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Andela Nairobi, Kenya
Jul 16, 2019
Full Time
Type : Full-Time Experience: Mid-to-Senior 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. We have a vision to train 100,000 world-class developers in the next 10 years – and we want you to help make it happen. About the Technical Success Manager Position: As Technical Success Manager, you will be responsible for helping Andela’s Software Engineers successfully engage remote clients. Distributed work environments are growing in popularity but the lack of physical proximity still brings unique operational challenges. As our engineers partner with teams spread around the world, across industries and across technology stacks, your role will be to help make the client and the remote team feel much closer. No two days will ever be alike and variety will be the only constant. In the morning, you might find yourself helping engineers better understand the business value of their California team’s user stories; in the afternoon, you might virtually travel across the Atlantic in order to support another team of engineers as they strategically plan a data migration for their team in London. With your knowledge of business, technology, remote communication and agile project management, you will help make the distance between our engineers and their teams---thousands of kilometers in most cases---feel like a logistical afterthought. Key Responsibilities The specific responsibilities of the Technical Success Manager position include: Interfacing with the client to understand a client's business as well as their goals and visions for products being supported by Andela Ensuring that our engineers are able to understand the business context and value of their tasks, as well as how it impacts users. Working with our engineers to decompose high level stories into smaller, specific tasks and provide high level design support to help them understand how to solve specific coding challenges. Perform code reviews to ensure that the work being submitted to the client follows the client's coding standards as well as meets the letter and spirit of the assigned task Assist our engineers in effectively communicating with their teams Qualifications & Characteristics As the ideal candidate for this role you: May have a four-year degree in Engineering, Computer Science or a related field from an accredited university Have at least 5 years of experience working in software development, technology consulting or software product management Is proficient in at least one of the following stacks: Ruby/Ruby on Rails, PHP/Laravel, Python/Django, Java/Android, JavaScript/MEAN/PEAN/PREN Have experience effectively working remotely Are passionate about the evolving technology landscape and enjoy leveraging advancements to solve business problems Have a strong understanding of agile software development techniques Have a vibrant personality and exceptional communication skills (English, verbal and written) Have the ability to build rapport and communicate with individuals from diverse cultural backgrounds. Have excellent interpersonal skills. Have strong leadership skills. Strongly motivated by our social mission of training 100 thousand young Africans in next 10 years.
Andela Nairobi, Kenya
Jul 16, 2019
Full Time
About Andela: Andela is developing a corps of high-quality technology talent across the African continent that will drive the current and future phases of tech-enabled growth around the world. With the fastest growing population and highest youth population in the world, we believe Africa is one of the greatest untapped markets for talent development. Andela extends engineering teams with world-class software developers. We recruit the most talented developers on the African continent, shape them into technical leaders, and place them as full-time distributed team members with companies that range from Microsoft and IBM to dozens of high-growth startups. Backed by Chan Zuckerberg Initiative, GV (Google Ventures) and Spark Capital, Andela is building the next generation of global technology leaders. Passion, excellence, entrepreneurial spirit, and rejecting the status quo are just a few of the things that Andela team members have in common. We have a vision to train 100,000 world-class developers in the next 10 years – and we want you to help make it happen About the Department: Andela’s Talent Development department creates the required programs, curriculum, facilitation, and partnerships that ensure our developers meet Andela’s “developer specifications” in a timely, efficient, scalable manner. Andela’s curriculum team supports that mission by defining and supporting effective, evidence-based Learning Paths that ensure developers are qualified for Global Technology positions. The curriculum team leverages the expertise of our community and data from our Partner contexts to ensure Andela’s Curriculum prepares developers to thrive on top technology teams. About the role: The Director of Curriculum is an engineering and learning leader, responsible for setting the vision, implementing the strategy, and leading the team to deliver high-impact curriculum initiatives. They are accountable for the efficacy , usability , engagement , and scalability of the global curriculum for developers of all levels. Responsibilities: Create a clear, effective, scalable Learner Journey Set curriculum strategy for all phases of Talent Development Pipeline to ensure that the learner journey is streamlined, clear, and covers all the appropriate skills Lead team to create a multiple, personalized pathways into and through Andela Ensure the provision of well-defined and robustly supported paths to advancement based on the strategy & priorities of each unit Ensure full coverage of pathways to technology roles at Andela; prioritize which pathways are of the highest importance Liaise closely with Director, Learning Technology to implement curriculum as a “tool” that achieves a desired learner outcome Incorporation of Market Feedback: Manage feedback loop with Revenue, Talent, and Success teams to take in and act on partner feedback Use data & expertise to prioritize the creation of learning materials that effectively increase developer performance in the most critical partner contexts Collaborate closely with VP, Product, to support the creation of curriculum pathways that enable our developers to meet and exceed our product specifications Team Management: Set and create accountability around the team strategy, roadmap and KPI’s Design, hire, and retain a world-class team capable of meeting and exceeding the divisions KPIs and initiatives Ensure consistent reporting on core divisional metrics including but not limited to curriculum quality (NPS) and efficacy (developer performance) Qualifications: Experienced professional with at least 3-5 years of direct management experience At least 5 years in development/ Software engineering / Product Management role A background in learning & development in any form (teaching, curriculum development, management, learning operations, etc) A doer who is self-motivated and proactive, obsessed with detail and quality, and personally offended by mediocrity. An open communicator who takes ownership of deliverables, communicates ideas, and tests their efficacy with an analytical mindset. Willingness to travel up to 30% of the time Able to thrive on a diverse, globally distributed team 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. 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
Jul 16, 2019
Full Time
Type : Full-Time Experience: Mid-to-Senior 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, Cairo, 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 Senior Software Engineer Position: As a Senior Software Engineer, you will primarily work as a Lead Engineer for one of Andela’s clients. Andela Senior Engineers are skilled at writing complex applications, have a deep understanding of application lifecycles, databases and services. They are passionate about guidance and mentorship to more junior developers. Key Responsibilities The specific responsibilities of the Senior Software Engineer position include: Interfacing with your client to understand their business, goals and visions for products being supported by an Andela Team Performing high quality work that not only meets the need of the client, but surpasses it. If you are managing a team: Ensuring that our engineers are able to understand the business context and value of their tasks, as well as how it impacts users Prioritizing the work that your team is responsible for to ensure that you’re always working on the highest value work that helps your clients meet their objectives Working with our engineers to decompose high level stories into smaller, specific tasks and provide high level design support to help them understand how to solve specific coding challenges Provide technical guidance and oversight to ensure that the work delivered is in accordance with the technical standards of your client Encouraging a collaborative team environment Regularly reporting the status of your team both to your client as well as senior members of Andela’s Partner Engineering Department. Qualifications & Characteristics As the ideal candidate for this role you: Are active in the technology ecosystem in your city ex: you organize meet ups, speak at conferences and are active on github Are able to pass our Tech Skills Assessment May have a four-year degree in Engineering, Computer Science or a related field from an accredited university Have at least 4 years of experience working in software development Is proficient ideally in ANY TWO of the following stacks and/or experience in: Javascript (React) Javascript (Angular) Javascript (Node) Python (Django/Flask) PHP (Lumen/Laravel) Java iOS (Swift/Objective C) Android (Java/Kotlin) DevOps Ruby (Ruby on Rails) Have experience leading technical teams using Agile methodologies; Have experience working remotely as an effective member of a team; Have a vibrant personality and exceptional communication skills (English, verbal and written) A strong desire to mentor other developers; Have the ability to build rapport and communicate with individuals from diverse cultural backgrounds; Have excellent interpersonal skills; Have strong leadership skills; Strongly motivated by our social mission of training 100,000 young Africans in the next 10 years.
Andela Nairobi, Kenya
Jul 16, 2019
Full Time
Type : Full-Time Experience: Mid-to-Senior 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, Cairo, 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 Senior Software Engineer Position: As a Senior Software Engineer, you will primarily work as a Lead Engineer for one of Andela’s clients. Andela Senior Engineers are skilled at writing complex applications, have a deep understanding of application lifecycles, databases and services. They are passionate about guidance and mentorship to more junior developers. Key Responsibilities The specific responsibilities of the Senior Software Engineer position include: Interfacing with your client to understand their business, goals and visions for products being supported by an Andela Team Performing high quality work that not only meets the need of the client, but surpasses it. If you are managing a team: Ensuring that our engineers are able to understand the business context and value of their tasks, as well as how it impacts users Prioritizing the work that your team is responsible for to ensure that you’re always working on the highest value work that helps your clients meet their objectives Working with our engineers to decompose high level stories into smaller, specific tasks and provide high level design support to help them understand how to solve specific coding challenges Provide technical guidance and oversight to ensure that the work delivered is in accordance with the technical standards of your client Encouraging a collaborative team environment Regularly reporting the status of your team both to your client as well as senior members of Andela’s Partner Engineering Department. Qualifications & Characteristics As the ideal candidate for this role you: Are active in the technology ecosystem in your city ex: you organize meet ups, speak at conferences and are active on github Are able to pass our Tech Skills Assessment May have a four-year degree in Engineering, Computer Science or a related field from an accredited university Have at least 4 years of experience working in software development Is proficient ideally in ANY TWO of the following stacks and/or experience in: Javascript (React) Javascript (Angular) Javascript (Node) Python (Django/Flask) PHP (Lumen/Laravel) Java iOS (Swift/Objective C) Android (Java/Kotlin) DevOps Ruby (Ruby on Rails) Have experience leading technical teams using Agile methodologies; Have experience working remotely as an effective member of a team; Have a vibrant personality and exceptional communication skills (English, verbal and written) A strong desire to mentor other developers; Have the ability to build rapport and communicate with individuals from diverse cultural backgrounds; Have excellent interpersonal skills; Have strong leadership skills; Strongly motivated by our social mission of training 100,000 young Africans in the next 10 years.
Andela Kampala, Uganda
Jul 16, 2019
Full Time
About Andela: Andela is developing a corps of high-quality technology talent across the African continent that will drive the current and future phases of tech-enabled growth around the world. With the fastest growing population and highest youth population in the world, we believe Africa is one of the greatest untapped markets for talent development. Andela extends engineering teams with world-class software developers. We recruit the most talented developers on the African continent, shape them into technical leaders, and place them as full-time distributed team members with companies that range from Microsoft and IBM to dozens of high-growth startups. Backed by Chan Zuckerberg Initiative, GV (Google Ventures) and Spark Capital, Andela is building the next generation of global technology leaders. Passion, excellence, entrepreneurial spirit, and rejecting the status quo are just a few of the things that Andela team members have in common. We have a vision to train 100,000 world-class developers in the next 10 years – and we want you to help make it happen About the Department: Andela’s Talent Development department creates the required programs, curriculum, facilitation, and partnerships that ensure our developers meet Andela’s “developer specifications” in a timely, efficient, scalable manner. Andela’s curriculum team supports that mission by defining and supporting effective, evidence-based Learning Paths that ensure developers are qualified for Global Technology positions. The curriculum team leverages the expertise of our community and data from our Partner contexts to ensure Andela’s Curriculum prepares developers to thrive on top technology teams. About the role: The Director of Curriculum is an engineering and learning leader, responsible for setting the vision, implementing the strategy, and leading the team to deliver high-impact curriculum initiatives. They are accountable for the efficacy , usability , engagement , and scalability of the global curriculum for developers of all levels. Responsibilities: Create a clear, effective, scalable Learner Journey Set curriculum strategy for all phases of Talent Development Pipeline to ensure that the learner journey is streamlined, clear, and covers all the appropriate skills Lead team to create a multiple, personalized pathways into and through Andela Ensure the provision of well-defined and robustly supported paths to advancement based on the strategy & priorities of each unit Ensure full coverage of pathways to technology roles at Andela; prioritize which pathways are of the highest importance Liaise closely with Director, Learning Technology to implement curriculum as a “tool” that achieves a desired learner outcome Incorporation of Market Feedback: Manage feedback loop with Revenue, Talent, and Success teams to take in and act on partner feedback Use data & expertise to prioritize the creation of learning materials that effectively increase developer performance in the most critical partner contexts Collaborate closely with VP, Product, to support the creation of curriculum pathways that enable our developers to meet and exceed our product specifications Team Management: Set and create accountability around the team strategy, roadmap and KPI’s Design, hire, and retain a world-class team capable of meeting and exceeding the divisions KPIs and initiatives Ensure consistent reporting on core divisional metrics including but not limited to curriculum quality (NPS) and efficacy (developer performance) Qualifications: Experienced professional with at least 3-5 years of direct management experience At least 5 years in development/ Software engineering / Product Management role A background in learning & development in any form (teaching, curriculum development, management, learning operations, etc) A doer who is self-motivated and proactive, obsessed with detail and quality, and personally offended by mediocrity. An open communicator who takes ownership of deliverables, communicates ideas, and tests their efficacy with an analytical mindset. Willingness to travel up to 30% of the time Able to thrive on a diverse, globally distributed team 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. 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 Kigali, Rwanda
Jul 16, 2019
Full Time
About Andela: Andela is developing a corps of high-quality technology talent across the African continent that will drive the current and future phases of tech-enabled growth around the world. With the fastest growing population and highest youth population in the world, we believe Africa is one of the greatest untapped markets for talent development. Andela extends engineering teams with world-class software developers. We recruit the most talented developers on the African continent, shape them into technical leaders, and place them as full-time distributed team members with companies that range from Microsoft and IBM to dozens of high-growth startups. Backed by Chan Zuckerberg Initiative, GV (Google Ventures) and Spark Capital, Andela is building the next generation of global technology leaders. Passion, excellence, entrepreneurial spirit, and rejecting the status quo are just a few of the things that Andela team members have in common. We have a vision to train 100,000 world-class developers in the next 10 years – and we want you to help make it happen About the Department: Andela’s Talent Development department creates the required programs, curriculum, facilitation, and partnerships that ensure our developers meet Andela’s “developer specifications” in a timely, efficient, scalable manner. Andela’s curriculum team supports that mission by defining and supporting effective, evidence-based Learning Paths that ensure developers are qualified for Global Technology positions. The curriculum team leverages the expertise of our community and data from our Partner contexts to ensure Andela’s Curriculum prepares developers to thrive on top technology teams. About the role: The Director of Curriculum is an engineering and learning leader, responsible for setting the vision, implementing the strategy, and leading the team to deliver high-impact curriculum initiatives. They are accountable for the efficacy , usability , engagement , and scalability of the global curriculum for developers of all levels. Responsibilities: Create a clear, effective, scalable Learner Journey Set curriculum strategy for all phases of Talent Development Pipeline to ensure that the learner journey is streamlined, clear, and covers all the appropriate skills Lead team to create a multiple, personalized pathways into and through Andela Ensure the provision of well-defined and robustly supported paths to advancement based on the strategy & priorities of each unit Ensure full coverage of pathways to technology roles at Andela; prioritize which pathways are of the highest importance Liaise closely with Director, Learning Technology to implement curriculum as a “tool” that achieves a desired learner outcome Incorporation of Market Feedback: Manage feedback loop with Revenue, Talent, and Success teams to take in and act on partner feedback Use data & expertise to prioritize the creation of learning materials that effectively increase developer performance in the most critical partner contexts Collaborate closely with VP, Product, to support the creation of curriculum pathways that enable our developers to meet and exceed our product specifications Team Management: Set and create accountability around the team strategy, roadmap and KPI’s Design, hire, and retain a world-class team capable of meeting and exceeding the divisions KPIs and initiatives Ensure consistent reporting on core divisional metrics including but not limited to curriculum quality (NPS) and efficacy (developer performance) Qualifications: Experienced professional with at least 3-5 years of direct management experience At least 5 years in development/ Software engineering / Product Management role A background in learning & development in any form (teaching, curriculum development, management, learning operations, etc) A doer who is self-motivated and proactive, obsessed with detail and quality, and personally offended by mediocrity. An open communicator who takes ownership of deliverables, communicates ideas, and tests their efficacy with an analytical mindset. Willingness to travel up to 30% of the time Able to thrive on a diverse, globally distributed team 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. 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 Accra, Ghana
Jul 16, 2019
Full Time
Type : Full-Time Experience: Mid-to-Senior 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, Cairo, 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 Senior Software Engineer Position: As a Senior Software Engineer, you will primarily work as a Lead Engineer for one of Andela’s clients. Andela Senior Engineers are skilled at writing complex applications, have a deep understanding of application lifecycles, databases and services. They are passionate about guidance and mentorship to more junior developers. Key Responsibilities The specific responsibilities of the Senior Software Engineer position include: Interfacing with your client to understand their business, goals and visions for products being supported by an Andela Team Performing high quality work that not only meets the need of the client, but surpasses it. If you are managing a team: Ensuring that our engineers are able to understand the business context and value of their tasks, as well as how it impacts users Prioritizing the work that your team is responsible for to ensure that you’re always working on the highest value work that helps your clients meet their objectives Working with our engineers to decompose high level stories into smaller, specific tasks and provide high level design support to help them understand how to solve specific coding challenges Provide technical guidance and oversight to ensure that the work delivered is in accordance with the technical standards of your client Encouraging a collaborative team environment Regularly reporting the status of your team both to your client as well as senior members of Andela’s Partner Engineering Department. Qualifications & Characteristics As the ideal candidate for this role you: Are active in the technology ecosystem in your city ex: you organize meet ups, speak at conferences and are active on github Are able to pass our Tech Skills Assessment May have a four-year degree in Engineering, Computer Science or a related field from an accredited university Have at least 4 years of experience working in software development Is proficient ideally in ANY TWO of the following stacks and/or experience in: Javascript (React) Javascript (Angular) Javascript (Node) Python (Django/Flask) PHP (Lumen/Laravel) Java iOS (Swift/Objective C) Android (Java/Kotlin) DevOps Ruby (Ruby on Rails) Have experience leading technical teams using Agile methodologies; Have experience working remotely as an effective member of a team; Have a vibrant personality and exceptional communication skills (English, verbal and written) A strong desire to mentor other developers; Have the ability to build rapport and communicate with individuals from diverse cultural backgrounds; Have excellent interpersonal skills; Have strong leadership skills; Strongly motivated by our social mission of training 100,000 young Africans in the next 10 years.
Andela Lagos, Nigeria
Jul 16, 2019
Full Time
Type : Full-Time Experience: Mid-to-Senior 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, Cairo, 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 Senior Software Engineer Position: As a Senior Software Engineer, you will primarily work as a Lead Engineer for one of Andela’s clients. Andela Senior Engineers are skilled at writing complex applications, have a deep understanding of application lifecycles, databases and services. They are passionate about guidance and mentorship to more junior developers. Key Responsibilities The specific responsibilities of the Senior Software Engineer position include: Interfacing with your client to understand their business, goals and visions for products being supported by an Andela Team Performing high quality work that not only meets the need of the client, but surpasses it. If you are managing a team: Ensuring that our engineers are able to understand the business context and value of their tasks, as well as how it impacts users Prioritizing the work that your team is responsible for to ensure that you’re always working on the highest value work that helps your clients meet their objectives Working with our engineers to decompose high level stories into smaller, specific tasks and provide high level design support to help them understand how to solve specific coding challenges Provide technical guidance and oversight to ensure that the work delivered is in accordance with the technical standards of your client Encouraging a collaborative team environment Regularly reporting the status of your team both to your client as well as senior members of Andela’s Partner Engineering Department. Qualifications & Characteristics As the ideal candidate for this role you: Are active in the technology ecosystem in your city ex: you organize meet ups, speak at conferences and are active on github Are able to pass our Tech Skills Assessment May have a four-year degree in Engineering, Computer Science or a related field from an accredited university Have at least 4 years of experience working in software development Is proficient ideally in ANY TWO of the following stacks and/or experience in: Javascript (React) Javascript (Angular) Javascript (Node) Python (Django/Flask) PHP (Lumen/Laravel) Java iOS (Swift/Objective C) Android (Java/Kotlin) DevOps Ruby (Ruby on Rails) Have experience leading technical teams using Agile methodologies; Have experience working remotely as an effective member of a team; Have a vibrant personality and exceptional communication skills (English, verbal and written) A strong desire to mentor other developers; Have the ability to build rapport and communicate with individuals from diverse cultural backgrounds; Have excellent interpersonal skills; Have strong leadership skills; Strongly motivated by our social mission of training 100,000 young Africans in the next 10 years.
Andela Lagos, Nigeria
Jul 16, 2019
Full Time
About Andela: Andela is developing a corps of high-quality technology talent across the African continent that will drive the current and future phases of tech-enabled growth around the world. With the fastest growing population and highest youth population in the world, we believe Africa is one of the greatest untapped markets for talent development. Andela extends engineering teams with world-class software developers. We recruit the most talented developers on the African continent, shape them into technical leaders, and place them as full-time distributed team members with companies that range from Microsoft and IBM to dozens of high-growth startups. Backed by Chan Zuckerberg Initiative, GV (Google Ventures) and Spark Capital, Andela is building the next generation of global technology leaders. Passion, excellence, entrepreneurial spirit, and rejecting the status quo are just a few of the things that Andela team members have in common. We have a vision to train 100,000 world-class developers in the next 10 years – and we want you to help make it happen About the Department: Andela’s Talent Development department creates the required programs, curriculum, facilitation, and partnerships that ensure our developers meet Andela’s “developer specifications” in a timely, efficient, scalable manner. Andela’s curriculum team supports that mission by defining and supporting effective, evidence-based Learning Paths that ensure developers are qualified for Global Technology positions. The curriculum team leverages the expertise of our community and data from our Partner contexts to ensure Andela’s Curriculum prepares developers to thrive on top technology teams. About the role: The Director of Curriculum is an engineering and learning leader, responsible for setting the vision, implementing the strategy, and leading the team to deliver high-impact curriculum initiatives. They are accountable for the efficacy , usability , engagement , and scalability of the global curriculum for developers of all levels. Responsibilities: Create a clear, effective, scalable Learner Journey Set curriculum strategy for all phases of Talent Development Pipeline to ensure that the learner journey is streamlined, clear, and covers all the appropriate skills Lead team to create a multiple, personalized pathways into and through Andela Ensure the provision of well-defined and robustly supported paths to advancement based on the strategy & priorities of each unit Ensure full coverage of pathways to technology roles at Andela; prioritize which pathways are of the highest importance Liaise closely with Director, Learning Technology to implement curriculum as a “tool” that achieves a desired learner outcome Incorporation of Market Feedback: Manage feedback loop with Revenue, Talent, and Success teams to take in and act on partner feedback Use data & expertise to prioritize the creation of learning materials that effectively increase developer performance in the most critical partner contexts Collaborate closely with VP, Product, to support the creation of curriculum pathways that enable our developers to meet and exceed our product specifications Team Management: Set and create accountability around the team strategy, roadmap and KPI’s Design, hire, and retain a world-class team capable of meeting and exceeding the divisions KPIs and initiatives Ensure consistent reporting on core divisional metrics including but not limited to curriculum quality (NPS) and efficacy (developer performance) Qualifications: Experienced professional with at least 3-5 years of direct management experience At least 5 years in development/ Software engineering / Product Management role A background in learning & development in any form (teaching, curriculum development, management, learning operations, etc) A doer who is self-motivated and proactive, obsessed with detail and quality, and personally offended by mediocrity. An open communicator who takes ownership of deliverables, communicates ideas, and tests their efficacy with an analytical mindset. Willingness to travel up to 30% of the time Able to thrive on a diverse, globally distributed team 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. 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 Kampala, Uganda
Jul 16, 2019
Full Time
Type : Full-Time Experience: Mid-to-Senior 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, Cairo, 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 Senior Software Engineer Position: As a Senior Software Engineer, you will primarily work as a Lead Engineer for one of Andela’s clients. Andela Senior Engineers are skilled at writing complex applications, have a deep understanding of application lifecycles, databases and services. They are passionate about guidance and mentorship to more junior developers. Key Responsibilities The specific responsibilities of the Senior Software Engineer position include: Interfacing with your client to understand their business, goals and visions for products being supported by an Andela Team Performing high quality work that not only meets the need of the client, but surpasses it. If you are managing a team: Ensuring that our engineers are able to understand the business context and value of their tasks, as well as how it impacts users Prioritizing the work that your team is responsible for to ensure that you’re always working on the highest value work that helps your clients meet their objectives Working with our engineers to decompose high level stories into smaller, specific tasks and provide high level design support to help them understand how to solve specific coding challenges Provide technical guidance and oversight to ensure that the work delivered is in accordance with the technical standards of your client Encouraging a collaborative team environment Regularly reporting the status of your team both to your client as well as senior members of Andela’s Partner Engineering Department. Qualifications & Characteristics As the ideal candidate for this role you: Are active in the technology ecosystem in your city ex: you organize meet ups, speak at conferences and are active on github Are able to pass our Tech Skills Assessment May have a four-year degree in Engineering, Computer Science or a related field from an accredited university Have at least 4 years of experience working in software development Is proficient ideally in ANY TWO of the following stacks and/or experience in: Javascript (React) Javascript (Angular) Javascript (Node) Python (Django/Flask) PHP (Lumen/Laravel) Java iOS (Swift/Objective C) Android (Java/Kotlin) DevOps Ruby (Ruby on Rails) Have experience leading technical teams using Agile methodologies; Have experience working remotely as an effective member of a team; Have a vibrant personality and exceptional communication skills (English, verbal and written) A strong desire to mentor other developers; Have the ability to build rapport and communicate with individuals from diverse cultural backgrounds; Have excellent interpersonal skills; Have strong leadership skills; Strongly motivated by our social mission of training 100,000 young Africans in the next 10 years.
Andela Lagos, Nigeria
Jul 16, 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 Technical Success Manager Position: As a Technical Success Manager, you will primarily manage Developers placed on engagements with Partners, and ensure that teams are working well together. You would walk a very fine line between the Success of our Partners and the Success of our Developers. Our Partners operate in a wide-range of industries, but their common thread is that they create mobile and/or web-based products that bring value to their customers through the use of technology. As a key Partner-facing member of Andela’s Partner support team, you will be responsible for providing team and engagement support in relevant areas. Our core consulting model is embedded software developers and teams. Distributed work environments are growing in popularity but the lack of physical proximity still brings unique operational challenges. No two days will ever be alike, variety will be constant. With your knowledge of business, technology, remote communication and agile project management, you will help make the distance between our engineers and their teams---thousands of kilometers in most cases---feel like a logistical afterthought. Key Responsibilities The specific responsibilities of the Technical Success Manager position include: Direct Management of up to 20 Developers embedded within global Partners, to ensure their success Accountable for technical delivery of Developers embedded with up to 10 Partners Collaborate with Solution Architect and Partner Experience to ensure engagement support Primary technical delivery/quality escalation point both to Partners and Developers in terms of: Ensuring Developer’s delivery are aligned with Partners goals and visions Ensuring that Developers understand business context, value and impact of their tasks Working with Developers in regards task brainstorm, decomposition and prioritization Providing high level design support on how to solve specific coding challenges. Performing code reviews when required Guide the first 30-days impression relative to effective communication, on-boarding expectations etc. Share, advocate for and promote best practices in engagements across their team Mentor and Coach direct reports on their team Accountable for Partner and Developer related action plans, to resolve delivery concerns Support Success via reporting compliance using key internal tools KPI monitoring/review to enable Partner/Team/Developer success and compliance Collaborate on Developer’s Performance Management: tracking, plans, process, review, survey Support the Senior Success Manager (SSM) on strategic, operational, and team areas Effective collaboration with other Success Managers (Success Operations, Consultant Manager etc.) Qualifications & Characteristics As the ideal candidate for this role you: May have a 4-year degree in Engineering, Computer Science or related field from accredited University Have at least 4 years experience working in software development, technology consulting etc. Are proficient in at least one of the following stacks: Ruby/Ruby on Rails PHP/Laravel/Lumen Python/Django/Flask Java/Android JavaScript/MEAN/PEAN/PREN iOS/Swift iOS/Objective C Have a strong understanding of agile software development techniques Have experience working remotely as an effective member of a team Have vibrant personality and exceptional communication skills (English, verbal and written) Have a strong desire to coach and mentor Developers Have ability to build rapport and communicate with individuals from diverse cultural backgrounds Have excellent interpersonal skills Have strong leadership skills Are motivated by our mission to advance human potential Are passionate about evolving technology landscape and its use to solve business problems Have the ability to learn new things fast enough to amaze your friends and family 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 Nairobi, Kenya
Jul 16, 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 catalysing the growth of tech ecosystems across the African continent while solving the global technical talent shortage. About the Role Andela’s Technology department is charged with implementing products that will help Andela to scale with consistency and quality while providing excellent service internally and externally. It is responsible for finding the best solution for Andela’s needs, not necessarily the best solution that Andela can build. In this role, you will primarily work as a Engineering Manager within the Technology department as a people manager of up to 10 engineers, providing mentoring and coaching to the engineers, and maintaining innovative processes that monitor the health of the engineering team. Key Responsibilities Be a combination of a highly-technical software engineer and an effective people manager Recruit Technical Team Leads (TTLs) and Senior Engineers (SEs) Identify potential candidates that best fit the role Interview prospective TTLs and SEs to ensure fit Facilitate onboarding of TTLs and SEs, in collaboration with Ops and P&C teams Manage, measure and improve engineering processes Onboarding and offboarding process Software development process Manage up to 10 engineers Manage team members with different skill sets and technical areas of focus Mentor and coach the engineers and ensure their success Encourage and promote best engineering practices with the engineers Encourage a data-driven culture with the engineers to improve the efficiency, scalability, and stability of our in-house systems Support the engineers in identifying, resolving and escalating issues that impact their work Occasionally unblock engineers on complex issues via pair programming, whiteboarding and design sessions Manage and track engineers on performance improvement plans Inter-Departmental collaboration with Engineering Managers to ensure collaboration across the Engineering department Product Managers to advocate for and ensure the prioritization of technical initiatives Cross-Departmental collaboration with Local Leadership to represent and communicate engineering initiatives Learning team in regards to 1 Year Developer Placement Program Success in regards to internal engagements Operations in regards to hardware for engineers P&C in regards to people issues Support with budget creation, monitoring and adherence responsibilities Qualifications 4+ years of software development experience 3+ years experience managing and growing software engineering teams as a people manager Excellent written and oral communication skills Strong analytical and problem solving skills A strong desire to mentor developers Have ability to build rapport and communicate with individuals from diverse cultural backgrounds Have excellent interpersonal skills. Have strong leadership skills. 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! 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
Jul 16, 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 catalysing the growth of tech ecosystems across the African continent while solving the global technical talent shortage. About the Role Andela’s Technology department is charged with implementing products that will help Andela to scale with consistency and quality while providing excellent service internally and externally. It is responsible for finding the best solution for Andela’s needs, not necessarily the best solution that Andela can build. In this role, you will primarily work as a Engineering Manager within the Technology department as a people manager of up to 10 engineers, providing mentoring and coaching to the engineers, and maintaining innovative processes that monitor the health of the engineering team. Key Responsibilities Be a combination of a highly-technical software engineer and an effective people manager Recruit Technical Team Leads (TTLs) and Senior Engineers (SEs) Identify potential candidates that best fit the role Interview prospective TTLs and SEs to ensure fit Facilitate onboarding of TTLs and SEs, in collaboration with Ops and P&C teams Manage, measure and improve engineering processes Onboarding and offboarding process Software development process Manage up to 10 engineers Manage team members with different skill sets and technical areas of focus Mentor and coach the engineers and ensure their success Encourage and promote best engineering practices with the engineers Encourage a data-driven culture with the engineers to improve the efficiency, scalability, and stability of our in-house systems Support the engineers in identifying, resolving and escalating issues that impact their work Occasionally unblock engineers on complex issues via pair programming, whiteboarding and design sessions Manage and track engineers on performance improvement plans Inter-Departmental collaboration with Engineering Managers to ensure collaboration across the Engineering department Product Managers to advocate for and ensure the prioritization of technical initiatives Cross-Departmental collaboration with Local Leadership to represent and communicate engineering initiatives Learning team in regards to 1 Year Developer Placement Program Success in regards to internal engagements Operations in regards to hardware for engineers P&C in regards to people issues Support with budget creation, monitoring and adherence responsibilities Qualifications 4+ years of software development experience 3+ years experience managing and growing software engineering teams as a people manager Excellent written and oral communication skills Strong analytical and problem solving skills A strong desire to mentor developers Have ability to build rapport and communicate with individuals from diverse cultural backgrounds Have excellent interpersonal skills. Have strong leadership skills. 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! 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 Kampala, Uganda
Jul 16, 2019
Full Time
Job Title: Operations Associate - Temp Job Location: Kampala, Uganda Andela’s Mission is to advance human potential by powering today’s teams and investing in tomorrow’s leaders. Founded on a simple truth that “brilliance is evenly distributed”, Andela is developing a corps of high-quality technology talent across the African continent that will drive the current and future phases of tech-enabled growth around the world. With the fastest growing population and highest youth population in the world, we believe Africa is one of the greatest untapped markets for talent development. Andela extends engineering teams with world-class software developers. We recruit the most talented individuals on the African continent, help them grow into technical leaders, and place them as full-time, distributed team members with companies that range from Mastercard and Viacom to dozens of high-growth startups. Backed by the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative, GV (Google Ventures), Spark Capital, and CRE Venture Capital, Andela is building the next generation of global technology leaders. Passion, excellence, entrepreneurial spirit, and rejecting the status quo are just a few of the things that Andela team members have in common. The Partner Engineering Department is responsible for partner delivery and Andela developer experience. Partner delivery means ensuring that the work delivered by developers for internal and external clients consistently meets or exceeds expectations associated with their level. Developer experience means ensuring that they have opportunities to grow and develop through internal engagements, client engagements, mentor-ship and other opportunities that may present themselves. As an Operations Associate, you will be responsible for supporting the Senior Manager Delivery Enablement in driving programs within Partner Engineering and analyzing data across the department, helping to identify root causes of cross-department collaboration issues and helping to identify gaps in Andela’s processes and work to close those gaps to help the business run more efficiently. Job Description Work closely with the Senior Manager Delivery Enablement of Partner Engineering, as well as his direct management team. Responsible for the daily management through the life cycle of Operations. Define the operation controls, that is the processes, procedures, reporting, etc., Plan and oversee operations and monitor progress to make sure that SLAs are met. Manage the risks and issues that might and do arise over the course of the operations life cycle, as well as take measures to correct them when they occur. Manage and use resources availed to them to best support the partner engineering department. Manage stakeholders who receive services from partner engineering and the helpdesk. Make sure deliverables are aligned across the projects and programs in the Partner Engineering. Requirements: Minimum of atleast 2 years experience in a professional business environment Passion for our mission Willingness and excitement to help make improvements in the division They need to have an ability to work with a wide range of individuals. Exceptional verbal and written communication skills High attention to detail Proactive qualities with the willingness to learn Ability to work well under pressure and with minimal supervision
Andela Cairo, Egypt
Jul 16, 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 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 Nairobi, Kenya
Jul 16, 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: A s part of our business model, Andela’s software engineers travel for at least two weeks a year to our partners’ offices, predominantly based in the United States, with a few partners located in different parts of the world. With seven offices on two continents, we also have other Andela employees traveling between offices every week. Andela is looking to hire an experienced travel manager to support the Travel team to build a world class travel agency within Andela. This individual will be responsible for day-to-day support for Travel Management across Andela. The successful candidate will have travel management related experience, ability to prioritize workload and meet deadlines, and be comfortable working in a fast-paced environment Responsibilities Enforce a business-wide culture where Andelans understand travel processes, have a clear understanding of the policy, and travel efficiently to minimise cost of travel. Implement departmental agreed strategies and tools to automate and improve excellent customer satisfaction Organize and present statistical data to ensure a cycle of operational excellence and continuous improvement. Also ensure proper tracking and recording of all travel related expenses. Providing Andelans with seamless and best in class travel experience. Monitoring vendor service delivery to ensure it is in line with agreed SLAs and best in class service Responding quickly and proactively to travelers requests and resolving complaints Ensure all direct reports and teams have clear objectives, conduct regular check-ins and review and ensure development opportunities Contribute to the development of Andela global travel policies and guidelines as the business scales Identify opportunities for Andela to improve/optimize developer travel as well as prepare and submit monthly travel reports as required Review travel incident log on a weekly basis and prepare reports on incidents for travel leadership Source for the best and competitive rates for travel service providers (hotels, car companies, agents etc. Partnering with emergency preparedness vendors to ensure employee safety at all times. Knowledge, Skills and Experience Bachelor’s or equivalent degree Minimum of 4-5 years in the travel industry or similar industry Must be detail-oriented, analytical and organized with experience creating, analyzing and managing reports Must possess a positive attitude, strong customer service skills and a passion for excellent customer service Good time management skills with the ability to multi-task even under immense pressure Attention to detail Excellent written and oral communications skills Ability to be resourceful and proactive in dealing with issues that may arise Ability to organize, multitask, prioritize, handling last-minute complications while successfully producing results and work under pressure Strong interpersonal skills with experience or interest in working with different cultures/ global teams are a plus Diplomatic and patient. 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 Lagos, Nigeria
Jul 15, 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 Andela is seeking an HR business partner (HRBP) to support Andela’s scaling engineering experience group by being a trusted business partner to our engineers and partner engineering groups. You will play a critical role in the design and implementation of strategic initiatives to retain and grow our most prized asset - our people! This is an amazing opportunity for a passionate and talented HRBP to innovate alongside a stellar growing team and equally passionate and driven managers. No two days will be the same and the work is challenging and rewarding. You will act as a primary point of contact for a designated engineering pod of up to 300 engineers and partner engineering team members, serving as a connector to internal functions, an advisor on all people processes, procedures, and initiatives. The Senior Manager-HRBP will be a key driver of performance management and change management across their pod influencing culture and the future of engineering at Andela. This role reports into a Director Level HRBP Responsibilities: Strategy Development and Implementation Work closely with the head of Engineering Experience to understand organizational challenges and design/implement creative solutions Coordinate and support the implementation of strategic initiatives within your pod and more broadly Performance Management Support your pod and managers within it to cultivate a high performance culture, and ensure that performance management experiences are effective and empowering, prioritising fairness and objectivity Advise managers on team performance management via a data driven approach Work proactively to identify underperformance and address thoughtfully, manage underperformance professionally and swiftly when Talent Development Connect engineers to compelling learning and development opportunities, mentorship, coaching for performance and growth, advising on career opportunities Support leaders and managers on talent mapping and reviews to ensure implementation of recommendations from the Talent Development team. Develop and implement workforce retention, career and succession strategies. Organization Design and Change Management Implement effective change management strategies, providing subject matter expertise on risk mitigation and change delivery. Support the implementation of OD strategy plans and also identifying risks and impact to delivery. Coach, Inspire, Influence Nurturing, coaching and mentoring engineers and managers within your pod as well as more junior Engineering Experience team members. Works in partnership with leaders to provide challenge, legal guidance and advice in dealing with difficult people issues in a fair, straightforward manner and without delay. Serve as an escalation point for your pod and your direct reports Relationships , Collaboration Build and maintain healthy relationships with key stakeholders Coach leaders/managers on proper management and communication practices. Work closely and effectively with other cross-functional HRBP’s, People operations and Centres of excellence teams to identify best practice and use it to define effective business interventions. Share knowledge and insights with the wider People team to help shape best practise and ensure business goals are in line with org-wide strategy Qualifications Significant and relevant professional experience most of which should be in an advisory HR role Have a strong sense of business ethics and ability to appropriately handle confidential information. Demonstrate a deep understanding of Human Resources Management Processes, Culture and Performance Management. Excellent interpersonal skills, stellar emotional intelligence with a specific focus on self moderation, cultivating relationships and empathy. Exceptional communication skills both verbal and written, the ability to present and facilitate effectively. Storytelling via presentations is a strongly preferred skill. Ability to create effective working partnerships with senior leaders, challenge the thinking of others in respectful and thoughtful ways, influence upwards Big picture thinker, a “never settle’ mindset Strong interest in leveraging data to inform decisions (don’t worry if you aren’t an expert we have some of those!) Experience in a challenging, changing, complex business environment with a special focus on multiculturalism (and internationalism). Solid track record in design and implementation of employee engagement strategies that have meaningfully impacted the individual and organization experience Previous experience in coaching employees and management through complex, difficult issues Knowledge of in-country employment regulations, e.g. Country labor/employee relations statutes and capacity to apply them to Andela. Ability to adapt applicable Global labour laws into local practices as required. Experience with other African countries a plus 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, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.
Andela Lagos, Nigeria
Jul 15, 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 is looking to hire an experienced travel manager to support the Travel team in scaling operations within West Africa (Nigeria & Ghana). As part of our business model, Andela’s software engineers travel for at least two weeks a year to our partners’ offices, predominantly based in the United States, with a few partners located in different parts of the world. With seven offices on two continents, we also have other Andela employees traveling between offices every week and host our partners from time to time. The Travel Manager will be responsible for managing and streamlining the travel program for West Africa while ensuring that strategies align with overall Andela & Global Travel KPIs will include but not limited to traveler experience, operational excellence & efficiency, and cost optimization. Responsibilities: Develop strategies to enhance travel within the region Oversee and manage travel operations for Andela offices in Nigeria and Ghana Design processes to achieve operational excellence Collaborate with other regions to ensure smooth & seamless travel for Andelans Quarterly review of travel operations to ensure process efficiency Place a huge priority on traveler experience and design travel programs to improve and provide Andelans with best-in-class travel experience Manage strategic sourcing of travel service providers, contract implementation and vendor management for West Africa Build strong partnerships with other functions (i.e. Finance, People team, Country leadership) and internal stakeholders including Senior Leadership, Sales, and PX to achieve key business objectives Ensure proactive communication & information management that strengthens traveler engagement and policy compliance Collaborate with the Global Mobility Manager on inbound and outbound relocations Actively collect and manage data to track metrics for performance and supplier discounts Requirements: 5+ years of post-undergraduate, full-time work experience Minimum of 2 years of experience managing people Strong customer service orientation that places a huge focus on 7-star experience Exceptional interpersonal skills and communication skills Ability to think on your feet and problem solve through collaboration and innovation Ability to apply sound judgment and critical thinking when making decisions Versatility, flexibility, and ability to work within constantly changing priorities with enthusiasm is a must 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 Nairobi, Kenya
Jul 15, 2019
Full Time
About Andela: Andela is developing a corps of high-quality technology talent across the African continent that will drive the current and future phases of tech-enabled growth around the world. With the fastest growing population and highest youth population in the world, we believe Africa is one of the greatest untapped markets for talent development. Andela extends engineering teams with world-class software developers. We recruit the most talented developers on the African continent, shape them into technology leaders, and place them as full-time distributed team members with companies that range from Microsoft and IBM to dozens of high-growth startups. Andela is building the next generation of global technology leaders. Passion, excellence, entrepreneurial spirit, and rejecting the status quo are just a few of the things that Andela team members have in common. About the Role: Andela has an exciting career opportunity for an Internal Audit Senior Manager to join our team.This is a unique opportunity to build and reinforce a global internal audit practice within a high-growth company. The Internal Audit Senior Manager will establish and manage a risk based approach audit program objectives and strategy, plan audit engagements, review and approve audit work plans, streamline testing procedures, and consolidate reporting and present analysis to executive leadership. Responsibilities: Endorse a collaborative audit and advisory practice through strong, professional relationships with management. Identify strategic risks and business objectives in the development and ongoing monitoring of the annual audit plan. Review and approve audit work plans. Provide guidance on testing strategy and procedures. Identify performance metrics, review performance reports, establish a regular reporting channel and cadence, and p resent a summary of audit plan execution and results to executive management and Audit Committee timely. Advice on reporting strategy accounting for audience, objective, and formatting effectiveness. Review, edit, and comment on audit reports. Refine and maintain Audit Charter, establish the Audit Committee reporting strategy, facilitate the formalization of the Audit Committee, and lead preparations on reporting. Establish policies and procedures as appropriate to guide the Internal Audit Department. Provide support to resolve internal control deficiencies and monitor remediation plans with management. Serve as primary liaison with external auditors in planning, organizing, and executing on-site audits. Lead and develop an internal team including talent acquisition, retention and career development. Ensure adequate department resources, expertise and skills to execute the Internal Audit activity, including outsource relationships. Manage the development and implementation of systems, tools and processes required to support the Internal Audit group. Support other risk and compliance initiatives as needed. Qualifications: 7-10 years experience Internal and/or external auditor experience CIA, CPA, CISA, ITGC audit experience a plus Exposure to accounting and information security practice areas a plus Strong understanding of audit standards and practice Strategic mindset, tech savvy, strong judgement and decision-making Comfortable with design and presentation tools Skillful reporting to executives and upper-management including delivery of audit results and deficiencies. Ability to work independently and deliver. Highly organised, detail-oriented, methodical, and structured with ability to think outside the box. Strong interpersonal and communication skills - both verbal and written - with the ability to convey technical jargon in simplest terms . This role is highly cross-functional. A successful candidate is able to listen and distill large amounts of information from competing priorities, to facilitate decision-making, and to develop, execute, and project manage work plans. High personal responsibility, accountability, and integrity required. Resourcefulness, curiosity, and solutions-oriented mindset desirable. Comfortable with ambiguity and takes initiative to fill in and solve grey areas. Some international travel may be required. 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
Jul 15, 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 Team The Internal Communications team at Andela is small but mighty! The team’s objective is to create alignment across Andela starting with our mission and values and then our changing strategic priorities and goals as Andela evolves and scales. The Internal Communications team will effectively disseminate key information creating organisational alignment through various channels effectively reaching our distributed network of Andelans globally. As well as driving the overall Internal Communications strategy and execution, the team partners with leadership to help them deliver impactful communications aligned to our core messaging and will support key company wide campaigns and change management. How you’ll make an impact: Lead a global team of two and growing Evaluate existing communications framework, content and channels, and build an effective communications strategy to be rolled-out across internal stakeholders Build and execute a thoughtful internal communications program that evolves alongside our fast-growing company including driving the strategy and cadence for employee all-hands, staff meetings, executive meetings and other internal events Advise, edit and write internal communications on behalf of leadership that are clear and consistent Create and lead campaigns to build employee pride and engagement Develop and execute change communications for company transformation programs Develop and execute a content strategy for the intranet, newsletters, office digital programming and more Partner with IT and HR to drive employee adoption of communication and collaboration tools Measure the impact and effectiveness of internal communications campaigns to improve short-term and long-term strategies What you’ll bring to our team: Meaningful experience developing successful internal communications programs in a dynamic global organization Strong leadership and team management skills Exceptional stakeholder management and project management capability Stellar written and verbal communications skills Ability to build consensus at all levels Expertise in how thoughtful and creative communications strategies can impact employee behavior and the nuances of effective internal communications Flexibility to travel as needed (20%) 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, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.