Vice President of Engineering
- 564 Market St, San Francisco, CA 94104, USA
SchoolMint is the leader in strategic enrollment management software for Pre-K-12 schools nationwide. Over 7,500 schools use our products to improve student enrollment, registration, application, lottery, and school choice for families.
At SchoolMint, we have a diverse, inclusive culture and work environment. SchoolMint is committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, ethnicity, color, ancestry, religion, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, or Veteran status. If you have a disability or special need that requires accommodation, please let us know.
Founded in 2013, SchoolMint, along with Hero K12, is a subsidiary of EdTech Holdings (backed by BV Investment Partners).
SchoolMint is looking for a new Vice President of Engineering who will be responsible for overseeing the technical aspects of the company’s development. This new VP of Engineering will be an experienced leader who understands product vision, strategy, and how to build product focused engineering culture within a growing company. We are looking for a VP who will have an immediate positive impact on our engineering team, our customers and our company. The work at SchoolMint will be extremely rewarding.
The new VP of Engineering will have a strong technical background, a demonstrated track record as a professional leader with a knack for developing teams, and the business mind to strategically lead the engineering team in the execution of SchoolMint’s strategic objectives.
Guide the direction of software development by leading our engineering and QA departments
Collaborate cross departmentally with Product Management, Customer Success, Professional Services, Finance, Sales and Marketing in setting the company’s technical vision
Support the company’s strategic direction, development, future growth, culture, mission and values
Manage geographically distributed development teams and offshore development teams to improve productivity, quality and schedule accuracy
Evolve the software development process and tooling to optimize productivity and quality
Establish new strategies and policies to promote engineering excellence
Execute on the product roadmap in collaboration with the Chief Product Officer
Track key productivity metrics and continually work towards improving team efficiency and engineering capacity
Education and Experience
10+ years experience in software development
7+ years managing an engineering team
5+ years in a strategic role scaling a growing engineering team
Strong technical / architectural background
Experience with technical deep-dives into code, networking, operating systems and server infrastructure
Experience in Agile and Scrum
Experience working with our tech stack (Ruby on Rails, Node.js, AWS Cloud)
“Roll-up-your-sleeves" entrepreneurial, startup attitude
Strong motivator, leader, team player with record of leading and mentoring employees
Comfortable working with RESTful APIs, understanding database schemas, single sign-on
Experience in education technology is a plus
All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.