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  • Posted: Sep 19, 2019
    Deadline: Not specified
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  • Andela is a global talent accelerator that produces world-class remote developers and connects them with top employers. Andela finds the brightest young people in Africa and gives them the training and mentorship needed to thrive as full-time, remote developers for companies around the world. The company is backed by investors including Steve Case, Omidyar N...
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    Senior Software Engineer - Full Stack

    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:

    • Mastery of the core features of at least one backend language: Python, JavaScript/Node, PHP, Ruby
    • 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
    • Comfort with at least one web server technology -- (ex: Apache, Nginx)
    • Comfort working within at least one cloud hosting platform --(ex: AWS, GCP)
    • Working knowledge of tools and editors-- (ex:  Grunt, Sublime, Atom, JSLint)
    • Measured experience with unit, integration, e2e and UI testing, with at least one relevant testing framework
    • Comfort working within agile methodologies and experienced in estimation and time management

    Preferred Skills:

    • Working knowledge of software engineering collaboration tools (Ex: Git, Jira)
    • 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

    Method of Application

    Note: We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

    Interested and qualified? Go to Andela on boards.greenhouse.io to apply
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