Who we are

WeSchool is the leading Italian EdTech Company. We are on a mission to ensure learning never stops, our goal is to empower educators and students, and encourage them to innovate learning by making it more inclusive, collaborative and engaging.

What's in for you

As we are expanding our Engineering Team, we are looking for a passionate Team Leader who is excited about shaping the future of Education

As an Engineering Team Leader, you will scale and optimize our Education platform by developing highly interactive front-end components that allow students and teachers to work in groups and communicate effectively.

Equally important, you will build a remote team and lead your fellow software engineers by developing their skills and fostering a culture of open communication and support.

Together with the Product Team your goal will be to make the user experience increasingly user-centered and frictionless.

Our technology stack consists of React, MobX and Styled Components for the frontend and PHP, Symfony, NodeJs, Golang, MySQL, PostgreSQL, Redis and Elasticsearch for the backend. In general we always try to evaluate the most suitable technology to achieve our goals, the evaluation and test of new technologies is part of our DNA.

About you

Basic Qualifications

  • 4+ years of professional experience in a similar role
  • 4+ years of professional experience in software development overseeing and contributing to critical software and systems architecture decisions
  • Knowledge of at least one object-oriented or functional development language
  • Good knowledge of relational and non-relational databases
  • Experience in developing, writing, and delivering user stories
  • Knowledge of QA methodologies including test planning
  • Ability to attract, hire and inspire top-notch engineers
  • Experience in managing full remote engineering teams
  • Ability to advocate for and facilitate continuous improvement and learning
  • Strong communication (synchronous and asynchronous) skills, both written and oral, and the ability to interface with cross-functional teams
  • Native English speakers or C1 level

Preferred Qualifications

  • Work experience in SaaS product companies
  • Experience in building e-commerce and/or marketplaces

What we offer

  • Competitive salary
  • +30 days of paid leave
  • 100% remote work
  • A learning environment where you can build upon your skills and interests, we support you with a yearly personal development budget (up to € 1200 / year)
  • Flat hierarchy where your voice can be heard, welcomed, and appreciated at all levels in the organization.
  • A diverse, inclusive, and multicultural working environment

About Us

We have recently closed a Series A funding round to scale technology and enter new markets.

We provide an online classroom collaboration e-learning platform developed in-house by our Tech team that has enabled 1.7M (20% of) Italian students not to miss school - the other 2 platforms were Google and Microsoft - and to amplify their learning experience by leveraging digital tools during the outbreak of the pandemic in 2020.

We are a young, fast-growing, and fast-paced team, who values collaboration and innovation as keys to reach our mission. Our company is home to almost 50 full-time employees. And we plan to double our team in 2022 to push on our international growth with a full-remote first and objective-based approach.

We gather teams of experts from instructional design, software engineering, course development, educational video production, web marketing, teacher & student engagement.