Software Engineering Lead

Job Type
Deadline for Applications
How to Apply
Application Process and Deadline To apply, submit an application on our website. Include a cover letter (motivation letter) and a resume or CV. You should also complete the Plum survey. You can find a link to the Plum survey on the application form for the role. Please submit your application and documents in English. Only shortlisted candidates will contacted by our team. There is no fixed deadline as we hire on a rolling basis. If someone else is selected while you are interviewing, we will let you know and consider your application for future positions. The interview process includes the application form, the Plum assessment, short virtual interviews and typically a short written assignment or a visit to the field or one of our offices. myAgro provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sexual orientation, marital/parental status, national origin, age, disability, political opinion, social status, veteran status, and genetics. myAgro complies with all applicable federal, provincial and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment. To apply, you must have legal authorization to work in your country of residence.
Where to Apply
Full-time, Remote

Title: Software Engineering Lead (React)

Location: Remote

Reports to: Director of Engineering

About myAgro:
myAgro is a non-profit agritech social enterprise based in West Africa. We have developed a mobile savings model that allows farmers to invest their own funds in high-quality seed, fertilizer, and agricultural training to increase their harvest and income by 50-100%. Our North Star is to support 1 million farmers in 2026 – providing them the tools they need to prosper. Our organization has received recognition and support from Skoll Foundation, Echoing Green, World Bank, and The Audacious Project from TED. Learn more from our founder and CEO here.

About the Role:
You will lead our growing Field Applications engineering team that is responsible for building applications used by our field staff to enroll customers, facilitate payments, and collect other data from the field. You will report to the Director of Engineering and directly manage one of two teams of 5-7 engineers each who are distributed throughout Africa, the US, and Europe. You will work remotely from home (#LI-Remote) with occasional travel to our program countries. You could reside in anytime zone, as long as you are be available for team meetings in the core hours of 11:00am – 3:00pm GMT.

You Will:
Own the architecture of the team’s applications
Contribute Javascript and Python code to make high-impact changes
Mentor people on your team to help them grow their skills. Align their day-to-day work with their long-term career goals.
Define the coding and quality standards for the team.
Lead and improve the way the team does their work together.

You Have:
Built JavaScript and TypeScript browser applications in React
Designed system architecture in low-connectivity and highly constrained environments
Experience working and relating effectively in culturally diverse situations.
Led an engineer team, building their accountability, engagement and cohesion.
Mentored team members to help them grow in their own careers.

Our Benefits:
Health insurance (including dental, vision and health coverage)
Approximately 4 weeks of paid time off each year
Professional development and laptop stipends
Co-working Space stipend
The opportunity to make a difference for farmers everyday!