Engineering Manager at SchooLinks

Posted on: 10/02/2021

Location: (REMOTE)

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Tags: celery django react mysql

SchooLinks is an ed-tech company that is changing how students explore and pursue their post-high school goals. We have a suite of over 80 tools for students and school staff including college application management, course planning, financial situations, personality assessments, college profiles, and many others. We are a remote-friendly, globally distributed, remote-friendly, and venture-backed startup. **We're looking for a hands-on full-stack engineering manager to lead a talented team of engineers in delivering delightful software for SchooLinks customers.** Note: We presently do not have the ability to sponsor H1-B Visas **What you'll do:** * Lead a small team of 3-5 software engineers to build out features as they come down our product roadmap * Ensure the timely delivery of projects and remove blockers as they arise * Collaborate with other managers and leads to identify and implement technical solutions to improve the performance, reliability, and quality of the SchooLinks Platform * Triage, prioritize and manage the resolution of production issues and customer escalations as needed, to ensure optimal resolution * Working with engineering leadership to recruit, screen, and develop new engineering talent to grow your pod * Provide guidance and coaching on your team career paths in support of their professional development * Ensure your team is maintaining good technical hygiene code quality, automated testing, and other engineering best practices **Requirements** * At least 2 years of management experience leading successful software engineering teams * At least 5 years of IC engineering experience * 4+ years experience working with Django and React * Experience with asynchronous task management (Celery preferred) * Solid fundamentals in relational databases such as MySQL * Experience solving challenging technical problems * Team-first, customer focus, and quality first mindset * Strong communication and team-building skills **Benefits** * Competitive Salary * Part of a remote-friendly company * Flexible working hours and healthy asynchronous working practices * Long term employment with considerations for promotion and raises every 6 months * For US-based candidates: + Full health (healthcare, vision, dental, ClassPass, etc.) + Company 401k Program with up to 1% match