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Latest Job Opportunities at WootLab, 15th November, 2019

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WootLab is a global network of technology leaders committed to advancing Africa’s digital economy by investing in talented people who can realize their full potentials and building Africa’s next crop of digital technology talents. We aid companies to build high performing engineering teams who are inspired by their work and have the relevant skills to succeed in a fast-paced technology focused environment. WootLab is focused on solving the global talent shortage while accelerating the growth of the tech ecosystem across Africa.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Software Developer

Location: Abuja

Job Description

  • We are building a formidable team of Software Developers and we are on the lookout for critical thinkers who are passionate about exciting projects in Software Development, to join our team
  • In this role, they will be responsible for providing technical support to both internal and external clients of Wootlab as well as ensuring that the Company’s solutions are continually innovated to offer the best level of service to its clients.

Other responsibilities include:

  • Provide application and administrative support for solutions that are in live production by systems upgrade and bug resolution.
  • Develop and manage software application development on required platforms (Linux, Windows, PHP, Java, C#, SQL, MySQL, HTML, Web, Desktop and Mobile device) with state of the art secure frameworks – OS, networks.
  • Produce a detailed functional design document to match customer requirements as well as process designs and training documentations.
  • Collaborate with other programmers to design and implement features.
  • Quickly produce well-organized, optimized, and documented source code
  • Debug existing source code and polish feature sets.
  • Contribute to technical design documentation.

Skills & Requirements

  • Extensive technical problem-solving abilities with capacity systems integrations, customizations and configurations
  • Experience delivering public-cloud based application architectures and solutions.

Extensive programming experience with at least one of the following languages:

  • Golang, C#/ASP.Net, JavaScript.
  • Proficiency in modern databases with experience in both SQL and NoSQL Databases
  • Possess a deep understanding of database performance.
  • Passionate about best practices in software engineering
  • Experience in web application development – from solid API design and development to seamless web page implementation.
  • Unafraid to communicate what’s working and what needs to change.
  • Familiarity with JavaScript and a deep understanding of how the browser and HTTP protocol works.
  • Advocate of automated testing and Test-Driven Development
  • Strong UI engineering skills and proficiency in at least of React, Vue or Angular
  • DevOps skill, understanding of the build pipeline and Ability to use Docker, Anisible
  • Understanding of AWS architecture Elastic Compute cloud and ability to setup VPC and Auto Scaling cloud architecture
  • Bachelor’s Degree in any field.

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

 

Job Title: Senior Software Engineer

Location: Abuja

Job Description

  • We are building a vibrant team of Software Engineers at Wootlab and will be needing a technical and business expert to lead this team as Senior Software Engineer.
  • Our choice candidate for this role will be responsible for managing and training a group of developers as well as ensuring that the organization’s technology fully serves its business strategy.

Other responsibilities include;

  • Ensuring technological resources meet the company’s short and long term goals
  • Training and managing developers while establishing a software development culture within the organisation.
  • Creating timelines for development and deployment of all technological services
  • Acting as a mentor to team members
  • Maintaining a consumer-focused outlook and aiding in the delivering of IT projects to clients/market
  • Managing technology budgets and time frames
  • Staying on top of technology trends and developments.
  • Ensuring all technology practices adhere to regulatory standards.

Skills & Requirements

  • Master’s degree in Computer Science or a related field will be an added advantage
  • Technical background: 8 years of working experience in the IT industry, with knowledge of the development process and time-saving solutions
  • Strategic thinking: Ability to create a development strategy with the integration of new tools or innovations.
  • 5 years of managerial experience
  • Advanced technological skillset and a demonstrated history with technology
  • Exceptional team management skills
  • Excellent verbal and written communication
  • Extensive industry knowledge
  • An exceptionally high-performance bar for oneself and everyone on the team.
  • Unafraid to communicate what’s working and what needs to change

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

 

Job Title: Business Development Manager

Location: Abuja
Industry: Management Consulting
Category: Marketing

Job Description

  • We are on the lookout for a result-oriented candidate, who is a self-starter, to join our vibrant team as a Business Development Manager.
  • S(he) will be responsible for driving our business goals generating and maintaining a pipeline of revenue streams through in-depth market research & analysis; product innovation; negotiating & closing new business relationships; managing & retaining existing clients.

Other responsibilities include:

  • Help to manage the overall relationship with key regional partners
  • Evaluate, negotiate, and close key deals that help the organization achieve its strategic initiatives
  • Represent the Organization at meetings with executives from other companies
  • Develop a growth strategy focused both on financial gain and client satisfaction
  • Build client engagement by locating, developing, defining, negotiating, and closing business deals/relationships.
  • Conduct research to identify new markets and strategies to meet the targeted prospects (Federal and state government, private sectors and individuals).
  • Arrange business meetings with prospective clients and present proposals for projects.

Skills & Requirements

  • 5 years’ experience in partnerships, product management, or product marketing in an Internet or technology startup environment
  • Experience working in the Nigerian technology Ecosystem
  • Facility for identifying key strategic concerns quickly and driving internal stakeholders to a consensus and experience working in large, global software organizations
  • Exceptional interpersonal skills and ability to develop strong working relationships both inside and outside the Organization
  • Deep knowledge of online business models and Internet/consumer technology
  • Proven track record doing deals, including comfort with the legal aspects of negotiations
  • Experience successfully navigating a fast-paced, highly ambiguous start-up environment.

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

Application Closing Date
Deadline: 23rd November, 2019.

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