Andela Principal Engineer - Backend - Technology Jobs in Kenya
Andela Principal Engineer - Backend - Technology Jobs in KenyaWhat You’ll Do In this role, you will work as a Principal Backend Engineer within the Technology organization, building world-class internal and customer facing products to support Andela’s business needs.
Our Andelan Principal Engineers are renowned for their technical prowess. They are admired and respected for the depth of their technical expertise and leadership.
Use your expert knowledge to deliver complex software solutions that will delight our partners around the world.
Make meaningful and impactful technical decisions with a keen understanding of the operational ramifications.
Share responsibility for strategically scaling Andela’s systems.
Bring vision to the team in the form of new technology recommendations, ideas, and approaches.
Provide technical leadership to fast-paced teams, while delivering value, unparalleled enthusiasm, and a relentless commitment to excellence.
Build great software while continuously learning and expanding your skill set.
What You’ll Bring
All Andela engineers go above and beyond. To find out more about additional suggested competencies, check out our engineer framework.
A minimum of 6 years professional experience, during which you’ve built deep technical expertise and demonstrated technical leadership.
Deep knowledge of database design, development and processing concepts, e.g query definition, db optimization, schema design, ORM, etc.
Expertise in design and management of large scale, secure, cloud based software deployment environments
Expert level understanding of application containerization and orchestration techniques
Deep knowledge of client-server and multi-tier architectures
Expertise in different automated test strategies (unit/integration/acceptance)
Working knowledge of Test Coverage and Code Maintainability tools
Strong ability to problem-solve, debug, and understand pertinent performance metrics
Extensive experience with architecture and design principles, building to consider maintainability, performance, security requirements, and impact
Excellent soft skills that enable you to lead and empower your team, and deliver the highest value
Mentorship experience that helps others in approaching and solving for ambiguous efforts
Working knowledge of Agile development practices and associated tools
Strong understanding of business practices, engineering process, and industry trends
Expertise with the following specific tools:
Google Cloud Platform
GraphQL based webservices
NestJS application framework
TypeORM and Postgres
Modern Angular application development
Containerization tools, Docker, Kubernetes
Cloud based CI/CD tools, CircleCI, CodeClimate
What You’ll Get
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
How to Apply
For more information and job application details, see; Andela Principal Engineer - Backend - Technology Jobs in Kenya
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