Technical Team Lead – Andela,Kigali Rwanda
Andela is developing a corps of high-quality technology talent across the African continent that will drive the current and future phases of tech-enabled growth around the world. With the fastest growing population and highest youth population in the world, we believe Africa is one of the greatest untapped markets for talent development.
Andela extends engineering teams with world-class software developers. We recruit the most talented developers 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 Initiative, GV (Google Ventures) and Spark Capital, Andela is building the next generation of global technology leaders. Passion, excellence, entrepreneurial spirit, and rejecting the status quo are just a few of the things that Andela team members have in common.
We have a vision to train 100,000 world-class developers in the next 10 years – and we want you to help make it happen
About the Technical Team Lead role
Do you have the potential, skills, and desire to become one of the top 10% Technology Leaders in the world?
Drive teams of software developers (junior and senior) to rapidly develop great software products
Inspire and Mentor aspiring Software Developers and Software Development Learning Facilitators
Support the learning and professional development of dozens of Africa’s most talented software developers every day
Deliver actionable feedback and support multiple learners to grow significantly
Drive creative solutions that improve the standard of our software products and learning programs
Model Technical Leadership that other Facilitators can look up to and learn from
Take ownership of our vision and help us innovate, grow, and thrive as a department and an organization
Collaboratively and passionately deliver excellent work with integrity everyday
Continuously level up your own skills and grow with the organization
The ideal candidate for the role MUST have experience with the following:
Minimum 4 years working experience (or equivalent experience with multiple professional software development product teams) in Full-stack Software Development
PHP (Laravel, Lumen etc)
Experience with Agile Software Development Techniques and Tools
Version Control (Github/Bitbucket)
Leading teams to build and deploy Professional Software Products
Relational/Business/People/Soft Skills experience
EPIC Values alignment
Demonstrable commitment to the learning & development of people and technologyThe ability to learn new things fast whilst delivering value on it simultaneously
Other desirable skills that would be nice for an ideal candidate to have experience in include:
Setup Workshops, Bootcamps, Developer Groups or Forums
Facilitated learning in a structured learning environment
Mentored or coached upcoming developers in a structured or unstructured setting
Spoke at Tech Forums or workshops
Software Development Instructional Design
Mentorship or Coaching in Software Engineering
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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