mDoc is digital health start up that leverages behavioral science, data, technology and quality improvement methodologies to improve access to quality healthcare for people with chronic health needs in sub-Saharan Africa. We are seeking an all-star product suite lead to join our team. 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.
We are recruiting to fill the position below:
Job Title: Engineering Manager
Location: Lagos (Hybrid)
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.
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!
Application Closing Date
Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should send their Resume / Curriculum Vita and a 1-2 paragraph response in thir email indicating why this job is compelling to them to: [email protected] using the Job Title as the subject of the email.