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  • Posted: Aug 18, 2021
    Deadline: Not specified
  • Black Pen Recruitment is a diversified specialist recruitment consultancy situated in the heart of Cape Town, led by highly respected recruitment professionals, each accomplished in their own right to consult and deliver on staff placement assignments.
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    Technical Lead/CTO (SaaS/FinTech/InsurTech)

    Job Description

    Technical Lead/CTO (SaaS/FinTech/InsurTech)


    Our client is a leading provider of a powerful SaaS platform that organises and accelerates businesses offering insurance solutions with Headquarters based in Cape Town. This tech business is moving ahead in a positive trajectory which is certainly why it is backed by several top-ranking/highly recognised global FinTech investors. 


    And now… they are looking for someone, to become an integral member of this rapidly-growing company. The position requires a Technical Lead/CTO capable of utilising their range of technical skills to the full extent in order to improve the business’s processes throughout the organisation. 


    Job Type: Full-Time | Remote




    The ideal candidate would be someone who has:

    • Strong Technical Leader/hands-on programmer

    • Their time will be spend ± 70% programming and 30% management/process

    • At least 5 years total programming experience

    • At least 2 years of Django experience, and if not Django, then 2 years Ruby on Rails

    • A senior Python programmer


    • Django ORM 

    • Full-stack is preferred

    • Scrum Master Qualified

    • Project Management experience 


    Team leadership, strategy & planning

    • Lead and manage a technical team of Developers.

    • Technical recruitment, identifying personal development needs, motivating and performance managing the team.

    • Drive the strategic outcome of products & services taking into account emerging and legacy technologies.

    • Oversee strategy for both product and bespoke code base platform definition and implementation.

    •  Devise and execute a tactical plan which can be collaboratively carried out by the team – to implement improvements to our products, services, processes and knowledge sharing within the team.

    • Facilitate the smooth delivery of all projects, enhancements and support delivered by the team.

    • Facilitate the technology and methodology decision making throughout the team, including standardisation of system architecture, reusable code base development, versions of software tools, best practice, source control and deployment processes. 

    Software Development

    •  Keep up to date with the latest software development technologies and methodologies.

    • Drive consistent standards and approaches towards technological advancement, including security.

    •  Write clean and healthy structured, well-documented code.

    •  Build future-proof reusable core code libraries, which can be shared, in order to drive further efficiencies throughout the team.

    •  Deliver code which is well tested and consistently error-free.


    • Work for an amazing tech startup that is disrupting the industry.

    • 100% remote.

    • Work with some of the most amazing people doing awesome things!

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified? Go to Black Pen Recruitment on to apply

    Note: Never pay for any training, certificate, assessment, or testing to the recruiter.

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