Head of Growth Engineering

New York, NY

Posted: 08/30/2019 Industry: IT Perm Job Number: 12610958

Job Description


In this role, you will motivate and inspire your team to work on interesting projects related to growth and monetization as we deliver products and features that empower our learners around the world. Our team is confronting difficult questions related to scale, architecture, and interaction. You will need to execute on project goals by being a technical resource to your engineers as well as actively contributing to our learner experience. Clear communication as an Engineering Director is key as you will not only be leading your specific team but collaborating across engineering teams within the company.
WHAT YOU'LL DO
  • Hire and build an engineering team that is driven by the mission and vision that you champion for the team
  • Work with individual engineers to define career goals and align their ambitions with relevant projects and tasks
  • Guide your team on architecting and authoring services across our platform that enable our users to achieve their learning goals
  • Work closely with leadership across Marketing, Product, and Customer Support
  • Collaborate with other teams to get ahead of cross-team dependencies
  • Contribute to engineering team-wide process improvements and automation
WHAT YOU'LL NEED
  • 4+ years of management experience, particularly running teams with goals around growth and monetization
  • Previous experience hiring technical talent
  • 8+ years of experience working in a frontend or full stack facing role
  • You know your browser APIs and optimizing for frontend performance is a challenge you'll gladly accept
  • Experience developing web applications using Go, Rails, JavaScript (or similar), including concepts like asynchronous programming, closures, types, and ES6
  • Experience with NoSQL (MongoDB) and SQL (Postgres) databases
  • Previous performance management and career goal setting experience
  • Previous experience working with cross functional teams
WHAT WILL MAKE YOU STAND OUT
  • Management experience on a growth team at a rapid growth technology company
  • Experience with Go
  • Teaching and/or structured tutoring experience
  • BS/MS in Computer Science or engineering

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Dan Goldberg

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