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Senior Engineering Manager (International)

Varsity TutorsInternship$110k - $275k*Remote; UruguayMar 29, 2024
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Description:

We are looking for an experienced Sr. Engineering Manager based in South America to join our growing team. In this position, you will lead multi-discipline engineers on our Varsity Tutors for Schools engineering team, which is responsible for the technologies powering Nerdy’s learning systems dedicated to supporting an ever growing number of students in the U.S. education system. In addition, you will both inform and grow Nerdy engineering culture, furthering our drive to be the best place on earth to be a technologist. If you have a passion for excellence and a meticulous eye for detail, we want to hear from you. This position is a full-time remote opportunity (we've been remote-friendly for years, and that isn't going away)!

About Nerdy:

Nerdy (NYSE: NRDY), the parent company of Varsity Tutors, is a leading platform for live online learning, with a mission to transform the way people learn through technology. The company’s purpose-built proprietary platform leverages technology, including AI, to connect learners of all ages to experts, delivering superior value on both sides of the network. Nerdy’s comprehensive learning destination provides learning experiences across 3,000+ subjects and multiple formats—including one-on-one instruction, small group classes, large format group classes, and adaptive self-study. Nerdy’s flagship business, Varsity Tutors, is one of the nation’s largest platforms for live online tutoring and classes. Its solutions are available directly to students and consumers, as well as through schools and other institutions. Learn more about Nerdy at https://www.nerdy.com/.

Qualifications: 

  • 5+ years of successful leadership experience.
  • At-scale technical architecture (you’ve designed and built complex yet performant systems).
  • Agile development (Scrum or Kanban).
  • A strong desire to learn and a passion for educational technology.

Nice to Have:

  • AWS experience.
  • Microservice experience.
  • Test-driven development.

Responsibilities:

  • Be responsible for the operation and innovation of the technology platform helping thousands of students be the best they can be.
  • Own delivering insightful, accurate and easily consumable student data to school administrators, teachers and parents.
  • Provide direction and oversight on technical architectures and systems design.
  • Support our engineering staff’s daily feeding and care:  championing objectives, monitoring progress, and removing blockers.
  • Continually monitor, improve and optimize your teams’ performance - the humans on your team and the systems they’ve created.
  • Above all, you inspire, mentor and advocate for the engineers entrusted to your care so they can reach their full potential.

At Nerdy, we:

Relentlessly Focus on Customers • Are Owners • Are Intellectually Curious • Think Big
Have a Bias for Action • Go Deep • Deliver Results • Are Comfortable with Ambiguity
Simplify • Build Teams • Insist on High Standards • Build Trust • Have Conviction • Are Right, a Lot

What We Offer:

  • Competitive salary.
  • 100% remote position.
  • Flexible PTO.
  • Hackfest! (Multiple times per year).
  • Free Learning Membership for you and your household (1:1 tutoring hours, unlimited use of on-demand services, and access to our online classes).
  • A once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to help transform how the world learns!
  • A fun, collaborative, and team-oriented work environment with plenty of training and a feedback-rich culture.

Nerdy is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We will not discriminate against any applicant or employee on the basis of age, race, color, creed, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity or expression, medical condition, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, marital status or civil partnership/union status, physical or mental disability, pregnancy, childbirth, genetic information, military and veteran status, or any other basis prohibited by applicable federal, state or local law. Varsity Tutors will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with local and federal requirements.

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