Coursera was founded by two computer science professors at Stanford with a vision of providing life-transforming learning experiences to anyone, anywhere. It is the world's largest online learning platform for higher education. 190 of the world's top universities & industry educators partner with Coursera to offer courses, Specializations, & degrees that empower over 40 million learners around the world to achieve their career goals. Over 1,800 companies use the company's enterprise platform Coursera for Business to transform their talent. Coursera is backed by leading venture capital firms such as Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers, New Enterprise Associates, GSV Capital, International Finance Corporation, Laureate Education, & Learn Capital.
Coursera is a fast growing Silicon Valley based company & we've opened our second engineering office in Toronto in March 2019. We're hiring a hands-on Engineering Manager to manage part of our Employer Experience team. This team builds a wide variety of products used by companies & governments around the world to up-skill their workforce. This will be a unique opportunity to help bootstrap & grow our new office & lead impactful projects for our fastest growing business line.
The team is responsible for building the entire infrastructure & user experience to support this enterprise business. This includes, but not limited to, contract management, tools for user manager & communication, dashboards to showcase the value of Coursera, reporting & various API integrations that clients need to integrate with us.
We use a variety of cutting edge technologies to solve these technical challenges: Play (Scala), React.js, Node.js, Cassandra, Aurora, Solr, Kafka, MySQL, Elastic MapReduce, & more. We also focus on improving as technical leaders by learning from each other through extensive code reviews, publishing tech blog posts & attending/presenting at conferences.
Our product teams are fundamentally collaborative, working very closely with designers & PMs in all aspects of product prioritization & development. The ideal candidate has experience doing product engineering work in the past, as well as 2+ years of technical management experience.