Head, Development & Automation at Alan & Grant

Alan & Grant – Our work is focused on creating innovative HR and Organizational Development Solutions aimed at Performance Improvement & Business Growth. We currently serve clients across various sectors of the Economy from locations in Jos, Port Harcourt and Lagos.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Head, Development & Automation

Location: Lagos
Job type: Full time
Industry: Financial Services

Job Summary

  • The Head of Development and Automation oversees all software and solutions design within the business.
  • Working across vendors and managing core developers, he/she must be able to switch between customer focus design and an internal user automation experience to reduce manual processes.
  • The ideal candidate must be a developer and a business analyst all in one, able to see value in business users pain point and draw up a workable solution for the development team to conceptualize, design, test and push to production across all branches of the business to support day-to-day operations.
  • He/She must also be vast in customer experience and omni channel to build and maintain solutions across web, mobile, 3rd party API services and UC’s Chatbot as well as ensure the customer journey and experience always remain top notch.

Duties / Responsibilities

  • Translate application storyboards and use cases into functional applications
  • Ensure the best possible performance, quality, and responsiveness of applications and mobile apps
  • Identify bottlenecks and bugs, and devise solutions to these problems
  • Help maintain code quality, codebase, documentation organization, and automation
  • Understanding fundamental design principles behind a scalable application
  • Design, build, and maintain efficient, reusable, and reliable software for customer as well as regional offices
  • Ensure security of hackerproof of code as well as conformity to regulatory, audit and compliance standards as required by the SEC/NSE
  • Design and maintain a high-volume online retail payment system as well as support an internal automation drive across inter-related businesses
  • Creating database schemas that represent and support business processes
  • Basic understanding of Common Language Runtime (CLR), its limitations, weaknesses, and workarounds
  • Implementing automated testing platforms and unit tests
  • Good knowledge of ionic for mobile code review and support is required
  • Proficient in PHP, with good working knowledge of at least two core functional frameworks


  • Minimum of a B.Sc or HND in Computer Science or related course
  • Proficient in C# with a good knowledge of its ecosystems
  • Ample knowledge working with REST / SOA/ SOAP Based APIs using C# and PHP
  • Deep understanding of Microservices architecture and CI/CD.
  • Proficient understanding of code versioning tools V.Studio, BitBucket, GitHub
  • Strong understanding of object-oriented programming and Skill for writing reusable C#, and PHP libraries
  • Proficient use of ASP.Net MVC and .Net Core and a  strong knowledge of Agile Methodology is a plus
  • Minimum of 8 years’ experience with at least 3 years spent managing a team
  • Excellent requisite code security knowledge to develop a secure codebase
  • Good Communication and interpersonal skill
  • Excellent ability to take charge and responsibility for his/her actions and those of team members assigned
  • Deep understanding of Microservices architecture and CI/CD.

How to Apply
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