Lead Engineer Remote (Eastern and Central time zones preferred)

Reporting to: Chief Product and Engineering Officer

At Kickboard, we’re looking for an ambitious, thoughtful and experienced software engineer to lead our growing engineering team. In this role, you’ll be fully responsible for the engineering side of our company, including engineering process, architecture, team management, recruitment, and growth.

This could be a perfect fit if...

Kickboard works to give educators the tools they need to create safe and happy schools where students and staff thrive. Promoting equity is a priority for Kickboard both internally and within the schools we serve, and we are intentional about creating a diverse and inclusive environment for teammates to do their best work.




Your technical expertise includes…

If you have some but not all of this experience, we encourage you to apply anyway.

  1. Developing, maintaining and scaling SaaS web applications using an Object Oriented framework and typical database infrastructure
  2. Developing with PHP especially around web APIs
  3. Developing with Javascript with proficiency supporting front end frameworks such as React.js and Angular.js
  4. Migrating services to AWS or similar cloud services
  5. Familiarity with administering Linux based cloud hosted servers
  6. Adoption of continuous integration and automated deployment
  7. Working with git or other version control software
  8. Enthusiasm for incorporating testing methodologies


Your management/leadership expertise includes...

  1. Leading agile/scrum teams
  2. Taking complex ideas/features and creating realistic plans/schedule for team to adhere to
  3. Technical planning and drafting technical requirements from business requirements  
  4. Performing code reviews to ensure quality for entire project
  5. Keeping a remote team on the same page and motivated
  6. Mentoring and growing a team of high-achieving, curious engineers




How to apply:

Please submit your resume and a cover letter that addresses the following:

  1. Why you want to be Lead Engineer at Kickboard
  2. The team you’re most proud of supporting, and your role in helping it succeed


Equal Opportunity Employer

Kickboard is a strong team because of the diverse backgrounds of our staff. This includes professional background, domain expertise, culture, race/ethnicity, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, language, political beliefs, and hobbies. We strongly encourage women, minorities, and people from underrepresented backgrounds to apply. Kickboard will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records, pursuant to applicable law.

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Kickboard is successful because every single one of our team members wants to work in a safe, happy, and thriving environment. After all - we know that our company's mission helps schools succeed like never before, so it's only natural that we'd do the same thing here.

-Jen Medbery, Kickboard's CEO

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