Engineering Manager



Software Engineering, Other Engineering
Lagos, Nigeria
Posted on Friday, December 23, 2022

About mDoc 

mDoc is a digital health social enterprise that leverages behavioral science, technology and quality improvement methodologies to improve access to quality healthcare for people with chronic health needs. We are seeking knowledgeable engineering manager to join our team. Our goal is to augment the knowledge and capability of healthcare providers and health consumers to ensure longer, happier, healthier lives across sub-Saharan Africa. mDoc aims to further build capability and to support physicians to provide education and tools to patients to improve self- management. Our ethos is etched in the belief that augmenting the healthcare & technology landscape is paramount to helping Africa unlock its true potential. We are on a mission to transform how African healthcare consumers receive the support they need to live longer, healthier, happier and more productive lives

Job Description 

We are looking for engineering leaders to help us with our mission by leading and growing our Global-based engineering team. Our team is responsible for enabling mDoc's growth and adaptability through building independent services with tightly scoped, domain-appropriate responsibilities. We implement new features to be robust and scalable, supporting efforts toward platform extensibility and interoperability while helping our health coaches drive successful health outcomes for our program participants

In this role, you will be not just a manager; you will also be team lead, contributing code alongside the people you hire. (The expectation is that you will write code about 50% of the time.) 

You will be free to innovate and work closely with our partners to see the big picture and figure out novel ways to deliver results. The ideal candidate is an individual with exceptional leadership skills and hands-on experience in building information-rich, intuitive, user-centered applications. 

Guided by our shared values, we thrive in an environment where collaboration and openness are valued. We believe that innovation is powered by perspective and that teamwork and respect for one another lead to superior results.


  • Lead the development of mDoc's digital health platform
  • You will create a plan to continue building and scaling our platform one piece at a time, supporting our ability to deliver a personalized experience to program participants and empower our health coaches to deliver timely and effective interventions.
  • You will lead a team of software engineers to execute against that plan, owning the team's technical strategy and roadmap.
  • Grow and manage a high-performance Engineering team.
  • You will partner with our Recruiting team to hire the best talent.
  • You will mentor and guide the professional and technical development of team members.

  • You will establish and own key performance metrics in close collaboration with Engineering and Product leadership
  • You'll build cross-functional relationships with software engineers, product managers, data scientists and technical program managers to understand stakeholders needs and deliver on those needs.
  • Drive pan-engineering initiatives as an Engineering leader
  • You will work with the Engineering Leadership team to develop new initiatives and improve existing processes across the entire engineering organization, including data quality and system observability.
  • You'll work with Engineering and Product Leadership to continuously reduce technical debt and make improvements in our systems.

Skills and Qualifications 

  • Bachelor's degree or more in Computer Science or a related field.
  • A track record of projects completed on time - you are a flawless executor, not a
  • You find satisfaction in a job well done and want to solve head-scratching challenges.
  • 5+ years of industry experience in software development or a related field
  • 2+ years of experience in managing engineering teams.
  • Strong awareness of the various technologies and tools used in building and maintaining a service-oriented architecture.
  • Communication and leadership skills, with the ability to initiate and drive projects proactively. 
  • Solid project management skills. 
  • Solid understanding of computer science and software engineering fundamentals 
  • Motivation to participate in ongoing learning and growth through pair programming, test-driven development, code reviews, and application of new technologies and best practices.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, intellectual curiosity, positive attitude, and a desire to influence the products being built
  • Love of mentorship and experience developing people and teams through coaching, mentoring, and feedback 
  • Solid skills with application frameworks such as Node.JS, React, CI/CD, MongoDB, etc. 
  • Experience deploying machine learning models is a plus. 

Bonus Points for: 

  • Experience developing in a services-oriented and/or event-driven architecture
  • Experience with Google GCP
  • Familiarity with containers and orchestration technologies such as Docker and Nomad
  • Familiarity with continuous integration tools such as Jenkins
  • Experience in Agile development processes


  • Competitive Salary
  • Hybrid working environment to help you combat traffic.
  • Generous parental leave
  • Stipend for professional development
  • Two giftable mDoc enrollment per calendar year
  • Wellness events (e.g., exercise club)
  • Community volunteering opportunities, plus one day off on your birthday
  • ...and more!

To apply, please send an email to [email protected]: 

  • A resume or curriculum vitae. 
  • A 1-2 paragraph response in your email indicating why this job is compelling to you.