Head of Engineering at Riby Finance

Posted: May 12, 2020.

Riby Finance is Nigeria’s foremost digital platform for cooperatives and trade groups, whose aim is to help millions of Africans achieve better financial access and stability. They are currently located at House G4, Moore Rd, Yaba, Lagos.

Riby Finance is recruiting candidates for a Head of Engineering.

JOB TITLE: Head of Engineering



  • Develop and deliver a strategic technological vision and direction for Riby
  • Lead and manage the Software Development and IT teams to deliver software, infrastructure and architecture that meets the needs of users
  • Ensure delivery consistent with Agile processes across the team
  • Work effectively with Product Managers and Product Owners to ensure delivery against agreed priorities 
  • Implement mechanisms to monitor, manage and provide progress on all software development activities
  • Accountable for the on time and to quality delivery of software development projects
  • Responsible for the maintenance and development of internal and external IT support systems;
  • Create, implement and maintain a continuous improvement plan for software development and IT infrastructure
  • Working closely with the Product Managers with the aim of meeting current and future user needs
  • Research the external environment, and where appropriate identify and recommend external partners for the delivery of best in class technologies suitable for Riby applications
  • Reviewing and applying said best practices to establish architecture and frameworks consistent with and supportive of the Product Strategy
  • Identifying and implementing technology trends that will be able to support the future success of the business
  • Collaborating with the appropriate functions and users to evaluate and identify technology platforms for delivering the company’s products and internal services
  • Understanding the use cases (and/or user stories) in order to oversee the design of the architecture for the products to be built
  • Ensuring that technology standards and best practices are maintained across the organisation
  • To drive consistent standards and approaches throughout the development teams
  • Responsible for his/her own work planning against objectives set in agreement with the Executive Director.


  • Minimum of 5 years hands on experience.
  • AWS certification is a plus.

Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should send their CV to: [email protected] using the “Job Title” as the subject of the email.

Job Features

Job CategoryEngineering / Technical
Deadline15th May, 2020.
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