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Engineering Manager for Leading EdTech

Engineering Manager for Leading EdTech

Job Info

Category: Executive/Management
Company Description: Growing Technology Company for the Education Sector
Salary: Highly Competitive, Depending on Experience
Position Type: Permanent
Job Number: 10709

Job Description


Our client, a pioneer in K-12 education since 2000, is leading the way in next-generation curriculum and assessment. Their captivating core and supplemental programs in ELA, math, and science engage all students in rigorous learning and inspire them to think deeply, creatively, and for themselves. Our formative assessment products turn data into practical instructional support to help all students build a strong foundation in early reading and math. All of our programs provide teachers with powerful tools that help them understand and respond to the needs of every student. Today, it serves more than three million students in all 50 states. For more information, visit



We are looking for a talented and passionate Engineering Manager who wants to be leader within a technology team where every engineer is responsible for the quality of our product and happiness of our students and teachers.


What You'll Do

  • Technical leadership: Collaboratively guide your team to innovative and appropriate architectures and tech stacks

  • Technical leadership: Foster strong technical practices (code review, architectural planning, security by design) within your team

  • Execution: Work with product leads to ensure your team has a high-value, high-velocity, and responsive product development lifecycle

  • Execution: Take responsibility for successful delivery against quarterly OKRs, including leading your team in establishing best practices in estimation, requirements analysis, balancing tradeoffs, and executing against commitments

  • Communication and Collaboration: Work closely with business, product, design, customer support, and others, modeling cross-functional collaboration

  • Strategy: Collaborate with business, product, design and tech leadership to drive business, product, and technical strategy and goals for your team

  • People management: Provide technical leadership, career development, coaching, and mentoring for engineers


You must have

  • BS in Computer Science or equivalent

  • At least 5 years tech industry experience

  • 3+ years designing and building quality internet applications that scale and perform well

  • 3+ years management experience

  • Proven track record managing delivery of complex projects

  • Experience designing and building web services

  • Proven track record building testing culture and practices

  • Proficiency with SQL databases (e.g. Postgresql, MySQL, Oracle)

  • Familiarity with agile product development methodologies


Extra Credit For

  • Experience with tools we use every day:

    • Front-end frameworks: Angular, React, the next thing that will replace them all

    • Back-end frameworks: Nodejs Express, Java Dropwizard

    • Tools and systems: Linux, Jenkins, Docker, AWS

    • Data stores: Postgresql, Redshift, S3

  • Experience in AWS toolchains and devops

  • Interest in independent learning in technology: open source contributions, pet projects, self-education, Stack Overflow

  • Professional engineering experience in the education or ed-tech field




Andiamo is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Andiamo provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, Andiamo complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply by submitting their resume as an MS word document including a cover letter with a summary of relevant qualifications, highlighting clearly any special or relevant experience.
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