Teaching Strategies, LLC
  • Technology Development
  • Bethesda, MD, USA
  • Full Time

Eligible for our comprehensive benefits package


About us

Teaching Strategies is a high growth, market leading business in early childhood education.  The Company provides the most innovative and effective curriculum, assessment, professional development, and family connection resources to programs serving children from birth through 3rd grade. With ground-breaking print and SaaS solutions and a strong belief that the most powerful way to impact child outcomes is to improve teacher effectiveness, Teaching Strategies has been supporting the critical work of early childhood educators for over 30 years.

Located in downtown Bethesda, MD, our company's headquarters are within steps from Bethesda Row and the Bethesda Metro stop. Candidates who fit with our values, vision, and mission will find a work environment that fosters creativity, innovation and career growth. We are building a team of results-oriented individuals who will thrive in a collaborative, work-hard/play-hard culture.  We pride ourselves on the impact we have on the early childhood field through supporting teachers who are doing the most important work there is, teaching children to become creative, confident thinkers.

 

What's in it for you

Teaching Strategies offers our employees a robust suite of benefits and other perks which include:

  • Company sponsored events
  • Professional development and growth opportunities
  • Tuition assistance
  • Competitive compensation package
  • Medical, dental, and vision coverage for spouses, domestic partners, and children
  • Pre-tax medical and dependent care flexible spending accounts (FSA)
  • Health savings accounts with employer contributions
  • 401(k) plan with employer match
  • Company sponsored life, short and long term disability insurance
  • Voluntary life and critical illness insurance
  • Paid parental leave programs
  • Generous paid time off (which includes Winter Break)

 

Position overview

Teaching Strategies is looking for a highly talented, innovative and creative Manager, Software Engineering to join its technology team.  We are looking for engineers that want to make a real impact in early childhood education. Our platform is evolving, so you need to be someone who can build new functionality and learn new technologies quickly, as well as be able to maintain and extend existing code to support organizational needs.

Our technology team is responsible for building out SaaS solutions used by educational organizations across the globe. The team works on a wide variety of projects, solving existing problems and enabling new business objectives. We are growing our group by adding a Platform Team to focus on underlining elements of our products from 3rd party integration layer, to SSO, to shared service development and instrumentation.  If you thrive in a fast-paced environment, working on software that supports millions of users daily, then you have an opportunity to join the technology group at Teaching Strategies.

 

Specific roles and responsibilities:

  • Provides management oversight to the software engineering team
  • Leads the team in development of mission critical solutions to support organizational goals to power high-trafficked SaaS platform
  • Participates in planning, analysis and design of new software solutions
  • Works collaboratively with Project Managers and BAs to translate product requirements into functional production software and architecture components
  • Responsible for production readiness and availability of the product while upholding the highest standard of performance, security and user experience

 

Qualifications:

  • 5+ years of production experience in software and platform engineering
  • 3+ years of experience managing engineering teams
  • Experience with designing and building scalable solutions (experience with Go is a plus)
  • Familiarity with cloud architecture, specifically AWS
  • Understanding of modern design patterns such as SOA and microservices
  • Familiarity with IMS Global (LTI standards is a plus)
  • Experience with Agile methodology and software development
  • Ability to effectively communicate with senior management and other departments
  • Commitment to following security and performance best practices
  • Strong sense of collaboration, teamwork, and accountability

 

Teaching Strategies, LLC is committed to creating a diverse workplace and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer of Minorities, all Genders, Protected Veterans and Individual with Disabilities.

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