Chief Technology Officer at Asseco Software Nigeria

Asseco Nigeria (, is a subsidiary of the Asseco Group (, the 6 th largest IT company in Europe. Asseco develops and sells proprietary software and services for Financial Services (Banking, Insurance, and Capital markets), Enterprise (Power, Telecommunications, Fast Moving Consumer Goods), Public Sector (various areas with special focus on eGovernment, Tax Collection, Social Security, Defence). Asseco also has a strong offering and track record in Cybersecurity & Trust Services as well as in RPAS/UAV operations. The Asseco Group employs over 26,000 professionals in more than 50 countries, with companies listed on the Warsaw Stock Exchange, New York NASDAQ and Tel Aviv Stock Exchange.

Asseco Nigeria was incorporated in 2014 and is unique as it has significant local content while being part of a global IT group. This structure supports our strategy of providing local added value in terms of implementation, customization and support of the Group’s established solution set in addition to local software development, to meet our West African clients’ most demanding and specific business needs. Our vision is to become the strategic technology partner to our customers driving their competitive edge and offering to them high quality solutions at low cost.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Chief Technology Officer

Location: Lagos
Employment Type: Full-time

Role Summary

  • Asseco Nigeria is seeking a Chief Technical Officer, who will be a seasoned professional in software development and implementation and who will be a member of the company’s Management Team.
  • The candidate must have a solid track record in handling the full lifecycle of complex IT projects, from business analysis, to system architecture, software development, testing, implementation, integration as well as solution maintenance & support.


  • Leading the Asseco Nigeria technical team in software design, development, testing, implementation, integration and support.
  • Taking executive decisions with Management in terms of the company’s technological requirements.
  • Responsible for the company’s IT infrastructure as well as licensing.
  • Defining the goals for research and development and implementing them.
  • Creating timelines for the development and deployment of all services.
  • Supervising the support function of the company for solutions delivered to customers within set SLAs, in order to fulfill contractual obligations and maximize customer satisfaction.
  • Maintaining a consumer-focused outlook and driving the delivery of the company’s IT projects to the market.
  • Responsible for the company’s relationship with OEMs and other software providers. ▪ Staying on top of technology trends and developments.
  • Supporting the sales team in the technical sales process by ensuring that the company’s technical resources are adequate and available for demos, POCs and/or presentations.
  • Ensuring that technical resources meet the company’s short and long-term needs.
  • Managing technology budgets and timeframes.
  • Ensuring all technology practices adhere to regulatory standards and set policies.
  • Engaging with the Executive Management with value propositions to drive development of the company’s IT footprint on its market.
  • Providing technical advice to customers on all aspects of the installation and use of computer systems and networks, during and after the sale.
  • Networking with existing customers and other IT experts in order to maintain links and promote additional products and upgrades.
  • Managing own diary in order to organize and prioritize monthly, weekly and daily goals;
  • Actively contributing to regular and adhoc meetings and updating Executive Management.
  • Identifying opportunities across the industries covered and prioritizing among them to achieve best results.
  • Acting as a leader, manager and mentor to technical team members.


  • M.Sc in Computer Science, Engineering and/or a related field. A higher relevant graduate degree is a plus.
  • Minimum 10 years of successful work experience as a software developer, leader of a software development team, in a reputable IT company.
  • Advanced knowledge of software development tools, source code control tools and big data and other technologies.
  • Significant experience in cybersecurity, software development best practices, knowledge of code review and pentesting.
  • Experience with cloud technologies, development practices, software architecture principles, requirements and interfaces, and software systems engineering.
  • Advanced knowledge of programming languages.
  • Knowledge of system frameworks and software development processes.
  • Experience creating and maintaining databases.
  • Experience with systems deployed on Unix/Linux/Solaris environments.
  • Strong leadership and team management skills, showcasing initiative and responsibility.
  • Ability to work in a fast paced, collaborative environment.
  • Excellent demonstrations and presentation skills.
  • Ability to work within local and international (project/virtual) teams.
  • Ability to work under pressure, to multitask, to focus and to deliver results.
  • Good communication skills and outstanding team spirit.
  • Experience in DevSecOps.
  • Experience in Agile software development.
  • Candidates must have a good understanding of the industry, solution providers, technologies wide range of software development languages, full software development lifecycle as well as cybersecurity.
  • Ability to speak foreign languages is a plus.

Deadline: 1st August, 2021.

Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should send their CV to: using the Job Title as the subject of the email.


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