Yassir

Yassir is the leading Super App for French Speaking Africa targeting…

Engineering Manager

Location
US / Remote
Job Type
Full-time
Experience
6+ years
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About the role

About Yassir: Yassir is the “super app” category leader in French-speaking Africa (currently available in Algeria, Morocco and Tunisia), using on-demand services such as ride hailing and last mile delivery, which solve important and immediate needs, so to build unconscious trust in order to fuel financial services for this large but previously underserved population (+80% unbanked without large scale on demand services).

About the Role: We are looking for an engineering manager to lead our engineering department and help us build great products. You’ll also manage our infrastructure and ensure all internal systems operate securely and effectively.

To be successful in this role, you should be confident managing our teams while, at the same time, setting goals, budgets and timelines for various projects. We also expect you to be in charge of our integrations with external partners and oversee all software development plans from ideation to execution.

What you'll do: Oversee front-end and back-end development teams and their projects Monitor reliability and performance of all internal systems to suggest improvements Ensure compliance with security regulations Manage software development projects by setting requirements, goals and timelines Prepare and manage the engineering department’s budget Design strategies for future development projects based on the company’s overall objectives and resources Hire engineers and coordinate their training Implement innovative technologies Coordinate with external stakeholders for new integrations and tools Review and update policies relevant to internal systems and equipment

Requirements Work experience as an engineering manager or in a similar senior-level position at an engineering department Extensive experience with cloud technologies and modern human-computer interfaces Hands-on experience in back-end and front-end development Good understanding of agile methodologies Leadership abilities with a strategic mind Excellent project management skills Ideally experience managing remote teams. BSc/MSc in Engineering, Computer Science or relevant field

Why you should join Yassir

Yassir is the “super app” category leader in French-speaking Africa, using on-demand services such as ride hailing and last mile delivery, which solve important and immediate needs, so to build unconscious trust in order to fuel financial services for this large but previously underserved population (+80% unbanked without large scale on demand services).