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Technical Director, gt.school (Remote) - $320,000/year USD

Company: Crossover for Work
Location: Columbia
Posted on: May 16, 2022

Job Description:

Crossover is the world's 1 source of full-time remote jobs. Our clients offer top-tier pay for top-tier talent. We're recruiting this role for our client, gt.school. Have you got what it takes? Are you a technical expert who has built amazing architecture for games, but now craves a role where you could use your skills for a more meaningful cause? Do you wonder why educational organizations still follow teaching methods from ancient history and miss out on the most advanced technologies? If you want to be one of the pioneers to change that, we believe we have something for you. GT School is building an online community focusing on the most underserved customer base in US education - Gifted & Talented kids. GT School applies a winning combination of technology, coaching, and community to deliver motivation by the boatload. Education is one of the last industries still largely untouched by technology, and our goal is to pioneer the creation of the education metaverse and keep students engaged and invested. This role is essential to the success of our revolution. You will build the education metaverse by architecting a portfolio of products. Your focus will be on making strategic technical decisions instead of worrying about business, legal, or cost-related details. If you are ready to shape the future of education by tackling some of the most important problems that aren't even spotted yet, then this is the role for you. What You Will Be Doing Creating new product specs: Conducting research on the requirements, analyzing existing data structures and product architecture, making important technical decisions that specify how to boost our products Coaching: Reviewing content regarding data structures, APIs, and module breakdowns, and providing the authors with written, technical, and actionable feedback to improve the quality of their work What You Won---t Be Doing You will not be making any decisions based primarily on saving money. This role makes strategic technical design decisions. You will not be participating in daily scrum meetings, making low-level decisions, or debugging. This role provides clear leadership for our engineering organization to execute on. Technical Director Key Responsibilities Building simple, yet elegant architecture for our adaptive and mastery-based education applications through important technical decisions that will drive our product roadmaps for the next 3-5 years Basic Requirements Experience as a senior decision-maker regarding technical design decisions at a dev organization with 50 people 7 years experience making important architecture/software design decisions in the gaming industry 2 years of experience making design decisions involving cloud technologies (primarily AWS) 2 years of experience shipping production-quality code About Gt.school gt.school is a stealth educational startup in Austin, Texas, the center of educational innovation in the US. We are building an online community focusing on the most underserved customer base in US education - gifted and talented (GT) kids. We are a remote first company who hires globally via Crossover. There is so much to cover for this exciting role, and space here is limited. Hit the Apply button if you found this interesting and want to learn more. We look forward to meeting you Working with Crossover This is a full-time (40 hours per week), long-term position. The position is immediately available and requires entering into an independent contractor agreement with Crossover. The compensation level for this role is $160 USD/hour, which equates to $320,000 USD/year assuming 40 hours per week and 50 weeks per year. The payment period is weekly. Consult www.crossover.com/help-and-faqs for more details on this topic. What to expect next: You will receive an email with a link to start your self-paced, online job application. Our hiring platform will guide you through a series of online ---screening--- assessments to check for basic job fit, job-related skills, and finally a few real-world job-specific assignments. Important If you do not receive an email from us: First, emails may take up to 15 minutes to send, refresh and check again. Second, check your spam and junk folders for an email from Crossover.com, mark as ---Not Spam--- since you will receive other emails as well. Third, we will send to whatever email account you indicated on the Apply form - by default, that is the email address you use as your LinkedIn username and it might be different than the one you have already checked. If all else fails, just reset your password by visiting https://www.crossover.com/auth/reset-password if you already applied using LinkedIn EasyApply. Crossover Job Code: LJ-4645-US-Dallas/F-TechnicalDirec.001

Keywords: Crossover for Work, Baltimore , Technical Director, gt.school (Remote) - $320,000/year USD, Executive , Columbia, Maryland

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