Andela Technical Leadership Program Cohort 5: (Deadline 28 October 2021)
Do you want to accelerate your software engineering career?
Join the Andela movement to ensure that while the digital revolution may have begun in Silicon Valley, its future will be written in Kigali and other cities across Africa.
The Andela Technical Leadership Program
The Andela Technical Leadership Program is now a 9 months career Accelerator program implemented by Andela in partnership with the Ministry of ICT. The program aims at empowering Rwandan nationals with the prerequisite software engineering skills to become world-class engineers. It also blends in soft skills training that is essential for professionals to thrive in any work environment, especially when working with a distributed team.
Software engineers who successfully complete the 9-month program will:
- Gain the technical and professional skills demanded by the world marketplace.
- Get access to Andela’s pool of technical mentors.
- Have the fastest track to your employment as a software engineer in the African Tech Ecosystem.
Through intensive learning, you’ll master the professional and technical skills you need to succeed as a software developer with the world’s top engineering teams.
We’ll do this in partnership, you bring a relentless desire to learn and level up and we’ll provide access to online resources, mentorship, and a community of passionate software developers to support you at every step of your journey.
Applicant should be:
- Rwandan National
- At least 18 years of age
- Willing to commit at least 6 hours to this program a day
- Have basic skills in HTML, CSS & JS
- Able to communicate in English
THE APPLICATION PROCESS
Stage 1: Online Application
Stage 2: Selection Assessments
Once you submit your application, in preparation for the technical assessment, please attempt this Hackerrank sample test to get yourself familiar with the test platform. This is required to complete a technical assessment that will evaluate your knowledge of the content you’ve learned.
English proficiency tests will also be administered to determine your level of grammar in the English language.
Stage 3: Interviews
Successful applicants who have passed both the Hackerrank and English written assessments will be interviewed to determine their technical strength, communication skills and English fluency.
Phase 1: Core Concepts
Phase 2: Team Project
Successful candidates at the previous stage will advance to a 14-weeks active development phase, the following technical skills will be covered:
- PostgreSQL- An open-source SQL Database.
- Express JS – A fast, unopinionated, minimalist web framework for Node JS.
- Docker – An independent container platform that enables organizations to seamlessly build, run and share any application, anywhere.
Phase 3: Apprenticeship
The apprenticeship phase of the program takes 14 weeks and the apprentices get to work on real-world products with active users and integrate into distributed teams with our partner companies. Partner companies are the companies with whom we agree to have our Apprentices work to get the requisite experience they need.
Apply today and see if you have what it takes!
Program Schedule, Cohort 5
Application Deadline: October 28th, 2021
Technical Assessment: The Technical Assessment is a requirement for making it through our selection process. Please study and complete the first two sections of the FreecodeCamp Curriculum before your test.
Assessments: October 29th, 2021 – November 11th, 2021
Core Concepts: November 15th, 2021 – January 22nd, 2022
Team Project: January 24th, 2022 – May 6th, 2022
Apprenticeship: May 16th, 2022 – August 19th, 2022
Please take this schedule into consideration before applying. You are also required to;
- Comply with the naming convention in the form of First Name and Last Name as requested in the application form.
- Use the same name and email address to reapply if you have applied to Andela in the past.
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