Engineering Manager Node.js (f/m/x)

Algiers, Algeria
Engineering – Product Engineering /
Full-time /
Yassir is the leading super App in the Maghreb region set to changing the way daily services are provided. It currently operates in 45 cities across Algeria, Morocco and Tunisia with recent expansions into France, Canada and Sub-Saharan Africa. It is backed (~$200M in funding) by VCs from Silicon Valley, Europe and other parts of the world.
We offer on-demand services such as ride-hailing and last-mile delivery. Building on this infrastructure, we are now introducing financial services to help our users pay, save and borrow digitally.
Helping usher the continent into a digital economy era. We’re not just about serving people - we’re about creating a marketplace to bring people what they need while infusing social values.

About the role

As part of our expansion effort, we are looking for an engineering manager to lead our team of financial services developers and be part of our Europe tech hub. You will be based out of Berlin or Paris and you will lead a tech team supporting Yassir's product development and delivery. You will own and build large-scale systems and micro-services. Together with your team, you will design, develop, and deliver powerful applications in a highly dynamic environment. To be successful in this role, you should have outstanding technical skills and you are not afraid to be hands-on, you are confident in leading and serving tech teams, good at juggling multiple products, and thrive in high-growth environments.

About your responsibilities as Engineering Manager

    • Work with the product and design teams to understand end-user requirements, formulate use cases, and then translate that into pragmatic and effective technical solutions.

    • Contribute to hiring the engineering team for the product you are responsible for

    • Work with the different stakeholders to establish a culture of technical excellence and be responsible for the success and personal growth of your team.

    • Oversee engineering teams and their projects. Ensure they can deliver their best work by spotting and alleviating blockers and coaching teammates.

    • Build robust and scalable software in Node.js

    • Help improve existing code quality through introducing quality assurance and performing code reviews.

    • Experienced in TDD and DDD

About your experience

    • Good understanding and hands on experience of TDD and DDD
    • Previous experience with digital products or in a similar product role at a FinTech company, digital bank, or Payment provider is a nice to have
    • At least three years of work experience as an engineering manager or tech lead at an engineering department
    • Extensive experience with cloud technologies, microservices architecture, continuous delivery, and modern human-computer interfaces
    • Good understanding of agile methodologies
    • Excellent leadership and project management skills, ideally experience managing remote teams
    • Solid software design knowledge – you should know how to create software that is extensible, reusable, and meets desired architectural objectives
    • Comfortable working in an entrepreneurial environment
    • BSc/MSc in Engineering, Computer Science, or relevant field
😎 You will be part of one of the first Algerian startups to go through the Y Combinator program and one of the fastest-growing tech companies in North Africa. We are current in +30 cities (Algeria, Tunisia, Morocco, Senegal, France and Germany)
💸 Attractive salary and you even get a stake in the company
🚉 Subsidized public transit pass
🤙🏽Have a lasting impact on our company's culture
🚀 Perfect timing with renowned investors to build something great
📈 Extremely steep learning curve with own responsibility and intensive guidance
💯 Make a real impact on the world by helping us bring affordable financial and on-demand services to millions of Africans

At Yassir, we believe in the power of diversity and the importance of an inclusive culture. So, if you're ready to bring your unique perspective and experiences to the table, then we're excited to listen.

Don't just apply for a job, come and be a part of our journey. Let's create a better tomorrow together.

We look forward to receiving your application!

Best of luck,
Your Yassir TA Team