Software Development Lead – Odoo Solutions at One Acre Fund
About One Acre Fund
Founded in 2006, One Acre Fund supplies 1 million smallholder farmers with the agricultural services they need to make their farms vastly more productive. Our 8,000+ team is drawn from diverse backgrounds and professions. With operations across six core countries in Africa, we make farmers more prosperous by providing quality farm supplies on credit, delivered within walking distance of farmers’ homes, and agricultural training to improve harvests. On average, the farmers we serve harvest 50 percent more food after working with One Acre Fund.
To learn more about our work, take a look at our Why Work Here blog for more information.
About the Role
We are looking for a passionate Software Development Lead to manage our Odoo development team and lead them through the development process to deliver our Odoo ERP/CRM customizations and integrations.
About our Team
We’re a hybrid-remote team working in Agile. Our tooling landscape includes GitHub, Jira and Azure DevOps, operating cloud solutions in Docker/Kubernetes using predominantly Open-Source components including Odoo, Apache Fineract, Keycloak.
- Report to the Senior Engineering Manager of Program Solutions
- Lead 4-6 team members working in Agile to ship our solutions
- Contribute to our solutions’ architecture and design
- Watch for adherence to our technical and quality standards
- Support your team members’ growth
- Nurture a great team culture
Career Growth and Development
We have a strong culture of constant learning and we invest in developing our people. You’ll have weekly check-ins with your manager, access to mentorship and training programs, and regular feedback on your performance. We hold career reviews every six months, and set aside time to discuss your aspirations and career goals. You’ll have the opportunity to shape a growing organization and build a rewarding long-term career.
Across all roles, these are the general qualifications we look for. For this role specifically, you will have:
- 5+ years experience building software solutions, including 2+ years working with Odoo-based solutions
- Great Python experience
- A desire to keep learning
- Comfortable with cloud-native technologies and architecture
- Experienced Agile (scrum) practitioner – CSM/CSPO appreciated
- Familiarity with large IT projects preferred – PMP certification appreciated
- Passion for quality and automation
- Prior management experience ideal
Preferred Start Date
As soon as possible
Kigali, Rwanda or Nairobi, Kenya, but remote possible if based in one of our countries of operation (Rwanda, Kenya, Uganda, Burundi, Tanzania, Malawi, Nigeria, Ethiopia and Zambia)
Health insurance, housing, and comprehensive benefits
One Acre Fund can support a work permit for this role. However, nationals of (or those with an extensive professional background and work history in) our countries of operation are preferred.
24 October 2023
One Acre Fund never asks candidates to pay any money or pay for tests at any stage of the interview process. Official One Acre Fund emails will always arrive from an @oneacrefund.org address. Please report any suspicious communication here (firstname.lastname@example.org), but do not send applications or application materials to this email address.
Diversity, Equity, Inclusion (DEI), and anti-racism are deeply connected to our organization’s mission and purpose. One Acre Fund aspires to build a culture where all staff feel consistently valued, represented, and connected – so that our team can thrive as professionals, and achieve exceptional impact for the farmers we serve.
We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, marital status, disability, gender, gender identity or expression. We are proud to be an equal opportunity workplace.