Jumia is Africa’s leading internet group, with already over 3,000 employees in more than 20 African countries and huge successes such as Jumia, Jumia Travel, Jumia Food, Jumia Deals, Jumia House, Jumia Jobs and Jumia Services. It is led by top talented leaders offering a great mix of local and international talents and is backed by MTN, Millicom, Rocket Internet, Axa, Orange, Goldman Sachs & CdC.

Job Position: Java Senior Engineering Manager

Job Location: Lagos

Job Responsibilities

  1. Be part of the Jumia Engineering Management team and play a key role in Jumia’s technology plan
  2. Be a role model for the Jumia Values
  3. Manage a team of super talented Software Engineers
  4. Coach managers and engineers in your teams and set their career path
  5. Drive your team on a continuous lookout for improvement
  6. Build reliable systems that scale to Jumia’s ambitions
  7. Interact and communicate effectively with engineers, product owners, and business stakeholders
  8. Partner with the product lead to manage project scope and ensure the technical deliverables are met
  9. Identify headcount needs for the team, plan and recruit to fill these needs
  10. Find a group of humble and smart people ready to make you grow and to grow with you
  11. Change the Internet landscape in Africa and the World through your team.

Job Requirements

  • 8+ years experience as an individual Software Engineer contributor working with agile methodologies
  • A track record of 3+ years leading effective teams
  • An eye for recruiting great people
  • A great sense to manage technical debt and you know investing in quality will make you go faster
  • The ability to be autonomous and to own your decisions
  • The ambition to grow the company and within the company
  • A great technical sense to challenge engineers and product to make the right decisions
  • Full professional English proficiency.

We Offer

  1. A unique experience in an entrepreneurial, yet structured environment
  2. A unique opportunity of having strong impact in building the African e-commerce sector
  3. The opportunity to become part of a highly professional and dynamic team
  4. An unparalleled personal and professional growth as our longer term objective is to train the next generation of leaders.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

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