Director of Engineering for Applicant Systems


(New York, New York)
Full Time
Job Posting Details
About 2U
2U partners with leading colleges and universities to deliver the world’s best online degree programs. Our Platform, a fusion services and technology, enables schools to attract, enroll, educate, support and graduate students around the world. Our company culture is united by our No Back Row® philosophy; the idea that when we each lean in and do our part, we are better individually and collectively.
We are looking for a thoughtful, collaborative and results-driven engineering leader with experience running teams of 5 to 10 engineers in an agile environment. You are a maker at heart and have experience in finding a balance between individual technical contribution and achieving results via your team. You are comfortable using and providing guidance in techniques like test driven development (TDD), pair programming and retrospectives. Above all, you care about delivering quality software in a sustainable and timely manner. You have experience in, and passion for, building and running effective teams that deliver and thrive.
**You are a competent maker, able to** * Make direct technical contributions (writing, debugging, reviewing and deploying code) * Provide technical guidance and feedback to your team members. * Lead technical design of applications and participate in larger system design efforts * Advocate for end user needs in software you are building **You are a competent manager, able to own and direct your team in:** * Planning and execution of short and medium term projects * Hiring, engaging and developing for members of your team. Occasionally assisting with hiring on adjacent teams * Assessing, reporting, and improving systems and processes in your charge * Collaborating effectively with Product team (product managers, business analysts, and UX designers) to define and refine requirements
Ideal Candidate
We are motivated to build a team where members bring sound computer science fundamentals and a diverse set of skills and experiences to the table. We looking for experience and expertise (or demonstrable potential) in most of following technologies: * Ruby on Rails * AngularJS 1 + Webpack * Python + Tornado * Relational databases (like MySQL) * Document oriented databases (like MongoDB) * Key Value stores (like Redis) * AWS Lambda, Aurora / RDS, Elasticache
Compensation and Working Conditions
Benefits Benefits included
Reports to Vice President of Engineering

Additional Notes on Compensation

Medical, dental, and vision coverage. Life insurance, disability and 401(k). Unlimited snacks and drinks. Generous paid leave policies including a PTO allowance for your vacation, personal, or sick days. Tuition reimbursement program.


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