Goalbook is hiring an

Engineering Manager, Infrastructure & DevOps

Our Mission and Values
Goalbook’s mission is to empower educators to transform instruction so that ALL students succeed. Founded in 2011, we now partner with over 1,000 school districts across 47 states. We are building a diverse and inclusive company that can have a systemic and cultural impact on the US K-12 school system over the long term. 
​​Our first core value is Relationships. We believe in the power of human connection and the importance of relationships across different strengths, backgrounds, personalities, and identities in order to achieve our shared goals and overall mission. 
Our second core value is Growth. We strive to create a supportive environment so that people continuously grow as professionals and increase their impact. We also believe in having the time, space, and support to grow in our personal lives as well. 

Our Engineering Team
We are a small, fully-remote engineering team responsible for designing, developing, and maintaining a user-facing, industry-leading application and multiple internal tools. Our team has been hugely impactful because we:
- Embrace the opportunity to work across different products and levels of the stack
- Have genuine ownership of products that further our mission and impact real educators
- Are enthusiastic about our work and have a proactive mindset that values learning
- Are flexible and open to change (e.g. technology, user feedback, business priorities)
- Support each other as people within our team and across our entire organization
- Appreciate the time and effort required for both our professional and personal endeavors – it’s not only work that matters

Who we’re looking for:
As Goalbook is growing, we see an opportunity to build a team dedicated to DevOps, security, and infrastructure. We are looking for a highly technically-skilled, hands-on, human-centered leader to help build this function and new team. 
Our ideal candidate is excited to create and maintain fast, reliable, scalable, and secure systems that delight your fellow developers, our customer support and success team members, and, most of all, our users. You’re just as excited to create a new fast, reliable, and happy team of engineers that value diversity, inclusion, cooperation and collaboration.

You have:
- 5+ years of experience in roles such as DevOps, Site Reliability, or Infrastructure engineer
- 3+ years as a top-level engineer
- 2+ years managing a diverse team of direct reports
- Experience in education or educational technology

In your experience as a senior engineer, you have:
- Proven ability deploying, testing, managing, and monitoring cloud-based services in a production environment
- Optimized modern data storage solutions to meet specific needs
- Proficiency with VCS, CI/CD pipelines, automation tools, testing frameworks, and Infrastructure as Code
- In-depth knowledge of best practices of security, performance, monitoring, automation, escalation, and site reliability
- Full-stack web application development experience
- The ability to communicate effectively for technical and non-technical audiences.

In your experience as an engineering manager, you have:
- Cultivated relationships of trust and care with each of their direct reports
- Identified areas of strength and growth in each engineer and created systems of individual and collective learning and growth
- Improved processes, methodologies, and infrastructure that improved their team’s motivation, productivity, quality, and reliability in objective and measurable ways

Our Technology
We are always open to new technologies and their potential benefits to our work. Being intimately familiar with all the components in our current stack is not mandatory, though you should have current equivalent experience. 
·       GitHub
·       Cypress
·       CircleCI
·       Docker
·       DataDog
·       MongoDB
·       PostgreSQL
·       Azure AI
·       AWS services such as: CloudFormation, EC2, ECS, Fargate, Lambda, RDS, Redshift, DynamoDB

Technical Responsibilities
- Enhance our CI/CD processes and systems operations to improve efficiency, observability, latency, scalability, security and reliability
- Shape product and technical strategy in collaboration with your manager and cross-functional team leaders to serve our mission
- Provide hands-on technical guidance to individual engineers through insightful code reviews, pairing, direct teaching and coaching
- Serve as a technical lead on high-risk and complex projects
- Investigate and evaluate new technologies and tools and develop proofs-of-concept

People Responsibilities
- Build and manage a high-functioning, diverse team of engineers that achieves data-driven results to support our mission
- Develop relationships built on care and trust with each member of your team
- Grow your team’s skill set and support each engineer’s advancement in their career
- Provide open and honest communication and thoughtful feedback to individuals and your team
- Cultivate a team culture of psychological safety, inclusion, and continuous growth

- Compensation in the range of $140,000-$200,000 based on location and experience
- Flexible time off policy
- Medical, dental, and vision coverage
- 401k matching
- Profit sharing
- Goalbook Family and Medical Leave
- Family-building reimbursement
- Goalbook Universal Basic Income
- Mental health services benefit
- A truly motivated, passionate, and fun team. We’re collectively interested in helping you grow in your career.

Limited travel is required, including for onboarding, professional development, and team events.
Submit an application including a cover letter addressed to Joy Maloney, your resume, LinkedIn profile, and how you heard about us. Applicants will not be considered without a cover letter. This position will be based remotely.

Goalbook is committed to building a diverse team and inclusive culture that can represent and serve ALL students in the US public school system. We are an equal opportunity employer and strongly encourage applications from all people of diversity, including those with diverse needs, backgrounds, abilities, and other distinct characteristics.

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Please Beware of Recruiting Scams
As you explore job opportunities at Goalbook, we urge you to be cautious of recruitment scams in which fraudsters pretend to represent our company by utilizing the name, image, and likeness of Goalbook team members. The only way to apply to our roles is directly through our website. All communications and calendar invitations will come from a team member with a @goalbookapp.com email address. All interviews are conducted through video calls directly with our team members via Google Meet or Zoom.

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