Hiring Organization: Andela

What You’ll Do

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

Specifically, you’ll:

Use your knowledge in your core technology 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 role-model even in the most difficult and challenging situations, using constructive feedback, mentorship and universal respect.

Your typical week would include:

Collaborating with design, analytics, support, and product management to understand the problems we want to solve and exploring how we can solve them
Discussing and collaboratively solving engineering and product problems with engineering collaborators in Slack or Zoom
Opening a Pull Request to implement the next most important feature or fix the most critical bug
Trying to reproduce a reported bug and responding to issues we’ve received from the community
Reviewing your teammates’ Pull Requests and providing helpful feedback
Working with your engineering manager in your one-on-one meetings to grow your team and career
Talking with users to discover what they love and what their pain points are.

Responsibilities

Design, scope, and implement technical solutions that scale across multiple web applications
Collaboratively define and prioritize projects and tasks
Drive thoughtful conversations around technical issues and opportunities
Review code and provide thoughtful, constructive feedback for your team and the community
Triage, reproduce, and debug technical support requests, bugs, and feature requests reported by users in our Issues on our website.
Provide compassionate technical leadership, mentorship, pairing opportunities, and code reviews to encourage the growth of others.

Qualifications

Strong written communication skills
High degree of empathy
4+ years experience as a full-time professional coder using Ruby on Rails.
Experience team leading/management.
Experience working asynchronously on a remote, distributed team (does not have to be professional experience – preferable)
Ability to draw on both system design and software engineering concepts and blend those perspectives pragmatically based on project needs
Experience building highly available services at scale.

How to Apply

Interested and qualified? Go to Andela on www.linkedin.com to apply

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