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If you are in the tech space, you have come to the right place. This week’s most popular jobs on Fuzu are from Andela

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As a global leader in the development of Africa’s tech talent, Andela is celebrated for investing in Africa’s most talented software engineers and is committed to provide selected applicants with training and mentoring to become world-class software developers. And there is more to it, those selected get to work with tech teams of leading companies around the world such as Github, Viacom and Safaricom.

So, if you are in the tech space, you have come to the right place. This week’s most popular jobs on Fuzu are from Andela. They are seeking to hire individuals who are good at developing creative solutions to fill the following roles: -

1.   Software Engineer

Contract Type: Permanent

As a Software Engineer at Andela, you will primarily work as an engineer for one of Andela’s global partners, predominantly located in the U.S. or Europe. You will commonly work on global teams comprised of Andela engineers and your partner’s in-house development teams.

Andela Software Engineers are professional, collaborative, and skilled at completing full feature development, taking initiative, and always continuing to grow personally and professionally. They have both excellent technical skills and strong team skills, and can effectively operate in a geographically distributed team environment.

Responsibilities

The specific responsibilities of a Software Engineer include:-

●       Define and deliver software that meets and exceeds the expectations of your team, managers, and partners;

●       Develop readable, testable, and maintainable code to spec;

●       Commitment to continued technical and professional growth;

●       Interfacing with partners to understand their business, goals, and visions for products supported by your Andela Team;

●       Lending your knowledge and positive approach to your Andela community of engineers.

Qualifications

As the ideal candidate for this role you:-

●       Have at least 2 years of professional experience as a Software Engineer, writing code for web applications, data initiatives, core services, or mobile products

●       Are proficient in writing code in at least one primary language, and enjoy learning new languages, frameworks, and technologies:

- Python (Django or Flask)

- Ruby

- Native Mobile Technologies for iOS or Android

- JavaScript (React, Node, ES6+, Angular)

- DevOps

●       Familiarity with SQL or NoSQL stores

●       Exposure to CI/CD pipelines and tools

●       Experience writing test cases

●       May have a four-year degree in Engineering, Computer Science or a related field from an accredited university

●       Exposure to Agile methodologies

●       Experience working remotely as an effective member of a team

●       Enjoy collaborating, problem-solving, and being part of a team environment

●       Have a vibrant personality and exceptional communication skills (English, verbal and written)

●       The ability to work with a high degree of autonomy and limited supervision

●       Have the ability to build rapport and communicate with individuals from diverse cultural backgrounds

●       Strongly motivated by our social mission of training 100,000 young Africans in the next 10 years.

Apply now!

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2.   Senior Software Engineer

Contract Type: Permanent

As a Senior Software Engineer, you will primarily work as a Lead Engineer for one of Andela’s partners. 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 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 and

- Regularly reporting the status of your team both to your client as well as senior members of Andela’sPartner Engineering Department.

Qualifications

As the ideal candidate for this role you:-

●       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

●       Are proficient ideally in ANY TWO of the following stacks and/or experience in:

- Ruby/Ruby on Rails

- PHP/Laravel

- Python/Django

- Java

- Android

- JavaScript - React

- JavaScript - React Native

- JavaScript - Angular

- JavaScript - Node

- JavaScript - Ember

- iOS/Swift

- iOS/Objective C

- Go

- DevOps

●       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.

●       Are active in the technology ecosystem in your city (perhaps you organize meetups, speak at conferences and are active on GitHub

●       Are able to pass our Tech Skills Assessment

Apply now!

Photo by | Bradox Ogilo

Why you should work at Andela

Employee satisfaction is something that Andela doesn’t take lightly; they offer some of the best benefits and perks that you will ever come across. Here are a few examples: -

●      Full time and competitive remuneration package

●      Full Medical coverage

●      Breakfast, lunch and snacks are provided daily

●      Beautiful working environment

●      Opportunity to work with the brightest minds on the planet

●      Oh, and a chance to change the world!

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    Ayebale | June 25, 2019 08:43

    How do ijoin andela..

    Luke | May 13, 2019 06:54

    Though i did Electrical Engineering ,But have always wished to work at Andela


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