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Engineering, Full Time       Posted: Tuesday, December 15, 2020
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Kinvolved is the leading services and software organization galvanizing students, parents, teachers, leaders, and community members around a shared goal: To increase student achievement by eradicating chronic absenteeism.

We take a holistic approach to fighting chronic absenteeism, combining technology tools and human interventions to change the deeply ingrained behaviors and external factors affecting student attendance. By joining our team, you will improve the lives of our stakeholders nationwide.

About the role:
As a senior member of our team, you will be critical in leading strategy for a software which impacts thousands of teachers, students, and parents. We will collaborate on roadmapping, designing, and architecture. You will be required to both get your hands dirty with technical development and team management. You will report into Kinvolved's Chief Product Officer and collaborate with our executive team on a regular basis. As our team grows your leadership and experience will be essential in ensuring that we maintain a healthy technology solution as well as a strong engineering team and culture. This role is a great fit for someone looking to eventually become a CTO.

We would like you to:
Collaborate with our executive team in driving the vision and mission of Kinvolved.
Serve as a Technical Lead contributing to and directing the efforts of our current offshore development team; eventually building a local team.
Drive the architecture and development of systems to handle rapid growth and scaling including managing and informing cost and business level tradeoffs.
Get your hands dirty. Design, develop, modify, implement, and support software components anywhere in our stack.

Qualities/experience needed:
Proven experience leading engineering and product teams for 5-8+ years
Experience collaborating with offshore engineering teams
Proven track record of close collaboration with product and business leads to form strategy, roadmaps, and features
Experience informing and managing a technology budget, including providing timely projection and expenditure reports
Proven experience building scalable data applications and reliable interactive and messaging applications
Experience with security and hosting using Amazon Web Services
Thrives working in a detail-oriented environment and managing client-specific requirements
Engages effectively with both building technology and eventually building and managing an internal engineering and product team
Bonus points: Experience working in education technology

Competitive salary and equity options; health insurance, paid time off, and other benefits
Flexible working structure (remote work is an option)
Ability to scale up internally and serve in a leadership position
Fun, energetic, and supportive team

To apply:
Email your resume to Use the subject line Application for Kinvolved's Vice President of Product. While we are based in New York City, you do not have to be. Kinvolved currently operates remotely.

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