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Software Engineering Manager at PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC)

PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC)Lagos, Nigeria Software Development
Full Time
PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) helps organisations and individuals create the value they’re looking for. We’re a network of firms in 157 countries with more than 184,000 people who are committed to delivering quality in assurance, tax and advisory services. Find out more by visiting us at In Africa we're the largest provider of professional services with close to 450 partners and over 8,500 people in 32 countries. This means that we’re able to provide our clients with seamless and consistent service, wherever they're located on the continent. Our in-depth knowledge and understanding of African operating environments enables us to put ourselves in our clients' shoes to offer tailored Tax, Assurance and Advisory solutions for every business challenge. Realising the appeal of the continent as an investment destination, our dedicated Africa Desk provides assistance to organisations looking to expand their presence in Africa. We’re one of the leading professional services firms in Nigeria with offices in Lagos, Abuja and Port Harcourt, over 700 staff and 22 resident partners. We are committed to serving as a force for integrity, good sense and wise solutions to the problems facing businesses and the capital markets. We are guided by one promise - to do what is right, be it with our people, clients, community, or environment. Our clients range from the biggest, most complex global establishments to smaller, newer businesses both privately owned and those in the public domain. Our Audit & Assurance, Consulting, Deals, and Tax services meet the needs and requirements of each client, irrespective of size or location.

You will be a senior member of one of our Technology Consulting teams, that is focused on developing enterprise platforms using the latest technology stacks that enable our clients to achieve their business objectives.

The successful candidate must have strong leadership skills to build and effectively collaborate with analysts and developers (local and remote) to achieve our clients’ business requirements.


  • Draft strategy/plan for platform development in line with the product vision.
  • Research and propose the best/fit-for-purpose technology component/stack to achieve product and client objectives.
  • Design and propose software and design architecture for proposed platforms.
  • Prioritize, delegate, supervise and review all engineers’ activities and deliverables.
  • Write code to deliver on business requirements (40% of your time would be spent coding).
  • Manage, support, and evaluate engineers’ performance.
  • Hire new talent for the team and offer coaching and development opportunities
  • Ensure completeness of system documentation.
  • Collaborate with client stakeholders during development, deployment and support phases.
  • Champion and lead continuous improvement of existing products and automation projects.
  • Adhere to internal Risk Management processes, policies and procedures.


The ideal candidate will have the following qualifications and capabilities:

  • Bachelor’s or master’s degree in Computer Science, Engineering, Software Engineering or corresponding work experience in Computer and Information Science, Artificial Intelligence
  • 6+ years as a software engineering manager with demonstrable experience leading software developers, Business Analysts and Quality Assurance engineers.
  • Experience in working in a Technology services firm developing software for external clients.
  • Ability to design, architect and manage the end-to-end development of scalable and maintainable software platforms.
  • Experience in building solutions using technology like C# .Net Core, Angular, React, Kafka, Rabbit MQ, Docker, etc.
  • Experience in building automated reviews and quality assurance checks into the SDLC.
  • Experience with professional software engineering best practices and patterns.
  • Experience building complex systems that have been successfully delivered to customers.
  • Experience working with clients to design based solutions on their requirements and leading practices.
  • Experience in delivering Technology transformation projects internally or preferably for clients.
  • Expertise in understanding complex technology & applying it in a practical way to create business solutions.
  • Excellent leadership, management, interpersonal and communication skills. Success managing complex systems implementation projects.
  • Excellent organizational skills with the ability to balance multiple demands
  • Exceptional customer service skills follow up with clients and team members and take the initiative to anticipate and solve problems.
  • Ability to communicate effectively with senior leadership both internally and externally.
  • Ability to handle and resolve conflict.
  • Experience working in a fast paced, agile and dynamic environment.

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