Andela Scouts For More Software Engineers


Andela Scouts For More Software Engineers

…Debuts The Power of X Campaign

By Joshua Olaleye

Despite having over 1000 software engineers, Andela, a software company is still scouting for more senior technologists as an expansion of its business model.

Recently, the company’s campaign ‘The Power of “X” ,which was officially introduced was a gateway for experienced and talented engineers to become part of Africa’s most expansive network of technologists.

Tagged: ‘An inclusive future for the next generation’.

Country Director, Andela Nigeria., Omowale David-Ashiru, explained that the most effective way to become the best in ” Your field is to work on the most complex problems and work alongside the best people. Andela’s value proposition is that our engineers work on global problems, within global teams, and are connected to the best engineering community in Africa. By this, we are empowering people to grow exponentially and accelerate their careers.

“We are excited to be part of the first generation of limitless software engineers in Africa who will play a significant role in transforming the future of technology, which we hope will be central to Africa’s economic development. At Andela, we expect our software engineers to gain the skills, experiences and networks that will enable them to become innovators and tech leaders in Africa and we are excited to now open up our recruitment funnel to diversify and enhance our talent pool”.

The company has distributed engineering teams with Africa’s top software engineers, is recruiting mid and senior level developers in 2019, as part of a new Power of ‘X’ campaign,. As it looks to scale its operations and meet growing demand. This comes as more companies seek to enhance their technology teams via distributed workforces.

Since its launch in 2014, Andela has received over 140,000 applications to it’s Technical Leadership Program and has trained more than 1,000 software engineers, who have worked with global companies including Safaricom, Invision, Viacom, and Skillshare. Andela now accepts applications from experienced software engineers who are proficient in Ruby, Javascript (React, Node, ES6+, Angular), Python (Django or Flask) and Native Mobile Technologies for iOS or Android.

Andela engineers work on global challenges, within global engineering teams, yet play an important role in their local ecosystems. The over 1,000 Andela Software Engineers are central to Africa’s growing tech community, and are leaders or members of Forloop, Teencode, Startup Grind, Progate and Facebook Developer Circles.