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

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Join a working family that is dedicated to the mission of the work we do!

Teaching Strategies is an innovative ed-tech organization focused on connecting teachers, children, and families. As front runners in the early childhood education market, we build dynamic, top-quality digital products that integrate all of the essential elements of a high-quality solution: curriculum, assessment, professional development, and family engagement.


Position overview

Teaching Strategies is looking for a highly talented, innovative, and creative Manager of 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 Data Team to focus on underlining data elements of our products. You'll work on data lake and data warehouse design, ETL processes on large datasets, user-facing reporting solutions, and machine learning techniques.  We believe that great technology experts are also software generalists who are unafraid to jump up and down the stack to solve the problems that come our way.  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 the 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
  • Collaborates with other managers to define processes

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, plus if focused on near-real-time ETL and reporting on large datasets
  • Familiarity with cloud architecture, specifically AWS
  • Understanding of modern design patterns such as SOA and microservices
  • Familiarity with data lake and data warehouse/mark design and implementation
  • Experience with Machine Learning (ML) 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

Why Teaching Strategies:

At Teaching Strategies, our solutions and services are only as strong as the teams that create them. By bringing passion, dedication, and creativity to your job every day, there's no telling what you can do and where you can go! We provide a competitive compensation and benefits package, flexible work schedules, opportunities to engage with co-workers, access to career advancement and professional development opportunities, and the chance to make a difference in the communities we serve.

Let's open the door to your career at Teaching Strategies!

Some additional benefits & perks while working with Teaching Strategies:

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)

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 Individuals with Disabilities.

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