Job Summary

The African Talent Company is seeking qualified candidates to fill this role for a client in Nigeria

  • Minimum Qualification: Degree
  • Experience Level: Senior level
  • Experience Length: 12 years

Job Description

Reports to: Chief Executive Officer

VP, Engineering be responsible for product development within the Engineering team. He will be helping develop engineering leaders, solve problems, create efficient processes and quality standards as well as keep the team productive and happy. He will also be working closely with the Product team to ensure the product roadmap is achievable and is being delivered on time and with high quality. The role also oversees the function of the software engineers and the IT infrastructure of the business.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities
Ensure the technology strategy serves the corporate strategy.
Responsible for Product development and engineering; lead development of products for technology area including battery modules, battery cells, power electronics, PCS, multi-cluster LV and HV energy storage systems.
Technology Roadmap, Design and Test Automation , System Architecture, Communication Protocols, Manage Firmware and Hardware teams, Firmware & Hardware design, PCB/PCBA design, energy storage & system wide and reliability test frameworks.
Manage contract manufacturers for proprietary System on Chip (SoC) Power Conversion Systems, Communication module.
Architect, design and build scalable IoT cloud platform and client, back-end software that allows millions of smart devices connect globally.
Research and design reliable BMS for current & next-generation storage solutions.
Responsible for software DevOps, OS, MEAN stack, metering & development of user-centric mobile applications for real time monitoring and control of energy devices.
Oversee the strategic use of enterprise data across the organization delivering insights to improve reliability, productivity, reduce cost, improve revenue and margins.
Manage and develop Business data analytics personnel on a dotted line basis
Champion the use of data as a strategic business asset.
Stays abreast of cutting-edge research and development.

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
10+ years Multinational OEM, R&D experience on a global scale.
Understanding and experience of China contract manufacturing environment.
Embedded Systems, System on Chip (SoC), Control Systems, IoT, Power systems.
Enjoy working and having fun with some of the smartest software and hardware engineers building complex systems.
Micro controller, Micro processor, IoT Protocols- MQTT, COAP, AWS IoT
Integration and production experience.
Master Degree & International work/ study experience is a plus.

Behavioral Qualities
A person with proven integrity – honest and truthful
A person of passion and heart for social development work
A visionary
Emotionally mature
Has a positive outlook of life
Proactive and open-minded
Enthusiastic and a person of high energy and drive
A person of good judgment, tact and diplomacy
A person of influence - can convey and concretize thoughts, ideas and opinions aligned to the philosophy and brand of the Foundation.

Education and Experience
Education: BSc in any related field and a Master's degree or MBA is required
Experience: Minimum of 12 years’ experience and at least three years in a senior management role

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| Full Time |
NGN Confidential
Job Function: Engineering
| Full Time |
NGN Confidential
Job Function: Engineering
| Full Time |
NGN Confidential
Job Function: Engineering
| Full Time |
NGN 75,000 - 150,000
Job Function: Engineering