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Andela Nairobi, Kenya
Oct 18, 2019
Full Time
About Andela: Andela is a network of technology leaders dedicated to advancing human potential. We help companies build high-performing distributed engineering teams by investing in Africa’s most talented software developers. Based in NYC, SF, Lagos, Nairobi, and Kampala, Andela is catalyzing the growth of tech ecosystems across the African continent while solving the global technical talent shortage. About the Role Andela’s Partner Engineering department is charged with delivering high value and quality software engineering services for our Clients (we call them Partners). Our core delivery model is embedded teams­­­ of software engineers who are remote and distributed. As such, you’ll need to be an expert in enabling talented people to deliver their best, providing the support and quality control needed to help them through challenges, and developing the processes, protocols and procedures necessary to scale with our Partners. We are seeking a seasoned Technology and Engineering Services leader who is passionate about building the next generation of technology leaders in Africa and who knows what it takes to lead Engineering teams to successfully deliver for Partners. As Director, you are a member of the Partner Engineering management team responsible for executing the strategies and goals for the department. You will shape how we leverage new and emerging programming languages, frameworks, cloud infrastructure, and scalable architecture to deliver world class technology for our partners. Although you interface with every aspect of Andela, your core stakeholders are Andela’s Partners, Engineering Talent and our Customer Success teams, and so you’re simultaneously the voice of each to various stakeholders. You are constantly asking yourself : How do I better ensure that Andela’s Partners are wowed with the quality, engagement and productivity of their Andela Engineering teams? How do I better ensure that Andela’s Engineering teams are prepared, supported, and continue to grow as they deliver for our Partners? You are eager for the challenge of delivering and growing an exceptional engineering service organization. You know how to think – and act – big, while holding a strong moral compass in everything you do. Key Responsibilities Meet or exceed quarterly net churn and expansion targets through delivery leadership, oversight for assigned remote and distributed teams delivering software engineering services for our partners. Engage directly with designated partners to drive delivery and excellence including how we supplement/evolve systems, processes and capabilities as needed. Design and enforce best practices for how your team builds trusted relationships and influence decision makers on matters related to our partners engineering roadmaps. Manage your team’s engineering delivery objectives, priorities, trade offs, risks and escalations working closely with Partner Engineering Leaders alongside Customer Success and Account Management counterparts. Identify opportunities to leverage new and emerging engineering delivery capabilities to drive improved value, quality and speed for our teams. Lead OKR and career planning objectives for your direct reports and their teams, ensuring compliance of check-ins and performance reviews are met. Provide actionable feedback to Andela’s leadership team on all aspects of the organization for continuous scale and improvement. Qualifications Four ­year degree in Engineering, Computer Science or a related field from an accredited university. Over 10 years experience leading remote Engineering delivery teams in software development, technology consulting and/or software product management Proven ability to manage and grow high-performing engineering teams. Excellent communication (written and oral) and interpersonal skills. Excellent leadership and management skills and can work creatively and analytically in a problem-solving environment. A deep commitment to Andela’s mission . Willingness to travel periodically between Andela’s centers and our Partners’s offices. Benefits & Compensation Full-time compensation Full medical coverage Lunch and snacks provided daily Beautiful working environment Opportunity to work with the brightest minds on the planet Oh, and a chance to change the world! We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, colour, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status. At Andela, we outcompete through diversity. We know that our strengths lies in the multiplicity of talents, perspectives, backgrounds & orientations resident in our community and we take pride in that. Andela is committed to a work environment in which all individuals are treated with respect and dignity. Each individual has the right to work in a professional atmosphere that promotes equal employment opportunities and prohibits discriminatory practices. Andela provides equal employment opportunities and workplace to all employees and applicants without regard to factors including but not limited to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, pregnancy (including breastfeeding), genetic information, HIV/AIDS or any other medical status, family or parental status, marital status, amnesty or status as a covered veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws. This commitment applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including but not limited to hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training. Our policies expressly prohibit any form of harassment and/or discrimination as stated above. Andela is home for all, come as you are.
Andela Nairobi, Kenya
Oct 17, 2019
Full Time
About Andela Andela is a network of technology leaders dedicated to advancing human potential. We help companies build high-performing distributed engineering teams by investing in Africa’s most talented software developers. Based in NYC, SF, Cairo, Lagos, Nairobi, Kigali and Kampala, Andela is catalyzing the growth of tech ecosystems across the African continent while solving the global technical talent shortage. About the Role We are looking for a Sourcing Associate to join our Engineering Recruitment Team. The Talent Sourcer’s responsibilities include using various channels to look for potential candidates to ensure that our Partner’s have the right talent available to them at the right time. Additionally, you will also be responsible for contributing to our employer brand, and scaling the business as we grow as an organization. Roles and Responsibilities: Work closely with Hiring Managers and the Staffing Team to source for identified requirements Identify qualified candidate profiles using various sourcing techniques (e.g. Boolean search, Github, Stackoverflow, LinkedIn ) Work in partnership with Recruiters, Marketing and other relevant team members to build creative strategies around sourcing and attracting the best talent in a competitive market Participate in technology meetup and other external events to connect with potential candidates Participate and drive referrals from internal and external networks to fill positions Measure and report on recruiting metrics Drive sourcing data quality to effectively provide insights into the candidate mark et Be a trusted sourcing advisor with a continuous pulse on the candidate landscape Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree in Human Resources Management or any other relevant field from a reputable institution Experience and Personality traits: At least two years experience in a corporate recruiting or staffing agency recruiting role Familiarity with social networks sites like Facebook and Twitter and professional sites such as LinkedIn Prior experience using an applicant tracking system tool You are a team player and you strive for having great collaboration across teams, functions, and locations You have excellent time management and organizational skills You take pride in data quality and data integrity EPIC Values Alignment Demonstrable commitment to the learning & development of people and technology The ability to learn new things fast enough to amaze your friends and family Interested? If the above sounds like an exciting role to you, please tell us why you believe you’re a good fit and we’ll be in touch. Benefits & Compensation Full-time compensation Full medical coverage Breakfast, lunch, and snacks provided daily Beautiful working environment Opportunity to work with the brightest minds on the planet Oh, and a chance to change the world! We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, colour, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.
Andela Lagos, Nigeria
Oct 17, 2019
Full Time
About Andela Andela is a network of technology leaders dedicated to advancing human potential. We help companies build high-performing distributed engineering teams by investing in Africa’s most talented software developers. Based in NYC, SF, Cairo, Lagos, Nairobi, Kigali and Kampala, Andela is catalyzing the growth of tech ecosystems across the African continent while solving the global technical talent shortage. About the Role We are looking for a Sourcing Associate to join our Engineering Recruitment Team. The Talent Sourcer’s responsibilities include using various channels to look for potential candidates to ensure that our Partner’s have the right talent available to them at the right time. Additionally, you will also be responsible for contributing to our employer brand, and scaling the business as we grow as an organization. Roles and Responsibilities: Work closely with Hiring Managers and the Staffing Team to source for identified requirements Identify qualified candidate profiles using various sourcing techniques (e.g. Boolean search, Github, Stackoverflow, LinkedIn ) Work in partnership with Recruiters, Marketing and other relevant team members to build creative strategies around sourcing and attracting the best talent in a competitive market Participate in technology meetup and other external events to connect with potential candidates Participate and drive referrals from internal and external networks to fill positions Measure and report on recruiting metrics Drive sourcing data quality to effectively provide insights into the candidate mark et Be a trusted sourcing advisor with a continuous pulse on the candidate landscape Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree in Human Resources Management or any other relevant field from a reputable institution Experience and Personality traits: At least two years experience in a corporate recruiting or staffing agency recruiting role Familiarity with social networks sites like Facebook and Twitter and professional sites such as LinkedIn Prior experience using an applicant tracking system tool You are a team player and you strive for having great collaboration across teams, functions, and locations You have excellent time management and organizational skills You take pride in data quality and data integrity EPIC Values Alignment Demonstrable commitment to the learning & development of people and technology The ability to learn new things fast enough to amaze your friends and family Interested? If the above sounds like an exciting role to you, please tell us why you believe you’re a good fit and we’ll be in touch. Benefits & Compensation Full-time compensation Full medical coverage Breakfast, lunch, and snacks provided daily Beautiful working environment Opportunity to work with the brightest minds on the planet Oh, and a chance to change the world! We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, colour, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.
Andela Cairo, Egypt
Oct 17, 2019
Full Time
About Andela Andela is a network of technology leaders dedicated to advancing human potential. We help companies build high-performing distributed engineering teams by investing in Africa’s most talented software developers. Based in NYC, SF, Cairo, Lagos, Nairobi, Kigali and Kampala, Andela is catalyzing the growth of tech ecosystems across the African continent while solving the global technical talent shortage. About the Role We are looking for a Sourcing Associate to join our Engineering Recruitment Team. The Talent Sourcer’s responsibilities include using various channels to look for potential candidates to ensure that our Partner’s have the right talent available to them at the right time. Additionally, you will also be responsible for contributing to our employer brand, and scaling the business as we grow as an organization. Roles and Responsibilities: Work closely with Hiring Managers and the Staffing Team to source for identified requirements Identify qualified candidate profiles using various sourcing techniques (e.g. Boolean search, Github, Stackoverflow, LinkedIn ) Work in partnership with Recruiters, Marketing and other relevant team members to build creative strategies around sourcing and attracting the best talent in a competitive market Participate in technology meetup and other external events to connect with potential candidates Participate and drive referrals from internal and external networks to fill positions Measure and report on recruiting metrics Drive sourcing data quality to effectively provide insights into the candidate mark et Be a trusted sourcing advisor with a continuous pulse on the candidate landscape Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree in Human Resources Management or any other relevant field from a reputable institution Experience and Personality traits: At least two years experience in a corporate recruiting or staffing agency recruiting role Familiarity with social networks sites like Facebook and Twitter and professional sites such as LinkedIn Prior experience using an applicant tracking system tool You are a team player and you strive for having great collaboration across teams, functions, and locations You have excellent time management and organizational skills You take pride in data quality and data integrity EPIC Values Alignment Demonstrable commitment to the learning & development of people and technology The ability to learn new things fast enough to amaze your friends and family Interested? If the above sounds like an exciting role to you, please tell us why you believe you’re a good fit and we’ll be in touch. Benefits & Compensation Full-time compensation Full medical coverage Breakfast, lunch, and snacks provided daily Beautiful working environment Opportunity to work with the brightest minds on the planet Oh, and a chance to change the world! We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, colour, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.
Andela Cairo, Egypt
Oct 15, 2019
Full Time
Where You’ll Work Andela is a network of technology leaders dedicated to advancing human potential. We help companies build high-performing distributed engineering teams by investing in Africa’s most talented software engineers. Based in NYC, SF, Kigali, Cairo, Lagos, Nairobi, Accra and Kampala, Andela is catalyzing the growth of tech ecosystems across the African continent while solving the global technical talent shortage. What You’ll Do Our Andelan Principal Engineers are renowned for their technical prowess . They are admired and respected for the depth of their technical expertise and leadership. Specifically, you’ll: Use your expert knowledge, in your core technology or set of technologies, to delight our partners around the world. Make meaningful and impactful technical decisions with a keen understanding of the operational ramifications. Lead fast-paced teams through change, while delivering value, unparalleled enthusiasm, and a relentless commitment to excellence. What You’ll Bring All Andela engineers go above and beyond. To find out more about additional suggested competencies, check out our engineer framework . Experience A minimum of 6-12 years of professional experience , during which you’ve built deep technical expertise and demonstrated technical leadership. Required Mastery of the core features of at least one backend language : Python, JavaScript/Node, PHP, Ruby Leadership skills with a high amount of emotional intelligence. You’ve led teams, initiatives, and a range of technical working sessions Demonstrated experience of having taken large-scale initiatives from conception through to production, while continuing to support, optimize, and iterate Advanced understanding of at least one Web Framework for your language of choice: i.e Flask/Django for Python; Node/Express for JavaScript, Rails for Ruby, Lumen/Laravel for PHP. Deep knowledge of the fundamental front-end languages/technologies -- i.e HTML, CSS, JavaScript Deep knowledge of at least one front-end framework -- React, Angular, Vue as well as experience with responsive design interface development Extensive experience with architecture and design principles, building to consider maintainability, performance, security requirements, and impact. Working knowledge of at least one complementary front-end languages/frameworks (ex: React, Angular, Vue ) Intermediate understanding of at least one Web Framework for your language of choice: Flask/Django for Python; Node/Express for JavaScript, Rails for Ruby, Lumen/Laravel for PHP. Deep understanding of fundamental database concepts - relational (SQL) database, non-relational (NoSQL) database, ORMs/ODMs and Web storage API (front end) Strong ability to problem-solve, debug, and understand pertinent performance metrics Strong preference for test-driven-development (TDD) and understands its importance Strength with at least one web server technology -- (ex: Apache, Nginx) Strength working within at least one cloud hosting platform --(ex: AWS, GCP) Confident working with tools and editors -- (ex: Grunt, Sublime, Atom, JSLint) Measured experience with unit, integration, e2e and UI testing, with at least one relevant testing framework Expert leveraging software-development lifecycle (SDLC) methodologies, (such as agile) to drive positive personal/team outcomes to increase velocity and on-time delivery Preferred Skills Working knowledge of software engineering collaboration tools (Ex: Git, Jira) Practiced at learning by sharing knowledge via means such as mentorship, engagement within a technical community, contributions to open source, etc. Familiarity with containerization infrastructure and orchestration Awareness of the capabilities of applicable languages/frameworks/libraries as well as the inherent differences between them in order to understand trade-offs and make recommendations What You’ll Get Full-time compensation Full medical coverage Lunch and snacks provided daily Beautiful working environment Opportunity to work with the brightest minds inside and outside of your field A chance to change the world for the better We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, colour, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status. *May vary slightly based on location
Andela Accra, Ghana
Oct 15, 2019
Full Time
Where You’ll Work Andela is a network of technology leaders dedicated to advancing human potential. We help companies build high-performing distributed engineering teams by investing in Africa’s most talented software engineers. Based in NYC, SF, Kigali, Cairo, Lagos, Nairobi, Accra and Kampala, Andela is catalyzing the growth of tech ecosystems across the African continent while solving the global technical talent shortage. What You’ll Do Our Andelan Principal Engineers are renowned for their technical prowess . They are admired and respected for the depth of their technical expertise and leadership. Specifically, you’ll: Use your expert knowledge, in your core technology or set of technologies, to delight our partners around the world. Make meaningful and impactful technical decisions with a keen understanding of the operational ramifications. Lead fast-paced teams through change, while delivering value, unparalleled enthusiasm, and a relentless commitment to excellence. What You’ll Bring All Andela engineers go above and beyond. To find out more about additional suggested competencies, check out our engineer framework . Experience A minimum of 6-12 years of professional experience , during which you’ve built deep technical expertise and demonstrated technical leadership. Required Mastery of the core features of at least one backend language : Python, JavaScript/Node, PHP, Ruby Leadership skills with a high amount of emotional intelligence. You’ve led teams, initiatives, and a range of technical working sessions Demonstrated experience of having taken large-scale initiatives from conception through to production, while continuing to support, optimize, and iterate Advanced understanding of at least one Web Framework for your language of choice: i.e Flask/Django for Python; Node/Express for JavaScript, Rails for Ruby, Lumen/Laravel for PHP. Deep knowledge of the fundamental front-end languages/technologies -- i.e HTML, CSS, JavaScript Deep knowledge of at least one front-end framework -- React, Angular, Vue as well as experience with responsive design interface development Extensive experience with architecture and design principles, building to consider maintainability, performance, security requirements, and impact. Working knowledge of at least one complementary front-end languages/frameworks (ex: React, Angular, Vue ) Intermediate understanding of at least one Web Framework for your language of choice: Flask/Django for Python; Node/Express for JavaScript, Rails for Ruby, Lumen/Laravel for PHP. Deep understanding of fundamental database concepts - relational (SQL) database, non-relational (NoSQL) database, ORMs/ODMs and Web storage API (front end) Strong ability to problem-solve, debug, and understand pertinent performance metrics Strong preference for test-driven-development (TDD) and understands its importance Strength with at least one web server technology -- (ex: Apache, Nginx) Strength working within at least one cloud hosting platform --(ex: AWS, GCP) Confident working with tools and editors -- (ex: Grunt, Sublime, Atom, JSLint) Measured experience with unit, integration, e2e and UI testing, with at least one relevant testing framework Expert leveraging software-development lifecycle (SDLC) methodologies, (such as agile) to drive positive personal/team outcomes to increase velocity and on-time delivery Preferred Skills Working knowledge of software engineering collaboration tools (Ex: Git, Jira) Practiced at learning by sharing knowledge via means such as mentorship, engagement within a technical community, contributions to open source, etc. Familiarity with containerization infrastructure and orchestration Awareness of the capabilities of applicable languages/frameworks/libraries as well as the inherent differences between them in order to understand trade-offs and make recommendations What You’ll Get Full-time compensation Full medical coverage Lunch and snacks provided daily Beautiful working environment Opportunity to work with the brightest minds inside and outside of your field A chance to change the world for the better We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, colour, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status. *May vary slightly based on location
Andela Cairo, Egypt
Oct 15, 2019
Full Time
Where You’ll Work Andela is a network of technology leaders dedicated to advancing human potential. We help companies build high-performing distributed engineering teams by investing in Africa’s most talented software engineers. Based in NYC, SF, Kigali, Cairo, Lagos, Nairobi, Accra and Kampala, Andela is catalyzing the growth of tech ecosystems across the African continent while solving the global technical talent shortage. What You’ll Do Our Andelan Principal Engineers are renowned for their technical prowess . They are admired and respected for the depth of their technical expertise and leadership. Specifically, you’ll: Use your knowledge in your core technology to delight our partners around the world. Be responsible for the coding standards, conduct and deliverables of your fast-paced, distributed, teams, by proactively communicating and prioritizing effectively . Act as role-model even in the most difficult and challenging situations , using constructive feedback, mentorship and universal respect. What You’ll Bring All Andela engineers go above and beyond. To find out more about additional suggested competencies, check out our engineer framework. Experience A minimum of 6-12 years of professional experience , during which you’ve built deep technical expertise and demonstrated technical leadership. Required Expert-level understanding of at least one core backend language : Python, JavaScript/Node, PHP, Ruby Intermediate-level understanding of at least one other backend language (In addition to the core language): Python, JavaScript/Node, PHP, Ruby Leadership skills with a high amount of emotional intelligence. You’ve led teams, initiatives, and a range of technical working sessions Demonstrated experience of having taken large-scale initiatives from conception through to production, while continuing to support, optimize, and iterate Extensive experience with architecture and design principles, building to consider maintainability, performance, security requirements, and impact. Advanced understanding of at least one Web Framework for your language of choice: Flask/Django for Python; Node/Express for JavaScript, Rails for Ruby, Lumen/Laravel for PHP. Deep understanding of fundamental database concepts - relational (SQL) database, non-relational (NoSQL) database and ORMs/ODMs Strong knowledge of at least one cloud hosting platform (Ex: AWS, Azure, GCP) Deep knowledge of at least one CI/CD tool -- Jenkins, Travis CI, Circle CI Expert level understanding of containerization and orchestration techniques -- Docker, Docker Swarm, Kubernetes Demonstrated expertise with highly available infrastructure patterns and their tradeoffs Deep understanding of applicable unit and integration testing , and testing frameworks/libraries Deep knowledge of networking concepts -- DNS, OSI model, TCP/IP, UDP, FTP Strong ability to problem-solve, debug, and understand pertinent performance metrics Comfort working within agile methodologies and experienced in estimation and time management Awareness of the capabilities of applicable languages/frameworks/libraries as well as the inherent differences between them in order to understand trade-offs and make recommendations. Preferred Working knowledge of software engineering collaboration tools Strong preference for test-driven-development (TDD) and understands its importance Working knowledge of code editor and formatting tools Practiced at learning by sharing knowledge via means such as mentorship, engagement within a technical community, contributions to open source, etc. Comfort with at least one web server technology -- (ex: Apache, Nginx) What You’ll Get* Full-time compensation Full medical coverage Lunch and snacks provided daily Beautiful working environment Opportunity to work with the brightest minds inside and outside of your field A chance to change the world for the better We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, colour, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status. *May vary slightly based on location
Andela Accra, Ghana
Oct 15, 2019
Full Time
Where You’ll Work Andela is a network of technology leaders dedicated to advancing human potential. We help companies build high-performing distributed engineering teams by investing in Africa’s most talented software engineers. Based in NYC, SF, Kigali, Cairo, Lagos, Nairobi, Accra and Kampala, Andela is catalyzing the growth of tech ecosystems across the African continent while solving the global technical talent shortage. What You’ll Do Our Andelan Principal Engineers are renowned for their technical prowess . They are admired and respected for the depth of their technical expertise and leadership. Specifically, you’ll: Use your knowledge in your core technology to delight our partners around the world. Be responsible for the coding standards, conduct and deliverables of your fast-paced, distributed, teams, by proactively communicating and prioritizing effectively . Act as role-model even in the most difficult and challenging situations , using constructive feedback, mentorship and universal respect. What You’ll Bring All Andela engineers go above and beyond. To find out more about additional suggested competencies, check out our engineer framework. Experience A minimum of 6-12 years of professional experience , during which you’ve built deep technical expertise and demonstrated technical leadership. Required Expert-level understanding of at least one core backend language : Python, JavaScript/Node, PHP, Ruby Intermediate-level understanding of at least one other backend language (In addition to the core language): Python, JavaScript/Node, PHP, Ruby Leadership skills with a high amount of emotional intelligence. You’ve led teams, initiatives, and a range of technical working sessions Demonstrated experience of having taken large-scale initiatives from conception through to production, while continuing to support, optimize, and iterate Extensive experience with architecture and design principles, building to consider maintainability, performance, security requirements, and impact. Advanced understanding of at least one Web Framework for your language of choice: Flask/Django for Python; Node/Express for JavaScript, Rails for Ruby, Lumen/Laravel for PHP. Deep understanding of fundamental database concepts - relational (SQL) database, non-relational (NoSQL) database and ORMs/ODMs Strong knowledge of at least one cloud hosting platform (Ex: AWS, Azure, GCP) Deep knowledge of at least one CI/CD tool -- Jenkins, Travis CI, Circle CI Expert level understanding of containerization and orchestration techniques -- Docker, Docker Swarm, Kubernetes Demonstrated expertise with highly available infrastructure patterns and their tradeoffs Deep understanding of applicable unit and integration testing , and testing frameworks/libraries Deep knowledge of networking concepts -- DNS, OSI model, TCP/IP, UDP, FTP Strong ability to problem-solve, debug, and understand pertinent performance metrics Comfort working within agile methodologies and experienced in estimation and time management Awareness of the capabilities of applicable languages/frameworks/libraries as well as the inherent differences between them in order to understand trade-offs and make recommendations. Preferred Working knowledge of software engineering collaboration tools Strong preference for test-driven-development (TDD) and understands its importance Working knowledge of code editor and formatting tools Practiced at learning by sharing knowledge via means such as mentorship, engagement within a technical community, contributions to open source, etc. Comfort with at least one web server technology -- (ex: Apache, Nginx) What You’ll Get* Full-time compensation Full medical coverage Lunch and snacks provided daily Beautiful working environment Opportunity to work with the brightest minds inside and outside of your field A chance to change the world for the better We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, colour, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status. *May vary slightly based on location
Andela Nairobi, Kenya
Oct 15, 2019
Full Time
Where You’ll Work Andela is a network of technology leaders dedicated to advancing human potential. We help companies build high-performing distributed engineering teams by investing in Africa’s most talented software engineers. Based in NYC, SF, Kigali, Cairo, Lagos, Nairobi, Accra and Kampala, Andela is catalyzing the growth of tech ecosystems across the African continent while solving the global technical talent shortage. What You’ll Do Our Andelan Principal Engineers are renowned for their technical prowess . They are admired and respected for the depth of their technical expertise and leadership. Specifically, you’ll: Use your expert knowledge, in your core technology or set of technologies, to delight our partners around the world. Make meaningful and impactful technical decisions with a keen understanding of the operational ramifications. Lead fast-paced teams through change, while delivering value, unparalleled enthusiasm, and a relentless commitment to excellence. What You’ll Bring All Andela engineers go above and beyond. To find out more about additional suggested competencies, check out our engineer framework . Experience A minimum of 6-12 years of professional experience , during which you’ve built deep technical expertise and demonstrated technical leadership. Required Mastery of the core features of at least one backend language : Python, JavaScript/Node, PHP, Ruby Leadership skills with a high amount of emotional intelligence. You’ve led teams, initiatives, and a range of technical working sessions Demonstrated experience of having taken large-scale initiatives from conception through to production, while continuing to support, optimize, and iterate Advanced understanding of at least one Web Framework for your language of choice: i.e Flask/Django for Python; Node/Express for JavaScript, Rails for Ruby, Lumen/Laravel for PHP. Deep knowledge of the fundamental front-end languages/technologies -- i.e HTML, CSS, JavaScript Deep knowledge of at least one front-end framework -- React, Angular, Vue as well as experience with responsive design interface development Extensive experience with architecture and design principles, building to consider maintainability, performance, security requirements, and impact. Working knowledge of at least one complementary front-end languages/frameworks (ex: React, Angular, Vue ) Intermediate understanding of at least one Web Framework for your language of choice: Flask/Django for Python; Node/Express for JavaScript, Rails for Ruby, Lumen/Laravel for PHP. Deep understanding of fundamental database concepts - relational (SQL) database, non-relational (NoSQL) database, ORMs/ODMs and Web storage API (front end) Strong ability to problem-solve, debug, and understand pertinent performance metrics Strong preference for test-driven-development (TDD) and understands its importance Strength with at least one web server technology -- (ex: Apache, Nginx) Strength working within at least one cloud hosting platform --(ex: AWS, GCP) Confident working with tools and editors -- (ex: Grunt, Sublime, Atom, JSLint) Measured experience with unit, integration, e2e and UI testing, with at least one relevant testing framework Expert leveraging software-development lifecycle (SDLC) methodologies, (such as agile) to drive positive personal/team outcomes to increase velocity and on-time delivery Preferred Skills Working knowledge of software engineering collaboration tools (Ex: Git, Jira) Practiced at learning by sharing knowledge via means such as mentorship, engagement within a technical community, contributions to open source, etc. Familiarity with containerization infrastructure and orchestration Awareness of the capabilities of applicable languages/frameworks/libraries as well as the inherent differences between them in order to understand trade-offs and make recommendations What You’ll Get Full-time compensation Full medical coverage Lunch and snacks provided daily Beautiful working environment Opportunity to work with the brightest minds inside and outside of your field A chance to change the world for the better We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, colour, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status. *May vary slightly based on location
Andela Nairobi, Kenya
Oct 15, 2019
Full Time
Where You’ll Work Andela is a network of technology leaders dedicated to advancing human potential. We help companies build high-performing distributed engineering teams by investing in Africa’s most talented software engineers. Based in NYC, SF, Kigali, Cairo, Lagos, Nairobi, Accra and Kampala, Andela is catalyzing the growth of tech ecosystems across the African continent while solving the global technical talent shortage. What You’ll Do Our Andelan Principal Engineers are renowned for their technical prowess . They are admired and respected for the depth of their technical expertise and leadership. Specifically, you’ll: Use your knowledge in your core technology to delight our partners around the world. Be responsible for the coding standards, conduct and deliverables of your fast-paced, distributed, teams, by proactively communicating and prioritizing effectively . Act as role-model even in the most difficult and challenging situations , using constructive feedback, mentorship and universal respect. What You’ll Bring All Andela engineers go above and beyond. To find out more about additional suggested competencies, check out our engineer framework. Experience A minimum of 6-12 years of professional experience , during which you’ve built deep technical expertise and demonstrated technical leadership. Required Expert-level understanding of at least one core backend language : Python, JavaScript/Node, PHP, Ruby Intermediate-level understanding of at least one other backend language (In addition to the core language): Python, JavaScript/Node, PHP, Ruby Leadership skills with a high amount of emotional intelligence. You’ve led teams, initiatives, and a range of technical working sessions Demonstrated experience of having taken large-scale initiatives from conception through to production, while continuing to support, optimize, and iterate Extensive experience with architecture and design principles, building to consider maintainability, performance, security requirements, and impact. Advanced understanding of at least one Web Framework for your language of choice: Flask/Django for Python; Node/Express for JavaScript, Rails for Ruby, Lumen/Laravel for PHP. Deep understanding of fundamental database concepts - relational (SQL) database, non-relational (NoSQL) database and ORMs/ODMs Strong knowledge of at least one cloud hosting platform (Ex: AWS, Azure, GCP) Deep knowledge of at least one CI/CD tool -- Jenkins, Travis CI, Circle CI Expert level understanding of containerization and orchestration techniques -- Docker, Docker Swarm, Kubernetes Demonstrated expertise with highly available infrastructure patterns and their tradeoffs Deep understanding of applicable unit and integration testing , and testing frameworks/libraries Deep knowledge of networking concepts -- DNS, OSI model, TCP/IP, UDP, FTP Strong ability to problem-solve, debug, and understand pertinent performance metrics Comfort working within agile methodologies and experienced in estimation and time management Awareness of the capabilities of applicable languages/frameworks/libraries as well as the inherent differences between them in order to understand trade-offs and make recommendations. Preferred Working knowledge of software engineering collaboration tools Strong preference for test-driven-development (TDD) and understands its importance Working knowledge of code editor and formatting tools Practiced at learning by sharing knowledge via means such as mentorship, engagement within a technical community, contributions to open source, etc. Comfort with at least one web server technology -- (ex: Apache, Nginx) What You’ll Get* Full-time compensation Full medical coverage Lunch and snacks provided daily Beautiful working environment Opportunity to work with the brightest minds inside and outside of your field A chance to change the world for the better We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, colour, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status. *May vary slightly based on location
Andela Lagos, Nigeria
Oct 15, 2019
Full Time
Where You’ll Work Andela is a network of technology leaders dedicated to advancing human potential. We help companies build high-performing distributed engineering teams by investing in Africa’s most talented software engineers. Based in NYC, SF, Kigali, Cairo, Lagos, Nairobi, Accra and Kampala, Andela is catalyzing the growth of tech ecosystems across the African continent while solving the global technical talent shortage. What You’ll Do Our Andelan Principal Engineers are renowned for their technical prowess . They are admired and respected for the depth of their technical expertise and leadership. Specifically, you’ll: Use your knowledge in your core technology to delight our partners around the world. Be responsible for the coding standards, conduct and deliverables of your fast-paced, distributed, teams, by proactively communicating and prioritizing effectively . Act as role-model even in the most difficult and challenging situations , using constructive feedback, mentorship and universal respect. What You’ll Bring All Andela engineers go above and beyond. To find out more about additional suggested competencies, check out our engineer framework. Experience A minimum of 6-12 years of professional experience , during which you’ve built deep technical expertise and demonstrated technical leadership. Required Expert-level understanding of at least one core backend language : Python, JavaScript/Node, PHP, Ruby Intermediate-level understanding of at least one other backend language (In addition to the core language): Python, JavaScript/Node, PHP, Ruby Leadership skills with a high amount of emotional intelligence. You’ve led teams, initiatives, and a range of technical working sessions Demonstrated experience of having taken large-scale initiatives from conception through to production, while continuing to support, optimize, and iterate Extensive experience with architecture and design principles, building to consider maintainability, performance, security requirements, and impact. Advanced understanding of at least one Web Framework for your language of choice: Flask/Django for Python; Node/Express for JavaScript, Rails for Ruby, Lumen/Laravel for PHP. Deep understanding of fundamental database concepts - relational (SQL) database, non-relational (NoSQL) database and ORMs/ODMs Strong knowledge of at least one cloud hosting platform (Ex: AWS, Azure, GCP) Deep knowledge of at least one CI/CD tool -- Jenkins, Travis CI, Circle CI Expert level understanding of containerization and orchestration techniques -- Docker, Docker Swarm, Kubernetes Demonstrated expertise with highly available infrastructure patterns and their tradeoffs Deep understanding of applicable unit and integration testing , and testing frameworks/libraries Deep knowledge of networking concepts -- DNS, OSI model, TCP/IP, UDP, FTP Strong ability to problem-solve, debug, and understand pertinent performance metrics Comfort working within agile methodologies and experienced in estimation and time management Awareness of the capabilities of applicable languages/frameworks/libraries as well as the inherent differences between them in order to understand trade-offs and make recommendations. Preferred Working knowledge of software engineering collaboration tools Strong preference for test-driven-development (TDD) and understands its importance Working knowledge of code editor and formatting tools Practiced at learning by sharing knowledge via means such as mentorship, engagement within a technical community, contributions to open source, etc. Comfort with at least one web server technology -- (ex: Apache, Nginx) What You’ll Get* Full-time compensation Full medical coverage Lunch and snacks provided daily Beautiful working environment Opportunity to work with the brightest minds inside and outside of your field A chance to change the world for the better We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, colour, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status. *May vary slightly based on location
Andela Kampala, Uganda
Oct 15, 2019
Full Time
Where You’ll Work Andela is a network of technology leaders dedicated to advancing human potential. We help companies build high-performing distributed engineering teams by investing in Africa’s most talented software engineers. Based in NYC, SF, Kigali, Cairo, Lagos, Nairobi, Accra and Kampala, Andela is catalyzing the growth of tech ecosystems across the African continent while solving the global technical talent shortage. What You’ll Do Our Andelan Principal Engineers are renowned for their technical prowess . They are admired and respected for the depth of their technical expertise and leadership. Specifically, you’ll: Use your expert knowledge, in your core technology or set of technologies, to delight our partners around the world. Make meaningful and impactful technical decisions with a keen understanding of the operational ramifications. Lead fast-paced teams through change, while delivering value, unparalleled enthusiasm, and a relentless commitment to excellence. What You’ll Bring All Andela engineers go above and beyond. To find out more about additional suggested competencies, check out our engineer framework . Experience A minimum of 6-12 years of professional experience , during which you’ve built deep technical expertise and demonstrated technical leadership. Required Mastery of the core features of at least one backend language : Python, JavaScript/Node, PHP, Ruby Leadership skills with a high amount of emotional intelligence. You’ve led teams, initiatives, and a range of technical working sessions Demonstrated experience of having taken large-scale initiatives from conception through to production, while continuing to support, optimize, and iterate Advanced understanding of at least one Web Framework for your language of choice: i.e Flask/Django for Python; Node/Express for JavaScript, Rails for Ruby, Lumen/Laravel for PHP. Deep knowledge of the fundamental front-end languages/technologies -- i.e HTML, CSS, JavaScript Deep knowledge of at least one front-end framework -- React, Angular, Vue as well as experience with responsive design interface development Extensive experience with architecture and design principles, building to consider maintainability, performance, security requirements, and impact. Working knowledge of at least one complementary front-end languages/frameworks (ex: React, Angular, Vue ) Intermediate understanding of at least one Web Framework for your language of choice: Flask/Django for Python; Node/Express for JavaScript, Rails for Ruby, Lumen/Laravel for PHP. Deep understanding of fundamental database concepts - relational (SQL) database, non-relational (NoSQL) database, ORMs/ODMs and Web storage API (front end) Strong ability to problem-solve, debug, and understand pertinent performance metrics Strong preference for test-driven-development (TDD) and understands its importance Strength with at least one web server technology -- (ex: Apache, Nginx) Strength working within at least one cloud hosting platform --(ex: AWS, GCP) Confident working with tools and editors -- (ex: Grunt, Sublime, Atom, JSLint) Measured experience with unit, integration, e2e and UI testing, with at least one relevant testing framework Expert leveraging software-development lifecycle (SDLC) methodologies, (such as agile) to drive positive personal/team outcomes to increase velocity and on-time delivery Preferred Skills Working knowledge of software engineering collaboration tools (Ex: Git, Jira) Practiced at learning by sharing knowledge via means such as mentorship, engagement within a technical community, contributions to open source, etc. Familiarity with containerization infrastructure and orchestration Awareness of the capabilities of applicable languages/frameworks/libraries as well as the inherent differences between them in order to understand trade-offs and make recommendations What You’ll Get Full-time compensation Full medical coverage Lunch and snacks provided daily Beautiful working environment Opportunity to work with the brightest minds inside and outside of your field A chance to change the world for the better We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, colour, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status. *May vary slightly based on location
Andela Kigali, Rwanda
Oct 15, 2019
Full Time
Where You’ll Work Andela is a network of technology leaders dedicated to advancing human potential. We help companies build high-performing distributed engineering teams by investing in Africa’s most talented software engineers. Based in NYC, SF, Kigali, Cairo, Lagos, Nairobi, Accra and Kampala, Andela is catalyzing the growth of tech ecosystems across the African continent while solving the global technical talent shortage. What You’ll Do Our Andelan Principal Engineers are renowned for their technical prowess . They are admired and respected for the depth of their technical expertise and leadership. Specifically, you’ll: Use your knowledge in your core technology to delight our partners around the world. Be responsible for the coding standards, conduct and deliverables of your fast-paced, distributed, teams, by proactively communicating and prioritizing effectively . Act as role-model even in the most difficult and challenging situations , using constructive feedback, mentorship and universal respect. What You’ll Bring All Andela engineers go above and beyond. To find out more about additional suggested competencies, check out our engineer framework. Experience A minimum of 6-12 years of professional experience , during which you’ve built deep technical expertise and demonstrated technical leadership. Required Expert-level understanding of at least one core backend language : Python, JavaScript/Node, PHP, Ruby Intermediate-level understanding of at least one other backend language (In addition to the core language): Python, JavaScript/Node, PHP, Ruby Leadership skills with a high amount of emotional intelligence. You’ve led teams, initiatives, and a range of technical working sessions Demonstrated experience of having taken large-scale initiatives from conception through to production, while continuing to support, optimize, and iterate Extensive experience with architecture and design principles, building to consider maintainability, performance, security requirements, and impact. Advanced understanding of at least one Web Framework for your language of choice: Flask/Django for Python; Node/Express for JavaScript, Rails for Ruby, Lumen/Laravel for PHP. Deep understanding of fundamental database concepts - relational (SQL) database, non-relational (NoSQL) database and ORMs/ODMs Strong knowledge of at least one cloud hosting platform (Ex: AWS, Azure, GCP) Deep knowledge of at least one CI/CD tool -- Jenkins, Travis CI, Circle CI Expert level understanding of containerization and orchestration techniques -- Docker, Docker Swarm, Kubernetes Demonstrated expertise with highly available infrastructure patterns and their tradeoffs Deep understanding of applicable unit and integration testing , and testing frameworks/libraries Deep knowledge of networking concepts -- DNS, OSI model, TCP/IP, UDP, FTP Strong ability to problem-solve, debug, and understand pertinent performance metrics Comfort working within agile methodologies and experienced in estimation and time management Awareness of the capabilities of applicable languages/frameworks/libraries as well as the inherent differences between them in order to understand trade-offs and make recommendations. Preferred Working knowledge of software engineering collaboration tools Strong preference for test-driven-development (TDD) and understands its importance Working knowledge of code editor and formatting tools Practiced at learning by sharing knowledge via means such as mentorship, engagement within a technical community, contributions to open source, etc. Comfort with at least one web server technology -- (ex: Apache, Nginx) What You’ll Get* Full-time compensation Full medical coverage Lunch and snacks provided daily Beautiful working environment Opportunity to work with the brightest minds inside and outside of your field A chance to change the world for the better We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, colour, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status. *May vary slightly based on location
Andela Kigali, Rwanda
Oct 15, 2019
Full Time
Where You’ll Work Andela is a network of technology leaders dedicated to advancing human potential. We help companies build high-performing distributed engineering teams by investing in Africa’s most talented software engineers. Based in NYC, SF, Kigali, Cairo, Lagos, Nairobi, Accra and Kampala, Andela is catalyzing the growth of tech ecosystems across the African continent while solving the global technical talent shortage. What You’ll Do Our Andelan Principal Engineers are renowned for their technical prowess . They are admired and respected for the depth of their technical expertise and leadership. Specifically, you’ll: Use your expert knowledge, in your core technology or set of technologies, to delight our partners around the world. Make meaningful and impactful technical decisions with a keen understanding of the operational ramifications. Lead fast-paced teams through change, while delivering value, unparalleled enthusiasm, and a relentless commitment to excellence. What You’ll Bring All Andela engineers go above and beyond. To find out more about additional suggested competencies, check out our engineer framework . Experience A minimum of 6-12 years of professional experience , during which you’ve built deep technical expertise and demonstrated technical leadership. Required Mastery of the core features of at least one backend language : Python, JavaScript/Node, PHP, Ruby Leadership skills with a high amount of emotional intelligence. You’ve led teams, initiatives, and a range of technical working sessions Demonstrated experience of having taken large-scale initiatives from conception through to production, while continuing to support, optimize, and iterate Advanced understanding of at least one Web Framework for your language of choice: i.e Flask/Django for Python; Node/Express for JavaScript, Rails for Ruby, Lumen/Laravel for PHP. Deep knowledge of the fundamental front-end languages/technologies -- i.e HTML, CSS, JavaScript Deep knowledge of at least one front-end framework -- React, Angular, Vue as well as experience with responsive design interface development Extensive experience with architecture and design principles, building to consider maintainability, performance, security requirements, and impact. Working knowledge of at least one complementary front-end languages/frameworks (ex: React, Angular, Vue ) Intermediate understanding of at least one Web Framework for your language of choice: Flask/Django for Python; Node/Express for JavaScript, Rails for Ruby, Lumen/Laravel for PHP. Deep understanding of fundamental database concepts - relational (SQL) database, non-relational (NoSQL) database, ORMs/ODMs and Web storage API (front end) Strong ability to problem-solve, debug, and understand pertinent performance metrics Strong preference for test-driven-development (TDD) and understands its importance Strength with at least one web server technology -- (ex: Apache, Nginx) Strength working within at least one cloud hosting platform --(ex: AWS, GCP) Confident working with tools and editors -- (ex: Grunt, Sublime, Atom, JSLint) Measured experience with unit, integration, e2e and UI testing, with at least one relevant testing framework Expert leveraging software-development lifecycle (SDLC) methodologies, (such as agile) to drive positive personal/team outcomes to increase velocity and on-time delivery Preferred Skills Working knowledge of software engineering collaboration tools (Ex: Git, Jira) Practiced at learning by sharing knowledge via means such as mentorship, engagement within a technical community, contributions to open source, etc. Familiarity with containerization infrastructure and orchestration Awareness of the capabilities of applicable languages/frameworks/libraries as well as the inherent differences between them in order to understand trade-offs and make recommendations What You’ll Get Full-time compensation Full medical coverage Lunch and snacks provided daily Beautiful working environment Opportunity to work with the brightest minds inside and outside of your field A chance to change the world for the better We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, colour, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status. *May vary slightly based on location
Andela Lagos, Nigeria
Oct 15, 2019
Full Time
Where You’ll Work Andela is a network of technology leaders dedicated to advancing human potential. We help companies build high-performing distributed engineering teams by investing in Africa’s most talented software engineers. Based in NYC, SF, Kigali, Cairo, Lagos, Nairobi, Accra and Kampala, Andela is catalyzing the growth of tech ecosystems across the African continent while solving the global technical talent shortage. What You’ll Do Our Andelan Principal Engineers are renowned for their technical prowess . They are admired and respected for the depth of their technical expertise and leadership. Specifically, you’ll: Use your expert knowledge, in your core technology or set of technologies, to delight our partners around the world. Make meaningful and impactful technical decisions with a keen understanding of the operational ramifications. Lead fast-paced teams through change, while delivering value, unparalleled enthusiasm, and a relentless commitment to excellence. What You’ll Bring All Andela engineers go above and beyond. To find out more about additional suggested competencies, check out our engineer framework . Experience A minimum of 6-12 years of professional experience , during which you’ve built deep technical expertise and demonstrated technical leadership. Required Mastery of the core features of at least one backend language : Python, JavaScript/Node, PHP, Ruby Leadership skills with a high amount of emotional intelligence. You’ve led teams, initiatives, and a range of technical working sessions Demonstrated experience of having taken large-scale initiatives from conception through to production, while continuing to support, optimize, and iterate Advanced understanding of at least one Web Framework for your language of choice: i.e Flask/Django for Python; Node/Express for JavaScript, Rails for Ruby, Lumen/Laravel for PHP. Deep knowledge of the fundamental front-end languages/technologies -- i.e HTML, CSS, JavaScript Deep knowledge of at least one front-end framework -- React, Angular, Vue as well as experience with responsive design interface development Extensive experience with architecture and design principles, building to consider maintainability, performance, security requirements, and impact. Working knowledge of at least one complementary front-end languages/frameworks (ex: React, Angular, Vue ) Intermediate understanding of at least one Web Framework for your language of choice: Flask/Django for Python; Node/Express for JavaScript, Rails for Ruby, Lumen/Laravel for PHP. Deep understanding of fundamental database concepts - relational (SQL) database, non-relational (NoSQL) database, ORMs/ODMs and Web storage API (front end) Strong ability to problem-solve, debug, and understand pertinent performance metrics Strong preference for test-driven-development (TDD) and understands its importance Strength with at least one web server technology -- (ex: Apache, Nginx) Strength working within at least one cloud hosting platform --(ex: AWS, GCP) Confident working with tools and editors -- (ex: Grunt, Sublime, Atom, JSLint) Measured experience with unit, integration, e2e and UI testing, with at least one relevant testing framework Expert leveraging software-development lifecycle (SDLC) methodologies, (such as agile) to drive positive personal/team outcomes to increase velocity and on-time delivery Preferred Skills Working knowledge of software engineering collaboration tools (Ex: Git, Jira) Practiced at learning by sharing knowledge via means such as mentorship, engagement within a technical community, contributions to open source, etc. Familiarity with containerization infrastructure and orchestration Awareness of the capabilities of applicable languages/frameworks/libraries as well as the inherent differences between them in order to understand trade-offs and make recommendations What You’ll Get Full-time compensation Full medical coverage Lunch and snacks provided daily Beautiful working environment Opportunity to work with the brightest minds inside and outside of your field A chance to change the world for the better We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, colour, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status. *May vary slightly based on location
Andela Kampala, Uganda
Oct 15, 2019
Full Time
Where You’ll Work Andela is a network of technology leaders dedicated to advancing human potential. We help companies build high-performing distributed engineering teams by investing in Africa’s most talented software engineers. Based in NYC, SF, Kigali, Cairo, Lagos, Nairobi, Accra and Kampala, Andela is catalyzing the growth of tech ecosystems across the African continent while solving the global technical talent shortage. What You’ll Do Our Andelan Principal Engineers are renowned for their technical prowess . They are admired and respected for the depth of their technical expertise and leadership. Specifically, you’ll: Use your knowledge in your core technology to delight our partners around the world. Be responsible for the coding standards, conduct and deliverables of your fast-paced, distributed, teams, by proactively communicating and prioritizing effectively . Act as role-model even in the most difficult and challenging situations , using constructive feedback, mentorship and universal respect. What You’ll Bring All Andela engineers go above and beyond. To find out more about additional suggested competencies, check out our engineer framework. Experience A minimum of 6-12 years of professional experience , during which you’ve built deep technical expertise and demonstrated technical leadership. Required Expert-level understanding of at least one core backend language : Python, JavaScript/Node, PHP, Ruby Intermediate-level understanding of at least one other backend language (In addition to the core language): Python, JavaScript/Node, PHP, Ruby Leadership skills with a high amount of emotional intelligence. You’ve led teams, initiatives, and a range of technical working sessions Demonstrated experience of having taken large-scale initiatives from conception through to production, while continuing to support, optimize, and iterate Extensive experience with architecture and design principles, building to consider maintainability, performance, security requirements, and impact. Advanced understanding of at least one Web Framework for your language of choice: Flask/Django for Python; Node/Express for JavaScript, Rails for Ruby, Lumen/Laravel for PHP. Deep understanding of fundamental database concepts - relational (SQL) database, non-relational (NoSQL) database and ORMs/ODMs Strong knowledge of at least one cloud hosting platform (Ex: AWS, Azure, GCP) Deep knowledge of at least one CI/CD tool -- Jenkins, Travis CI, Circle CI Expert level understanding of containerization and orchestration techniques -- Docker, Docker Swarm, Kubernetes Demonstrated expertise with highly available infrastructure patterns and their tradeoffs Deep understanding of applicable unit and integration testing , and testing frameworks/libraries Deep knowledge of networking concepts -- DNS, OSI model, TCP/IP, UDP, FTP Strong ability to problem-solve, debug, and understand pertinent performance metrics Comfort working within agile methodologies and experienced in estimation and time management Awareness of the capabilities of applicable languages/frameworks/libraries as well as the inherent differences between them in order to understand trade-offs and make recommendations. Preferred Working knowledge of software engineering collaboration tools Strong preference for test-driven-development (TDD) and understands its importance Working knowledge of code editor and formatting tools Practiced at learning by sharing knowledge via means such as mentorship, engagement within a technical community, contributions to open source, etc. Comfort with at least one web server technology -- (ex: Apache, Nginx) What You’ll Get* Full-time compensation Full medical coverage Lunch and snacks provided daily Beautiful working environment Opportunity to work with the brightest minds inside and outside of your field A chance to change the world for the better We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, colour, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status. *May vary slightly based on location
Andela Cairo, Egypt
Oct 15, 2019
Full Time
Where You’ll Work Andela is a network of technology leaders dedicated to advancing human potential. We help companies build high-performing distributed engineering teams by investing in Africa’s most talented software engineers. Based in NYC, SF, Kigali, Cairo, Lagos, Nairobi, Accra and Kampala, Andela is catalyzing the growth of tech ecosystems across the African continent while solving the global technical talent shortage. What You’ll Do Our Andelan Principal Engineers are renowned for their technical prowess . They are admired and respected for the depth of their technical expertise and leadership. Specifically, you’ll: Use your expert knowledge, in your core technology or set of technologies, to delight our partners around the world. Make meaningful and impactful technical decisions with a keen understanding of the operational ramifications. Lead fast-paced teams through change, while delivering value, unparalleled enthusiasm, and a relentless commitment to excellence. What You’ll Bring All Andela engineers go above and beyond. To find out more about additional suggested competencies, check out our engineer framework . Experience A minimum of 6-12 years of professional experience , during which they’ve built deep technical expertise and demonstrated technical leadership. Required Deep knowledge of at least one front-end framework -- React, Angular, Vue Working knowledge of at least one CSS framework -- Bootstrap, Materialize CSS, Semantic UI Deep knowledge of JavaScript core language concepts -- DOM manipulation, Fetch API, ES6 features Deep knowledge of the fundamental front-end languages/technologies -- HTML, CSS, JavaScript Leadership skills with a high amount of emotional intelligence. You’ve led teams, initiatives, and a range of technical working sessions Demonstrated experience of having taken large-scale initiatives from conception through to production, while continuing to support, optimize, and iterate Extensive experience with architecture and design principles, building to consider maintainability, performance, security requirements, and impact. Strong ability to problem-solve, debug, and understand pertinent performance metrics Strong preference for test-driven-development (TDD) and understanding of its importance Deep knowledge of unit and integration testing and testing frameworks/libraries (Ex: Jest, Jasmine, Mocha) Confident working with tools and editors -- (ex: Grunt, Sublime, Atom, JSLint) Measured experience with unit, integration, e2e and UI testing, with at least one relevant testing framework Expert leveraging software-development lifecycle (SDLC) methodologies, (such as agile) to drive positive personal/team outcomes to increase velocity and on-time delivery Experience having developed performance budgets , a deep knowledge of at least one analytics system, and understanding of how to optimize to deliver against key business metrics Preferred Experience using ESLint and module builders Practiced at learning by sharing knowledge via means such as mentorship, engagement within a technical community, contributions to open source, etc. Familiarity with containerization infrastructure and orchestration What You’ll Get* Full-time compensation Full medical coverage Lunch and snacks provided daily Beautiful working environment Opportunity to work with the brightest minds inside and outside of your field A chance to change the world for the better We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, colour, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status. *May vary slightly based on location
Andela Accra, Ghana
Oct 15, 2019
Full Time
Where You’ll Work Andela is a network of technology leaders dedicated to advancing human potential. We help companies build high-performing distributed engineering teams by investing in Africa’s most talented software engineers. Based in NYC, SF, Kigali, Cairo, Lagos, Nairobi, Accra and Kampala, Andela is catalyzing the growth of tech ecosystems across the African continent while solving the global technical talent shortage. What You’ll Do Our Andelan Principal Engineers are renowned for their technical prowess . They are admired and respected for the depth of their technical expertise and leadership. Specifically, you’ll: Use your expert knowledge, in your core technology or set of technologies, to delight our partners around the world. Make meaningful and impactful technical decisions with a keen understanding of the operational ramifications. Lead fast-paced teams through change, while delivering value, unparalleled enthusiasm, and a relentless commitment to excellence. What You’ll Bring All Andela engineers go above and beyond. To find out more about additional suggested competencies, check out our engineer framework . Experience A minimum of 6-12 years of professional experience , during which they’ve built deep technical expertise and demonstrated technical leadership. Required Deep knowledge of at least one front-end framework -- React, Angular, Vue Working knowledge of at least one CSS framework -- Bootstrap, Materialize CSS, Semantic UI Deep knowledge of JavaScript core language concepts -- DOM manipulation, Fetch API, ES6 features Deep knowledge of the fundamental front-end languages/technologies -- HTML, CSS, JavaScript Leadership skills with a high amount of emotional intelligence. You’ve led teams, initiatives, and a range of technical working sessions Demonstrated experience of having taken large-scale initiatives from conception through to production, while continuing to support, optimize, and iterate Extensive experience with architecture and design principles, building to consider maintainability, performance, security requirements, and impact. Strong ability to problem-solve, debug, and understand pertinent performance metrics Strong preference for test-driven-development (TDD) and understanding of its importance Deep knowledge of unit and integration testing and testing frameworks/libraries (Ex: Jest, Jasmine, Mocha) Confident working with tools and editors -- (ex: Grunt, Sublime, Atom, JSLint) Measured experience with unit, integration, e2e and UI testing, with at least one relevant testing framework Expert leveraging software-development lifecycle (SDLC) methodologies, (such as agile) to drive positive personal/team outcomes to increase velocity and on-time delivery Experience having developed performance budgets , a deep knowledge of at least one analytics system, and understanding of how to optimize to deliver against key business metrics Preferred Experience using ESLint and module builders Practiced at learning by sharing knowledge via means such as mentorship, engagement within a technical community, contributions to open source, etc. Familiarity with containerization infrastructure and orchestration What You’ll Get* Full-time compensation Full medical coverage Lunch and snacks provided daily Beautiful working environment Opportunity to work with the brightest minds inside and outside of your field A chance to change the world for the better We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, colour, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status. *May vary slightly based on location
Andela Kigali, Rwanda
Oct 15, 2019
Full Time
Where You’ll Work Andela is a network of technology leaders dedicated to advancing human potential. We help companies build high-performing distributed engineering teams by investing in Africa’s most talented software engineers. Based in NYC, SF, Kigali, Cairo, Lagos, Nairobi, Accra and Kampala, Andela is catalyzing the growth of tech ecosystems across the African continent while solving the global technical talent shortage. What You’ll Do Our Andelan Principal Engineers are renowned for their technical prowess . They are admired and respected for the depth of their technical expertise and leadership. Specifically, you’ll: Use your expert knowledge, in your core technology or set of technologies, to delight our partners around the world. Make meaningful and impactful technical decisions with a keen understanding of the operational ramifications. Lead fast-paced teams through change, while delivering value, unparalleled enthusiasm, and a relentless commitment to excellence. What You’ll Bring All Andela engineers go above and beyond. To find out more about additional suggested competencies, check out our engineer framework . Experience A minimum of 6-12 years of professional experience , during which they’ve built deep technical expertise and demonstrated technical leadership. Required Deep knowledge of at least one front-end framework -- React, Angular, Vue Working knowledge of at least one CSS framework -- Bootstrap, Materialize CSS, Semantic UI Deep knowledge of JavaScript core language concepts -- DOM manipulation, Fetch API, ES6 features Deep knowledge of the fundamental front-end languages/technologies -- HTML, CSS, JavaScript Leadership skills with a high amount of emotional intelligence. You’ve led teams, initiatives, and a range of technical working sessions Demonstrated experience of having taken large-scale initiatives from conception through to production, while continuing to support, optimize, and iterate Extensive experience with architecture and design principles, building to consider maintainability, performance, security requirements, and impact. Strong ability to problem-solve, debug, and understand pertinent performance metrics Strong preference for test-driven-development (TDD) and understanding of its importance Deep knowledge of unit and integration testing and testing frameworks/libraries (Ex: Jest, Jasmine, Mocha) Confident working with tools and editors -- (ex: Grunt, Sublime, Atom, JSLint) Measured experience with unit, integration, e2e and UI testing, with at least one relevant testing framework Expert leveraging software-development lifecycle (SDLC) methodologies, (such as agile) to drive positive personal/team outcomes to increase velocity and on-time delivery Experience having developed performance budgets , a deep knowledge of at least one analytics system, and understanding of how to optimize to deliver against key business metrics Preferred Experience using ESLint and module builders Practiced at learning by sharing knowledge via means such as mentorship, engagement within a technical community, contributions to open source, etc. Familiarity with containerization infrastructure and orchestration What You’ll Get* Full-time compensation Full medical coverage Lunch and snacks provided daily Beautiful working environment Opportunity to work with the brightest minds inside and outside of your field A chance to change the world for the better We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, colour, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status. *May vary slightly based on location
Andela Kampala, Uganda
Oct 15, 2019
Full Time
Where You’ll Work Andela is a network of technology leaders dedicated to advancing human potential. We help companies build high-performing distributed engineering teams by investing in Africa’s most talented software engineers. Based in NYC, SF, Kigali, Cairo, Lagos, Nairobi, Accra and Kampala, Andela is catalyzing the growth of tech ecosystems across the African continent while solving the global technical talent shortage. What You’ll Do Our Andelan Principal Engineers are renowned for their technical prowess . They are admired and respected for the depth of their technical expertise and leadership. Specifically, you’ll: Use your expert knowledge, in your core technology or set of technologies, to delight our partners around the world. Make meaningful and impactful technical decisions with a keen understanding of the operational ramifications. Lead fast-paced teams through change, while delivering value, unparalleled enthusiasm, and a relentless commitment to excellence. What You’ll Bring All Andela engineers go above and beyond. To find out more about additional suggested competencies, check out our engineer framework . Experience A minimum of 6-12 years of professional experience , during which they’ve built deep technical expertise and demonstrated technical leadership. Required Deep knowledge of at least one front-end framework -- React, Angular, Vue Working knowledge of at least one CSS framework -- Bootstrap, Materialize CSS, Semantic UI Deep knowledge of JavaScript core language concepts -- DOM manipulation, Fetch API, ES6 features Deep knowledge of the fundamental front-end languages/technologies -- HTML, CSS, JavaScript Leadership skills with a high amount of emotional intelligence. You’ve led teams, initiatives, and a range of technical working sessions Demonstrated experience of having taken large-scale initiatives from conception through to production, while continuing to support, optimize, and iterate Extensive experience with architecture and design principles, building to consider maintainability, performance, security requirements, and impact. Strong ability to problem-solve, debug, and understand pertinent performance metrics Strong preference for test-driven-development (TDD) and understanding of its importance Deep knowledge of unit and integration testing and testing frameworks/libraries (Ex: Jest, Jasmine, Mocha) Confident working with tools and editors -- (ex: Grunt, Sublime, Atom, JSLint) Measured experience with unit, integration, e2e and UI testing, with at least one relevant testing framework Expert leveraging software-development lifecycle (SDLC) methodologies, (such as agile) to drive positive personal/team outcomes to increase velocity and on-time delivery Experience having developed performance budgets , a deep knowledge of at least one analytics system, and understanding of how to optimize to deliver against key business metrics Preferred Experience using ESLint and module builders Practiced at learning by sharing knowledge via means such as mentorship, engagement within a technical community, contributions to open source, etc. Familiarity with containerization infrastructure and orchestration What You’ll Get* Full-time compensation Full medical coverage Lunch and snacks provided daily Beautiful working environment Opportunity to work with the brightest minds inside and outside of your field A chance to change the world for the better We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, colour, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status. *May vary slightly based on location