Andela Engineering Manager - Jobs in Uganda
Andela Engineering Manager - Jobs in UgandaAbout 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, Cairo, Lagos, Nairobi, Kigali and Kampala, Andela is catalyzing the growth of tech ecosystems across the African continent while solving the global technical talent shortage.
About the role
The Engineering Manager is a people manager responsible for the technical and professional guidance of a group of Technical Team Leads (TTLs) providing mentoring and coaching and maintaining innovative processes that monitor the health and efficiency of their teams.Be a combination of a highly-technical software engineer and an effective people manager
Roles & Responsibilities
Responsible for the recruitment of Technical Team Leads (TTLs)
Liaise with People to identify potential candidates that best fit the role
Interview prospective TTLs to ensure fit
Facilitate onboarding of TTLs in collaboration with Operations and People teams
Develop team and individual KPIs aligned to the Department and Andela’s strategic goals
Conduct quarterly reviews of KPIs in collaboration with Ops compliance
Monitor all Engineering metrics, SLAs and KPIs for individual team members and ensures compliance with them
Communicate expectations clearly to all team members and solicit and deliver individual feedback frequently
Manage, measure and improve engineering processes
On boarding and off boarding process
Software development process
Manage up to 5 TTLs
Manage team members with different skill sets and technical areas of focus
Mentor and coach the engineers and ensure their success
Encourage and promote best engineering practices with the engineers
Encourage a data-driven culture with the engineers to improve the efficiency, scalability, and stability of our in-house systems
Support the engineers in identifying, resolving and escalating issues that impact their work
Occasionally unblock engineers on complex issues via white boarding and design sessions, etc
Provide support on technical and career growth for TTLs
Manage and track engineers on performance improvement plans
Intra-Departmental collaboration with
Engineering Managers to ensure consistency across all engineering teams within TDD
TDD Leadership to represent and communicate engineering initiatives
Apprenticeship product team to align on product metrics (viability, complexity, resources, and longevity) and support Product Managers to advocate for and prioritize technical initiatives for the team
Apprenticeship Program Manager to ensure high quality Apprenticing Developer experience, co-design Apprenticeship program activities, and decide on technical personnel required to support the program
Cross-Departmental collaboration with
Technology Department to align on engineering practices, processes, and resources
Operations in regards to hardware for engineers
People dept in regards to people issues
IT to align on procurement, new infrastructure, and 3rd party integrations
Support with budget creation, monitoring, and adherence responsibilities
Have at least 4-5 years of software development experience
Have at least 3+ years experience managing and growing software engineering teams as a people manager
Excellent written and oral communication skills
Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
A strong desire to mentor developers
Have the ability to build rapport and communicate with individuals from diverse cultural backgrounds
Have excellent interpersonal skills.
Have strong leadership skills.
A Bachelor's or advanced degree in Software Engineering, Computer Science or related field.
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 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!
At Andela, we outcompete through diversity. We know that our strengths lie in the multiplicity of talents, perspectives, backgrounds & orientations resident in our community and we take pride in that.
Andela is committed to a work environment in which all individuals are treated with respect and dignity.
Each individual has the right to work in a professional atmosphere that promotes equal employment opportunities and prohibits discriminatory practices.
Andela provides equal employment opportunities and workplace to all employees and applicants without regard to factors including but not limited to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, pregnancy (including breastfeeding), genetic information, HIV/AIDS or any other medical status, family or parental status, marital status, amnesty or status as a covered veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws.
This commitment applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including but not limited to hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.
Our policies expressly prohibit any form of harassment and/or discrimination as stated above.
Andela is home for all, come as you are.
How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should apply online by 24th June 2019
For more information and job application details, see; Andela Engineering Manager - Jobs in Uganda
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