Engineering Manager

Flocabulary

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Description:

Flocabulary is a rapidly growing edtech company that uses music to drive student achievement and foster a love of learning. Students in more than 20,000 schools use our rap songs and interactive learning tools to master academic content.

The Engineering Manager will report to the Director of Engineering. You will manage our Engineering Leads and QA Automation team. You’ll be responsible for their success: making sure they are productive and motivated. You’ll work closely with the Director of Product, fine-tuning our product development process and making sure that the most impactful projects are getting the right attention. You’ll lead the process of recruiting and hiring new team members.

Flocabulary's web application runs on Django and Python on the server-side, and React/React Router/Flux on the client-side.

Who You Are:

You know that a successful team is built on communication and collaboration. You are well known among your colleagues for your eye for detail and organizational skills. You can communicate high level updates for management or zoom down into the details with engineers. You love solving problems to make your team happier and more effective. You want to make meaningful contributions to an organization committed to making students’ and teachers’ lives better.

Responsibilities:

With the Director of Engineering, you will be responsible for the productivity of our tech team. Specifically, you will:

  • Manage and coach ~6 Engineering Leads
  • Refine and communicate a vision for our engineering process
  • Collaborate closely with our Director of Product to make sure each pod is staffed correctly and able to accomplish its goals
  • Lead the recruitment and onboarding process for new engineers
  • Zoom in on technical problems, writing code or architecting, when helpful

Requirements

  • 4+ years as an engineer
  • 2+ years managing other engineers
  • Great communication skills and can easily switch between discussing projects at a high level and at a more granular level
  • Excellent eye for detail
  • Familiarity with Python, SQL, JS and general programming skills; experience with Django and React is a plus

Benefits

  • Competitive salary
  • 99% paid medical, vision, and dental insurance for full time employees and employer contribution toward dependent care
  • Company stock options
  • Flexible time off and parental leave policies
  • Retirement savings plan (401k) with partial company match
  • Health & wellness stipend
  • Office in Dumbo means easy access to our roofdeck, parks and waterfront with postcard views
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