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 the world’s most talented software engineers. Based globally and operating remotely, Andela is catalyzing the growth of tech ecosystems across the globe while solving the global technical talent shortage. Andela is hiring for a top priority placement at a leading Telecommunications Provider.

Andela

Senior Software Engineer - Python

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.

What You’ll Do

  • Use your knowledge in your core technology to delight our clients around the world.
  • Be responsible for the coding standards, conduct and deliverables of your fast-paced, distributed, teams, by proactively communicating and prioritizing effectively.

Experience

A minimum of 5-10 years of professional experience, during which you’ve built deep technical expertise and exercised ownership on various technical teams.

Required

  • Expert-level understanding of Python
  • Intermediate-level understanding of at least one other backend language (In addition to the core language): JavaScript, PHP, Ruby. Go, Scala
  • Advanced understanding of at least one Web Framework for your language of choice: Flask/Django for Python; Node/Express for JavaScript, Rails for Ruby, Lumen/Laravel for PHP.
  • Deep understanding of fundamental database concepts - relational (SQL) database, non-relational (NoSQL) database and ORMs/ODMs
  • Strong knowledge of at least one cloud hosting platform (Ex: AWS, GCP)
  • Comfortable with at least one CI/CD tool (Ex: Jenkins, Travis)
  • Working knowledge of containerization and orchestration techniques
  • Deep understanding of applicable unit and integration testing, and testing frameworks/libraries
  • Strong ability to problem-solve, debug, and understand pertinent performance metrics
  • Comfortable working within agile methodologies and experienced in estimation and time management
  • Awareness of the capabilities of applicable languages/frameworks/libraries as well as the inherent differences between them in order to understand trade-offs and make recommendations.

Preferred

  • Working knowledge of software engineering collaboration tools
  • Strong preference for test-driven-development (TDD) and understands its importance
  • Working knowledge of code editor and formatting tools

Comfortable with at least one web server technology -- (ex: Apache, Nginx)