Engineering Manager (Full Stack - Django & React) at SchooLinks

Headquarters: Austin, TX 

SchooLinks is an ed-tech company that is changing how students explore and pursue their post-high school goals. We have a suite of over 80 tools for students and school staff including college application management, course planning, financial situations, personality assessments, college profiles, and many others. We are a remote-friendly, globally distributed, remote-friendly, and venture-backed startup.


We're looking for a hands-on full-stack engineering manager to lead a talented team of engineers in delivering delightful software for SchooLinks customers.


Note: We presently do not have the ability to sponsor H1-B Visas


What you'll do:

  • Lead a small team of 3-5 software engineers to build out features as they come down our product roadmap
  • Ensure the timely delivery of projects and remove blockers as they arise
  • Collaborate with other managers and leads to identify and implement technical solutions to improve the performance, reliability, and quality of the SchooLinks Platform
  • Triage, prioritize and manage the resolution of production issues and customer escalations as needed, to ensure optimal resolution
  • Provide guidance and coaching on your team career paths in support of their professional development
  • Ensure your team is maintaining good technical hygiene code quality, automated testing, and other engineering best practices


  • At least 5 years of IC engineering experience
  • At least 2 years of management experience leading successful software engineering teams
  • 4+ years experience working with Django and React
  • Experience with asynchronous task management (Celery preferred)
  • Solid fundamentals in relational databases such as MySQL
  • Experience solving challenging technical problems
  • Team-first, customer focus, and quality first mindset
  • Strong communication and team-building skills


  • Competitive Salary
  • Part of a remote-friendly company
  • Flexible working hours and healthy asynchronous working practices
  • Long term employment with considerations for promotion and raises every 6 months
  • For US-based candidates:
    • Full health (healthcare, vision, dental, ClassPass, etc.)
    • Company 401k Program with up to 1% match

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