• Posted: August 8, 2019
    Deadline: Not specified
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  • Andela extends engineering teams with the most talented software developers in Africa. We recruit the most talented technologists 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 Ini...
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    General Manager

     

    The General Manager is a professional who is passionate about building the next generation of technology and business leaders in Africa. The successful candidate will be the primary point of contact for Andela Ghana, overseeing all operations, coordinating all employee-related activities,  identifying and developing high-value external relationships in the country, promoting Andela’s brand as an employer of choice in Ghana, ensuring Andela’s business successfully scales within the country and serving as a role model to others in how they demonstrate Andela’s (EPIC) values.

    You bring more than passion for the role: You are a people manager.  You’re an expert in building and managing operations and developing the processes necessary for scale. You know how to think – and act – big, while holding a strong moral compass in everything you do.

    Job Description

    Leadership:

    • Provide leadership for Ghana based employees and shape the internal employer brand.
    • Set the tone for how teams and colleagues collaborate to create an excellent place to work.
    • Promote and guard Andela culture amongst Ghana based employees

    Operations management:

    • Execute decisions around securing workspace for Andela’s employees to operate out of, and ensure they have all the infrastructure to support on-site and remote work (e.g., power, internet, work space, security, work tools).
    • Drive business case for expanding operations within the country

    People management:

    • Attract and help close Software Engineer hires, who are drawn to Andela through you.
    • Ensure the overall well being, morale and success of all Ghana based employees by working closely with People team, Partner Engineering  and cross-functional leaders
    • Build trust and respect with employees, in order to have influence on decisions and morale.

    External relations:

    • Establish strong relationships with key influencers and stakeholders within the tech ecosystem, broader business community and government, to elevate Andela’s brand, and to improve Andela’s business performance.
    • Be a spokesperson for Andela within the country.

    Financial management:

    • Manage the financial performance of Andela Ghana (specifically around expenditures and costs)

    Strategic planning:

    • Provide valuable inputs and insights that shape function, country strategy.
    • Proactively identify opportunities for, and challenges to, growth and scaling.

    Qualifications:

    • 7+ years of post-undergraduate, full-time work experience
    • Experience managing operations, including budgeting and reporting
    • Experience developing and managing a culture of continuous learning and improvement
    • Experience managing and coordinating people and teams
    • Experience interfacing with influencers, executives and businesses in Ghana
    • Work and living experience in emerging markets, particularly in Ghana
    • Record of strong academic performance from a leading undergraduate and, if attended, graduate institution
    • Experience at start-ups a plus, but not required

    Benefits & Compensation

    • Full-time compensation
    • Full medical coverage
    • 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.

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    Senior Ruby Software Engineer

     About the Senior Ruby Software Engineer Position:

    As a Senior Ruby 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 engineers.

    Key Responsibilities

    The specific responsibilities of the Senior Ruby 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;
      • Providing 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 Experience Department.

    Qualifications & Characteristics

    As the ideal candidate for this role you:

    • Are passionate around the technology ecosystem;
    • May have a Bachelor’s degree in Engineering, Computer Science or a related field from an accredited university;
    • Have at least 4 years of experience working in software development;
    • Are highly proficient in Ruby;
    • 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)
    • Have strong leadership skills with a desire to mentor other developers;
    • Have high cultural intelligence with the ability to relate and work effectively across cultures;
    • Be strongly motivated by our social mission of training 100,000 young Africans in the next 10 years.

    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.

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    Senior Software Engineer

    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.

    Method of Application

    Use the link(s) below to apply on company website.

     

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