Edquity seeks an Engineering Manager to help build products that fight poverty. The Engineering Manager will be a major contributor to product and technology strategy for the company. This position will be responsible for leading our engineering team in the delivery of products that drive outcomes for students. In addition, this position will foster the development and growth of individual engineers and the engineering team as a whole.
Set direction for engineering team strategy, share context by elaborating the “why”, and empower everyone to achieve their best work.
Drive execution of projects while setting clear expectations.
Collaborate with engineers, designers, product managers, and senior leadership to turn vision into roadmap
Guide your team to build and deliver high quality products at scale
Mentor other engineers, build an open and inclusive team, cultivate agile methodologies, and foster a culture of sustainable tech health
Support team members’ career development through understanding their goals and enabling them to take on growth opportunities
At least 5-7 years of experience in a software engineering role
At least 2 years in a technical leadership and people management role preferred
Record of setting useful success metrics and measuring against them
A passion to solve the financial barriers college students face
Consistent record of managing software projects with interrelated dependencies
A high level of empathy
A high level of attention to detail
Edquity is an anti-poverty technology company that helps colleges improve students’ basic needs and financial security by increasing access to emergency resources and funding. To help students, including the 3 million who drop out every year due to a time sensitive financial crisis, Edquity provides partner colleges with a mobile app and web platform that helps students overcome financial emergencies. With Edquity, students can apply for emergency cash grants, discover emergency resources, and more.
In the wake of COVID-19, students and partners need Edquity more than ever, as Congress has provided $32 billion in emergency aid. Edquity is quickly scaling to ensure it can administer hundreds of millions of dollars to support millions of students during this crisis.
Edquity has raised over $7MM in funding from some of the leading impact and postsecondary success investors and has distributed over $70MM to students in need.
Fully Paid Health Insurance (Medical/Vision/Dental)
11 Paid Company Holidays
Generous Parental Leave Benefits
Professional Development Stipend
Potential for Equity
Edquity is committed to building a diverse staff and strongly encourages applications from candidates of color. Edquity provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.