Remote higher education Jobs in February 2020

5 Remote higher education Jobs in February 2020

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  • Software Development (1)

    • Kuali is looking for a Senior Software Engineer, with a willingness and interest to grow in a full-stack environment. We use React and Apollo for our front-end and NodeJS, Express, and MongoDB for our back-end for new development and support legacy stacks running Java, Tomcat and MySQL. Our software engineers have responsibility for their services top to bottom, we work in a full-stack process, and we are looking to enhance our team with stronger front-end skills. We are building evolving products involving multiple microservices that communicate over RESTful services utilizing single-page applications to deliver an amazing and accessible experience to our users. This position is on our Research/Sponsored Programs product team.

      ABOUT THE COMPANY

      Kuali builds open source higher ed solutions in a competitive space where users are just waiting to be delighted.

      Why join us? Our work matters — we’re helping our customers improve the quality of higher education by decreasing administrative costs. We compete in a competitive space where users are saddled with outdated, inefficient, legacy ERPs and eager to be delighted. We’re generating revenue and growing quickly with nearly 170 customers and 100 employees. Kuali is committed to open source software development. You’ll have a significant impact on what we do and how we do it because we are an empowered group of entrepreneurs. Plus, you’ll get to work with some truly amazing people at a fast-growing, design-centric EdTech startup.

      If you’re looking to make your fortune off a quick flip with no business model, you’d be happier someplace else.

      Requirements

      Responsibilities:

      • Helping set architectural direction for our services architecture.
      • Creating elegant code.
      • Building relationships with customers to develop a deep understanding of their needs.
      • Supporting critical bugs and security issues in a Devops role.
      • Advocating passionately for customer priorities during product development.
      • Creating amazing software and services.
      • Talking and listening to customers (and other developers) about their challenges, hopes, and dreams.

      Background:

      • You’ve worked on multiple production-grade web applications.
      • You code better than most.
      • You care about the quality of your code.
      • You care about user experience and accessibility but are also comfortable building a solid backend system.
      • You know what WCAG and AAA are and how to build a system that can meet these requirements.
      • You enjoy building and can deliver beautiful user experiences, but can also balance priorities and sometimes sacrifice that pixel perfection in order to deliver features.
      • You’re well versed in at least one programming language, but preferably several.
      • You’re versatile. You know when to dream big and when to act small. You’re equally comfortable in both greenfield and refactoring projects.
      • You’re a collaborator. You build great relationships with other engineers, customers, and our open source communities.
      • You’re inspired to achieve results, and your enthusiasm is contagious.
      • You’re passionate about your role in helping clients and other developers achieve their missions, and you advocate for them fiercely.
      • You’re curious and continuously seek knowledge and share your discoveries with others.
      • You know how to influence and serve.
      • You understand the complexity of large enterprise applications.
      • You’ve used agile methodologies and have ideas on how you’d improve them.
      • You’re into Continuous Delivery and interested and willing to work in a Devops environment.

      If you have some of these too we’ll be delighted:

      • You have experience with the Higher Education and/or Research community.
      • You’ve shipped Software as a Service (SaaS) products.
      • You've worked with a microservices architecture.
      • You’ve been through incremental refactoring efforts.

      Benefits

      • Autonomy
      • 401k matching (up to 4% of your salary)
      • Full health premiums paid by company for you and dependents
      • Take the time off that you need (we don’t track sick or vacation time)
      • Paid holidays
      • Annual tech hardware budget to buy whatever you want to do your job
      • Annual conference and training budget to learn what you want to learn
      • Catered lunches & fresh fruit if you are local
      • Remote-friendly environment
  • Customer Support / Customer Success (2)

    • The Customer Success Engineer is responsible for providing expert technical support and guidance to customers during implementation and throughout the customer lifecycle ensuring success.

      Customer Success Engineers are expected to be fluent in the technology and tools used by the Kuali Research product team - Node.js, Java, React, Web Services (REST and SOAP) - and have a love for process improvements and automation.

      ABOUT THE COMPANY

      Kuali builds higher ed solutions in a competitive space where users are just waiting to be delighted.

      Why join us? Our work matters — we’re helping our customers improve the quality of higher education by decreasing administrative costs. We compete in a competitive space where users are saddled with outdated, inefficient, legacy ERPs and eager to be delighted. We’re generating revenue and growing quickly with nearly 170 customers and 100 employees. Kuali is committed to open source software development. You’ll have a significant impact on what we do and how we do it because we are an empowered group of entrepreneurs. Plus, you’ll get to work with some truly amazing people at a fast-growing, design-centric EdTech startup.

      Responsibilities:

      • Advise and train customers on technical implementation/onboarding tasks
      • Partner with customers to design system integrations and advise on API usage.
      • Partner with customers on migration of legacy data, both strategy and execution.
      • Work hand-in-hand with Kuali Customer Success Managers during implementation.
      • Assist with diagnosis and resolution of technical issues reported by customers.

      Requirements

      Technology

      Kuali Research is comprised of multiple modules, primarily written in Java and Javascript. Kuali uses AWS for hosting. Experience with the following tools and technologies are required:

      • Enterprise Java and Full-Stack Javascript
      • Databases: MySQL, MongoDb, Oracle (desirable)
      • Infrastructure and AWS Services (multiple, not all): Docker, RDS, EC2/Elastic Beanstalk, Lambda, S3, IAM
      • Web Services: REST, SOAP, and/or WebHooks

      Interpersonal

      • Strong writing skills - ability to concisely convey complex technical requirements and concepts to business users
      • Strong oral communication skills, both individual and public speaking
      • Ability to establish trust-based relationships with executives, faculty, and staff members of customer organizations
      • Proactive and sensitive to customer needs.
      • The ability to multi-task effectively in a fast-paced environment.

      Experience

      • Experience developing integrations with enterprise systems.
      • Experience executing complex data migrations from varied source systems

      Other requirements

      • You’ll have the opportunity to travel. The travel requirement could be 35%.
      • We are a remote division of the company. You’d be expected to have a suitable home working environment or alternative.

      Benefits

      • Autonomy
      • 401k matching (up to 4% of your salary)
      • Full health premiums paid by company for you and dependents
      • Take the time off that you need (we don’t track sick or vacation time)
      • Paid holidays
      • Annual tech hardware budget to buy whatever you want to do your job
      • Annual conference and training budget to learn what you want to learn
      • Fully remote environment

      What can I expect next?

      We will reach out to you if we are interested in a phone screen. After an initial phone call, you will be asked to do a coding challenge (roughly 2 hours). After the coding challenge, you will do a series of Zoom conference interviews with several members of the team

    • The Customer Success Manager is responsible for developing customer relationships with the objective of customer retention and growth. The Customer Success Manager works closely with customers to ensure they are satisfied and partners with customers to solve problems. The Customer Success Manager owns the account relationship after the sales process is complete and remains the primary customer contact throughout the customer lifecycle.

      Reporting to the Director of Customer Success - Research, the Customer Success Manager will work exclusively on the Kuali Research product and this position will be on the Kuali Research product team.

      ABOUT THE COMPANY

      Kuali builds open source higher ed solutions in a competitive space where users are just waiting to be delighted.

      Why join us? Our work matters — we’re helping our customers improve the quality of higher education by decreasing administrative costs. We compete in a competitive space where users are saddled with outdated, inefficient, legacy ERPs and eager to be delighted. We’re generating revenue and growing quickly with nearly 170 customers and 100 employees. Kuali is committed to open source software development. You’ll have a significant impact on what we do and how we do it because we are an empowered group of entrepreneurs. Plus, you’ll get to work with some truly amazing people at a fast-growing, design-centric EdTech startup.

      Responsibilities:

      • Oversee customer implementations, provide project management and provide other onboarding assistance as needed.
      • Provide analysis of customer business process and provide insight as needed.
      • Become a trusted advisor to multiple people at the customer school and become the customer’s voice within the company.
      • Monitor the health of the customer relationship.
      • Solve problems that arise during the customer lifecycle to ensure continued satisfaction.
      • Communicate with customers on a regular basis to share best practices and provide information about new features.
      • Share customer feedback with the Product team to help guide product development.
      • Provide customer stories to other teams as requested
      • Manage the customer renewal process.

      Requirements

      Background:

      • Excellent interpersonal skills; highly invested in developing strong relationships both with customers and colleagues.
      • Technical aptitude with the ability to understand and communicate technical concepts in a clear and simplistic way.
      • Proactive and sensitive to customer needs.
      • Strong communication skills, both spoken and written.
      • 1-3 years of experience working with Higher Education institutions or similar
      • 3-5 years of experience implementing or supporting an enterprise-class system
      • The ability to multi-task effectively in a fast-paced environment.
      • Project Management certification
      • Business Analysis certification

      Other requirements

      • You’ll have the opportunity to travel. The travel requirement could be 35%.
      • We are a remote division of the company. You’d be expected to have a suitable home working environment or alternative.

      SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE (desired):

      • You've used Kuali Research and/or worked in a Higher Education's Research department.
      • You've received a Business Analysis certification
      • You've been trained in change management techniques and philosophy

      Benefits

      BENEFITS

      • Autonomy
      • 401k matching (up to 4% of your salary)
      • Full health premiums paid by company for you and dependents
      • Take the time off that you need (we don’t track sick or vacation time)
      • Paid holidays
      • Annual tech hardware budget to buy whatever you want to do your job
      • Annual conference and training budget to learn what you want to learn
      • Fully remote environment
  • Product (1)

    • The Associate Product Manager works closely with Product Manager to execute the product vision, strategy and roadmap.

      Responsibilities

      • Has primary responsibility for QA testing on bugs and features.
      • Creates documentation for new features.
      • Works with Product Manager to prioritize and manage the feature backlog.
      • Gathers requirements, writes user stories and acceptance criteria.
      • Facilitates customer user group meetings.
      • Synthesizes outputs of product brainstorms and incoming customer feedback.
      • Provides new ideas and concepts that contribute to enhanced customer experience, expand product capabilities and set us apart from our competition.
      • Use a broad range of tools and techniques to extract insights from current trends
      • Monitors, measures and reports on key business metrics to identify areas for improvement
      • Visit customers and attend industry events

      Requirements

      Skills and Experience (Required):

      • Excellent interpersonal skills; highly invested in developing strong relationships both with customers and colleagues.
      • Proactive and sensitive to customer needs.
      • Strong communication skills, both spoken and written.
      • Self-starter, willing to learn and work quickly and independently.
      • Experience with the agile product development lifecycle
      • The ability to multi-task effectively in a fast-paced environment.
      • Comfortable working remotely as part of a fully remote team.

      Skills and Experience (Desirable):

      • Domain expertise in research administration, research compliance, or related field
      • 1-3 years of experience implementing or supporting an enterprise-class system at an institution of higher education or similar institution.

      Benefits

      About the Company

      Kuali builds open source higher ed solutions in a competitive space where users are just waiting to be delighted.

      Why join us? Our work matters — we’re helping our customers improve the quality of higher education by decreasing administrative costs. We compete in a competitive space where users are saddled with outdated, inefficient, legacy ERPs and eager to be delighted. We’re generating revenue and growing quickly with nearly 170 customers and 100 employees. Kuali is committed to open source software development. You’ll have a significant impact on what we do and how we do it because we are an empowered group of entrepreneurs. Plus, you’ll get to work with some truly amazing people at a fast-growing, design-centric EdTech startup.

      If you’re looking to make your fortune off a quick flip with no business model, you’d be happier someplace else.

  • All others (1)

    • 2 weeks ago
      Lambda School is a combination of a school and an investment fund. Lambda School's mission is to find untapped or underutilized talent, and to train that talent for the most in-demand jobs in the world. Lambda School is pioneering a new model of higher education in which the school invests in the students, instead of the other way around.

      Lambda has just successfully completed its Series B fundraising round with premier tier venture investors. We are operating in 40+ states across the US today and eyeing international expansion opportunities. 

      This is a student-facing role on the Instruction team, reporting into to a Program Manager. As a full-time Instructor, you’ll be a core part of our Data Science program, responsible for delivering curriculum, and collaborating cross-functionally with curriculum development and student operations to provide a high-quality experience for our students. Your role in collaboration is as the subject-matter expert, helping steer efforts in a way that aligns with our students mastering Data Science.

      What You'll Do:
      • Teach guided projects in PST morning hours, working closely with Team Leads and monitoring overall student participation and performance
      • Review curriculum with cohort Team Leads (TLs) and Section Leads (SLs) so they can better support students in absorbing the instruction content
      • Deliver curriculum that produces job market ready graduates
      • Collaborate with curriculum team on the development of Data Science curriculum, providing strong subject-matter expertise to ensure curriculum reflects current and robust Data Science practices
      • Coordinate cross functionally across multiple teams to contribute to the goals and initiatives of the Data Science program in conjunction with learning leadership plans and objectives
      • Provide strong subject-matter expertise in Data Science, including foundational mathematics/statistics, practical software and data pipeline development, and current techniques such as neural networks and NLP
      • Report to the Data Science Program Manager, providing details of status and student performance for the portion of curriculum you are responsible for

      What You'll Need:
      • If your highest education is High School Diploma or GED, you are required to have 5+ years of working experience in the Data Science industry
      • If your highest education is a College Degree (proof required), you are required to have 3+ years of working experience in the technical field
      • General Python skills, and experience with the Python Data Science ecosystem (pandas, numpy, scikit-learn, etc.)
      • Strong subject-matter expertise in Data Science - being broadly aware of practices, and knowing at least a few subtopics in depth
      • Experience in teaching and/or curriculum design
      • Excellent written and verbal communication skills; comfortable and compelling in public speaking situations
      • Ability to work with a diverse group of individuals
      • Self-starting with the ability to effectively work autonomously with little oversight
      • Intelligent, dedicated, flexible with a willingness to experiment
      • Have an interest in keeping up with the latest information in your field

      Bonus If You:
      • Are familiar with Zoom, Slack, or Notion 
      • Have a well known blog or high traffic Youtube channel focusing on Data Science
      • Have presented at or have run local tech meet-ups
      • Have prior rapid growth start up experience


      At Lambda School, we're looking to hire people with grit and integrity. Please apply even if your experience and interests aren't an exact match with what we've laid out in this job description. We're building something different at Lambda. If that sounds interesting, we want to hear from you.

      Lambda School is an equal opportunity employer that does not discriminate on the basis of actual or perceived race, creed, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, alienage or citizenship status, age, disability or handicap, sex, gender identity, marital status, familial status, veteran status, sexual orientation or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state or local laws. Pursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, we will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.