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Engineering, Full Time    New York City    Posted: Monday, March 07, 2022
 
   
 
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About Us:  

At Teachers Pay Teachers (TpT), we're unlocking the power of educator-created content. TpT gives educators access to a trusted, one-of-a-kind community. We are the world's first marketplace of our kind & founded by a teacher, for teachers as the go-to platform for teacher-created content for nearly 15 years. We are currently serving more than 7.5 million users & more than 85% of U.S. teachers. If you haven't heard of TpT yet & want to learn more, just ask any teacher.

The Easel group at TpT is creating the next generation of device-enabled learning experiences for the millions of teachers & students relying on our platform. We are launching tools that allow teachers to easily distribute assignments & let students complete their work & receive feedback on their devices. We are building features for teachers to better understand the progress students are making as they complete this work digitally. 

Role:

As an Engineering Manager within the Easel team, you will define & meet team goals through all strategic levers at your disposal. This ranges from collaboratively setting the vision & roadmap for the team to establishing technical strategy to mentoring & growing the engineers who drive the work. To succeed, Engineering Managers are adept at collaborating with a wide variety of stakeholders including product managers, designers, technical leads & engineers. You help ensure that the right level of process exists to enable the team to deliver at high quality without slowing down progress. As a member of TpTs engineering leadership team, you play a critical role in setting the overall culture of the engineering org & are a standard bearer of our values. 

Responsibilities: 

  • Directly manage one or multiple product teams within Easel. Support engineers in delivering impact to the organization. 
  • Be accountable for the engagement, technical growth & career development of the engineers you manage.
  • Own the velocity, quality & reliability of the systems & products that your team delivers. 
  • Shape our long-term vision for our Easel offering & how Easel integrates with TpTs broader platform (TpT School Access, TpT Marketplace). 
  • Take ownership & responsibility for producing maintainable, monitored & highly available software systems.
  • Own & deliver on engineering practices & processes that have an impact on the productivity & engagement of your team & the wider organization. 
  • Be an active member of the engineering community by blogging & speaking about your experiences at TpT.

Qualities:

  • 2+ years of engineering management experience leading high performing teams tackling difficult problems. 
  • Deep technical foundation that allows you to engage with & support engineers at the design & review level on major decisions. 
  • Strong communicator who can crisply explain complex technical concepts.
  • Collaborates with product managers, community relations, & other engineering leaders in the org.
  • Comfortable with lean engineering & agile project management practices with a track record of successfully managing & delivering several large projects.
  • Loves to move fast & iterate to create high-quality products using a data-driven approach.

Benefits & Perks:

At TpT, we believe the positive experience of employees is essential to growth, both individually & collectively. To achieve our mission of Empowering Educators to Teach at Their Best, we must also empower the members of our TpT Team to work at their best. To that end, two of our core company values are We Learn & Grow Together & We Enjoy the Journey. Weve committed to these values & to our employees through investing in added benefits & perks:

  • Comprehensive Medical, Vision & Dental Benefits
  • Free Telemedicine Membership - 24/7 access to trusted medical advisors 
  • Generous PTO & Wellness Days
  • 5 Week Recharge Leave after 5 Years, to refresh & celebrate the impact youve had at TpT
  • Generous Parental Leave (for new parents) for time to adjust to parenthood, plus additional six weeks for the birth parent
  • Onsite Mothers Room
  • Employee Resource Groups (ERGs) to promote employee inclusivity & belonging
  • Engineering Learning Fridays (ELF), to provide a space each week for Engineering teams to collaborate & learn from each other
  • Professional Development Stipend, to support the professional growth of employees (including - but not limited to - subscriptions, books, lectures, etc.)
  • Annual Company Events (Camp TpT, Field Day, Hackathons, Holiday Party, Summer Picnic, Classroom Visits, etc.)

Here at TpT we value Diversity & Inclusion & encourage people to bring their most authentic selves to work.  We cultivate an environment where people are recognized & celebrated for their individuality.

Any TpT applicant who requires reasonable accommodations during the interview process should contact the TpT People Ops Team (accommodations@teacherspayteachers.com) to make the need for an accommodation known.Finally, if youre a California resident, California law requires that we provide you notice about the collection & use of your personal information. We encourage you to read it carefully. You can find our full notice here.

 
 
 
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