Hiring Engineering Lead | Dost Education

Engineering Lead

Dost Education

Date listed

2 months ago

Employment Type

Full time



Keywords: remote

As an Engineering Lead, you will lead Engineering at Dost as we scale to 1 million families by 2025.

How will you be making an impact?

  • Building great experiences for caregivers and partners.

    • Develop and maintain a dynamic engineering roadmap that serves the organizational goals
    • Independently scope and lead large technical projects, design architecture, and laying the groundwork for products to evolve and scale iteratively.
    • Deliver features in an end-to-end manner: technical design, development, testing, deployment, documentation, and maintenance.
    • Work closely with Product Managers to translate product requirements to engineering specifications.
  • Sprint Management

    • Develop and execute against both short- and long-term roadmaps. Make effective tradeoffs that consider business priorities, user experience, and a sustainable technical foundation
    • Determining project requirements and developing work schedules for the team.
    • Delegating tasks and achieving bi-weekly sprints and quarterly goals.
    • Ensuring high velocity and code quality of the engineering team.
  • Build a high quality Engineering team and Culture at Dost

    • Uphold our high engineering standards and improve our codebase and processes
    • Hire, mentor, and grow the Engineering team at Dost
    • Work with other senior team members to develop tooling, processes to build a great culture within the team

You’ll be a great fit if you:

  • Have a solid technical background, including 5+ years of experience designing and engineering backend production systems
  • Measure your success in terms of business impact, not lines of code
  • Work well cross-functionally and earn trust and buy-in from co-workers and stakeholders at all levels
  • Prefer simple solutions and designs over complex ones, and have a good intuition for what will last and scale
  • Have at least 1-year of experience leading a small engineering team
  • Have experience influencing, planning, scoping, and leading large projects across many teams
  • Have a high level of autonomy and responsibility, and think of yourself as entrepreneurial, proactive and self-driven

Brownie Points

  • Served as the technical lead and defined the roadmap for complex projects spanning multiple teams and functions
  • Have experience working in a startup
  • Have some experience with Data Engineering

How long will the process take?

  • Intro round with the Product Lead (20 mins)
  • Live Coding and Algorithms round (50 mins)
  • Live Design & Architecture round (50 mins)
  • Culture fit round with CTO (50 mins)
  • Reference checks
  • Offer

The entire process can take 2-3 weeks from application to offer.

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