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Mission/ Core purpose of the Job

Tech Lead implements the architectural and design decisions for the team as directed by Senior

Technical Leads. The TL is an executor of the technical solution. The TL values simplicity and is

unafraid to challenge technical constraints and procedures to achieve an Agile design. The TL

will use engineering practices in test driven development, continuous integration, and

automated deployment.

Key Performance Areas:

Technical Implementation

• Implement the overall technological architecture of the product as designed by the

senior tech lead.

• Apply agreed coding practices, continuous integration and automated deployment

• Support the technical design of the product

• Engage in coding to help the team to develop the solution and solve all surfacing

problems at hand Identifies and removes technical impediments

• Support Product owner in story creation and acceptance criteria

• Implementing solutions as per software engineering best practices for higher code


• Build reusable and scalable components


• Together with project teams assist in the implementation of the strategy related to

coding practices, continuous integration and automated deployment.

• Highlight to senior leaders bottlenecks and production issues proactively and consult

teams in order to improve technical solutions.

• Work in collaboration across various teams/squads in order to embed Agile ways of


Planning & Delivery

• Work strictly within timelines and deliverables to ensure efficiency in delivery.

• Articulate progress regularly to technical leads to ensure proper tracking of project and

team deliverables


• Interface with internal and external industry experts to anticipate customer needs and

facilitate solutions development.

• Collaborate across functional teams within the Broader MTN SA team to enable the

development of solutions necessary to drive the desired business outcomes for


• Survey developers and technical members of the organization to understand their main

pain points in the coding and development process

Governance and Risk Management

• Participate in the creation and implementation of functional policies, standard

operating procedures and best practices that ensure operational efficiency, accuracy,

security, integrity and compliance with relevant laws and regulations.

• Highlight any risks to senior technical leads to enable fast mitigation of these risks.

Minimum Job Requirements


• B.Sc Computer Science or BEng (Electronic)


• Minimum of 2-5 years’ experience in area of specialisation; with experience in

supervising/managing others

• Junior to intermediate within the technical components of the


• Experience in Agile Development, with specific Solution Architect (or similar)

experience preferred

• Experience in developing and scaling high-quality eCommerce tech platforms in crossfunctional product teams

• Development or technical lead experience with functional knowledge of the newest

technologies and trends

• Java/JVM, and advantage to have functional programming (Scala)

• Can implement architecture decisions at a team and product level

Technical Skills:

• Experience in Agile Development, preferred

• Understands relationship with Product Owner, Scrum Master, Design Lead and rest of

technical team

• Experience executing technical priorities within the Backlog

• Strong communication skills with ability to align the organization on complex technical


• Junior to intermediate tech knowledge around platform architecture, frontend and

backend frameworks and cloud; experience in coaching teams

• Ability to learn and adapt to grow and maximize own potential

• High energy and passionate individual eager to reach their maximum potential

• Excited about trying new solutions outside standard approved

• Embraces a culture of trust, free thought complete transparency

• Brave and rebellious, willing to challenge status quo


All our recruitment and selection processes apply in line with all applicable local laws and legislation. MTN SA is an equal opportunity employer which includes diversity, employment equity and persons with disabilities. MTN SA has a vaccination policy which requires the incumbent to be fully vaccinated against COVID 19 in order to work from MTN premises on a full time or intermittent basis. If you have not heard from us within 14 days of closure of the job advert then you can assume your application has been unsuccessful.

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