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Ongoing Recruitment at Andela Nigeria, 3rd December, 2018

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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.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Senior Engineer

Location: Lagos, Nigeria

About the Role

  • In this role, you will primarily work as a Software Engineer within the Technology department building world-class learning technology to support the skill development of Andela developers at scale.
  • As the Software Engineer, you will take on complex tasks and complete them despite roadblocks, grabbing others for help or insight as necessary. You will require 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.

Key Responsibilities

  • Work closely with Product Managers, Engineers and Stakeholders to understand the business requirements
  • Collaborate with a team of engineers to deliver complex software solutions that meet those needs
  • Own the full lifecycle of features from design, to implementation to deployment and maintenance
  • Promote and nurture good team practices such as TDD, code reviews, and pair programming
  • Participate and contribute during project planning sessions

Qualifications

  • 3-5 years of software development experience
  • Strong understanding of computer science principles, system design, and architecture
  • Experience working in an agile environment (standups, sprint planning, retrospectives, etc)
  • Experience developing SaaS products, specifically ed-tech or learning technology
  • Experience with Test Driven Development (TDD) and pair programming
  • Experience building both front-end and backend
  • Proficient in at least two (2) or more of the following technologies:
    • Javascript / Node.js
    • Angular / React
    • Postgres
    • Docker
    • AWS / Google Cloud
  • Solid written and verbal communication
  • Experience working remotely as an effective team member
  • A Bachelor’s or advanced degree in Software Engineering, Computer Science or related field

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!


Method of Application

Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

Job Title: Software Engineer, Learning Technology

Location: Lagos

About the Role

  • In this role, you will primarily work as a Software Engineer within the Technology department building world-class learning technology to support the skill development of Andela developers at scale.
  • As the Software Engineer, you will take on complex tasks and complete them despite roadblocks, grabbing others for help or insight as necessary.
  • You will require 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.

Key Responsibilities

  • Work closely with Product Managers, Engineers and Stakeholders to understand the business requirements
  • Collaborate with a team of engineers to deliver complex software solutions that meet those needs
  • Own the full lifecycle of features from design, to implementation to deployment and maintenance
  • Promote and nurture good team practices such as TDD, code reviews, and pair programming
  • Participate and contribute during project planning sessions

Qualifications

  • 1-3 years of software development experience
  • Strong understanding of computer science principles, system design, and architecture
  • Experience working in an agile environment (standups, sprint planning, retrospectives, etc)
  • Experience developing SaaS products, specifically ed-tech or learning technology
  • Experience with Test Driven Development (TDD) and pair programming
  • Experience building both front-end and backend
  • Proficient in at least two (2) or more of the following technologies:
    • Javascript / Node.js
    • Angular / React
    • Postgres
    • Docker
    • AWS / Google Cloud
  • Solid written and verbal communication
  • Experience working remotely as an effective team member
  • A Bachelor’s or advanced degree in Software Engineering, Computer Science or related field

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!


Method of Application

Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

 

Job Title: Pre-fellowship Learning Facilitator

Location: Lagos

About the Role

  • The Pre-fellowship facilitator at Andela will be an essential part of Andela’s Talent team strategy. This is a critical role at Andela as the success of our Bootcamps depend on the quality of developers that we admit through programs that an individual in this role will run
  • S/he would report to a Lead Learning Facilitator within the Bootcamp team,  and work closely with other Facilitators, Community Managers e.t.c to set objectives, priorities, and implement and monitor program execution.

Responsibilities

  • Facilitating and leading hands-on workshops for community members and aspiring Andelans,  using Andela’s Homestudy Curriculum, and other Andela recommended or curated learning resources.
  • Ensuring that learners develop technical and team skills in alignment with Andela’s developer framework.
  • Tracking and managing learners engagement, learning velocity by ensuring that they complete their assessments on time and to a certain quality as guided by Andela principles and the design for the program being led
  • Identifying learners who are fit for Andela Bootcamp after a certain period as guided by Andela’s hiring plan.
  • Collaborating with the Curriculum team to provide insight into how our learning resources are being used, their efficacy, and how they could better support the learning of community members and aspiring Andelans.
  • Gather, document, and surface critical feedback for program efficacy and iteration
  • Deliver actionable feedback and watch people improve based on your input
  • Continuously level up your own skills and grow with/into the organization

Requirements
Intermediate level experience with the following:

  • Building web applications, using modern HTML/CSS & JavaScript
  • Building web application backends using Node/Express and a relational database for persistence
  • Facilitating or leading hand-ons technical sessions of workshops, e.g in community events
  • Giving and receiving actionable feedback in a learning environment, and being guided by empathy
  • Andela EPIC Values alignment
  • Ability to support learners in a distributed environment
  • Demonstrable commitment to the learning & development of people by applying feedback and technology
  • You are biased towards action. You take action first and improve on the actions for optimal results.
  • You possess excellent organizational skills and ability to communicate with people from diverse backgrounds and experience, as well as manage their expectations
  • You drive results in a valuable way and can get things done. You are self-driven and have great follow-through.
  • You take initiative and have ownership. You can resolve issues and know when to escalate.

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!

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

 

Deadline: 28th December, 2018

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