Manager, Engineering

Massachusetts, United States
08 Nov 2018
End of advertisement period
08 Jan 2019
Contract Type
Full Time

Working at MIT offers opportunities, an environment, a culture – and benefits – that just aren’t found together anywhere else. If you’re curious, motivated, want to be part of a unique community, and help shape the future – then take a look at this opportunity.

MANAGER, ENGINEERINGedX, to act as the technical leader to a team of three to four software engineers in a role that also requires making significant hands-on contributions. Will participate in software development, project scoping, requirements reviews, and technical discovery; evaluate project opportunities with product management to map project requirements to roadmap plans; work closely with edX product managers to fully communicate project status, inter-team dependencies, and any impediments; build highly effective agile teams, instill agile practices, and identify areas for improvement and solutions; perform team budgeting and forecasting; and practice a “you build it, you run it” philosophy to software development and delivery. 

Job Requirements

REQUIRED:  at least five years of software development experience, with at least two years in a team lead role being ideal; demonstrated experience with agile methods; experience with Python or similar languages; exposure to multiple technologies, including HTML, CSS, JavaScript, Django, and MySQL; experience building online products serving millions of customers; skill leading and developing engineers; and demonstrated bias to action and ability to manage ambiguity. Seek someone who enjoys hands-on coding and technical challenges. A bachelor’s degree in computer science is preferred.  Job #16709-P


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