc (UBA) is one of Africa's leading financial institutions, with operations in 19 African countries and 3 global financial centres: London, Paris and New York. From a single country organisation founded in 1949 in Nigeria UBA has grown to become a pan-African provider of financial services with over 11 million customers, through close to 1000 business offices and touch points globally.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Senior Software Engineer

Location: Lagos
Job Type: Permanent

Job Objective(s)

  • To provide managerial support to various development processes and teams, designing and building scalable and robust solutions in large web application deployments.

Responsibilities

  • Develop and implement IT standards and procedures to aid in the development of high-quality software.
  • Ensure that members within the team understand and follow existing IT standards.
  • Encourage full participation of team members within their defined roles and responsibilities.
  • Ensure that the iterative development process is properly focused and controlled.
  • Ensure that projects are accurately estimated and delivered to schedule.
  • Monitor progress on a day-to-day basis for all team activities.
  • Actively contribute to the process of continual improvement, with regard to self, team and systems.
  • Ensure policies on business continuity are strictly adhered to
  • Ensure proper documentation and source code management and also easy retrieval when required.
  • Ensure proper handover of developed software to support team for deployment and production support.
  • Must be on top of technology stack and learn the latest developments and techniques, as well as broader industry-wide trends.
  • Drive and sponsor innovation in the teamwork.
  • Build team spirit and desire to experiment and try new things and unconventional solutions.
  • Build creative solutions adopting cutting edge technologies.
  • Manage and drive third-level support with teams.
  • Provide support to third parties solutions onboarding and management
  • Drive good work culture, team responsiveness and healthy work balance.
  • Facilitate team education & knowledge transfer by training and knowledge sharing sessions.
  • Imbibe emotional intelligence skills and adequately apply them where necessary.
  • Drive interview and selection process and recommend suitably qualified candidates for consideration and final appointment by the authorised official.

Qualifications

  • A Bachelor's Degree in a STEM-related field
  • A Master’s Degree will be an added advantage
  • Minimum of 7 years of related experience.

Knowledge & Skills Required:

  • Possess a good knowledge of design patterns, solution/service-oriented architecture, API management and micro-services architecture.
  • Possess a good knowledge of diverse development domains - languages, frameworks (ORM, Entity, Hibernate), utility and development environments.
  • Possess a good knowledge of continuous integration and deployment.
  • Good knowledge of solution risk assessment, security considerations, authentication and authorization best practices.
  • Good knowledge of project management, work breakdown structure, execution, reporting and project governance.
  • Ability to implement long-term and short-term technology plans, budgets and programs that support and align with the strategic objectives and the goals of the business lines, while maximizing the mix of in-house versus outsourced solutions and vendors.

What We Expect From You:

  • High degree of professional ethics, integrity and responsibility.
  • Highly organised, proactive, ability to work independently and take ownership of tasks assigned.
  • Team player with the ability to work under pressure and ability to work with a wide variety of people and maintain an excellent business relationship.
  • High sense of confidentiality and discreteness.

Candidate's Profile:

  • Our ideal candidate must have established work experience managing development processes and teams end to end, and has a good working knowledge of design patterns, solution / service-oriented architecture, API management and micro-services architecture.
  • Has extensive knowledge of Software Development Lifecycle (SDLC), experience in designing and building scalable and robust solutions in large web application deployments, a leader, collaborator and highly resourceful.

What You Should Expect From Us:

  • Our corporate culture is defined by our core values. We do not just train our people to be the best in the job, we also offer encouragement, recognition, and rewards.
  • Whatever level you are at in your career, we offer plenty of opportunities and support to build a rewarding career at UBA.
  • Here in UBA, our employees are our greatest assets and so we built a recognition and reward system that boosts productivity and enhances staff retention, instituting a culture of meritocracy.

Application Closing Date
22nd July, 2022.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

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