Oct 13, 2023 - Tomorrowuniversity is hiring a remote Tech Lead (M/F/D). 📍Location: CET (UTC+1).
Be aware that this position is completely Remote but our working hours are Central European Time (+/- 2h)
Tomorrow University is a next generation University for Impactful Careers.
In our transition to a sustainable society, education is the crucial lever. That’s why we build a university that educates and empowers the change makers of tomorrow. We deliver accredited degree programs designed to build up 21st century competencies and provide a world-class network of experts to set our learners up for impact. A remote-first learning environment driven by technology and AI enables flexible and personalized learning from wherever you are.
We are the 1st EdTech startup in Europe to become a state-recognized university and are recognized as one of the Top 20 EdTech startups in the world.
We firmly believe that the key to transforming education lies in reimagining how we teach. At Tomorrow's University, we're breaking away from the old, teacher-centered model of traditional universities, and we're embracing a student-centric approach. Our aim is to provide our students with a unique opportunity to acquire essential skills and a mindset that will enable them to create global impact through a vast network of change-makers.
At Tomorrow’s University, we leverage science and technology for effective learning and foster a global community for continuous growth and impact. With us, students learn by applying their knowledge to real-life challenges and interacting with world-class educators, mentors, and partners from all around the world.
About the position:
As our Tech Lead your goal is to create and build a university as a learning platform to empower and educate the learners. You’ll be working closely with the founders and lead a software development team to help you achieve our objectives.
Your main tasks will include:
Create a cohesive strong development team. You take responsibility for recruiting and developing world-class engineers and foster a shared and lived engineering culture of ownership and quality.
Collaborate with product managers on the continuous improvement and implementation of critical processes in the context of product development and delivery.
Design and ensure processes in compliance with regulatory frameworks.
Discovery, Design and Deliver solutions
As Tech Lead you shape the product strategy, drive discovery and architect solutions together with business, product and design bringing in technical perspective. You help to find, design and deliver the most meaningful solutions to help our learners and the university be successful.
Be a hands-on builder leading by example. Pragmatic in enabling rapid value delivery by building and shipping fast, while balancing speed with quality and reusability in view of code as well as architecture. Ensure use of technology incl. A.I., creating high quality code and APIs for openness and collaboration with the global community.
Experienced in Software Engineering
You have 7+ years of professional hands on experience as a Software Engineer and have a deep understanding of the technologies required for an end-to-end system; from web to native apps, to data architecture, analysis and data pipelines. You are comfortable in Node.JS / TypeScript
Experienced in Delivering Value
Pragmatic in building and shipping a solution fast, while balancing the effort to make it reusable for future.
Experienced in AWS
You have experience with AWS (we use ECS, DynamoDB, Lambdas & Amplify, to name a few). You understand AWS best practices (e.g. security & networking) and are comfortable with managing Infrastructure-as-Code
Experienced in Architecture
You are comfortable in leading architectural decision making and understand the pros and cons of each; SQL and NoSQL databases (e.g. MongoDB / PostgreSQL); schema technologies (e.g. GraphQL), caching layers (e.g. Redis / ElastiCache); containerization (e.g. Docker); architectural patterns (service, micro-service, event-driven, serverless); Auth-as-a-Service (e.g. Auth0 / Cognito)
You have good communication skills with fluency in English
You have a high energy level, high curiosity to learn, technically minded, data driven and you enjoy working in a dynamic, fast-paced environment.
Experience with building and working with a remote team
For us it is also very important to make sure that you are:
Independent work capability
Effective communication at all levels
Integrity, Curiosity & Growth
Initiative, Proactivity, and Enthusiasm
Eagerness to learn and a commitment to execution
Passion for Sustainability, Entrepreneurship & Technology.
Mission: Join a meaningful mission to educate and empower the change makers of tomorrow
Have impact: Shape the next generation university with your tech experience
Flexibility: Work remotely or join our Berlin office.
Learning Benefit: Develop yourself and join our Degree or Certificate Programs while you work.
- Join a dynamic and experienced team from around the world building the next generation university with our values being
Do you care about education and impact? Grow with us and shape the education space! We look forward to receiving your online application via firstname.lastname@example.org!