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Technical Mentor

Publiée le 12.04.2023


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Poste proposé : Technical Mentor

Are you passionate about working with young people? Do you want to be instrumental in encouraging their learning journey and supporting their growth? Do you enjoy product design and development? Do you have software engineering experience? Would you describe yourself as flexible and open to pivoting? Do you possess an empathetic and collaborative approach to leadership? 
Well, we might just be looking for you!

In 2035, Africa will have the largest workforce in the world and will need to catalyse transformation by empowering its largest untapped resource - its people. The African Leadership Group is an ecosystem of institutions with a shared vision to harness Africa’s abundant human capital and transform the continent and the world by selecting, developing, and connecting 2 million ethical and entrepreneurial leaders by 2030. ALG was founded over 15 years ago by Fred Swaniker, a serial entrepreneur recognised by Time Magazine as one of the 100 most influential people of 2019. 
ALX and The Room are two brands of the African Leadership Group.  ALX is our training arm, focused on developing skills for the fourth industrial revolution - software engineering, data science, UX design, cyber security, etc. - to ensure that Africa is able to compete effectively as the world undergoes a digital transformation. The Room is our connection arm, a community that our young talent join to access a lifetime of extraordinary opportunities and meaningful relationships. To learn more about us, please read this article about why we launched The Room & this article about the impact of our development programmes on African youth.
We mentor and guide aspiring software engineers - and ensure that they are job ready for placement. The Software Engineering Team is a high-performing, agile team focused on equipping the next generation of tech talent on the continent. This fast-growing programme and team are instrumental to the growth strategy of the wider organisation and its impact to help upskill and place young Africans in dignified employment. We are building something big & ambitious, so there is immense room for growth, for exploration, and for learning. This is an environment where we will expect people to do incredible work, and we will create the space and the support to enable incredible work by actively minimizing the things that don't lead to incredible work happening. 

  • The mission of this job is to provide a safe space for participants to drive their own learning by removing any obstacles on their learning path, being observant and jumping in to guide when needed. You will be the point of truth when some issues arise between peers, or peers with staff. More specifically you will
  • Ensure that all students from around the world have the skills and support they need to successfully complete the journey to become software engineers.
  • Assist learners as they learn how to learn through the curriculum.
  • Be available daily on Slack to answer learners questions..
  • Meet with learners to address curriculum and tech related matters
  • Setup Peer Learning Days, release projects and quizzes, and do manual reviews
  • Organize events that support the student experience
  • Monthly check students performance data and engage with intervention measures to improve their scores and follow up as needed 
  • Assess deferment requests as per the deferment policy
  • Conduct 1:1 sessions with students who need specific support
  • Host periodical live coding sessions with the support of global technical mentors.
Profil recherché pour le poste : Technical Mentor


  • You have some experience in dev-ops and have worked with AWS, Heroku, Docker among others.  
  • You have a Bachelor’s or Master's degree in Information Technology, Computer Science, Engineering or other related fields is an added advantage
  • You have proven experience as a Full-stack, Backend/Frontend Software engineer role or similar role
  • You have a projects portfolio with products developed
  • Product mindset: You are willing to take part in the design and development of great products on a day to day basis.
  • Intense customer orientation: You will be relentlessly obsessed with creating joyful and meaningful experiences for your learners.
  • You can thrive in a company that’s scaling very fast. 
  • You are Proficient with either Bash, C, Python or Java.  
  • You are proficient with or can work with relational databases like MySQL
  • You are proficient with fundamental front end languages such as HTML, CSS and JavaScript.


Critères de l'annonce pour le poste : Technical Mentor
Métier :
Informatique, nouvelles technologies
Management, direction générale
Secteur d´activité :
Informatique, SSII, Internet
Intérim, recrutement
Type de contrat :
Région :
Aïoun El-Atrouss - Akjoujt - Aleg - Atar - Bassiknou - Boghé - Kaédi - Kiffa - Néma - Nouadhibou - Nouakchott - Rosso - Selibaby - Tidjikdja - Zouerate - International
Niveau d'expérience :
Expérience entre 2 ans et 5 ans
Niveau d'études :
Nombre de poste(s) : 8
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