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Andela Kigali, Rwanda
Jan 23, 2020
Full Time
Do you dream of using technology to change the world? Join the Andela movement to ensure that while the digital revolution may have begun in Silicon Valley, its future will be written in Lagos, Nairobi, Kampala, Kigali, Accra, Cairo and cities across Africa. The Andela Kigali StackUp Program The StackUp Program (SUP) is a 5-month remote program where aspiring technologists shall gain Entry level/Beginner technical and soft skills geared towards turning them into FullStack JavaScript Engineers. The candidates will get access to tools and workflows adopted by global engineering teams to make them ready for employment at Andela and or any other technology organization within the African ecosystem. Software engineers who successfully complete the 5-month SUP will: Gain the technical and professional skills demanded by the world marketplace Gain the technical JavaScript skills you need to start your career as a FullStack Junior Developer Access to Andela’s pool of technical mentors The fastest track to your employment as a software engineer in the African Tech Ecosystem and at Andela Through intensive learning, you’ll master the professional and technical skills you need to succeed as a software developer with the world’s top engineering teams. We’ll do this in partnership, you bring a relentless desire to learn and level up and we’ll provide access to online resources, mentorship, and a community of passionate software developers to support you at every step of your journey. Please note that applications are only ONLY open to Rwandan Nationals for this cycle. THE APPLICATION PROCESS Stage 1: Online Application Fill out the application form on this page. Stage 2: Technical Assessment Once you submit your application, you’ll be directed to go through the challenges of the first two certifications of the FreecodeCamp Curriculum and to attempt one project per certification. This is required to complete a technical assessment that will evaluate your knowledge of the content you’ve learned. Stage 3: Interview and English Assessment Based on your application and technical assessment, you may be invited to a remote interview made up of staff members and developers at Andela. Stage 4: Onboarding and Andela Developer Challenge (ADC) At this stage you’ll be on-boarded on the different remote work tools you’ll be using for the rest of the program and the ADC. This period will last one week and will also include a team skills session and integrity session. Stage 5: Roll up phase Candidates will participate in a two-week, simulated development sprint led by senior Andela developers. The two weeks are fully remote comprised of self-learning and product development sessions. You’ll be expected to learn independently as well as with remote teams to deliver the final project. We’re looking for work ethic, passion, and teamwork. Stage 6: Project Phase Successful candidates at this stage will participate in the final 12-weeks of the program, the following technical skills will be covered; PostgreSQL- An open-source SQL Database. Express JS - A fast, unopinionated, minimalist web framework for Node JS. Node JS - An open-source, cross-platform JavaScript run-time built on Chrome’s V8 JavaScript Engine. Docker - An independent container platform that enables organizations to seamlessly build, run and share any application, anywhere. Frontend React/Redux JS - An efficient, and flexible JavaScript library for building user interfaces. Apply today and see if you have what it takes! If you still have unanswered questions, please take a few minutes to read these Frequently Asked Questions or send an email to . Recruitment Schedule for StackUp Program, Cycle 2 Application Deadline: February 14th, 2020 Technical Assessment: The Technical Assessment is a requirement for making it through our selection process. Please go through the challenges of the first two certifications of the FreecodeCamp Curriculum and attempt one project per certification before your test. Technical Assessment: February 17th - February 21st, 2020 Interview Dates: February 24th - February 28th, 2020 Onboarding & ADC: March 02nd - March 06th, 2020 Roll up Phase: March 9th - March 20th, 2020 Project Work: April 06th - June 26th, 2020 Please take this schedule into consideration before applying. You are also required to; Comply with the naming convention in the form of First Name and Last Name as requested in the application form. Use the same name and email address to reapply if you have applied to Andela in the past.
Andela Cairo, Egypt
Jan 23, 2020
Full Time
About Andela Marc Andreessen, co-founder of the venture capital firm Andreessen Horowitz wrote: “software is eating the world. ” That statement is just as true today as it was eight years ago. Software is embedded in our day-to-day, and few industries are immune. Peak behind the code and you will find brilliant engineers pushing the boundaries of what is possible. Talk to any engineering leader and they will tell you that access to talent is their number one barrier to building software and growing their business. Research the industry and you read about the 1 million computer-programming jobs that will go unfilled in 2020. That is where Andela comes in. We help engineering leaders at companies big and small bridge that gap. We are building tools, systems and processes to connect talent, no matter where they live, with the opportunities to do great things. To date, we have identified 1,000+ software engineers from Africa and placed them as full-time, embedded members of development teams at over 200+ tech companies. Along the way, we have raised $180M from Al Gore’s venture fund, Generation Partners, Google Ventures, Spark Capital, the Chan-Zuckerberg Initiative and Serena Ventures. And we are just getting started. Our People All of our people live and breathe our E.P.I.C values: Excellence : We are lifelong learners who strive for mastery of our craft Passion : We believe we are going to change the world and act accordingly Integrity : We choose extraordinary people and then trust them to do the right thing Collaboration : We know our sum is greater than our parts 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 Cairo, Egypt
Jan 22, 2020
Full Time
About Andela Marc Andreessen, co-founder of the venture capital firm Andreessen Horowitz wrote: “software is eating the world. ” That statement is just as true today as it was eight years ago. Software is embedded in our day-to-day, and few industries are immune. Peak behind the code and you will find brilliant engineers pushing the boundaries of what is possible. Talk to any engineering leader and they will tell you that access to talent is their number one barrier to building software and growing their business. Research the industry and you read about the 1 million computer-programming jobs that will go unfilled in 2020. That is where Andela comes in. We help engineering leaders at companies big and small bridge that gap. We are building tools, systems and processes to connect talent, no matter where they live, with the opportunities to do great things. To date, we have identified 1,000+ software engineers from Africa and placed them as full-time, embedded members of development teams at over 200+ tech companies. Along the way, we have raised $180M from Al Gore’s venture fund, Generation Partners, Google Ventures, Spark Capital, the Chan-Zuckerberg Initiative and Serena Ventures. And we are just getting started. Our People All of our people live and breathe our E.P.I.C values: Excellence : We are lifelong learners who strive for mastery of our craft Passion : We believe we are going to change the world and act accordingly Integrity : We choose extraordinary people and then trust them to do the right thing Collaboration : We know our sum is greater than our parts About the Role In this role, you will primarily work as a Senior Software Engineer within the Technology department building world-class internal products to support Andela’s business needs. As the Senior Software Engineer, you will take on complex tasks and complete them despite roadblocks, grabbing others for help or insight as necessary . You will require very little oversight beyond high-level direction; you can take a complex user story, break it down into sub-tasks, and complete their sub-tasks with relative ease. You will show initiative beyond knocking tasks off a list; you are able to identify and suggest areas of future work for yourself or your team. You will drive product velocity and deliver products with confidence. You will take pride in building products that are key to helping Andela grow and scale as an organization. You’re the kind of person who: Truly understands the DevOps culture and practices; and can be champion for this within the organization Builds solutions and does not become the solution (automation)* Thinks long-term incremental evolution, in sync with the industry practices and innovation Believes that building great software is more than just delivering working code, that other aspects such as reusability, testability, maintainability, security, and performance are just as important. Is constantly learning and expanding your skill sets on and off the job. Key Responsibilities Promote infrastructure best practices like security, release management, monitoring Design infrastructure that is resilient, secure and highly available Facilitate the building and releasing of features by engineering team Take part in building a secure and highly available platform Build tools and processes that increase the productivity of other engineers and ensure an efficient release pipeline Support and collaborate with other engineers building on top of the platform Share responsibility for strategically scaling Andela’s internal systems Promote and nurture good team practices such as TDD, system security, code reviews, and pair programming Bring vision to the team in the form of new technology recommendations, ideas and approaches We are interested in a candidate from any background as long as you have a solid understanding of core computer science principles. Here’s an abbreviated list of interesting technologies we currently use: Node.js with TypeScript Angular Postgres Platform: Google Cloud, Docker, NATS messaging system, Kubernetes,Terraform, Vault Qualifications Required: At least 5 years of software development experience Solid foundation in Linux administration and troubleshooting Experience with system scripting languages like Bash, Python or Golang Experience with Docker and container orchestration tools like Kubernetes, ECS, Docker Swarm Deeply familiar with concepts like DevOps, Continuous Delivery and TDD Experience with working with tools like Terraforms, Ansible, Chef, Puppet Experience with at least one major cloud provider Strong understanding of computer science principles Experience working in an agile environment (standups, sprint planning, retrospectives, etc) Solid written and verbal communication Experience with system automation Experience with distributed systems Preferable Experience building large-scale and highly available distributed systems 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 Accra, Ghana
Jan 21, 2020
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 Software Engineers are masters of consistent execution . They reliably deliver technical and professional value to our teams and our partners. Specifically, you’ll: Use your knowledge in your core technology to delight our partners around the world. Mentor and onboard junior engineers, by consistently displaying sound judgement, setting expectations, and working effectively, both independently and as part of a global team. Collaborate excellently with peers and stakeholders in fast-paced distributed teams, through a love of constructive feedback, dedication 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 3-7 years of professional experience , during which you’ve built technical expertise and professionalism. Required Intermediate knowledge of at least one front-end framework -- React, Angular, Vue Working knowledge of at least one CSS framework -- Bootstrap, Materialize CSS, Semantic UI Intermediate understanding of JavaScript core language concepts -- DOM manipulation, Fetch API, ES6 features Working knowledge of unit and integration testing and testing frameworks/libraries -- Jest, Jasmine, Mocha Working knowledge of at least one task runner -- gulp, npm scripts Working knowledg e of at least one module bundler -- webpack, parcel Working knowledge of at least one version control tool -- Git, Mercurial Preferred Experience with architecture and design principles, building to consider maintainability, performance, security requirements, and impact. Knowledge of code linting and formatting tools -- ESLint, Prettier Working knowledge of Model-View-ViewModel (MVVM) architectural pattern. 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
Jan 21, 2020
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 Software Engineers are masters of consistent execution . They reliably deliver technical and professional value to our teams and our partners. Specifically, you’ll: Use your knowledge in your core technology to delight our partners around the world. Mentor and onboard junior engineers, by consistently displaying sound judgement, setting expectations, and working effectively, both independently and as part of a global team. Collaborate excellently with peers and stakeholders in fast-paced distributed teams, through a love of constructive feedback, dedication 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 3-7 years of professional experience , during which you’ve built technical expertise and professionalism. Required Intermediate knowledge of at least one front-end framework -- React, Angular, Vue Working knowledge of at least one CSS framework -- Bootstrap, Materialize CSS, Semantic UI Intermediate understanding of JavaScript core language concepts -- DOM manipulation, Fetch API, ES6 features Working knowledge of unit and integration testing and testing frameworks/libraries -- Jest, Jasmine, Mocha Working knowledge of at least one task runner -- gulp, npm scripts Working knowledg e of at least one module bundler -- webpack, parcel Working knowledge of at least one version control tool -- Git, Mercurial Preferred Experience with architecture and design principles, building to consider maintainability, performance, security requirements, and impact. Knowledge of code linting and formatting tools -- ESLint, Prettier Working knowledge of Model-View-ViewModel (MVVM) architectural pattern. 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
Jan 21, 2020
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 Software Engineers are masters of consistent execution . They reliably deliver technical and professional value to our teams and our partners. Specifically, you’ll: Use your knowledge in your core technology to delight our partners around the world. Mentor and onboard junior engineers, by consistently displaying sound judgement, setting expectations, and working effectively, both independently and as part of a global team. Collaborate excellently with peers and stakeholders in fast-paced distributed teams, through a love of constructive feedback, dedication 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 3-7 years of professional experience , during which you’ve built technical expertise and professionalism. Required Intermediate knowledge of at least one front-end framework -- React, Angular, Vue Working knowledge of at least one CSS framework -- Bootstrap, Materialize CSS, Semantic UI Intermediate understanding of JavaScript core language concepts -- DOM manipulation, Fetch API, ES6 features Working knowledge of unit and integration testing and testing frameworks/libraries -- Jest, Jasmine, Mocha Working knowledge of at least one task runner -- gulp, npm scripts Working knowledg e of at least one module bundler -- webpack, parcel Working knowledge of at least one version control tool -- Git, Mercurial Preferred Experience with architecture and design principles, building to consider maintainability, performance, security requirements, and impact. Knowledge of code linting and formatting tools -- ESLint, Prettier Working knowledge of Model-View-ViewModel (MVVM) architectural pattern. 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
Jan 21, 2020
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 Senior Software Engineers epitomize ownership . They take personal responsibility for Andela’s ability to continue to deliver value to our partners. 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 5-10 years of professional experience , during which you’ve built deep technical expertise and exercised ownership on various technical teams. Languages/Frameworks Proficient at an expert level in either Java/Kotlin for Android and Objective-C/Swift for iOS. Proficient at an expert level in mobile platform frameworks -- i.e UIKit(iOS), MapKit, ARKit, RxJava, RxSwift Working knowledge of UI Design libraries/frameworks -- i.e Material Design (Android) Data Stores Expert level understanding of fundamental database concepts -- i.e database tables, querying databases, normalization, joins, database management systems Good understanding of at least one database for Mobile dev -- i.e SQLite, RealmDB Good understanding of cloud mobile database backends , like Firebase Working knowledge of ORMs/ODMs -- i.e Room ORM, SqlDelight, CoreData Testing/Security Working knowledge of network security and deep knowledge of unit, integration, e2e and UI testing , as well as other testing frameworks/libraries -- JUnit(For Java), Espresso, Appium, XCTest(iOS) Tools Working knowledge of software engineering collaboration tools -- Jira, Pivotal Tracker, Git, Mercurial Familiarity with language/platform build IDEs/tools -- i.e Simulators/Emulators and Gradle(Android), Android Studio, XCode DevOps Working knowledge of DevOps tools -- i.e Firebase, Fabric, Jenkins, Travis CI, Circle CI, Google Play Store, Apple's App Store. Working Knowledge of analytics tools -- i.e crashlytics, HockeyApp 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 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. *May vary slightly based on location
Andela Accra, Ghana
Jan 21, 2020
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 Senior Software Engineers epitomize ownership . They take personal responsibility for Andela’s ability to continue to deliver value to our partners. 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 5-10 years of professional experience , during which you’ve built deep technical expertise and exercised ownership on various technical teams. 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 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 Comfort working within agile methodologies and experienced in estimation and time management Deep knowledge of unit and integration testing and testing frameworks/libraries (Ex: Jest, Jasmine, Mocha) Working knowledge of tools and editors -- (ex: Grunt, JSLint) Working knowledge of at least one task runner -- gulp, npm scripts Preferred Experience using ESLint and module builders Strong preference for test-driven-development (TDD) and understands its importance 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
Jan 21, 2020
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 Senior Software Engineers epitomize ownership . They take personal responsibility for Andela’s ability to continue to deliver value to our partners. 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 5-10 years of professional experience , during which you’ve built deep technical expertise and exercised ownership on various technical teams. 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 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 Comfort working within agile methodologies and experienced in estimation and time management Deep knowledge of unit and integration testing and testing frameworks/libraries (Ex: Jest, Jasmine, Mocha) Working knowledge of tools and editors -- (ex: Grunt, JSLint) Working knowledge of at least one task runner -- gulp, npm scripts Preferred Experience using ESLint and module builders Strong preference for test-driven-development (TDD) and understands its importance 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
Jan 21, 2020
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 Senior Software Engineers epitomize ownership . They take personal responsibility for Andela’s ability to continue to deliver value to our partners. 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 5-10 years of professional experience , during which you’ve built deep technical expertise and exercised ownership on various technical teams. Required Expert-level understanding of at least one core backend language : Python, JavaScript/Node, PHP, Ruby, Java Intermediate-level understanding of at least one other backend language (In addition to the core language): Python, JavaScript/Node, PHP, Ruby 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, GCP) Comfort with at least one CI/CD tool (Ex: Jenkins, Travis) Working knowledge of containerization and orchestration techniques Deep understanding of applicable unit and integration testing , and testing frameworks/libraries 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 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
Jan 21, 2020
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 Senior Software Engineers epitomize ownership . They take personal responsibility for Andela’s ability to continue to deliver value to our partners. 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 5-10 years of professional experience , during which you’ve built deep technical expertise and exercised ownership on various technical teams. Languages/Frameworks Proficient at an expert level in either Java/Kotlin for Android and Objective-C/Swift for iOS. Proficient at an expert level in mobile platform frameworks -- i.e UIKit(iOS), MapKit, ARKit, RxJava, RxSwift Working knowledge of UI Design libraries/frameworks -- i.e Material Design (Android) Data Stores Expert level understanding of fundamental database concepts -- i.e database tables, querying databases, normalization, joins, database management systems Good understanding of at least one database for Mobile dev -- i.e SQLite, RealmDB Good understanding of cloud mobile database backends , like Firebase Working knowledge of ORMs/ODMs -- i.e Room ORM, SqlDelight, CoreData Testing/Security Working knowledge of network security and deep knowledge of unit, integration, e2e and UI testing , as well as other testing frameworks/libraries -- JUnit(For Java), Espresso, Appium, XCTest(iOS) Tools Working knowledge of software engineering collaboration tools -- Jira, Pivotal Tracker, Git, Mercurial Familiarity with language/platform build IDEs/tools -- i.e Simulators/Emulators and Gradle(Android), Android Studio, XCode DevOps Working knowledge of DevOps tools -- i.e Firebase, Fabric, Jenkins, Travis CI, Circle CI, Google Play Store, Apple's App Store. Working Knowledge of analytics tools -- i.e crashlytics, HockeyApp 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 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. *May vary slightly based on location
Andela Lagos, Nigeria
Jan 21, 2020
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 Senior Software Engineers epitomize ownership . They take personal responsibility for Andela’s ability to continue to deliver value to our partners. 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 5-10 years of professional experience , during which you’ve built deep technical expertise and exercised ownership on various technical teams. 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 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 Comfort working within agile methodologies and experienced in estimation and time management Deep knowledge of unit and integration testing and testing frameworks/libraries (Ex: Jest, Jasmine, Mocha) Working knowledge of tools and editors -- (ex: Grunt, JSLint) Working knowledge of at least one task runner -- gulp, npm scripts Preferred Experience using ESLint and module builders Strong preference for test-driven-development (TDD) and understands its importance 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
Jan 21, 2020
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 Senior Software Engineers epitomize ownership . They take personal responsibility for Andela’s ability to continue to deliver value to our partners. 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 5-10 years of professional experience , during which you’ve built deep technical expertise and exercised ownership on various technical teams. Required Expert-level understanding of at least one core backend language : Python, JavaScript/Node, PHP, Ruby, Java Intermediate-level understanding of at least one other backend language (In addition to the core language): Python, JavaScript/Node, PHP, Ruby 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, GCP) Comfort with at least one CI/CD tool (Ex: Jenkins, Travis) Working knowledge of containerization and orchestration techniques Deep understanding of applicable unit and integration testing , and testing frameworks/libraries 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 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
Jan 21, 2020
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 Software Engineers are masters of consistent execution . They reliably deliver technical and professional value to our teams and our partners. Specifically, you’ll: Use your knowledge in your core technology to delight our partners around the world. Mentor and onboard junior engineers, by consistently displaying sound judgement, setting expectations, and working effectively, both independently and as part of a global team. Collaborate excellently with peers and stakeholders in fast-paced distributed teams, through a love of constructive feedback, dedication 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 3-7 years of professional experience , during which you’ve built technical expertise and professionalism. Required Intermediate knowledge of at least one front-end framework -- React, Angular, Vue Working knowledge of at least one CSS framework -- Bootstrap, Materialize CSS, Semantic UI Intermediate understanding of JavaScript core language concepts -- DOM manipulation, Fetch API, ES6 features Working knowledge of unit and integration testing and testing frameworks/libraries -- Jest, Jasmine, Mocha Working knowledge of at least one task runner -- gulp, npm scripts Working knowledg e of at least one module bundler -- webpack, parcel Working knowledge of at least one version control tool -- Git, Mercurial Preferred Experience with architecture and design principles, building to consider maintainability, performance, security requirements, and impact. Knowledge of code linting and formatting tools -- ESLint, Prettier Working knowledge of Model-View-ViewModel (MVVM) architectural pattern. 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
Jan 21, 2020
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 Senior Software Engineers epitomize ownership . They take personal responsibility for Andela’s ability to continue to deliver value to our partners. 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 5-10 years of professional experience , during which you’ve built deep technical expertise and exercised ownership on various technical teams. Languages/Frameworks Proficient at an expert level in either Java/Kotlin for Android and Objective-C/Swift for iOS. Proficient at an expert level in mobile platform frameworks -- i.e UIKit(iOS), MapKit, ARKit, RxJava, RxSwift Working knowledge of UI Design libraries/frameworks -- i.e Material Design (Android) Data Stores Expert level understanding of fundamental database concepts -- i.e database tables, querying databases, normalization, joins, database management systems Good understanding of at least one database for Mobile dev -- i.e SQLite, RealmDB Good understanding of cloud mobile database backends , like Firebase Working knowledge of ORMs/ODMs -- i.e Room ORM, SqlDelight, CoreData Testing/Security Working knowledge of network security and deep knowledge of unit, integration, e2e and UI testing , as well as other testing frameworks/libraries -- JUnit(For Java), Espresso, Appium, XCTest(iOS) Tools Working knowledge of software engineering collaboration tools -- Jira, Pivotal Tracker, Git, Mercurial Familiarity with language/platform build IDEs/tools -- i.e Simulators/Emulators and Gradle(Android), Android Studio, XCode DevOps Working knowledge of DevOps tools -- i.e Firebase, Fabric, Jenkins, Travis CI, Circle CI, Google Play Store, Apple's App Store. Working Knowledge of analytics tools -- i.e crashlytics, HockeyApp 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 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. *May vary slightly based on location
Andela Nairobi, Kenya
Jan 21, 2020
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 Senior Software Engineers epitomize ownership . They take personal responsibility for Andela’s ability to continue to deliver value to our partners. 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 5-10 years of professional experience , during which you’ve built deep technical expertise and exercised ownership on various technical teams. 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 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 Comfort working within agile methodologies and experienced in estimation and time management Deep knowledge of unit and integration testing and testing frameworks/libraries (Ex: Jest, Jasmine, Mocha) Working knowledge of tools and editors -- (ex: Grunt, JSLint) Working knowledge of at least one task runner -- gulp, npm scripts Preferred Experience using ESLint and module builders Strong preference for test-driven-development (TDD) and understands its importance 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
Jan 21, 2020
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 Software Engineers are masters of consistent execution . They reliably deliver technical and professional value to our teams and our partners. Specifically, you’ll: Use your knowledge in your core technology to delight our partners around the world. Mentor and onboard junior engineers, by consistently displaying sound judgement, setting expectations, and working effectively, both independently and as part of a global team. Collaborate excellently with peers and stakeholders in fast-paced distributed teams, through a love of constructive feedback, dedication 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 3-7 years of professional experience , during which you’ve built technical expertise and professionalism. Required Intermediate knowledge of at least one front-end framework -- React, Angular, Vue Working knowledge of at least one CSS framework -- Bootstrap, Materialize CSS, Semantic UI Intermediate understanding of JavaScript core language concepts -- DOM manipulation, Fetch API, ES6 features Working knowledge of unit and integration testing and testing frameworks/libraries -- Jest, Jasmine, Mocha Working knowledge of at least one task runner -- gulp, npm scripts Working knowledg e of at least one module bundler -- webpack, parcel Working knowledge of at least one version control tool -- Git, Mercurial Preferred Experience with architecture and design principles, building to consider maintainability, performance, security requirements, and impact. Knowledge of code linting and formatting tools -- ESLint, Prettier Working knowledge of Model-View-ViewModel (MVVM) architectural pattern. 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
Jan 21, 2020
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 Software Engineers are masters of consistent execution . They reliably deliver technical and professional value to our teams and our partners. Specifically, you’ll: Use your knowledge in your core technology to delight our partners around the world. Mentor and onboard junior engineers, by consistently displaying sound judgment, setting expectations, and working effectively, both independently and as part of a global team. Collaborate excellently with peers and stakeholders in fast-paced distributed teams, through a love of constructive feedback, dedication, 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 3-7 years of professional experience , during which you’ve developed technical expertise and stellar professional skills. Requirements Intermediate understanding of the core features of at least one backend language: Python, JavaScript/Node, PHP, Ruby Intermediate understanding of JavaScript core language concepts -- DOM manipulation, Fetch API, ES6+ features Working knowledge of at least one complementary front-end languages/frameworks (ex: React, Angular, Vue ) as well as experience with responsive design interface development 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. Strong understanding of fundamental database concepts - relational (SQL) database, non-relational (NoSQL) database, ORMs/ODMs and Web storage API (front end) Experience with architecture and design principles, building to consider maintainability, performance, security requirements, and impact. Strong preference for test-driven-development (TDD) and understands its importance Familiarity with at least one web server technology -- (ex: Apache, Nginx) Familiarity with at least one cloud hosting platform --(ex: AWS, GCP) Working knowledge of tools and editors -- (ex: Grunt, Sublime, Atom, JSLint) Comfort working within agile methodologies and experienced in estimation and time management Preferred Skills Strong ability to problem-solve, debug, and understand pertinent performance metrics Knowledge of unit, integration, e2e and UI testing, with at least one relevant testing framework 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
Jan 21, 2020
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 Software Engineers are masters of consistent execution . They reliably deliver technical and professional value to our teams and our partners. Specifically, you’ll: Use your knowledge in your core technology to delight our partners around the world. Mentor and onboard junior engineers, by consistently displaying sound judgment, setting expectations, and working effectively, both independently and as part of a global team. Collaborate excellently with peers and stakeholders in fast-paced distributed teams, through a love of constructive feedback, dedication, 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 3-7 years of professional experience , during which you’ve developed technical expertise and stellar professional skills. Requirements Intermediate understanding of the core features of at least one backend language: Python, JavaScript/Node, PHP, Ruby Intermediate understanding of JavaScript core language concepts -- DOM manipulation, Fetch API, ES6+ features Working knowledge of at least one complementary front-end languages/frameworks (ex: React, Angular, Vue ) as well as experience with responsive design interface development 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. Strong understanding of fundamental database concepts - relational (SQL) database, non-relational (NoSQL) database, ORMs/ODMs and Web storage API (front end) Experience with architecture and design principles, building to consider maintainability, performance, security requirements, and impact. Strong preference for test-driven-development (TDD) and understands its importance Familiarity with at least one web server technology -- (ex: Apache, Nginx) Familiarity with at least one cloud hosting platform --(ex: AWS, GCP) Working knowledge of tools and editors -- (ex: Grunt, Sublime, Atom, JSLint) Comfort working within agile methodologies and experienced in estimation and time management Preferred Skills Strong ability to problem-solve, debug, and understand pertinent performance metrics Knowledge of unit, integration, e2e and UI testing, with at least one relevant testing framework 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
Jan 21, 2020
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 Senior Software Engineers epitomize ownership . They take personal responsibility for Andela’s ability to continue to deliver value to our partners. 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 5-10 years of professional experience , during which you’ve built deep technical expertise and exercised ownership on various technical teams. Required Expert-level understanding of at least one core backend language : Python, JavaScript/Node, PHP, Ruby, Java Intermediate-level understanding of at least one other backend language (In addition to the core language): Python, JavaScript/Node, PHP, Ruby 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, GCP) Comfort with at least one CI/CD tool (Ex: Jenkins, Travis) Working knowledge of containerization and orchestration techniques Deep understanding of applicable unit and integration testing , and testing frameworks/libraries 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 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