Job Title: Entry-level Software Development Jobs – Andela Uganda
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
Andela’s mission is to advance human potential by powering today’s teams and investing in tomorrow’s leaders. In the next ten years, there will be 1.3M software development jobs created and only 400,000 domestic computer science graduates, to fill them. Africa, meanwhile, is home to the largest untapped talent pool and seven of the 10 fastest growing internet populations in the world. We founded Andela in 2014 to build a network of technology leaders on the African continent and bridge the divide between the U.S and African tech sectors. Leveraging a proven, data-driven approach, we build high-performing engineering teams with Africa’s top developers to help companies overcome the tech talent shortage and build better products, faster.
Join the Andela movement, to ensure that while the digital revolution may have begun in Silicon Valley, its future will be written in Lagos, Nairobi, Kampala and cities across Africa.
Job Summary: The Andela Fellowship is a full-time employment opportunity that will enable you to own your learning as you hone the skills you need to become a global technology leader. We seek out exceptional people from a variety of backgrounds who are committed to unlocking their full potential and improving the world through technology. Through four years of intensive learning and real work experience on the world’s leading engineering teams, you’ll master the professional and technical skills needed to become a global technology leader.
The Application Process:
Stage 1: Join our Community
You’ll join 10,000+ aspiring tech leaders by expressing your interest and describing your motivations for leveraging Andela’s technical leadership resources. Complete a free application and personality/values assessment so we can learn how to further empower you as a tech leader.
Stage 2: Advance your Expertise
You will leverage our open-source learning resources for software development and team skills to complete a technical assessment that will evaluate your knowledge of the content you’ve learned.
Stage 3: Meet us Face to Face
Based on the quality of outputs you create you may be invited to a panel of interviews made up of staff members and developers at an Andela office.
Stage 4: Simulated Sprint
Successful applicants are invited to participate in a two-week, simulated development sprint led by senior Andela developers. The two weeks comprise of one week of home-based self-learning and one week of product development on-site at an Andela campus.
You’ll be expected to learn independently as well as on a team to deliver a final project. We’re looking for work ethic, passion, and teamwork.
Stage 5: Become an Andelan
The highest performing participants are accepted into Andela’s four-year Technical Leadership Program
For inquiries, please read the Application FAQs and Home Study FAQs. If you still have unanswered questions, please send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Deadline: 17th August 2018