Takealot Driver Vacancies – Engineering Support Team Manager

Website Takealot

Job Description:

We are a young, dynamic, hyper growth company looking for smart, creative, hard-working people with integrity to join us!

Job Responsibilities:

  • Support and develop the careers of members of the teams
  • Stay up to date with industry trends, and standards
  • Be involved with the architectural and strategic planning with peers and senior developers
  • Remove roadblocks and interruptions to help the team perform
  • Work with stakeholders to gather requirements, determine root cause issues and manage expectations
  • Build relationships through regular one on one conversations
  • Support and give direction to innovation in the teams
  • Facilitate discussions in the team and ensure a good design methodology is used on projects.
  • Present practical input for strategic technology decisions
  • Lead the Agile processes within the teams
  • Manage the roadmap for both team, playing a key role in prioritization
  • Successfully see initiatives to completion and launch new products while maintaining  the existing code base.
  • Resolve conflict in the team when necessary

Job Requirements:

  • Solid quantitative skills
  • Solutions-oriented, can-do attitude and high energy
  • Ability to interview and interact professionally with internal and external people
  • Versatile and with the appetite to learn by doing
  • Capability to present ideas succinctly, in writing and verbally
  • Strong analytical and critical thinking, using data to inform decisions

Qualification & Experience:

  • In the event that a candidate does not have a Bachelor’s Degree or an Advanced Diploma (in Information Systems, Computer Science, Mathematics, or Engineering), an equivalent experience requirement must be met, which equates to a minimum of 8 years of Software Engineering management or development experience in a software/technology environment.
  • Proven track record of leading and managing teams on complex software projects

Job Details:

Company: Takealot

Vacancy Type:  Full Time

Job Location: Johannesburg, Gauteng, SA

Application Deadline: N/A

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