PowerUp Senior Engineering Manager

🇺🇸 Remote - US

🕑 Full-Time


💻 Software Engineering

🗓️ September 15th, 2023

GIT TypeScript React
Job Overview: 
Lexia PowerUp, built on React and React Native, is an adaptive reading intervention application designed for adolescents reading below grade level. Our challenge is to create a learning experience that can meet the diverse needs of a wide range of students while maintaining high interest through motivational elements and content. We are seeking a Senior Software Engineering Manager to manage and work alongside a team of TypeScript engineers in the development of PowerUp. The ideal candidate has an interest in educational technology and has a proven ability to organize software engineering teams, leading by example. 

Job Responsibilities: 
  • Take ownership of PowerUp and work closely with the team to manage all aspects of PowerUp engineering 
  • Be fully engaged and hands-on with design, coding, code reviews, and troubleshooting.
  • Apply critical thinking to anticipate and manage risk while prioritizing engineering activity.
  • Work closely with other product and SDK engineering teams to promote solution and technology sharing.
  • Collaborate with cross-functional agile team members in ensuring successful delivery of objectives.
  • Be an advocate for continuous improvement through execution on technical initiatives, including refactoring and reduction of technical debt.
  • Lead in a diverse and inclusive environment.
  • Nurture the team culture that encourages collaboration, personal and team responsibility, focus on user, content quality and innovation.
  • Support hiring and mentoring of engineers and co-ops on the team. Provide career development support to developers.

Job Requirements: 
  • 10+ years of software development experience
  • 4+ years of management experience preferred with 2 or more direct reports
  • Enjoy writing efficient, readable, maintainable and testable TypeScript
  • Experience with React and ReactNative
  • Experience with Git
  • Exceptional relationship-building, listening, and communication skills to problem-solve and drive consensus among multiple stakeholders
  • Strong written skills to document proposals, engineering plan, timelines and task assignments

To learn more about our organization and the exciting work we do, visit https://www.lexialearning.com/

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