Director of Engineering

Schoolytics - Washington, District of Columbia or Remote - Full time

About the Director of Engineering position

Schoolytics is looking for a Director of Engineering who will be responsible for managing the architecture, development, and deployment of the web application and underlying services. You will work closely with other engineers to design architecture, develop new features, ensure system consistency, and improve user experience.

The Director of Engineering will be capable of contributing to the core application codebase, while hiring for new roles, and nurturing talent on the existing team.


  • 8+ years' experience of working as a full-stack engineer
  • Experience programming in Python, Node, Javascript/Typescript
  • Excellent understanding of the entire web development process (design, development and deployment) and application lifecycle
  • Good teamwork skills with a problem-solving attitude
  • Experience hiring and growing teams
  • Experience working in Google Cloud Platform


  • Take part in the entire application lifecycle
  • Write quality code to develop functional web applications
  • Debug applications and detect and fix errors
  • Implement modern technologies to improve legacy applications
  • Collect, analyze and address technical and design requirements
  • Help to create reusable code and libraries for future use
  • Train and support internal teams
  • Interact with developers, designers and system administrators to identify new features
  • Stay informed about emerging technologies
  • Actively lead hiring and growth of the engineering team

Technology Used at Schoolytics:

  • Python / Flask; Node / Express
  • SQL + NoSQL Databases: Postgres, BigQuery, Cloud Spanner, Elasticsearch
  • React, Material UI, Chart.js
  • Google Cloud Platform

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Experience Level

Senior Level


Schoolytics is a mission-driven ed-tech company, building a modern teaching and learning platform to help every student reach their potential. At our core, we are building a data-driven set of applications for teachers, students, parents, and schools leaders, wrapped in an intuitive user experience.
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