Concept Nova is a subsidiary of the Concept Group and is Africa’s fastest growing technology solutions company, specialising in Business Intelligence, Asset Management and Remote Monitoring solutions. Concept Nova delivers technology-driven solutions that increases transparency, efficiency, cost savings and revenue generation. Serving over 200 clients across diverse industries, we are changing the face of technology development by delivering premium services at competitive prices.

Job Position: Lead Software Developer

Job Location: Lagos

Job Description

  1. The Lead software developer oversees and manages a team of software developers and engineers.
  2. You are responsible for leading the technical direction of software projects, ensuring high-quality code, and delivering software solutions that meet the requirements and expectations of stakeholders.

Job Responsibilities

  1. Technical Leadership: Provide technical guidance, mentorship, and expertise to the development team. Help them solve complex technical problems and make informed decisions.
  2. Project Management: Collaborate with project managers to define project requirements, scope, and timelines. Coordinate and prioritize tasks and ensure timely delivery of high-quality software solutions.
  3. Team Management: Lead and manage a team of software developers, including recruitment, training, and performance evaluation. Foster a collaborative and productive work environment.
  4. Architectural Design: Collaborate with architects and stakeholders to design software solutions that meet business requirements. Define and enforce coding standards, best practices, and development methodologies.
  5. Code Review and Quality Assurance: Conduct regular code reviews to ensure adherence to coding standards, maintain code quality, and identify areas for improvement. Implement and oversee quality assurance processes.
  6. Technical Documentation: Create and maintain technical documentation, including system architecture, design documents, and user guides. Ensure that documentation is accurate, up to date, and easily accessible.
  7. Collaboration and Communication: Foster effective communication and collaboration among team members, stakeholders, and other departments. Facilitate knowledge sharing and maintain open lines of communication.
  8. Research and Innovation: Stay updated with industry trends, emerging technologies, and best practices. Identify opportunities for innovation, process improvement, and the adoption of new tools or frameworks.
  9. Risk Management: Identify potential risks and challenges during the software development life cycle. Develop mitigation strategies and contingency plans to minimize project risks.
  10. Continuous Improvement: Drive continuous improvement initiatives within the development team. Encourage learning, skills enhancement, and the adoption of new technologies to enhance team performance.

Job Requirements

  1. Educational Qualification: A Bachelor’s or Master’s Degree in Computer Science, Software Engineering, or a related field is typically required. Plus, professional certification.
  2. Experience: 7– 10 years in software development. This includes a strong understanding of software development processes, methodologies, and best practices. Prior experience in a leadership or senior developer role is often preferred.
  3. Expertise in Programming Languages: Proficiency in PHP, Java, JavaScript, and TypeScript, with a strong understanding of object-oriented programming principles and design patterns.
  4. Database Management: Extensive experience with database technologies including relational and non-relational databases, with a deep understanding of database design, optimization, and administration.
  5. Cloud Services: Hands-on experience with AWS and other cloud platforms, including but not limited to EC2, S3, Lambda, and RDS, with a focus on deploying and managing cloud-based applications.


  1. Programming and Software Development: Proficiency in programming languages and software development methodologies is crucial. Programming languages such as Java, Python, C++, or JavaScript, and being able to write clean, efficient, and maintainable code.
  2. Technical Expertise: Stay up to date with the latest trends, tools, and technologies in software development. management, cloud computing, and software architecture.
  3. Problem-Solving and Analytical Thinking: Lead software developers need strong problem-solving skills to identify and resolve complex technical issues.
  4. Leadership and Team Management: As a lead developer, you’ll be responsible for guiding and supervising a team of developers.
  5. Project Management: Lead developers often handle multiple projects simultaneously. Effective project management skills are essential to ensure projects are delivered on time, within budget, and meet the desired quality standards.
  6. Communication and Collaboration: Strong verbal and written communication skills are vital for interacting with team members, stakeholders, and clients.

Application Deadline
17th April, 2024.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should send their Applications to: careers@conceptgroup-ng.com using the Job Title as the subject of the mail.

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