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  • Posted on: 18 October, 2016 Deadline: Not Specified
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  • Andela provides companies with access to the top 1% of global tech talent. We identify high-potential developers on the African continent, shape them into world-class technical leaders, and pair them with companies as full-time, distributed team members. Accelerate your product roadmap while minimizing time spent interviewing, on-boarding, and training new hires.

    Team Lead, Software Engineering


    About the role

    As a Team Lead, Software Engineering, you will primarily work as a Team Lead within the Technology & Learning department leading a team of developers building world-class internal products to support Andela’s business needs.

    As the senior member of your team, you will take responsibility for the overall planning, execution and success of complex technical projects. You will work closely with the product management team to ensure we're building the best products that meet Andela users’ needs. You will take pride in building products that are key to helping Andela grow and scale as an organization. You will be responsible for managing the delivery of your work as well as any developers that work under you.

    You’re The Kind Of Person Who
    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.
    Are constantly learning and expanding your skillsets on and off the job.
    Can mentor entry-level developers willing to become world-class.
    Are a good person: driven by purpose, passion, thirst for knowledge, and the pursuit of a better world.

    Responsibilities Include, But Are Not Limited To
    Most of our stack is in JavaScript and Ruby, but we’re expanding into many other languages and technologies. We’d be interested in candidate from any background as long as you have a keen understanding of Object Oriented languages. Here’s an abbreviated list of interesting technologies we currently use

    • Javascript, Node.js/Express.js
    • Ruby, Ruby on Rails
    • Golang
    • AngularJS
    • Postgres, MongoDB, Redis
    • Heroku, AWS, SQS, EC2

    What Makes You a Great Fit For This Role

    • The ability to be located in Lagos, Nigeria or Nairobi, Kenya.
    • 2-5 years of software development experience
    • Experience leading a team of software engineers in an agile environment (daily standups, sprint planning, retrospectives, etc)
    • TDD and pair programming experience
    • Experience setting up and managing a continuous integration or a continuous delivery process
    • Experience with service oriented architectures, distributed systems, and messaging queues.
    • A Bachelor's or advanced degree Software Engineering, Computer Science or related field.

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified? Go to Andela career website on to apply

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