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Full-Time

Director – Software Engineering

Posted on 6/24/2024

Blackboard

Blackboard

1,001-5,000 employees

Educational technology service for improved learning outcomes

Education

Compensation Overview

$157k - $190kAnnually

+ Variable pay

Senior

Remote in USA

Category
Backend Engineering
Full-Stack Engineering
Web Development
Software Engineering
Required Skills
jQuery
Agile
React.js
Management
SQL
Java
Postgres
TypeScript
Web Development
AngularJS
Requirements
  • 10-12 years of relevant professional experience
  • Significant experience within cloud software development
  • Strong problem-solving, analytical thinking, and written and oral communication skills
  • Proven track record of managing and growing high performing teams providing education or enterprise SaaS
  • Considerable experience with Java and SQL on database management systems such as SQL Server, Oracle, and Postgres
  • Experienced with current web development technologies like Spring, jQuery, Angular, React, and Typescript
  • A working understanding of software engineering best practices and Agile methods
  • Experience working with product management at a senior management level
  • Experience with large consumer-facing applications
  • Experience working with and leading teams outside of the USA
  • Fluency in written and spoken English
Responsibilities
  • Driving a high-performance software team to increase the delivery pace and quality of the product
  • Developing plans for leading process improvement, internal initiatives across teams/managers
  • Looking for gaps, opportunities to help drive organization change and coordinating action to move forward
  • Influencing others outside of own job area regarding policies, practices, and procedures
  • Coaching and developing team members and managers
  • Leading a global team of software and quality engineers
  • Designing, implementing, and testing solutions for the areas of the application owned by the team
  • Understanding, demonstrating, driving towards Continuous Integration/Continuous Deployment (CI/CD) practices
  • Taking ownership of the team's product areas running in production
  • Resolving production issues and defects for solutions owned by the team
  • Ensuring proper team and cross-team communication practices

Blackboard Learn by Anthology, an educational technology service, enhances teaching and learning experiences with data-driven interactions that promote student and faculty engagement. This promotes better outcomes and supports learner success. A career at this company offers the opportunity to be at the forefront of educational transformation, contributing to a culture that values data-informed decisions and continuous improvement in educational practices. It's an ideal workplace for those passionate about directly impacting educational advancements and working in a dynamic, supportive environment.

Company Stage

IPO

Total Funding

$134M

Headquarters

Boca Raton, Florida

Founded

1997

Growth & Insights
Headcount

6 month growth

-1%

1 year growth

-5%

2 year growth

-18%
INACTIVE