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 edtech 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. 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.

Position Overview

Teaching Strategies is looking for a highly talented, innovative and creative Engineering Manager, Software to join its technology team. We are looking for a manager that wants 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 looking for a strong lead to come in and take ownership of technical solutions for our family focused content products. 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 & 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 Delivery Managers and System Analysts 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 Ruby on Rails is a plus)
  • Familiarity with cloud architecture, specifically AWS
  • Understanding of modern design patterns such as SOA and microservices
  • 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:

  • Flexible working environment
  • Competitive compensation package
  • Flexible paid time off
  • Company-sponsored events
  • Professional development and growth opportunities
  • Tuition assistance
  • 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

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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