Software Engineering Manager

Remote | Technology | Full-time | Fully remote

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Title: Software Engineering Manager

Location: Remote 

Report to: Director of Software Engineering

 

About myAgro:

myAgro is a non-profit agritech social enterprise based in West Africa. We have developed a mobile savings model that allows farmers to invest their own funds in high-quality seed, fertilizer, and agricultural training to increase their harvest and income by 50-100%. Our North Star is to support 1 million farmers in 2026 - providing them the tools they need to prosper. Our organization has received recognition and support from Skoll Foundation, Echoing Green, World Bank, and The Audacious Project from TED. Learn more from our founder and CEO here.

 

About the Role:

We are looking for a mission-oriented software engineering leader who wants to be a part of making a huge impact on smallholder farmers. You will report to the Director of Engineering and lead one of two newly formed teams. The Core Services team operates the suite of services that provide important operational and impact data for all of MyAgro. The Field Applications teams builds custom user interfaces that our staff use to improve the effectiveness of their work with farmers in the field. Our engineers are distributed throughout Africa, the US, and Europe. This position is remote, and you will work in the GMT time zone for the majority of your work day (preferably within the GMT+4/-4 band).

You Will:

  • Manage a small software team: meet weekly with each member, evaluate performance, and adjust team roles
  • Lead software development from technical design through deployment
  • Collaborate with product managers to scope and plan projects
  • Work with the team to improve the architecture, standards, and development process.
  • Plan and lead team meetings

You Have

  • The ability to function and relate effectively in culturally diverse situations
  • 4+ years of successful software engineering delivery on a variety of project and languages
  • A commitment to rigorous coding practices like Test-Driven Development (TDD)
  • Experience managing distributed agile projects - standup, sprint planning, sprint reviews, and retrospectives
  • A desire to help other engineers improve and make the most of their careers

Our Benefits:

  • Health insurance (including dental, vision and health coverage)
  • Approximately 4 weeks of paid time off each year
  • Retirement plan contributions
  • Professional development and laptop stipends
  • Co-working Space stipend
  • The opportunity to make a difference for farmers everyday!

Application Process and Deadline

To apply, submit an application on our website. Include a cover letter (motivation letter) and a resume or CV. You should also complete the Plum survey. You can find a link to the Plum survey on the application form for the role. Please submit your application and documents in English. Only shortlisted candidates will contacted by our team.

There is no fixed deadline as we hire on a rolling basis. If someone else is selected while you are interviewing, we will let you know and consider your application for future positions. The interview process includes the application form, the Plum assessment, short virtual interviews and typically a short written assignment or a visit to the field or one of our offices.

myAgro provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sexual orientation, marital/parental status, national origin, age, disability, political opinion, social status, veteran status, and genetics. myAgro complies with all applicable federal, provincial and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment.