What We’re Looking For:

You will lead an engineering team focused on building a delightful, secure and compliant purchase experience for learners on edX. Working on edX’s e-commerce experiences will provide you with an opportunity to have a big impact. We are seeking a leader who is energized by building high-trust teams and building digital products that people love.

You will lead a team of 5 engineers of varying levels of experience that is remote-first and partially distributed. Several team members are within commutable distance to edX’s Cambridge, MA headquarters, however, the team has been successfully operating in a fully-remote mode for over a year.

Responsibilities Include, But Are Not Limited To:

  • Lead, coach and mentor a team of 5 software engineers
  • Partner cross-functionally to understand customer needs; identify, define, and scope solutions; and achieve organizational goals
  • Build a high performing agile team
  • Identify opportunities to accelerate the delivery of value to customers and implement solutions that span people, processes, and technology
  • Stewardship of quality for e-commerce user experiences including participation in a 24/7 on-call rotation and proactive management of security and data privacy
  • Reach beyond your team to affect positive change in other teams
  • Manage large, business critical initiatives

Things That Should Be In Your Background:

  • 2+ years of current or previous experience leading and managing engineering teams
  • 5+ years of current or previous hands-on software development experience
  • Demonstrated experience with Agile methods and practices
  • Key mindsets: always improving, systems thinking, and customer-centricity

About edX

edX is the education movement for restless learners. Together with our founding partners Harvard and MIT, we’ve brought together more than 38 million learners, the majority of top-ranked universities in the world, and industry-leading companies onto one online learning platform that supports learners at every stage. And we’re not stopping there—as a global nonprofit, we’re relentlessly pursuing our vision of a world where every learner can access education to unlock their potential, without the barriers of cost or location.

About 2U, Inc. (NASDAQ: TWOU)

2U is comprised of 3 lines of business: Graduate Degree Programs, Short Course, and Boot Camps. Going beyond traditional learning management systems, we use tech, people, and data to help top universities and enterprise organizations transform in the digital era—and eliminate the back row in higher ed. We support lifelong learning which means thinking beyond a single degree. It means finding ways for students to gain the skills they need to change careers, evolve their expertise, and meet the challenges of the changing world head-on. We help our partners fill those needs—developing new digital education technologies and offerings capable of supporting students at different points in their lives. Whether they need a simple refresher, to learn something new, or to change their career trajectories completely, our partners are there to help them succeed. Together with our partners, 2U has positively transformed the lives of more than 275,000 students and lifelong learners. 

2U Diversity and Inclusion Statement

At 2U, we are committed to creating and sustaining a culture that embodies diverse walks of life, ideas, genders, ages, races, cultures, sexual orientations, abilities and other unique qualities of our employees. We strive to offer a workplace where every employee feels empowered by the ways in which we are different, as well as the ways in which we are the same. 

Benefits & Culture

Working at 2U means working with individuals that are passionate and mission driven. We collaborate on tough problems to deliver the best outcomes for our partners, students, and each other. You will find team members working together in our open office spaces, gathered in the kitchen grabbing a snack, or taking a break in our game rooms.

2U offers a comprehensive benefits package:

  • Medical, dental, and vision coverage
  • Life insurance, disability and 401(k)
  • Unlimited snacks and drinks
  • Generous paid leave policies including unlimited PTO
  • Additional time off benefits include: volunteer days, parental leave, and a company-wide winter break

To learn more, visit 2U.com. #NoBackRow

Note: The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work performed by individuals assigned to this position, and are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required. All employees may be required to perform duties outside of their normal responsibilities from time to time, as needed.

2U is an equal opportunity employer that does not discriminate against applicants or employees and ensures equal employment opportunity for all persons regardless of their race, creed, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, pregnancy, national origin, age, marital status, disability, citizenship, military or veterans’ status, or any other classifications protected by applicable federal, state or local laws. 2U’s equal opportunity policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including but not limited to recruiting, hiring, training, promotion, job benefits and pay. 

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