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Tech Lead, Fintech

Cairo, Egypt

Tech Lead, Fintech

Cairo, EgyptPosted 13 days ago
24Applicants for1 open position
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Optasia is a fully-integrated B2B2X financial technology platform covering scoring, financial decisions, disbursement & collection. We provide a versatile AI Platform powering financial inclusion, delivering responsible financing decision-making, and driving a superior business model & strong customer experience with a presence in 30 Countries anchored by 7 Regional Offices.

We are seeking enthusiastic professionals, with energy, who are results-driven and have a can-do attitude, and who want to be part of a team of like-minded individuals who are delivering solutions in an innovative and exciting environment.

As a Tech Lead in Optasia's technology team, you will oversee the technical aspects of a software team by guiding team members in technical matters and supervising system modifications

What You Will Do

  • Writing progress reports and delivering presentations to the relevant stakeholders.
  • Delegating tasks and achieving daily, weekly, and monthly goals.
  • Liaising with team members, management, and clients to ensure projects are completed to standard.
  • Identifying risks and forming contingency plans as soon as possible.
  • Analyzing existing operations and scheduling training sessions and meetings to discuss improvements.
  • Motivating staff and creating a space where they can ask questions and voice their concerns.
  • Work closely with various internal departments to ensure all client requests are fulfilled promptly and effectively.
  • Lead technical execution of projects.
  • Build a passionate, collaborative, and creative culture.
  • Continuously drive to improve visibility, availability, and conversion.
  • Ensure the timely and efficiency delivery of the technical aspects.
  • Coordinate the hiring of new team members with relevant HR partners.
  • Conduct performance reviews, combining inputs from a variety of sources and delivering it to team members.

Job Requirements

What You Will Need

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or a related discipline and a Master degree in Business Administration
  • At least 7 years' experience in back-end platforms development with solid programming abilities preferably in Spring Framework
  • At least 3 years' experience in a leadership role
  • Strong understanding of business management, financial, and leadership principles
  • Knowledge of Relational Database technology
  • Knowledge of NoSQL will be considered a plus.
  • Postgres, Elastic Search, Docker Swarm

Your key attributes

  • Passion for learning new technologies and eagerness to collaborate with other creative minds.
  • Sharp and highly motivated personality.
  • Strong desire for exploring, evaluating, and understanding new technologies.
  • Ability to hit tight deadlines and work under pressure and strict attention to detail.
  • Excellent judgment, organizational and problem-solving skills.
  • Strong leadership and organizational abilities.
  • Willingness to build professional relationships with staff and clients.
  • Excellent communication, motivational, and interpersonal skills
  • Experience in working with secure code development guidelines and coding practices (i.e. OWASP, NIST)


Why you should apply:

What we offer:

 Competitive remuneration package.

Extra day off on your birthday.

Performance-based bonus scheme.

Comprehensive private healthcare insurance.

All the tech gear you need to work smart.


Optasia’s Perks:

Be a part of a multicultural working environment.

 Meet a very unique and promising business and industry.

Gain insights for tomorrow market’s foreground.

Continuous training and access to online training platforms.


Optasia's Values:

#1 Drive to Thrive: Fully dedicated to evolving. We welcome all challenges and learning opportunities.

#2 Customer-First Mindset: We go above and beyond to meet our partners' and clients' expectations.

#3 Bridge the Gap: Knowledge is shared, information is exchanged and every opinion counts.

#4 Go-Getter Spirit: We are results oriented. We identify any shortcomings that hold us back and step up to do what's needed.

#5 Together we will do it: We are committed to supporting one another and to understanding and respecting different perspectives, as we aim to reach our common goals.

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