Software Engineer Manager (EdTech, SaaS K-12)


Software Engineer Manager (EdTech, SaaS K-12)

@ SchoolMint

Job Description

  • SchoolMint is looking for an ambitious, strategic, experienced individual to join our close-knit team as a Software Engineering Manager.
  • As an Engineering Manager, you will lead a team of 5-12 engineers.  
  • As a Software Engineering Manager, you will manage your project goals, contribute to product strategy and help develop your team.
  • You are expected to operate with scale and speed.
  • Our exceptional software engineers are just getting started -- and as a manager, you will guide the way.
  • Finally, you will work closely with other engineering managers to build an organizational structure and processes that scale as we continue to grow.
  • The manager will:
    • Provide technical leadership, mentoring, coaching, career development, and feedback for team members
    • Establish priorities and set expectations and accountability for members of the development team
    • Foster an engaging and collaborative environment within and among teams
    • Hire talented engineers that will thrive in this collaborative environment
    • Help create and follow a technology vision, roadmap, and process
    • Promote sound engineering practices through example and mentorship
    • Work closely with the Product team and business stakeholders to understand and improve KPIs


What You Will Do:

  • 5+ years experience in software development and delivery
  • 3+ years experience building, leading, managing, and mentoring high-performance engineering teams
  • Experience with languages like Material Design, Javascript, or CSS
  • Experience with product roadmap planning, prioritization with product management
  • Experience with communicating complex topics to stakeholders and business executives alike
  • Being hands-on by contributing code weekly (outside the critical path) to stay connected with the team and their experience
  • Reviewing code to ensure high coding standards are met
  • Demonstrated experience with microservice architecture
  • Ability to motivate and mentor junior members of the team


About You:

  • 5+ years software engineering experience either in school or for work
  • BA/BS degree in Engineering, Computer Science (or equivalent experience)
  • High-Level knowledge of web application development, object-oriented programming, relational database systems (MySQL), version control tools (GIT), package managers (NPM, Yarn, Composer)
  • High-Level knowledge of server-side technologies: PHP, Laravel framework
  • High-Level knowledge of front-end web technologies including HTML, CSS, Javascript, jQuery, Bootstrap, SASS, Vue, React
  • Automated Testing (unit/functional/performance/regression)
  • High- Level knowledge of cloud technology: AWS
  • Passion for solving customer issues in a fast-paced environment
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to learn new technologies quickly and work independently

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Location: Lafayette, LA
Date Posted: April 06, 2022
Application Deadline: June 06, 2022
Job Type: Full-time