Software Engineering Lead; Nairobi, Kenya

DawaSwift, a subsidiary of Delmo Global Inc, is the leading mobile technology and data science company that delivers medicine from local pharmacies to patients' homes through a tight network of local delivery partners and drivers. With headquarters on the internet and office presence in Toronto and Montreal (Canada) and Nairobi (Kenya), DawaSwift is creating the world's widest network of local pharmacies to serve local patients through an AI powered web platform that also connects them with local drivers to facilitate deliveries of medical products in real-time.

Overview:
DawaSwift is a people-powered three-sided online medicine ordering and delivery ecosystem, leveraging unique, innovative, and engaging digital and offline experiences to fuel our growth. In order to meet our ambitious company goals, we are looking for a Software Engineering Lead to scale our rapidly growing engineering team and overall business by providing sound technical leadership to all aspects of the company. The ideal candidate is someone who is energized by the idea of joining a hyper-growth company that is leading the second wave of e-commerce.

6 Month Expectations:
Oversee and manage DawaSwift's current engineering team and assess headcount planning needs
Attract, recruit and retain top engineering talent
Partner with functional leaders to help DawaSwift grow its business by leveraging technology
Effectively communicate engineering and technical priorities to the rest of the company

12+ Month Expectations:
Grow the engineering team to 100+ members
Develop a long-term plan to efficiently scale both the business and engineering team while maintaining a customer-focused mindset
Build and foster a goal-oriented, results-driven culture across the technology organization


Our Ideal Candidate:
A customer-focused engineering leader with a sharp product sense
A leader who is passionate about organizational design, understands the problems that will be faced during hyper-growth, and is energized by solving these problems
A business leader who is interested in making an impact across the company, not solely within engineering
Someone with a sharp product sense who is passionate about the consumer experience
A business leader that will advocate for engineering and communicate technical challenges and milestones to the leadership team
An empathetic leader who can attract, retain and develop world-class talent.

You should include these in your application:
A resume and a LinkedIn profile.
A 1-2 paragraph summary of your favorite project from any of your work or personal experiences.

At DawaSwift, we pride ourselves in valuing leadership, and we believe everyone is a leader. We look for people who operate like owners, who love to learn, have grit, and operate with integrity and empathy. You're encouraged to apply even if your experience doesn't precisely match the job description. Your skills and passion will stand out — and set you apart. At Dawaswift, we welcome diverse perspectives and people who are not afraid to challenge assumptions.
DawaSwift is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace. We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, gender, gender identity, parental or pregnancy status, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, or disability.

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DawaSwift Global Hq
North Building, 175 Bloor St E, Toronto, Ontario M4W 3R8, Canada.

+1 (514) 638-9364

Middle East & Africa Hq
16 Upper Hill, Nairobi, Nairobi 00100, Kenya.

+254712002975

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