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  • Posted: Mar 5, 2020
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    Andela provides companies with access to the top 1% of global tech talent. We identify high-potential developers on the African continent, shape them into world-class technical leaders, and pair them with companies as full-time, distributed team members. Accelerate your product roadmap while minimizing time spent interviewing, on-boarding, and training new h...
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    Business Analyst

    Data & Analytics at Andela:

    The Data team arms Andelans across five countries and two continents with the means to make data-informed decisions at every turn. This includes BI tooling and infrastructure as well as thoughtful analysis. You'll work on a team of analysts who cover areas within Supply (Delivery, Talent Supply), Demand (Sales, Marketing, Partner Experience) and a data engineer. The mandate and scope of the team is essentially unlimited, and ranges from business metrics to analyses that ultimately become productised. This particular role will focus on G&A departments, but has reach into the rest of the org.

    What you'll do:

    • Collaborate with teams across the company to develop metrics and optimize against them
    • Support business teams with reporting and dashboards
    • Conduct actionable analysis and provide insights to decision makers
    • Identify and analyse trends and develop potential solutions
    • Work on a globally distributed data team in New York, Lagos and Nairobi making a large impact on Andela's strategy

    Who you are:

    • A self-starting, curious analyst with 2 years of experience in tech, consulting or finance
    • Business-minded in addition to data savvy
    • Advanced in Excel, proficiency in SQL a plus
    • A strong communicator and team player who can distill and convey insights from complex data sets
    • Adaptable and able to navigate a rapidly growing organisation
    • Not afraid to roll up your sleeves and tackle challenging problems

    Bonus points if you have experience with:

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    • Relational databases (eg. PostgreSQL, BigQuery, Redshift)
    • High-growth startups

    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, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

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    Principal Software Engineer - Full Stack

    Where You’ll Work 

    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 engineers. 

    Based in NYC, SF, Kigali, Cairo, Lagos, Nairobi, Accra and Kampala, Andela is catalyzing the growth of tech ecosystems across the African continent while solving the global technical talent shortage.

    What You’ll Do 

    Our Andelan Principal Engineers are renowned for their technical prowess. They are admired and respected for the depth of their technical expertise and leadership. 

    Specifically, you’ll:   

    • Use your expert knowledge, in your core technology or set of technologies, to delight our partners around the world. 
    • Make meaningful and impactful technical decisions with a keen understanding of the operational ramifications. 
    • Lead fast-paced teams through change, while delivering value, unparalleled enthusiasm, and a relentless commitment to excellence. 

    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 6-12 years of professional experience, during which you’ve built deep technical expertise and demonstrated technical leadership. 

    Required

    • Mastery of the core features of at least one backend language: Python, JavaScript/Node, PHP, Ruby
    • Leadership skills with a high amount of emotional intelligence.  You’ve led teams, initiatives, and a range of technical working sessions
    • Demonstrated experience of having taken large-scale initiatives from conception through to production, while continuing to support, optimize, and iterate
    • Advanced understanding of at least one Web Framework for your language of choice: i.e Flask/Django for Python; Node/Express for JavaScript, Rails for Ruby, Lumen/Laravel for PHP.
    • Deep knowledge of the fundamental front-end languages/technologies -- i.e  HTML, CSS, JavaScript 
    • Deep knowledge of at least one front-end framework -- React, Angular, Vue as well as experience with responsive design interface development
    • Extensive experience with architecture and design principles, building to consider maintainability, performance, security requirements, and impact. 
    • Working knowledge of at least one complementary front-end languages/frameworks (ex: React, Angular, Vue ) 
    • Intermediate understanding of at least one Web Framework for your language of choice: Flask/Django for Python; Node/Express for JavaScript, Rails for Ruby, Lumen/Laravel for PHP. 
    • Deep understanding of fundamental database concepts - relational (SQL) database, non-relational (NoSQL) database, ORMs/ODMs and Web storage API (front end) 
    • Strong ability to problem-solve, debug, and understand pertinent performance metrics
    • Strong preference for test-driven-development (TDD) and understands its importance
    • Strength with at least one web server technology -- (ex: Apache, Nginx)
    • Strength working within at least one cloud hosting platform --(ex: AWS, GCP)
    • Confident working with tools and editors-- (ex:  Grunt, Sublime, Atom, JSLint)
    • Measured experience with unit, integration, e2e and UI testing, with at least one relevant testing framework
    • Expert leveraging software-development lifecycle (SDLC) methodologies, (such as agile) to drive positive personal/team outcomes to increase velocity and on-time delivery

    Preferred Skills

    • Working knowledge of software engineering collaboration tools (Ex: Git, Jira)
    • Practiced at learning by sharing knowledge via means such as mentorship, engagement within a technical community, contributions to open source, etc.
    • 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  

    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. 

    *May vary slightly based on location

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    Principal Software Engineer - Front End

    Where You’ll Work 

    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 engineers. 

    Based in NYC, SF, Kigali, Cairo, Lagos, Nairobi, Accra and Kampala, Andela is catalyzing the growth of tech ecosystems across the African continent while solving the global technical talent shortage.

    What You’ll Do 

    Our Andelan Principal Engineers are renowned for their technical prowess. They are admired and respected for the depth of their technical expertise and leadership. 

    Specifically, you’ll:   

    • Use your expert knowledge, in your core technology or set of technologies, to delight our partners around the world. 
    • Make meaningful and impactful technical decisions with a keen understanding of the operational ramifications. 
    • Lead fast-paced teams through change, while delivering value, unparalleled enthusiasm, and a relentless commitment to excellence. 

    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 6-12 years of professional experience, during which they’ve built deep technical expertise and demonstrated technical leadership. 

    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
    • Leadership skills with a high amount of emotional intelligence.  You’ve led teams, initiatives, and a range of technical working sessions
    • Demonstrated experience of having taken large-scale initiatives from conception through to production, while continuing to support, optimize, and iterate
    • 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
    • Strong preference for test-driven-development (TDD) and understanding of its importance
    • Deep knowledge of unit and integration testing and testing frameworks/libraries (Ex: Jest, Jasmine, Mocha)
    • Confident working with tools and editors-- (ex:  Grunt, Sublime, Atom, JSLint)
    • Measured experience with unit, integration, e2e and UI testing, with at least one relevant testing framework
    • Expert leveraging software-development lifecycle (SDLC) methodologies, (such as agile) to drive positive personal/team outcomes to increase velocity and on-time delivery
    • Experience having developed performance budgets, a deep knowledge of at least one analytics system, and understanding of how to optimize to deliver against key business metric

    Preferred 

    • Experience using ESLint and module builders
    • Practiced at learning by sharing knowledge via means such as mentorship, engagement within a technical community, contributions to open source, etc.
    • Familiarity with containerization infrastructure and orchestration 

    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  

    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.

    *May vary slightly based on location

    go to method of application »

    Principal Software Engineer - Back End

    Where You’ll Work 

    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 engineers. 

    Based in NYC, SF, Kigali, Cairo, Lagos, Nairobi, Accra and Kampala, Andela is catalyzing the growth of tech ecosystems across the African continent while solving the global technical talent shortage.

    What You’ll Do 

    Our Andelan Principal Engineers are renowned for their technical prowess. They are admired and respected for the depth of their technical expertise and leadership. 

    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 6-12 years of professional experience, during which you’ve built deep technical expertise and demonstrated technical leadership. 

    Required

    • Expert-level understanding of at least one core backend language: Python, JavaScript/Node, PHP, Ruby
    • Intermediate-level understanding of at least one other backend language (In addition to the core language): Python, JavaScript/Node, PHP, Ruby
    • Leadership skills with a high amount of emotional intelligence.  You’ve led teams, initiatives, and a range of technical working sessions
    • Demonstrated experience of having taken large-scale initiatives from conception through to production, while continuing to support, optimize, and iterate
    • Extensive experience with architecture and design principles, building to consider maintainability, performance, security requirements, and impact. 
    • 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, Azure, GCP)
    • Deep knowledge of at least one CI/CD tool -- Jenkins, Travis CI, Circle CI 
    • Expert level understanding of containerization and orchestration techniques -- Docker, Docker Swarm, Kubernetes 
    • Demonstrated expertise with highly available infrastructure patterns and their tradeoffs
    • Deep understanding of applicable unit and integration testing, and testing frameworks/libraries 
    • Deep knowledge of networking concepts-- DNS, OSI model, TCP/IP, UDP, FTP
    • 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
    • Practiced at learning by sharing knowledge via means such as mentorship, engagement within a technical community, contributions to open source, etc.
    • 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  

    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.

    *May vary slightly based on location

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