Technical Team Lead at Andela Nigeria

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, Lagos, Nairobi, and Kampala, Andela is catalyzing the growth of tech ecosystems across the African continent while solving the global technical talent shortage.We are recruiting to fill the position below:Job Title: Technical Team LeadLocation: LagosAbout the RoleAndela’s Technology department is charged with implementing products that will help Andela to scale with consistency and quality while providing excellent service internally and externally. It is responsible for finding the best solution for Andela’s needs, not necessarily the best solution that Andela can build.In this role, you will primarily work as a Technical Team Lead within the Technology department leading a team of developers building a world-class software platform that supports all Andela internal products.You’re the kind of person who:Believes that building great software is more than just delivering working code, that other aspects such as reusability, testability, maintainability, security, and performance are just as important.Is constantly learning and expanding your skill sets on and off the job.Can mentor entry-level developers willing to become driven by purpose, passion, thirst for knowledge, and the pursuit of a better world.Key ResponsibilitiesLead a team of up to 5 engineers in developing an internal product and ensuring their team’s SuccessEncourage and promote engineering best practices within the teamConduct design sessions, code reviews and pair programming sessions with team membersIdentify and clear roadblocks for the teamCollaborate with the Product Manager to ensure the code the team write matches the product and business needsPartner effectively with the Product Manager to manage scope and deliverables for the technical side of the product roadmapManage technical debtMaintain a consistent product velocity and drive the team to deliver on its estimatesGroom and mentor engineers on their teamProvide frequent feedback to engineers on their work

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