In this hands-on leadership role, you will lead the engineering team building and maturing edX Online Campus. edX Online Campus is a fully-online experience that extends the reach of education beyond the classroom, enabling any learning institution to build flexible solutions for the remote learner and augment existing on-campus offerings. You will be influencing the engineering build out and strategy for one of the most exciting things we have built in years.
Lead, coach and mentor a team of 5 software engineers
Mentor direct reports and guide them across software development practices, performance management, and goal setting
Partner with Product Management, UX, and Data Science to understand customer needs, and to identify, define and scope solutions
Build high performing agile teams, instill agile practices, and identify areas for improvement
Practice a “you build it, you run it” philosophy to software development and delivery
Identify opportunities to accelerate delivery and implement solutions that span people, process and technology
5-7+ years software development experience and ideally 1 + year in a team lead or people management role
Experience with Python or similar backend languages
Demonstrated experience with agile methods
Excellent verbal and written communication skills
Nice to have:
Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or equivalent professional working experience experience
edX is the trusted platform for education and learning. Founded by Harvard and MIT, edX is home to more than 20 million learners, the majority of top-ranked universities in the world and industry-leading companies. As a global nonprofit, edX is transforming traditional education, removing the barriers of cost, location, and access. edX is where you go to learn!