Andela

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Andela announces global expansion

Andela, the software engineering training and consulting company with African roots that is now building its engineering base beyond Africa. Andela has announced that it is now accepting engineering applications from Latin and South America.

Andela is adopting a fully remote way of working

Following Andela's recent move to become a fully remote organisation, the company has announced it will now accept engineer applications from across Africa.

Andela has laid off approximately 10% of its total staff complement

Andela has announced that it has laid off approximately 10% of its staff complement. According to Andela, the 135 employees who were laid off are non-software engineering staff.

Andela finally launches in Egypt

Egypt's ITIDA has signed an agreement to support Andela’s hiring of Egyptian software engineers for global projects. he move into Egypt comes as Andela is undergoing some changes including the laying off of 400 junior software engineers.

Who will develop Africa's junior software engineers?

When Andela announced that it was shifting its focus to acquiring senior software engineering talent as a result of some business realignment, it was not surprising. People on the ground had noticed the trend months earlier.

Seni Sulyman explains what's happening at Andela

According to Seni Sulyman, Vice President of Global Operations at Andela, the company started noticing problems with placing junior level engineers in 2016. As such, they have now resorted to hiring more experienced engineers.

Andela lays-off hundreds of junior developers

Andela is laying off hundreds of junior developers. This can definitely not be attributed to a lack of funds but possibly overestimating the demand for junior developers or the quality of developers.