Director of Engineering Practice (Match consultant)



Multiple locations
Posted on Friday, June 7, 2024

About Andela:

Andela Talent Cloud is the industry’s only unified solution to manage the complete global talent lifecycle. We help enterprises source, qualify, hire, manage, and pay global technical talent in one integrated platform.

Market leaders partner with Andela to help rewrite their workforce strategies to include global, remote talent from over 175 countries to scale their teams and deliver projects faster.

Andela Talent Cloud provides an intelligent, AI-driven platform that helps enterprises build remote-fluent teams from emerging geographies such as Africa and Latin America. Powerful AI-matching algorithms learn from thousands of data points in the hiring journey to pinpoint the best engineers up to 70% faster at 30 to 50% less cost than other hiring approaches. Andela caters to specialized disciplines such as Application Engineering, Artificial Intelligence, Cloud, and Data & Analytics, with over 30 specific use cases. The world’s best brands trust Andela, including GitHub, Mastercard Foundry, ViacomCBS, and Mindshare.

We are looking for a leader for our Engineering Match Practice in Andela.

The matching team is the team making the magic happen in Andela. They ensure our Clients achieve their goals, and find amazing talent from our network to make it happen.

Who are you?

You have been a technical leader in your career, are passionate about technology and love to interact with Clients to solve problems. You may have worked in pre-sales or sales in a technical capacity previously and enjoy leading teams of technical specialists to unlock roadmap acceleration for our Clients.

Job responsibilities

· You will be involved with initial or ongoing strategic conversations with our Clients about their technical and product roadmap

· You will advise the Client on their technical goals, approach and the types of talent they will need on their team to accelerate delivery of their strategic goals.

· You will discuss and explain the merits of hiring through a distributed talent network and the advantages that Andela’s talent network has through our assessment, sourcing, learning and community experiences.

· You will be a thought leader in the Engineering space, creating content and contributing to whitepapers on key engineering topics of interest relevant for our Clients and Talent.

· Lead the teams for all engineering matching specializations (Software Engineering generalists, QA/testing, Cloud, Data, AI) to ensure Client expectations are met and delivered upon.

· Coaching and improving performance of the team to ensure we maximise the number of talent placed with Clients and that both Client and Talent Experience is excellent.

· You will give continuous feedback on our Engineering discipline assessment process and ensure that it is meeting the evolving needs of our Clients.

Previous experience

· Worked in roles with both technical and client-facing elements. E.g. Technology consultant, Pre-sales engineer, Director of Engineering

· Experience in multiple technologies across Software Engineering (e.g. Java, Javascript, Python, Golang) including an understanding of data engineering and AI.

· Experience guiding teams to implement engineering practices such as testing, TDD, CD, observability, devops, and/or Infrastructure as Code.

· Experience of delivering large scale engineering projects or transformations at either Enterprise or SMB.

· Have led mid-sized teams from 10 – 30 people and have a people first mindset.

· Have the ability to build rapport and communicate with individuals from diverse cultural backgrounds.

· Have excellent communication and interpersonal skills.

· Experience leading remote teams would be beneficial and have experience working remotely effectively.

· Preferably both SMB and Enterprise experience bringing an understanding of the various Engineering Cultures that our Clients encounter Timezone requirements.

Please not that you will be required to fully overlap with EST and may be required to attend calls until 5pm PST with Clients from time to time.




  • Fully Remote work culture - we hire globally and all of our roles are fully remote!

  • Bring your own device stipend - buy your own laptop with funds from Andela

  • Flexible working hours

  • Equity (as a part of the compensation package)

  • Healthcare, 401k / pension (US only)

  • Generous Paid Time Off, Parental Leave, Compassionate Leave

And more to come! We're on a journey to reimagine global benefits at Andela.

At Andela, we outcompete through diversity. We know that our strengths lie in the multiplicity of talents, perspectives, backgrounds & orientations resident in our community and we take pride in that. Andela is committed to a work environment in which all individuals are treated with respect and dignity. Each individual has the right to work in a professional atmosphere that promotes equal employment opportunities and prohibits discriminatory practices. Andela provides equal employment opportunities and workplace to all employees and applicants without regard to factors including but not limited to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, pregnancy (including breastfeeding), genetic information, HIV/AIDS or any other medical status, family or parental status, marital status, amnesty or status as a covered veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws. This commitment applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including but not limited to hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training. Our policies expressly prohibit any form of harassment and/or discrimination as stated above.

Andela is home for all, come as you are.