• Job Openings at Andela - 3 Positions

  • Posted on: 9 January, 2018 Deadline: Not Specified
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    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.

    Financial Planning and Analysis Coordinator

     

    Job description

    About The Role

    The Financial Planning and Analysis (FP&A) Coordinator serves as a seasoned finance staff supporting or leading a variety of sub–functions: financial analytics, metrics, and reporting. The FP&A Coordinator will demonstrate a proven track record and work in a fast–paced corporate finance environment. They should be able to adapt to change on a regular basis and deliver quick and accurate analysis. Further, they should be able to gather and interpret complex financial data. In doing this, they should be able to collaborate with key parties across the business to incorporate all relevant information into financial analytics to enable them develop insights and perspectives, identify business trends, and recommend action plans on core functions supporting the organization..

    Specific Key Responsibilities

    • Assist in income statement and cash flow forecasting, budgeting
    • Transaction analysis and reporting, including budget vs. actual analysis for different locations
    • Assist in developing and updating financial systems/models
    • Build and nurture strong working relationships with other team members and functional heads
    • Engage and collaborate with other teams across the region and beyond on ad hoc projects and modelling.

    Qualifications & Experience

    • Requisite academic qualification (University degree/ CFA/CPA/CIFA)
    • 2-4 years’ experience in a similar role
    • Sound knowledge of corporate finance
    • Proficiency in extraction of reports from ERP systems
    • Proficiency in MS Excel and other MS Office tools
    • Ability to communicate clearly
    • Strong interpersonal skills
    • Ability to meet strict deadlines
    • Ready to embrace start up pace with a good sense of humour
    • Passion to help transform the world

    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.

    Technical Team Lead

     

    Job description

    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 Technical Team Lead within the Technology department leading a team of developers building a world-class software platform that supports all Andela internal products.

    You’re The Kind Of Person Who

    • Believes that building great software is more than just delivering working code, that other aspects such as reusability, testability, maintainability, security, and performance are just as important.
    • Is constantly learning and expanding your skill sets on and off the job.
    • Can mentor entry-level developers willing to become world-class.
      is driven by purpose, passion, thirst for knowledge, and the pursuit of a better world.

    Key Responsibilities

    • Responsible for the overall planning, execution and success of complex technical projects
    • Work closely with the Technical Product Manager and Stakeholders to ensure we’re building the best platform that meets Andela’s needs
    • Share responsibility for strategically scaling Andela’s internal platform
    • Promote and nurture good team practices such as TDD, code reviews, and pair programming
    • Bring vision to the team in the form of new technology recommendations, ideas and approaches
    • Mentor entry-level developers willing to become world-class
    • Responsible for the delivery of your work as well as any developers that work under you

    Technologies we use

    • Javascript/Node.js
    • Postgres
    • gRPC, Protocol buffers
    • Kubernetes, Google Pub/Sub
    • Datadog

    Qualifications

    • The ability to be located in Nairobi, Kenya.
    • 2-5 years of software development experience
    • Experience leading a team of software engineers in an agile environment (daily standups, sprint planning, retrospectives, etc)
    • Experience building scalable backend systems (e.g. microservices)
    • Experience setting up and managing a continuous integration or a continuous delivery process
    • Experience with microservices architectures, distributed systems, and messaging queues.
    • TDD and pair programming experience
    • 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.

    Product Designer

     

    Job description

    About The Role

    The Product Designer is an expert practitioner in Design that the rest of our organization looks up to for thought leadership in design.

    This individual possesses a strong sixth sense for functional and aesthetic design. They consistently exceed the standards of everyone around them, but you rarely exceed their own standards.

    They are always looking for ways to analyze and improve existing designs of things around them. They continuously seek ways to improve the design thinking of people around them.

    The Product Designer is seeking to build global technology leaders through building transformative products that allow for seamless yet meaningful interactions between humans and machines.

    Key Responsibilities Of The Role

    • Build and deliver high fidelity designs (UI and UX) for Learning products
    • Transfer design expertise to a growing group of apprentices
    • Actively contribute to the design curriculum

    Qualifications And Characteristics

    You’re a good fit for this role if you:

    • have successfully worked as a designer in a variety of environments including software development, using the latest practices and tools.
      (with and without a team) have built jaw-dropping mockups and prototypes that energize users’ requirements functionally while giving them life aesthetically.
      believe that the world could be further transformed into a more pleasant place when humans and machines can interact more seamlessly through well-designed interfaces.
      you’ve successfully worked as a designer in a variety of environments including software development, using the latest practices and tools.
    • You (with and without a team) have built jaw-dropping mockups and prototypes that energize users’ requirements functionally while giving them life aesthetically.
    • You believe that the world could be further transformed into a more pleasant place when humans and machines can interact more seamlessly through well-designed interfaces.
      you want to change the world for the better. You believe that you are better at doing this when your work is also an investment in others. You have strong beliefs about what “better” really looks like. You’re dedicated to making your work a manifestation of all these beliefs
      You find that people who magnify your ability to change the world are rare, but you seek them out and when you find them, you start to realize just how much you really can do together, just how long the road, and how hard the work.
    • You want to reshape the world’s expectation of what a Technology Leader looks like and where they come from. You know that a company is more than the sum of its people, it’s the manifestation of their collective dreams and abilities. You want to work with people like you in spirit and diverse in experience.

    EPIC Values Alignment

    • Excellence: You possess a strong sixth sense for functional and aesthetic design. You consistently exceed the standards of everyone around you, but you rarely exceed your own standards
    • Passion: You’re always looking for ways to analyze and improve existing designs of things around you. You continuously seek ways to improve the design thinking of people around you.
    • Integrity: You not only hold yourself to a higher standard than all those around you, but you inspire others to respect that standard and question their own level of ethical consciousness.
    • Collaboration: You speak with passion and detail, you listen with focus and empathy, you refuse to let politics or emotions get in the way of productivity. You have a knack for enabling others to see the value in being part of something bigger.

    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.

    Method of Application

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

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