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  • Posted: Feb 20, 2020
    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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    Software Engineer - Full Stack

    Our Andelan Software Engineers are masters of consistent execution. They reliably deliver technical and professional value to our teams and our partners.

    Specifically, You’ll

    • Use your knowledge in your core technology to delight our partners around the world.
    • Mentor and onboard junior engineers, by consistently displaying sound judgment, setting expectations, and working effectively, both independently and as part of a global team.
    • Collaborate excellently with peers and stakeholders in fast-paced distributed teams, through a love of constructive feedback, dedication, and universal respect.

    What You’ll Bring

    • All Andela engineers go above and beyond. To find out more about additional suggested competencies, check out our engineer framework.


    Experience

    • A minimum of 3-7 years of professional experience, during which you’ve developed technical expertise and stellar professional skills.


    Requirements

    • Intermediate understanding of the core features of at least one backend language: Python, JavaScript/Node, PHP, Ruby
    • Intermediate understanding of JavaScript core language concepts -- DOM manipulation, Fetch API, ES6+ features
    • Working knowledge of at least one complementary front-end languages/frameworks (ex: React, Angular, Vue ) as well as experience with responsive design interface development
    • Intermediate understanding of at least one Web Framework for your language of choice: Flask/Django for Python; Node/Express for JavaScript, Rails for Ruby, Lumen/Laravel for PHP.
    • Strong understanding of fundamental database concepts relational (SQL) database, non-relational (NoSQL) database, ORMs/ODMs and Web storage API (front end)
    • Experience with architecture and design principles, building to consider maintainability, performance, security requirements, and impact.
    • Strong preference for test-driven-development (TDD) and understands its importance
    • Familiarity with at least one web server technology -- (ex: Apache, Nginx)
    • Familiarity with at least one cloud hosting platform --(ex: AWS, GCP)
    • Working knowledge of tools and editors-- (ex: Grunt, Sublime, Atom, JSLint)
    • Comfort working within agile methodologies and experienced in estimation and time management

    Preferred Skills

    • Strong ability to problem-solve, debug, and understand pertinent performance metrics
    • Knowledge of unit, integration, e2e and UI testing, with at least one relevant testing framework
    • Familiarity with containerization infrastructure and orchestration
    • Awareness of the capabilities of applicable languages/frameworks/libraries as well as the inherent differences between them in order to understand trade-offs and make recommendations.

    What You’ll Get*

    • Full-time compensation
    • Full medical coverage
    • Lunch and snacks provided daily
    • Beautiful working environment
    • Opportunity to work with the brightest minds inside and outside of your field
    • A chance to change the world for the better

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    Senior Software Engineer - Front End

    Our Andelan Senior Software Engineers epitomize ownership. They take personal responsibility for Andela’s ability to continue to deliver value to our partners.

    Specifically, You’ll

    • Use your knowledge in your core technology to delight our partners around the world.
    • Be responsible for the coding standards, conduct and deliverables of your fast-paced, distributed, teams, by proactively communicating and prioritizing effectively.
    • Act as role-model even in the most difficult and challenging situations, using constructive feedback, mentorship and universal respect.

    What You’ll Bring

    • All Andela engineers go above and beyond. To find out more about additional suggested competencies, check out our engineer framework.

    Experience

    • A minimum of 5-10 years of professional experience, during which you’ve built deep technical expertise and exercised ownership on various technical teams.

    Required

    • Deep knowledge of at least one front-end framework -- React, Angular, Vue
    • Working knowledge of at least one CSS framework -- Bootstrap, Materialize CSS, Semantic UI
    • Deep knowledge of JavaScript core language concepts -- DOM manipulation, Fetch API, ES6 features
    • Deep knowledge of the fundamental front-end languages/technologies -- HTML, CSS, JavaScript
    • Extensive experience with architecture and design principles, building to consider maintainability, performance, security requirements, and impact.
    • Strong ability to problem-solve, debug, and understand pertinent performance metrics
    • Comfort working within agile methodologies and experienced in estimation and time management
    • Deep knowledge of unit and integration testing and testing frameworks/libraries (Ex: Jest, Jasmine, Mocha)
    • Working knowledge of tools and editors-- (ex: Grunt, JSLint)
    • Working knowledge of at least one task runner -- gulp, npm scripts

    Preferred

    • Experience using ESLint and module builders
    • Strong preference for test-driven-development (TDD) and understands its importanc

    What You’ll Get*

    • Full-time compensation
    • Full medical coverage
    • Lunch and snacks provided daily
    • Beautiful working environment
    • Opportunity to work with the brightest minds inside and outside of your field
    • A chance to change the world for the better

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    Senior Software Engineer - Back End

    Our Andelan Senior Software Engineers epitomize ownership. They take personal responsibility for Andela’s ability to continue to deliver value to our partners.

    Specifically, You’ll

    • Use your knowledge in your core technology to delight our partners around the world.
    • Be responsible for the coding standards, conduct and deliverables of your fast-paced, distributed, teams, by proactively communicating and prioritizing effectively.
    • Act as role-model even in the most difficult and challenging situations, using constructive feedback, mentorship and universal respect.

    What You’ll Bring
    All Andela engineers go above and beyond. To find out more about additional suggested competencies, check out our engineer framework.

    Experience

    • A minimum of 5-10 years of professional experience, during which you’ve built deep technical expertise and exercised ownership on various technical teams.

    Required

    • Expert-level understanding of at least one core backend language: Python, JavaScript/Node, PHP, Ruby, Java
    • Intermediate-level understanding of at least one other backend language (In addition to the core language): Python, JavaScript/Node, PHP, Ruby
    • Advanced understanding of at least one Web Framework for your language of choice: Flask/Django for Python; Node/Express for JavaScript, Rails for Ruby, Lumen/Laravel for PHP.
    • Deep understanding of fundamental database concepts relational (SQL) database, non-relational (NoSQL) database and ORMs/ODMs
    • Strong knowledge of at least one cloud hosting platform (Ex: AWS, GCP)
    • Comfort with at least one CI/CD tool (Ex: Jenkins, Travis)
    • Working knowledge of containerization and orchestration techniques
    • Deep understanding of applicable unit and integration testing, and testing frameworks/libraries
    • Strong ability to problem-solve, debug, and understand pertinent performance metrics
    • Comfort working within agile methodologies and experienced in estimation and time management
    • Awareness of the capabilities of applicable languages/frameworks/libraries as well as the inherent differences between them in order to understand trade-offs and make recommendations.

    Preferred

    • Working knowledge of software engineering collaboration tools
    • Strong preference for test-driven-development (TDD) and understands its importance
    • Working knowledge of code editor and formatting tools
    • Comfort with at least one web server technology -- (ex: Apache, Nginx)

    What You’ll Get*

    • Full-time compensation
    • Full medical coverage
    • Lunch and snacks provided daily
    • Beautiful working environment
    • Opportunity to work with the brightest minds inside and outside of your field
    • A chance to change the world for the better

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    Senior Software Engineer - Mobile

    Our Andelan Senior Software Engineers epitomize ownership. They take personal responsibility for Andela’s ability to continue to deliver value to our partners.

    Specifically, You’ll

    • Use your knowledge in your core technology to delight our partners around the world.
    • Be responsible for the coding standards, conduct and deliverables of your fast-paced, distributed, teams, by proactively communicating and prioritizing effectively.
    • Act as role-model even in the most difficult and challenging situations, using constructive feedback, mentorship and universal respect.

    What You’ll Bring

    • All Andela engineers go above and beyond. To find out more about additional suggested competencies, check out our engineer framework.

    Experience

    • A minimum of 5-10 years of professional experience, during which you’ve built deep technical expertise and exercised ownership on various technical teams.

    Languages/Frameworks

    • Proficient at an expert level in either Java/Kotlin for Android and Objective-C/Swift for iOS.
    • Proficient at an expert level in mobile platform frameworks -- i.e UIKit(iOS), MapKit, ARKit, RxJava, RxSwift
    • Working knowledge of UI Design libraries/frameworks -- i.e Material Design (Android)

    Data Stores

    • Expert level understanding of fundamental database concepts -- i.e database tables, querying databases, normalization, joins, database management systems
    • Good understanding of at least one database for Mobile dev -- i.e SQLite, RealmDB
    • Good understanding of cloud mobile database backends, like Firebase
    • Working knowledge of ORMs/ODMs -- i.e Room ORM, SqlDelight, CoreData

    Testing/Security

    • Working knowledge of network security and deep knowledge of unit, integration, e2e and UI testing, as well as other testing frameworks/libraries -- JUnit(For Java), Espresso, Appium, XCTest(iOS)

    Tools

    • Working knowledge of software engineering collaboration tools-- Jira, Pivotal Tracker, Git, Mercurial
    • Familiarity with language/platform build IDEs/tools -- i.e Simulators/Emulators and Gradle(Android), Android Studio, XCode

    DevOps

    • Working knowledge of DevOps tools -- i.e Firebase, Fabric, Jenkins, Travis CI, Circle CI, Google Play Store, Apple's App Store.
    • Working Knowledge of analytics tools -- i.e crashlytics, HockeyApp

    What You’ll Get*

    • Full-time compensation
    • Full Medical coverage
    • Lunch and snacks provided daily
    • Beautiful working environment
    • Opportunity to work with the brightest minds on the planet
    • Oh, and a chance to change the world!

    Method of Application

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