Engineering Manager

Jumba

Jumba is a construction tech platform that simplifies B2B purchase and financing of construction materials

Who we are:

We are looking for an enthusiastic Engineering Manager. Jumba is a tech company that is simplifying the purchasing and financing of construction materials in Africa. Founded in April 2022, Jumba is building a platform that connects manufacturers and suppliers of construction supplies to builders and hardware retail stores. We have a strong emphasis on innovation and value, offering the construction industry creative, digital and financially viable solutions for the digital age.

Mission: Leverage technology to simplify the construction industry to make it more transparent, reliable and affordable for people in Africa to build.

Vision: The go-to partner for construction projects in Africa.

Our Values: Customer Obsession, Innovation, Integrity, Teamwork, Reliability

Job Title: Engineering Manager

Department: Tech

Location: Nairobi, Kenya

Key Job Functions:

Team Management:

  • Manage the engineering team, ensuring their growth and wellness.
  • Promote an engineering culture of knowledge sharing and collaboration.
  • Maintain a culture of constructive feedback to engineers and designers in your team on how they can improve their code quality, prototyping cadence, and time to ship.
  • Sprint planning and tracking.

Strategy:

  • Work with your team to define the engineering roadmap and sprint planning while being ultimately responsible for execution.
  • Partner with product and managers within the business to lay out and execute product roadmaps and technical strategy.
  • Create and Maintain Engineering policies for the business.

Engineering:

  • Lead the software architecture, design & code reviews, and delivery of projects, interfacing with product management, design and other dependencies.
  • Work side-by-side with other engineers on the team, fixing bugs and shipping code improvements to production
  • Be leading execution for your team, ensuring the teams is in sync and shipping at a good pace
  • Assess and mitigate the risk of software deployment, determining deployment schedule and maintaining high standards of internal documentation.

This position reports to:

Co-founder and CTO

Experience:

  • Extensive experience with designing, developing, and deploying large-scale systems
  • Strong understanding of architectural challenges of high-performance, high-availability, distributed systems, with the ability to positively influence architecture and design decisions
  • Good understanding of information security concepts and best practices
  • 2 years + of experience as an Engineering Manager.

Education:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science. Software Engineering or related STEM Education

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