Lead Software Engineer at Kimberly Ryan Limited

Kimberly Ryan Limited – Our client, a leading Information Technology Company is currently recruiting suitably qualified candidates to fill the position below:

Lead Software Engineer

  • Job Type: Full Time
  • Qualification: BA/BSc/HND
  • Experience: 8 years
  • Location: Lagos
  • Job Field: ICT / Computer

Job Summary

  • You will lead and manage the department to develop high-quality reusable software component, for business to business integration, using international best practices and new best-in-class technologies, concepts, and philosophy.
  • Design, code, test, analyse and manage software programs and applications that drive SW Global’s strategy, product owners and third-party business.
  • In addition to designing software, web applications, and web services, you will also hire, train, and manage staff, create and oversee budgets, and make progress reports to senior management.


  • Support other software developers, analysts, and designers in conceptualizing and developing new software programs and applications
  • Assist with planning phases of the Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC) for a variety of projects and prepares/review documents software requirements and specifications
  • Conducts research on emerging application development software products, languages, and standards in support of procurement and development efforts
  • Recommends, schedule, and performs software improvements and upgrades
  • Consistently writes, translate, and code software programs and applications according to specifications and PCIDSS standards
  • Works closely with the QA team, Product Management team, and the Research and Development manager to ensure quality and timely software development within his/her responsibilities
  • Runs and monitors software performance tests on new and existing programs for the purposes of correcting errors, isolating areas for improvement, and general debugging
  • Administers critical analysis of test results and delivers solutions to problem areas
  • Generates statistics and prepare and write reports for management and/or team members on the status of the programming process
  • Ensures robust and sustainable enterprise social collaboration architecture for software development by monitoring matrices of the SOA, and fixing complaints/bugs logged by customers
  • Assists in the development and maintenance of user manuals and guidelines for ease of use by the client/customers
  • Installs software products for end users as required
  • Creates and manages Application Programming Interface (API)
  • Writes programming scripts to enhance functionality and/or appearance of company Web site and/or related Web applications as necessary
  • Removes code script from company Web site and/or related Web applications as necessary
  • Liaises with network administrators, systems analysts, and software engineers to assist in resolving problems with software products or company software systems
  • Manages and/or provides guidance to junior software developers and research assistants


  • Minimum of Bachelor’s degree / HND in Computer/System/ Electrical/Electronic Engineering/ Applied physics/ Computer Science or a related discipline
  • 8 years experience in a software development function or role
  • A Master’s Degree will be an added advantage
  • Relevant certification such as ITIL, CCNP, MCP or CCNA, MCTS, OCA, OCP, OSCA, OSCP

Skills & proficiencies:

  • IT product knowledge and IT Service management
  • Knowledge of client industry and business
  • Clear project goal and a basic understanding of the expertise level required to achieve it.
  • Customer service orientation, Database analysis and administration
  • Knowledge of help desk support, computer systems and office automation tools (i.e. MS. Office suites) etc.
  • Leadership & team management
  • Analytical & problem solving and Excellent Communication (written, verbal)

Method of Application

Interested and qualified candidates should send their CV to: resumes@kimberly-ryan.net with the job role and location (Lagos) as subject title.

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