Technical Coordinator needed at Andela
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Andela is developing a corps of high-quality technology talent across the African continent that will drive the current and future phases of tech-enabled growth around the world. With the fastest growing population and highest youth population in the world, we believe Africa is one of the greatest untapped markets for talent development.
Job Title: Technical Coordinator
As Technical Coordinator, you will be responsible for helping Andela’s Software Engineers successfully engage remote clients. Distributed work environments are growing in popularity but the lack of physical proximity still brings unique operational challenges. As our engineers partner with teams spread around the world, across industries and across technology stacks, your role will be to help make the client and the remote team feel much closer.
No two days will ever be alike and variety will be the only constant. In the morning, you might find yourself helping engineers better understand the business value of their California team’s user stories; in the afternoon, you might virtually travel across the Atlantic in order to support another team of engineers as they strategically plan a data migration for their team in London.
With your knowledge of business, technology, remote communication and agile project management, you will help make the distance between our engineers and their teams---thousands of kilometers in most cases---feel like a logistical afterthought.
Performing iteration management to ensure that our engineers are always working on high priority tasks that will bring the most value to their team.
Ensuring that our engineers are able to understand the business context and value of their work, as well as how it impacts users.
Working with our engineers to decompose high level stories into smaller, specific tasks
Assist our engineers in effectively communicating with their teams
Qualifications & Characteristics
Have a four-year degree in Engineering, Computer Science or a related field from an accredited university.
Have at least 5 years of experience working in software development, technology consulting or software product management
Have experience effectively working remotely
Are passionate about the evolving technology landscape and enjoy leveraging advancements to solve business problems
Have a strong understanding of agile software development techniques
Have a vibrant personality and exceptional communication skills (English, verbal and written)
Have the ability to build rapport and communicate with individuals from diverse cultural backgrounds.
Have excellent interpersonal skills.
Have strong leadership skills.
Strongly motivated by our social mission of training 100 thousand young Africans in next 10 years.