Engineering Manager at Decagon

Decagon is Nigeria’s leading tech talent accelerator connecting the top 0.5% of software Engineers with global companies looking to scale their engineering teams. Driven by a passion to make Nigeria a Top 10 software Engineering nation within a decade, we recruit and place only the brightest of software engineers.

Founded in 2018 with a global network of 400+ software Engineers and 120+ partner companies spread across Europe, the USA, and Africa, Decagon is committed to connecting exceptional software Engineers to global companies across our network.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Engineering Manager

Location: Remote
Contract Type: Full-Time / Permanent
Reports To: CTO

About the Job

  • We are looking to hire an Engineering Manager who is passionate about building great products and has experience managing a team.
  • Mission: You will be responsible for designing and delivering solutions to improve the placement business, improving the quality of our vetting process and managing our placement process by building a solid pipeline of high-quality developers.

Job Description

  • Oversee the engineering team, design products, and provide technical oversight for the organization.
  • Mentor and train others in the tools, work techniques, and skills required to accomplish work assignments.
  • Train engineering functions to improve process skills related to Quoting and Program Engineering activities to acquire and onboard new customers and programs.
  • Create new processes and procedures or update current ones to address and provide a foundation for continuous improvement.
  • Review and analyze customer needs and verify compliance with the proposed technical solution.
  • Have direct contact with the Customer, handling action items and preparing status reports, as required.
  • Provide coaching to recruiters and interview candidates for our placement business.
  • Define, develop and implement a New Products Introduction system that assures success during program launch.

Preferred Years of Experience:

  • At least 10 years of technical experience with multiple programming languages like Java, Node, C#.
  • Minimum of 5 years of experience leading engineering teams.

Skill Sets:
The candidate should have good knowledge of the following:

  • Networking.
  • Operating systems.
  • Cloud services like AWS and GCP.
  • Data structures and algorithms.
  • Database design.
  • Code review.
  • DevOps.
  • Experience with Java & Java Script is compulsory.
  • Ability to take ownership of design processes.
  • Attention to detail and time management skills.
  • Strong team leadership and management skills.
  • Linux system administration.
  • Software architecture.
  • Design patterns.
  • Requirement engineering.
  • Automated testing.

Benefits of Working at Decagon

  • Decagon offers an energized, upbeat environment that strongly fosters employee work-life balance.
  • A work culture that rewards goal-oriented professionals who enjoy meeting challenges head-on.
  • Great/flexible work culture - as long as you get the work done.
  • Working with a motivated and talented team.
  • More importantly, an opportunity to transform the Software Engineering ecosystem in Nigeria and beyond.
  • Amazing personal growth experience - at one of the fastest-growing start-ups in Nigeria.
  • Pension and health plan.


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

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