Andela opens applications for StackUp, a 5-months program, for aspiring and entry-level engineers in Rwanda

January 14, 2020 / Source: Business Insider by Pulse

Andela has opened applications for its 5-months program, StackUp, is open for aspiring and entry-level engineers in Kigali, Rwanda.

Leveraging Andela’s experience over the past 5 years, the intensive remote program will provide engineers with the necessary technical and soft skills to become a FullStack JavaScript Engineer. StackUp will also boost the aspiring technologists’ level of experience to meet the market demand as they seek to gain employment.

Mirroring the company’s distributed workforce model, whereby Andela engineers remotely join scaling technology companies to accelerate their product development, StackUp applicants will remotely complete a rigorous technical program, acquiring hands-on experience in JavaScript, a programming language used to create a dynamic and interactive experience for the end-user.

According to the 2019 HackerRank Developer Skills Report, 73% of developers said they knew JavaScript compared to other popular languages such as Python (57%) and Ruby (13%).

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