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  • Posted: Sep 17, 2019
    Deadline: Not specified
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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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    Senior JavaScript Engineer

    Job Description:

    As a Senior Javascript React 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.

    Responsibilities:

    The specific responsibilities of the Senior Javascript React 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 :

    As the ideal candidate for this role you:

    • Are passionate around the technology ecosystem;
    • 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 Javascript and ideally with React.JS;
    • 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!

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified? Go to Andela on boards.greenhouse.io to applyInterested and qualified candidates should apply using the Apply Now button below.
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