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July 25, 2023

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  • Ghana

Really Great Tech

Job Overview: As the Director of Research & Development, you will be responsible for leading and guiding the software development team to drive innovation and ensure the successful execution of R&D initiatives. Your role will involve strategic thinking, technical expertise, and effective people management skills to foster a culture of collaboration, creativity, and excellence in software development.

Key Responsibilities:

  1. Leadership and Team Management:
    • Provide strong leadership and mentorship to the software development team, promoting a positive and inclusive work culture.
    • Empower team members to reach their full potential by setting clear performance goals, providing regular feedback, and conducting performance evaluations.
    • Identify training and development opportunities to enhance team members’ technical and professional skills, ensuring a well-rounded and capable team.
  2. Project Planning and Execution:
    • Collaborate with project managers and other stakeholders to define project requirements and scope, ensuring a clear understanding of project objectives.
    • Plan and coordinate project timelines, resource allocation, and task distribution to ensure efficient project execution and adherence to deadlines.
    • Proactively identify and mitigate risks and issues by implementing effective strategies and problem-solving techniques to keep projects on track.
  3. Technical Expertise:
    • Possess a deep understanding of software development methodologies, tools, and technologies to provide valuable insights and guidance to the team.
    • Stay up-to-date with industry trends, best practices, and emerging technologies, recommending suitable solutions for project needs to maintain a competitive edge.
  4. Quality Assurance:
    • Ensure that software projects meet high-quality standards by overseeing rigorous testing processes and code reviews.
    • Implement and uphold coding standards and best practices to maintain code quality and consistency across projects, fostering a culture of quality and excellence.

Requirements:

  1. Education:
    • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Computer Science, Software Engineering, or a related field, providing a strong academic foundation in software development.
  2. Experience:
    • Proven experience of at least 8+ years in software development, demonstrating expertise in at least one programming language (e.g., JS, Python, etc.).
    • Prior experience of at least 4+ years in a leadership or managerial role, with a successful track record of managing and mentoring software development teams.
  3. Knowledge and Skills:
    • Comprehensive knowledge of software development methodologies (e.g., Agile, Scrum) and project management practices to drive successful project outcomes.
    • Familiarity with the software development lifecycle and a demonstrated history of delivering projects on time and within budget.
    • Strong problem-solving abilities and the capacity to make informed decisions under pressure, ensuring effective project management.
  4. Interpersonal Skills:
    • Excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to communicate technical concepts effectively to team members, stakeholders, and clients.
    • Possess strong collaboration and teamwork skills, fostering a culture of innovation and cooperation among team members.

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