I.T Lead

Company: The Unlimited Position: I.T LeadDepartment: I.TLocation: Hillcrest, DurbanAccountable to: Head of I.T Purpose of the Role:Are you hungry for a challenge, fired up by technology and see a Head of I.T / CTO role in your near future?We are looking for someone who can help drive development, assist in our Agile journey and take over leadership. At The Unlimited you will be part of a team responsible for solving business challenges in an agile, fun and fast-paced environment. You will be working directly with business to understand requirements and deliver solutions. Roles and Responsibilities:Own the development and delivery process. Strong ability in operationalisation and support. Assist in driving and evangelising Agile, lean practices and DevOps.Ensure the optimal deployment of technical resources to deliver against business requirements.Ensure that technology is applied in the most efficient way and that best practice is in front of mind.Obsessed with quality.Always concerned with the health and happiness of the team members. Knowledge, Experience & Skills:6 to 8 years in a technology environment.3 years leading teams.Ideal for technologists that cut their teeth in development before finding their way into the technology and delivery leadership. Strong evidence of leadership coming through where this person was leading from both a resource and a technical thought leadership perspective. Respected as a leader and a technologistEvidence of innovative thinking and experience of thinking outside the box and problem solving.Evidence where this individual took challenges head on and played a key role in leading delivery.An understanding of technical challenges in environments such as: high volume transactional environments, payment systems, cloud technologies (public/private/hybrid)Excited by technology and the IT spacePassionate about technology and will automatically see problems as opportunities.Ideal candidates would be Technical Lead, Solution Architect, Head of Development, Development Manager. Personal Characteristics:Strong ability and desire to create robust business solutions at a technical levelPeople skills collaborating with business for the best solution and communicating wellFlexibility and openness to learning new technologiesLeadership style inspirational with a balance of strategic skills and strong people orientation Well rounded, resilient and self-aware individual who is open to change and personal development Entrepreneurial, free thinker who will challenge the status quo and push boundaries Must have the capacity to grow their strategic ability Confident someone who is able to hold their own with shareholders and be resilient in a demanding environment Hands-on approach Self-motivated Sense of humour and embrace our value of PLAY.Powered by JazzHR
Durban, ZN, ZA