Head of Software

Step Up Tutoring - Remote - Part time

Who We Are

Step Up Tutoring is a grassroots movement providing free online tutoring to under-resourced elementary school students and building tech-enabled solutions for common issues with online tutoring. Founded during the pandemic when millions of students were falling behind, and we knew we had to help. Plans to scale in the future to address systemic opportunity gaps.

Our Mission

Step Up Tutoring’s mission is to drive student success in under-resourced communities by providing free online tutoring and mentorship to 3rd - 6th grade students.

Role

We’re looking to grow our product and engineering team to help build the next generation of our platform. In this role, you’ll work side-by-side with our Product Lead to design, architect, and launch new features and ensure our code base is functional, efficient, secure, and evolving!

Commitment

This is a part time contract position up to 20 hours a week, with the possibility of becoming a full time position. Requirements

  • Bachelor's Degree
  • Experience building and scaling products from scratch
  • 3+ years of experience as a professional full stack developer within a team
  • Proficient in React and backend development
  • Experience with backend development, databases (Firebases), and security
  • Experience with Agile and Scrum
  • Committed, reliable, and detail-oriented
  • Energetic and a natural leader
  • Passionate about our mission and would like management experience

Responsibilities

  • Design, develop, test, and deploy software that solve problems for our users and internal teams.
  • Understand a broad range of design approaches
  • Delivers high-quality production code
  • Influence product strategy and the roadmap by working closely with the Product Lead
  • Identify opportunities for improving the platform based on data, research, and your own insight and creativity.
  • Review and approve PR’s
    • Able to review code and provide construction direction
  • Actively mentor and manage the other team members
  • Migitage long-term and immediate risks by identifying and resolving root causes
  • Collaborating with HR for volunteer recruitment and onboarding
  • Work independently and amongst the teams in alignment with Step Up Tutoring core values and culture

Start Date: September 15th

Application: https://airtable.com/shr65TXy1FxKjDFUT

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Role

C Level Executive Leadership

Experience Level

Mid Level

Step Up Tutoring

Step Up Tutoring is a grassroots movement providing free online tutoring to under-resourced elementary school students and building tech-enabled solutions for common issues with online tutoring.
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