Job: Software Engineering Director - Union Square, New York City

Knewton is looking for a talented Software Engineering Director with
superior leadership, problem solving and coding skills. We have a team
of extremely smart, talented and (ahem) opinionated engineers. We need
someone who is going to know when to steer and guide our engineers and
know when to get out of their way. Your experience in building high
performance, scalable, automatically tested, frequently improving
websites will serve as the perfect complement to our teams
capabilities.

Based in NYCs Union Square, Knewton is poised to revolutionize the
practice of education with the worlds most powerful adaptive learning
engine. Today, our revenues come from our proprietary test prep
classes, but we will soon open up our platform to major education
companies. We have been recognized as a Technology Pioneer for 2011
from the World Economic Forum in Davos and voted one of the 25 “Best
Places to Work” by Crains New York Business.

We are a startup in every sense: rich in eclectic personalities and
disgustingly dedicated. Our intention is to democratize education.
Yes, that is a lofty goal, and so we are expanding our team.

We need the following from you:

You must have led a team of software engineers in an Agile environment
You must have expert-level Ruby development experience
You must have a start-up mentality and work ethic
You must have worked at a large-scale web property

Bonus:

Continuous deployment (or you can simply release your code to
production in an automated fashion at anytime)
Amazon Web Services experience
Machine learning

Start-up life can be intense, but its not without its perks: macs,
huge monitors, excellent benefits, and a snack closet filled with your
favorite treats.

If you are interested in being considered for this opportunity, please
e-mail [email protected] and attach a resume

For additional info, please contact [email protected]

Knewton, Inc.
19 Union Square West, New York, NY 10003

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