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Head of Software Development; Web Applications - Tracom

Information Technology


Published On: 29th, August 2023

Closes on: 4th, September 2023

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Job Description

Overseeing the software development team, developing new software, or enhancing existing solutions. Coordinate and plan with other departments and company executives. The role holder needs a firm understanding of the technical aspects of software engineering. Understanding the market and competitor’s products so that our software is competitive & meets market demands.


      • Serve as the engineering leader and technical expert
      • Work with Business Analysts to provide technical expertise in the required domains
      • Define the technologies to be used in a particular solution
      • Answer questions and resolve issues brought forth by the software development team members
      • Lead the team’s efforts in delivering software applications as expected
      • Assign tasks to the software development team
      • Participate in design and code reviews
      • Responsible for the operation, development, and improvement of team processes and SOPs necessary to support and accelerate excellent project delivery
      • Work with Project Managers to develop and execute project roadmaps
      • Check & confirm the accuracy of the work performed and the methods used by the software team
      • Foster a collaborative culture of unit/SIT testing, safety, and documentation
      • Create deployment documents
      • Increase productivity by identifying process gaps, common pain points, and scalability issues and develop a plan to address them
      • Design & manage changes to a database schema
      • Create users & give rights to databases, code versioning, and issue tracking systems
      • Involved in recruitment, induction, and training of new staff
      • Set performance expectations & manage the performance of the software development team
      • Spearhead research and development initiatives to identify opportunities for new projects and improved processes
      • Prepare & deliver various engineering-related presentations
      • Participate in the tendering process where required
      • Communicate & collaborate with other managers and consultants
      • Ensure compliance with company policies, procedures, and ISO 9001:2015.


      • Bachelor’s Degree in IT or related field
      • Five years of professional software development experience
      • Knowledge of the Software Development lifecycle
      • Experience in Java, C/C++, JavaScript, HTML, Python, Android
      • Experience with Angular, React, Spring, & Cuba frameworks
      • Experience in Database development
      • Knowledge of containerization in application development
      • Ability to work with version control tools such as Git or SVN
      • Leadership & people management skills
      • Communication skills
      • Excellent troubleshooting skills

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