Director of Software Engineering

Product Engineering Provo, Utah Tucson, Arizona


Description

Position at Weld North Education - Edgenuity - Imagine Learning

 

Introduction

Build. Lead. Transform – be part of a leading educational technology company! You can make a difference while building the best digital curriculum capabilities and resources to benefit teachers, administrators, parents, and students with innovative, potential-maximizing technologies – Join Us!

Weld North Education seeks an experienced Director Software Engineering to lead, develop, release, and maintain software applications and operating systems aligned with business strategies.

About Us

Weld North Education (WNE) is a leading digital education technology company focused on developing digital curriculum and tools for K-12 students. At WNE, we focus on building the best digital curriculum capabilities and resources to enable teachers, administrators, parents, and students to benefit from innovative technologies designed to maximize potential. Our teams are creating the future of integrated curriculum and assessments to transform the way teachers teach and students learn.

A Day in the Life as a Director of Software Engineering

 As a Director Software Engineering of the Product and Enterprise Operations team, you will spend your days developing and implementing the technology strategy and roadmap. You’ll work closely with leadership to align business strategies with technology strategies to deliver reliable, effective, and efficient solutions and reporting systems.

Qualifications

-          10 + years of related experience with a Bachelor’s degree; or 6 years with a Master’s degree; or 5 years with PhD.

-          Must have 4 years of experience as a Senior Software Engineer; 6 + years of people management

-          Strong, current knowledge of modern web application development technologies including HTML5, CSS3, JavaScript, REST, Microservice Architecture, React, java, C#, ASP.NET, .NET Core.

-          Strong understanding of SQL, no-SQL, and in-memory databases including Microsoft SQL Server, MongoDB, Redis, PostgreSQL.

-          Experience with Cloud technologies, AWS preferred.

-          Demonstrated leadership in executing a short/long-term strategic vision with the ability to explore and recommend technology investment with a focus on the business’s ROI.

-          Ability to think critically and strategically and to collaborate effectively at all levels

-          Effectively defines and communicates required organization-wide technology shifts

-          Must have experience developing strategic program plan, roadmaps, and estimations, including forecasting capital investments and projects.

-          Manage technologies policies, processes, and standards to ensure consistent operations, safeguard of systems and data, and monitor compliance.

-          Ability to think critically and strategically and to collaborate effectively at all levels.

-          Knowledge with Agile methodologies and Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC)

Compensation and Benefits

We offer competitive salaries and benefit choices. Our health & welfare benefits provide full-time employees both choice and value to meet the needs of our diverse workforce. We offer multiple health, dental, and vision plans to choose from including accident/critical illness insurance, pet insurance, identity protection, and others. We also provide (at no cost to employees) life insurance, short-term and long-term disability insurance. Paid time off benefits include PTO, holidays, volunteer time off, and paid bonding leave, among others. We contribute to an employee's 401(k) and HSA account. And to support professional growth, we offer multiple training and development programs through our in-house university. 

Equal Opportunity Employer

WNE is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to a diverse workforce, providing equal employment and advancement opportunities to all qualified individuals. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status.