Work at First Bank of Nigeria: Team Lead, Application Development

First Bank of Nigeria Limited (FirstBank) is Nigeria’s largest financial services institution by total assets and gross earnings. With more than 10 million customer accounts, FirstBank has over 750 branches providing a comprehensive range of retail and corporate financial services. The Bank has international presence through its subsidiaries, FBN Bank (UK) Limited in London and Paris, FBNBank DRC, FBNBank Ghana, FBNBank Gambia, FBNBank Guinea, FBNBank Sierra-Leone and FBNBank Senegal, as well as its Representative Offices in Johannesburg, Beijing and Abu Dhabi.Job Title: Team Lead, Application DevelopmentRequisition ID: 1700001ULocation: LagosJob Code: STR/EBIZ/198 Schedule: RegularJob Type: Full-timeJob DescriptionOne of the strategic themes of the Bank’s 2019 strategy is to create a digitized bank, automating key customer journeys and core banking processes. In line with this strategy, the Management Committee (ManCo) has approved the launch of the FirstBank Digital Lab. The vision is for the lab to drive innovation in the Bank’s digital product engine and ultimately pioneer a new wave of better, faster, and more efficient products.FirstBank Digital Lab is designed to be an innovation hub with a customer centric approach to rapidly simulate innovative solutions to real-life industry challenges. In addition, the lab will serve as a platform for the Bank to collaborate with and advance the Nigerian technology ecosystem with a focus on financial technology (FinTech).To facilitate a smooth take-off of the inaugural FirstBank Digital Lab, we are seeking to engage suitably qualified, dynamic, innovative, competent and self-motivated individuals with the right skill set, who wish to be part of this Project in the following capacities:Reporting to the Head, Digital Lab, the ideal candidate will have responsibility for managing a team of developers and system testers in developing and innovating technologies as well as system designing and working closely with the solution Architect in transforming the customer experience. Specific responsibilities amongst others include:Translating ideas into engineering design and logical units of tasksEvaluating technical feasibility and implementation of deployable itemsWriting and verifying codes and ensuring strict adherence to acceptable criteriaEngage product owners to develop products that creates value to customer in line with product development best practices 

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