Helium Health

Africa's #1 healthcare technology provider.

Engineering Lead

Lagos, Nigeria / Remote
Job Type
6+ years
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About the role

Helium Health is accelerating Africa’s transition to a technology and data-driven healthcare sector. We provide a suite of solutions that serve as the digital infrastructure for all healthcare stakeholders in Africa: providers, payers, patients & governments.

We’re looking for a manager to help build and scale our engineering team. You’ll be responsible for helping to hire and develop engineers. You’ll interface with product teams and operations teams at Helium Health. You will play a huge role in developing and executing the roadmap for Helium Health’s product expansion.


Work across Helium Health’s engineering teams to build scalable products that support our vision, from code architecture to end-user quality

Partner with product and design leaders to define both the long-term vision and strategy for the team and prioritize day-to-day operations

Work autonomously on critical, strategic problems on the roadmap and drive execution of effective solutions

Enable the engineering team to achieve high levels of productivity and performance

Engage in code reviews to ensure team members are contributing code that meets the short and long-term goals

Recruit, teach, mentor, coach and be a role model to other engineers and engineering managers. Develop and support engineers in their personal growth and career progression, creating a collaborative, inclusive and supportive team culture

Contribute to developing organizational programs that help shape our engineering culture and evolve our ways of working


You have a strong software engineering background with a minimum of 7 - 10 years software development experience (backend engineer or full stack engineer).

Demonstrated experience working with any of our technology stack - Elixir, NodeJS, React, AngularJS, Vue, AWS, Android, IOS

Demonstrated experience and results in a similar team leadership role

Experience working in an environment with heavy reliance on automated testing, CI and feature flags for periodic product release

Strong technical background with experience building, shipping and maintaining web and mobile applications and services

You can contribute to technology strategy and decisions and understand technical trade-offs and risks, and help prioritize work against product and business needs

You have a strong track record leading teams, building and fostering collaborative cultures that deliver complex, high-quality products

Ability to thrive in a high-growth environment requiring a high degree of autonomy and responsibility

Excellent communication skills, and can create alignment with product, growth, marketing, and customer support in a startup environment where changes are frequent.

You have great coaching, mentoring, and teaching skills.

You have experience recruiting and promoting emerging talent, have a strong network of Nigerian local tech talent.

Why you should join Helium Health


Helium Health
Team Size:110
Location:Lagos, Nigeria
Adegoke Olubusi
Adegoke Olubusi
Dimeji Sofowora
Dimeji Sofowora