In our Lead Developer, we are looking for an enthusiastic, versatile tech generalist who prides themselves on being able to figure things out. You are someone who has worked as a full-time developer for a few years and also loves leading a team.
You will lead the selection, implementation, and management of technologies across the full life cycle of the learner experience, from onboarding to data reporting. As a key member of the Learning Solutions team, you will own the technology roadmap and manage the front-end and back-end developers to create impactful learner experiences.
Our tech stack is a cross between a custom platform and an out-of-the-box LMS. We build code and manage integrations using a third-party hosting and coding platform named GuidedTrack, and work directly with the creators of the language. You will have enough technical experience to dig into the code and support our developers, plan ahead for scaling needs of this blended technology, and work with our Learning Solutions team to execute on the requirements.
Manage our growing team (currently a full-time front-end developer and a back-end developer) and our UI/QA contractors to deliver cutting-edge eLearning solutions in GuidedTrack, a programming language that translates high-level code to create web applications
Lead development sprints/milestones based on prioritized requirements from Learning Solutions and Research teams
Proactively identify and communicate risks, problems, create solutions, and implement efficiency improvements
Develop a deep understanding of our technology infrastructure including our code in GuidedTrack, DynamoDB, APIs and future integrations
Ensure our compliance data security and privacy requirements
Assess the value and impact of new learning technologies, tools, and systems.
Create a comprehensive learning technology strategy and roadmap; gain buy-in from stakeholders and team members to drive adoption of the strategy.
Lead projects associated with automating team processes and compliance activities
2+ years of team lead or engineering management experience, with demonstrated success applying a project management methodology
Experience managing data migration, creating interfaces, performing quality testing
Preference for experience in EdTech, creating eLearning and/or leading a team of eLearning developers
A Mission-Driven Culture — we practice what we preach, so we wear our values of intellectual humility, continuous learning, and non-partisanship on our sleeves
Remote First — OpenMind was founded as a remote first organization, and we work hard to maintain a strong team culture across vast distances (our small crew is spread across six states and three countries)
Compensation — salary starting from $115,000, negotiable, commensurate with expertise and experience
Other Benefits — $400/mo reimbursement for health insurance premiums/expenses, subsidized parental leave, 401(k) program (not matched), short- and long-term disability insurance, life and AD&D insurance, $1,000 annual professional development budget
OpenMind is an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, disability, age, genetic information, veteran status, ancestry, or national or ethnic origin.