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Director of Engineering
(posted March 2019)

Walch is an innovative, newly venture-backed company leveraging decades of experience working with schools into a revolutionary "Curriculum as a Service" platform.

What You'll Do
We are hiring an engineering leader to lead the launch and build-out of our "Curiculum as a Service" platform. S/he will collaborate with existing Walch Customers, build and lead a development, support and engineering team, manage outside resources and be an active participant in company management and strategy.

We need someone who is both an engineer and an architect. Someone who is a hands-on doer and a manager and leader. Someone who is passionate about education, puts customers first and is a great team player. Someone who is an energetic self-starter and fast learner who wants to work in a fast-paced and family-oriented culture.

Specific responsibilities include:
  • Spearheading the design and engineering of our “Curriculum as a Service” platform
  • Managing a significant offshore development effort
  • Building a product development organization including architecture and engineering, UIX, content management database, sales engineering and quality assurance
  • Managing pilots and deployments
  • Making a variety of buy/build recommendations with respect to such things as a testing engine, accessibility supports, and analytical engines
What You'll Need
  • BS or higher in Computer Science required
  • This is a full stack opportunity, with demonstrable front end/UIX experience key
  • Understanding of and experience with engineering and building Cloud-based systems and services architectures is a must.
  • Experience with educational technology and familiarity with such things as SISs, LTI, SCORM, Open Roster and other related technologies is a plus
  • 15+ years of similar/related experience
What We Offer
We offer competitive salary and benefits program together with a stock option plan and a supportive environment.
If You're Interested
Let us know if you are interested at recruit@walch.com. If we think there might be a fit we’ll invite you by to meet the team, tour the business and see our exciting and innovative new platform!