Internship Programme Recruitment at Andela
Internship Programme Recruitment at Andela

Latest Recruitment at Andela

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, Rwanda and Kampala, Andela is catalyzing the growth of tech ecosystems across the African continent while solving the global technical talent shortage.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

 

 

Title: Andela Nigeria Fellowship Cycle 47
Location:
 Lagos, Nigeria

Do you dream of using technology to change the world?

  • Join the Andela movement to ensure that while the digital revolution may have begun in Silicon Valley, its future will be written in Lagos, Nairobi, Kampala, Kigali and cities across Africa.
  • Apply today and see if you have what it takes!

The Andela Fellowship

  • The Andela Fellowship is a full-time employment opportunity designed for talented and high-potential technologists to build their skills and experience on a global scale. We seek out exceptional people from a variety of backgrounds who are committed to unlocking their full potential.
  • Through four years of intensive learning and real work experience, you’ll master the professional and technical skills you need to succeed as a software developer with the with the world’s top engineering teams.
  • You bring a relentless desire to learn and level up. We provide access to resources, mentorship, and a community of passionate software developers to support you at every step of your journey.

The Application Process 
Stage 1: Online Application:

  • Fill out the application form on this page.

Stage 2: Technical Assessment:

  • Once you submit your application, you’ll be directed to study the modules on our Home Study Curriculum for software development and team skills. This is required to complete a technical assessment that will evaluate your knowledge of the content you’ve learned. No prior coding experience is required.

Stage 3: In-Person Interview:

  • Based on your application and technical assessment, you may be invited to a panel of interviews made up of staff members and developers at an Andela office.

Stage 4: Attend a Bootcamp:

  • Successful candidates are invited to participate in a two-week, simulated development sprint led by senior Andela developers. The two weeks is comprised of one week of home-based self-learning, and one week of product development on-site at an Andela campus. You’ll be expected to learn independently as well as on a team to deliver a final project. We’re looking for work ethic, passion, and teamwork.

Stage 5: Become an Andelan:

  • The highest performing participants are accepted into Andela’s four-year Fellowship Program. Over the course of four years, you’ll be immersed in intensive learning alongside some of Africa’s most brilliant minds. You’ll amass real work experience as part of global engineering teams. You’ll emerge a professional who is capable of transforming the world through leadership and technology.

Interested and qualified candidates should:Click here to apply

Recruitment Schedule for Andela Nigeria, Cycle 47

  • Technical Assessment: The Technical Assessment is a requirement for making it through our selection process. Please study and complete the Home Study Curriculum before your test.
  • Technical Assessment Submission Deadline: June 5th, 2019
  • Interview Dates:  June 24th – June 28th, 2019
  • Bootcamp: August 5th – August 16th, 2019
  • Fellowship Resumption: October 7th, 2019
  • Please take this schedule into consideration before applying. You are also required to:
    • Comply with the naming convention in the form of First Name and Last Name as requested in the application form.
    • Use the same name and email address to reapply if you have applied to Andela in the past.

 

Application Deadline 31st May, 2019.

 

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Job Title: Manager, HR Business Partner
Location: 
Lagos, Nigeria

About the Role

  • Andela is growing it’s engineering experience team exponentially in 2019.  Join our growing team in supporting Andela’s engineering community. This is an amazing opportunity for a passionate and talented HRBP to innovate alongside a stellar team and equally passionate and driven managers. Your role will support the implementation of a variety of programs and initiatives that create a compelling employee experience for all engineers at Andela. This role is an awesome opportunity to blend employee advocacy and engagement with driving key business outcomes.
  • You will act as a liaison for employees and managers, focusing on supporting and implementing people team programs. You will provide guidance and support on people processes, procedures and initiatives. You will collect qualitative feedback that assists the broader Engineering Experience team in delivering both exceptional partner and employee experiences.
  • This role reports to a more senior member of the Eng Exp team (Manager or SM)

Roles and Responsibilities

  • Work with Senior HRBP for your pod to manage communication and engagement especially with regard to change, providing clarity and transparency
  • Manage employee relations, disciplinary/grievances,
  • Genuine interest in building and maintaining relationships with engineers, partner engineering and the broader people team in service of creating a compelling employee value proposition
  • Support the implementation of engineering experience programs and initiatives through execution including retention strategies, performance management, recognition and reward, culture and connection, career development and advancement, onboarding
  • 1st point of contact for engineers on all matters including lifecycle events.
  • Able to resolve issues independently and minimize escalations, seamless transfer between you, people operations and partner engineering
  • Support partner engineering and (future management structure for engineers) to nurture a culture that rewards growth in critical skills, competencies and delivery
  • Connect engineers to learning and growth opportunities provided by TDD, amplify learning and development strategies and communications

Qualifications

  • Strong interest in leveraging data to inform decisions
  • Experience in a challenging, changing, complex business environment with a special focus on multiculturalism (and internationalism).
  • Passion for what you do, empathy in how you do it, discomfort with the things being just “ok”
  • Previous experience in coaching employees and management through moderately complex issues
  • Knowledge of in-country employment regulations, e.g. Country labor/employee relations statutes and capacity to apply them to Andela. Ability to adapt applicable Global labour laws into local practices as required. Experience with other East African countries is a plus.
  • Meaningful directly relevant experience as an HRBP ideally in a fast paced/dynamic start up or technology environment
  • Stellar track record that includes demonstrated proactivity/initiative, creative problem solving, critical thinking, execution focus
  • Have a strong sense of business ethics and ability to appropriately handle confidential information and demonstrate a solid  understanding of Human Resources Management Processes, Culture and Performance Management.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills with the ability to influence and interface with Management teams and Line Managers
  • Ability to create effective working partnerships with key stakeholders that enable you to execute effectively

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!

Interested and qualified candidates should:Click here to apply

 

 

Job Title: Technical Team Lead
Location:
 Lagos, Nigeria

About the Role

  • Do you have the potential, skills, and desire to become one of the top 10% Technology Leaders in the world?
  • At Andela, we believe that Technology Leaders are defined by their ability to model, capture, and transfer the mindset and best practices of their craft to any technology professional from entry level developers to senior software engineers.
  • In this role you will nurture that expertise by daily investing in the next generation of African technology leaders to gain the skills needed to be globally employable software developers.

Role-Specific Responsibilities

  • 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

Andelan Responsibilities:

  • 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

Qualifications
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 with at least 2 of the following:
    • JS (Node/Angular/Meteor/React)
    • Python (Flask/Django)
    • Ruby (Rails)
    • PHP (Laravel, Lumen etc)
  • Experience with Agile Software Development Techniques and Tools such as:
    • SCRUM/Kanban/Extreme Programming
    • Trello/Pivotal Tracker/Zenhub/JIRA
    • Version Control (Github/Bitbucket)
    • TDD(Test Driven Development)
    • Continuous Integration
    • Docker/Vagrant

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 technology
  • The 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:

  • Curriculum design
  • Program development
  • 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
  • Featured at Tech Forums or workshops for:
    • Software Development Instructional Design
    • Mentorship or Coaching in Software Engineering

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.

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!

Interested and qualified candidates should:Click here to apply

 

 

Job Title: Senior Manager, HR Business Partner
Locations
: Lagos, Nigeria, Nairobi, Kenya

About the Role

  • Andela is seeking an HR business partner (HRBP) to support Andela’s scaling engineering experience group by being a trusted business partner to our engineers and partner engineering groups.  You will play a critical role in the design and implementation of strategic initiatives to retain and grow our most prized asset – our people! This is an amazing opportunity for a passionate and talented HRBP to innovate alongside a stellar growing team and equally passionate and driven managers. No two days will be the same and the work is challenging and rewarding.
  • You will act as a primary point of contact for a designated engineering pod of up to 300 engineers and partner engineering team members, serving as a connector to internal functions, an advisor on all people processes, procedures, and initiatives.
  • The Senior Manager-HRBP will be a key driver of performance management and change management across their pod influencing culture and the future of engineering at Andela.
  • This role reports into a Director Level HRBP

Responsibilities
Strategy Development and Implementation:

  • Work closely with the head of Engineering Experience to understand organizational challenges and design/implement creative solutions
  • Coordinate and support the implementation of strategic initiatives within your pod and more broadly

Performance Management:

  • Support your pod and managers within it to cultivate a high performance culture, and ensure that performance management experiences are effective and empowering, prioritising fairness and objectivity
  • Advise managers on team performance management via a data driven approach
  • Work proactively to identify underperformance and address thoughtfully, manage underperformance professionally and swiftly when

Talent Development:

  • Connect engineers to compelling learning and development opportunities, mentorship, coaching for performance and growth, advising on career opportunities
  • Support leaders and managers on talent mapping and reviews to ensure implementation of recommendations from the Talent Development team.
  • Develop and implement workforce retention, career and succession strategies.

Organization Design and Change Management:

  • Implement effective change management strategies, providing subject matter expertise on risk mitigation and change delivery.
  • Support the implementation of OD strategy plans and also identifying risks and impact to delivery.

Coach, Inspire, Influence:

  • Nurturing, coaching and mentoring engineers and managers within your pod as well as more junior Engineering Experience team members.
  • Works in partnership with leaders to provide challenge, legal guidance and advice in dealing with difficult people issues in a fair, straightforward manner and without delay.
  • Serve as an escalation point for your pod and your direct reports

Relationships, Collaboration:

  • Build and maintain healthy relationships with key stakeholders
  • Coach leaders/managers on proper management and communication practices.
  • Work closely and effectively with other cross-functional  HRBP’s, People operations and Centres of excellence teams to identify best practice and use it to define effective business interventions.
  • Share knowledge and insights with the wider People team to help shape best practise and ensure business goals are in line with org-wide strategy

Qualifications

  • Significant and relevant  professional experience most of which should be in an advisory HR role
  • Have a strong sense of business ethics and ability to appropriately handle confidential information.
  • Demonstrate a deep understanding of Human Resources Management Processes, Culture and Performance Management.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, stellar emotional intelligence with a specific focus on self moderation, cultivating relationships and empathy.
  • Exceptional communication skills both verbal and written, the ability to present and facilitate effectively. Storytelling via presentations is a strongly preferred skill.
  • Ability to create effective working partnerships with senior leaders, challenge the thinking of others in respectful and thoughtful ways, influence upwards
  • Big picture thinker, a “never settle’ mindset
  • Strong interest in leveraging data to inform decisions (don’t worry if you aren’t an expert we have some of those!)
  • Experience in a challenging, changing, complex business environment with a special focus on multiculturalism (and internationalism).
  • Solid track record in design and implementation of employee engagement strategies that have meaningfully impacted the individual and organization experience
  • Previous experience in coaching employees and management through complex, difficult issues
  • Knowledge of in-country employment regulations, e.g. Country labor/employee relations statutes and capacity to apply them to Andela. Ability to adapt applicable Global labour laws into local practices as required. Experience with other African countries a plus

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!

Interested and qualified candidates should:Click here to apply

 

 

Job Title: Senior Manager, Placement Services
Location: 
Lagos, Nigeria

About the role

  • Andela’s Talent Development department creates the required programs, curriculum, facilitation, and partnerships that ensure our developers meet Andela’s “developer specifications” in a timely, efficient, scalable manner.
  • We are seeking a Placement Optimization Services Manager who will partner with the Engineering Staffing department to smooth out the journey of getting our Engineers from ‘trained’ to ‘placed’. Because Engineers want to do meaningful (challenging, fulfilling …) work, it becomes very important that we are constantly optimizing for great placement outcomes by balancing between partner demand and talent supply. We are particularly looking for a highly experienced technical manager that will drive success around these by implementing programs and operations.

Key Responsibilities

  • Build and operate placement funnels that gets our unutilized Engineers to do meaningful work with one of our partners
  • Multi-stack our Engineers to better their chances of getting placed in some meaningful work through learning programs
  • Place our oversupply of Engineers into non-commercial Open Source products led by one of our partners
  • Extend existing programs that give our unutilized Engineers practice time for both work and team skills in preparation of actual work with one of our partners
  • Maintain great relationships with Engineering Staffing leads, Partner Engineering leads, Technology leads, and Business Development leads to actively pull levers that enable 1000+ Engineers become a part of some very meaningful work
  • Manage a team of Product experts, Technical leads, Program associates by mentoring, coaching, and managing their performance

Key KPIs:

  • Successful matches based on deficits that required supply side to intervene
  • Bench Time (planned vs actual)

Requirements

  • Successfully worked as a Technical Product Manager/Owner, or Technical Program Manager, or Engineering/other Technical leadership roles. You’ve actuated teams operationally to materialize the goals of multiple simultaneous projects on time while maintaining quality.
  • Have at least 7 years of experience working in software product management, software development or technology consulting
  • Have at least 2 years of experience leading technical teams of more than 4 ICs at a time
  • Have a four-year degree in Engineering, Computer Science or a related field from an accredited university
  • Have experience effectively working remotely
  • Are passionate about the evolving technology landscape and enjoy leveraging advancements to solve business problems
  • Have a strong understanding of agile software development techniques
  • Have the ability to build rapport and communicate with individuals from diverse cultural backgrounds
  • Have excellent interpersonal skills
  • Has the ability to present clear, well-thought out recommendations
  • Experience thriving in a fast-paced, collaborative, cross-disciplinary and geographically dispersed environment
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, including the ability to effectively present complex information clearly and keep track of multiple conversations at once
  • Demonstrated ability to adapt to changing business priorities and a strong work ethic

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!

Interested and qualified candidates should:Click here to apply