Latest Vacancies at Andela

Andela is a global talent accelerator that produces world-class remote developers and connects them with top employers. Andela finds the brightest young people in Africa and gives them the training and mentorship needed to thrive as full-time, remote developers for companies around the world.

The company is backed by investors including Steve Case, Omidyar Network, Founder Collective, Rothenberg Ventures, Learn Capital, Melo7 Tech Partners, Chris Hughes and Susa Ventures. Andela has offices in North America and Africa.

MISSION: Our mission is to give brilliant young people in Africa an on-ramp to the digital economy and give companies access to world-class talent.

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  • QA Software Engineer
  • DevOps Software Engineer

1. QA Software Engineer

Locations: Accra – Ghana, Cairo – Egypt, Kampala – Uganda, Kigali – Rwanda, Lagos – Nigeria, Nairobi – Kenya

Where You’ll Work

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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 engineers.
  • Based in NYC, SF, Kigali, Cairo, Lagos, Nairobi, Accra and Kampala, Andela is catalyzing the growth of tech ecosystems across the African continent while solving the global technical talent shortage.
  • Job Type: Full Time
  • Qualification: BA/BSc/HND
  • Experience: 3 years
  • Location: Lagos

What You’ll Do

  • Andela QA Engineers take personal responsibility for Andela’s ability to deliver value to our partners.

Specifically, you’ll:  

  • Use your knowledge in QA to delight our partners around the world.
  • Be responsible for the coding standards, conduct and deliverables of your fast-paced, distributed, teams, by proactively communicating and prioritizing effectively.
  • Act as a role model even in the most difficult and challenging situations, using constructive feedback, mentorship, and universal respect.
  • Andela Engineers are masters of consistent execution. They reliably deliver technical and professional value to our teams and our partners.

Responsibilities Include:

  • Designing and creating detailed, comprehensive and well-structured test plans and test cases
  • Designing and performing manual and automated tests, as required
  • Actively participating in scoping, planning, delivery, and release activities
  • Utilizing required third party issue tracking systems, as required, to develop acceptance requirements, manage tests and issues, and report on progress and risks
  • Using third party-tooling to build test cases (ex: Selenium), analyze performance metrics, simulate load/stress on environments, and progress code
  • Analyzing specifications, business use cases, and critical metrics to understand system/user/revenue impact, devise criticality of issues, and suggest mitigation solutions
  • Analyzing, document, and communicate defects, providing detailed replications, recommended approach, and expected impact
  • Partnering and collaborating with cross-functional team members, including Product Management, Engineering, and Design, to estimate work, contribute to delivery, and maintain team standards and expectations.

Requirements
What makes you a great fit for this role:

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  • 3+ years of professional experience in Quality Assurance or Software Test Engineering
  • 2+ years of experience in automating functional test cases
  • Hands-on coding experience, utilizing relevant testing frameworks
  • Excellent ability to problem-solve, debug, and understand pertinent performance metrics
  • Strong knowledge of software QA methodologies, tools, and processes
  • Ability to perform full integration, end-to-end, load, and user acceptance testing
  • Proven data analysis, data verification, and problem-solving abilities
  • Hands-on automation design and scripting experience
  • Experience working with Continuous Integration and Delivery (CI/CD) Pipelines
  • Experience with Appium, Selenium WebDriver, Postman, IDE’s or other common testing tools
  • Strong experience with ticket tracking, release management, and development tools
  • Familiarity with at least one cloud hosting platform –(ex: AWS, GCP)
  • Comfort with agile methodologies and experience in estimation and time management
  • Experience with containerized infrastructure, such as Docker
  • Understanding of programming concepts such as structured code, object-oriented and multi-tiered development experience, and design patterns
  • A Bachelor’s or advanced degree in Computer Science, or related field.

What You’ll Get

  • Full-time compensation
  • Full medical coverage
  • Lunch and snacks provided daily
  • Beautiful working environment
  • Opportunity to work with the brightest minds inside and outside of your field
  • A chance to change the world for the better.

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2. DevOps Software Engineer

Locations: Accra – Ghana, Cairo – Egypt, Kampala – Uganda, Kigali – Rwanda, Lagos – Nigeria, Nairobi – Kenya

Where You’ll Work

  • 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 engineers.
  • Based in NYC, SF, Kigali, Cairo, Lagos, Nairobi, Accra and Kampala, Andela is catalyzing the growth of tech ecosystems across the African continent while solving the global technical talent shortage.
  • Job Type: Full Time
  • Qualification: BA/BSc/HND
  • Experience: 3 years
  • Location: Lagos

What You’ll Do

  • Andela Software Engineers epitomize ownership. They take personal responsibility for Andela’s ability to continue to deliver value to our partners.

Specifically, you’ll:  

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  • Use your DevOps knowledge to delight our partners around the world;
  • Be responsible for the coding standards, conduct and deliverables of your fast-paced, distributed, teams, by proactively communicating and prioritizing effectively;
  • Act as a role model even in the most difficult and challenging situations, using constructive feedback, mentorship, and universal respect.
  • Andela Engineers are masters of consistent execution. They reliably deliver technical and professional value to our teams and our partners.

Responsibilities Include:

  • Performing duties to design, building, and maintaining systems, environments, and pipelines
  • Performing system orchestration through management tools, such as Cloudformation, Terraform, and Ansible
  • Designing, building, and deploying using third-party testing and CI/CD tools, such as Jenkins, Travis, or CircleCI
  • Contributing to developing and maintaining best practices for infrastructure as code, specifically with configuration management and environment orchestration
  • Utilizing appropriate third-party tools to monitor, test, deploy, and scale environments
  • Partnering with cross-functional team members to estimate, support, troubleshoot, plan, deliver, and maintain highly performant systems
  • Supporting business functions by understanding key metrics and impact to know how to prioritize and support objectives
  • Assisting in troubleshooting and resolving bugs as well as performance issues across all environments
  • Developing dashboards and reports to support engineers, product, and business partners to successfully deliver on and support their initiatives

Requirements
What makes you a great fit for this role:

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  • 3+ years of professional experience as a DevOps Engineer or Site Reliability Engineer (SRE)
  • 2+ years of writing software, preferably in Python
  • Excellent ability to problem-solve, debug, and understand pertinent performance metrics
  • Experience in designing, building, and working with Continuous Integration and Delivery (CI/CD) Pipelines
  • Proven expertise with at least one cloud hosting platform (ex: AWS, GCP, Azure) as well as its services, in relation to scaling, storage, management tools, and analytics
  • Comfort with agile methodologies and experience in estimation and time management
  • Hands-on experience with containerized infrastructure
  • Understanding of programming concepts such as structured code, object-oriented and multi-tiered development experience, and design patterns
  • Familiarity with distributed caching systems and core caching concepts
  • Familiarity with serverless concepts
  • A Bachelor’s or advanced degree in Computer Science, or related field.

What You’ll Get

  • Full-time compensation
  • Full medical coverage
  • Lunch and snacks provided daily
  • Beautiful working environment
  • Opportunity to work with the brightest minds inside and outside of your field
  • A chance to change the world for the better.

Note: 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.

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Application Deadline: Unspecified.