Gaming Industry Chief Technical Officer Job in Kenya


Our Client in the Gaming Industry seeks to hire a Chief Technical Officer responsible for providing sound technical leadership in all aspects of the business.

Roles and Responsibilities

  • Manage a team of software engineers across the full SDLC (front end, back end, dev-ops, and QA).
  • Work closely with the Product Manager to translate our product roadmap into optimal assigned tasks in sprint delivery cycles.
  • Create and maintain a professional culture within the team, where individuals take ownership and focus on delivering excellence, quality, and value for our clients.
  • Work with Product Support
  • Managers to ensure our solutions are delivered bug free.
  • Contribute technically to projects and perform code reviews
  • Drive technical projects and provide leadership in an innovative and fast-paced environment.
  • Work with the Development, Modelling and Product Teams to lead the delivery of technical solutions and implementation of large enhancements and change initiatives.
  • Define and implement Agile methodologies to maintain a strong focus on delivery priorities, holding others to account for delivery, and swiftly responding to changing requirements.
  • Promote resilience and responsiveness in the company by being open and honest about challenges, and the actions required to address unexpected developments.
  • Gather and report detailed performance data against key indicators, to generate actionable improvements to the quality of service offered.
  • Identify, manage and seek to resolve technical risks and issues against user requirements.
  • Build knowledge, capacity and capability within teams, promoting a culture of continuous improvement.
  • Proactively drive innovation, with new ideas and options made available by new technology and process.
  • Keep up-to-date with the latest technology, software development technologies and methodologies.

Required Qualifications/Experience

  • A Bachelors of Science degree
  • Have at least 7 years’ experience managing a technical team
  • Demonstrate Knowledge and understanding in Software Engineering
  • Demonstrate knowledge and understanding for designing data Intensive application

Key Competencies

  • Critical thinking and problem solving skills
  • Planning and organization skills
  • Decision-making skills
  • Communication skills
  • Leadership and Influencing skills
  • Negotiation skills
  • Conflict Management skills
  • Ability to adapt to a fast changing environment
  • Strong Analytical skills
  • High level of integrity and Confidentiality
  • Team Player

Working Environment

  • Position is office based (locally)
  • Normal working hours are 8.30am to 5pm

To Apply:

Applicants who meet the requirements stated above should send their applications and detailed CVs with a day – time Telephone number to the email address: with Chief Technical Officer – Gaming Industry on the Subject line.

Candidates MUST indicate their Current and Expected salaries.

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Nairobi, Kenya

Nairobi County

ICT and Technology
Updated: October 9, 2019 — 7:07 am