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Chief Technology Officer

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Chief Technology Officer


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\nChief Technology Officer (CTO)\n\nAbout This Role…\n\n\nThe Chief Technology Officer (CTO), as an Executive-level position, will champion the technology vision for the organization, including not only very near-term platform technologies that enable scalable, high-performance, interoperable and secure SaaS delivery, but also exploration and future incorporation of emerging and innovative computing and analytical technologies and methods.\n\n\nThe CTO will serve in a visible external capacity promoting NWEA, our forward-leaning technology platform, and as a voice for the continued development and use of technology in education to support our mission of Partnering to help all kids learn®. Location: Portland, OR. headquarters or candidates who are remote may be considered. \n\n\nYour Next Challenge…\n\n\n\n* Inspire and sustain organization-wide energy for what is possible in product technology and mission impact\n\n* Champion a compelling product technology vision and strategy for the organization internally and externally and map the aggressive steps that will clearly accelerate the organization toward its strategic goals\n\n* Ensure that NWEA's architectural strategy, roadmap and products align and remain at the forefront of SaaS evolution in education\n\n* Promote a highly-valued and whole partner experience and the cross-functional practices and disciplines necessary to its achievement\n\n* Represent NWEA, our products, services and bold points of view, in conferences and traditional media, on social media, and amongst industry-peer constituents\n\n* Drive continued innovation in technology, scientific research and related areas\n\n* Participate in the development and execution of NWEA's Strategic Plan\n\n\n\n\n\nNWEA's Technology Landscape…\n\nLegacy web-based platform reliably delivers ~ 70M computer-adaptive test events annually\n\n\n* Large ESX environments leveraging many JVMs in fault-tolerant pooling configurations hosting compute, database and other functions. \n\n* Large sharded MongoDB (HA) and PostgreSQL environments.\n\n\n\n\nNew platform supports larger volume of test events that are significantly more complex enabling far richer adaptability.\n\n\n* Moving toward (partly there) cloud-native microservices and API-everything architecture leveraging many AWS (primarily) and some Azure services.\n\n* Serverless and multi-cloud are and will be a part of our future platform.\n\n* Many modern techniques, including Scaled-Agile and User-centered Design, CI/CD and DevSecOps practices\n\n\n\n \n\n \n\nTraits for Success…\n\n\n\n* Ability to drive vision and purpose: Paint a compelling picture of the vision and strategy that motivates others to action.\n\n* Have a strategic mindset: see ahead to future possibilities and translate them into breakthrough strategies.\n\n* Skill to drive engagement: create a climate where people are motivated to do their best to help the organization achieve its objectives.\n\n\n\n\nEducation and Experience…\n\n\n\n* At least 15 years of progressive technical leadership in evolving successful complex organizations\n\n* Master's degree in related field, or an equivalent combination of education and experience\n\n* Successfully led two large, full life-cycle SaaS projects including field implementations\n\n* Technical architectural leadership applied to large-scale, complex transitions involving:\n\n\n* Big data | security | privacy\n\n* ML | AI\n\n* Web-based legacy modernization to cloud-native and modern architectures and practices\n\n\n\n\n\n* Experience with large software product development projects and globally distributed teams\n\n\n\n\n\nAbout Us…\n\n\nNWEA® is a research-based, not-for-profit organization that supports students and educators worldwide by creating assessment solutions that precisely measure growth and proficiency—and provide insights to help tailor instruction. For 40 years, NWEA has developed innovative pre-K–12 assessments, including our flagship interim assessment, MAP® Growth™; our progress monitoring and skills mastery tool, MAP® Skills™; and our reading fluency and comprehension assessment, MAP® Reading Fluency™. Educators trust our professional learning offerings to accelerate student learning and our research to support assessment validity and data interpretation. Our tools are trusted by educators in more than 9,500 schools, districts, and education agencies in 145 countries.\n\n\nNWEA strives to make diversity, equity, inclusion, and accessibility (DEIA) practices the center of our work. Our organization's mission, Partnering to Help All Kids Learn, is the foundation for our DEIA commitment as we work to reflect, value, and support the educators, students, colleagues, and communities we serve. We seek to empower and engage all stakeholders in the research, services, solutions and products we provide, our organizational culture, and the partnerships we establish with schools, districts, states, and countries.\n\n\nNWEA endeavors to make www.nwea.org accessible to all users. If you would like to contact us regarding the accessibility of our website or need assistance completing the application process, please call us at (503) 624-1951 or e-mail us at [email protected] and let us know the nature of your request, your location and your contact information. This is for accommodation requests only and cannot be used to inquire about the status of applications.\n\n\nNWEA™ is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status. For our EEO Policy Statement, please click here. If you'd like more information on your EEO rights under the law, please click here\n\nPI116039489

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Sr Cloud Application Architect

Sr Cloud Application Architect


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architecture

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architecture

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11mo
\nSENIOR CLOUD APPLICATION ARCHITECT\n \nOUR OPPORTUNITY\n\nWHO you are:\nYou are a highly-skilled architect experienced in designing and architecting super-scalable, highly-reliable applications built on serverless cloud technology. You're passionate about what you do, how you do it and want to work with others who feel the same. \n\nWHO we are:\n\nWe are a research-based, not-for-profit and we are on a mission to help all kids learn. This fulfilling purpose drives everything we do. Our products touch the lives of over twelve million students across the globe and in nearly half of all schools in the US. Our systems support millions of transactions and complex calculations every day and must be highly reliable, secure and responsive.\n\nYour work will make a DIFFERENCE\n\nYou will have the opportunity to participate in and develop solutions for the broader, global Ed-Tech community. Your skills will be put to the test as you develop solutions to very complex problems related to scale, resiliency, and performance of an assessment platform that supports 13 million students. In addition, you will:\n• In concert with our Chief Architect, leadtechnical solution discovery across product and technology teams\n• Collaborate with other architects to modernize our platforms\n• Provide support to product design/ build teams for solving enterprise-wide technical problems through application of prototypes and knowledge of software industry best practices\n• Create architecture artifacts Logical Architecture Diagrams, Workflows, Data Flow Diagrams, White Papers, Presentations, etc. to effectively communicate solutions to varied audiences\n• Mentor architects and senior engineers\n\nQUALIFICATIONS:\n\n• BS degree or equivalent experience; Computer Science or Engineering background preferred\n• 7+ years of experience as an architect in building complex, resilient and highly scalable application and platform solutions\n• Proficiency and currency in multiple languages and programming paradigms (OO, Functional, Procedural)\n• Experienced in Architecting and building highly scalable, cloud-native applications on AWS using services like APIGateway, Lamda, SQS, SNS, DynamoDB, and Kinesis\n• Good experience with Continuous Integration and Continuous Delivery (CI/CD)\n• Able to inspire thought leadership in the team\n\nPREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:\n\n• Master's degree in Computer Science\n• Experience with Data Science, Machine Learning, and AI\n• Knowledgeable in the principles of Chaos Engineering\n \n \nWHAT YOU'LL GET:\n \nHealth and Wellness Benefits\n\nMedical, dental, vision, and prescription insurance premiums are paid at 100% for eligible employees. NWEA also pays 25% of the dependent premium cost.\n\nPaid Time Off (PTO)\n\nRegular full-time employees are eligible to accrue 4 weeks paid time off during the first year of employment, 5 weeks after the first year, and 6 weeks after the second year and all years thereafter. Additionally, employees receive 9 paid holidays per year.\n\nBenefit-pay\n\nEligible employees receive an additional $400 ($200 for part-time employees) per month (reported and taxed as salary), which is used to offset premium costs or items not currently covered.\n\nIt's not just a job, but a career, with an opportunity to do the best work of your life and to make a difference in the lives of kids.\n \n \n \n \n\n\n \nPI107161653

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NWEA


Systems Engineer Dev Ops

Systems Engineer Dev Ops


NWEA


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4yr

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\nNWEA has a new opening for a Systems Engineer, Dev/Ops, located at our downtown Portland headquarters. This is an excellent opportunity for a Dev/Ops Engineer with at least 1-2 years' experience who has a desire to work within a mission-driven environment. This is a 3-6 month temp-to-hire opportunity and upon full-time hire, NWEA will offer a competitive annual salary, an outstanding benefits package and career growth opportunities.\n\nPosition Summary:\n\nSystems Engineers are members of the Product Engineering group (PE) at NWEA, a high-functioning team of creative, collaborative, motivated and professional individuals driven by the singular mission of partnering to help all kids learn. We are in search of like-minded individuals who want to build and operate cutting-edge technologies to deliver a SaaS assessment platform that supports upwards of 100,000 concurrent users. If you embrace a dynamic environment, the spirit of innovation and the importance of education, then we would love to see what you can do. We are building a world class product organization that rivals the largest software as a service companies in the world.\n\nAs a member of the Technical Operations team within PE, you will design, build and manage a world class infrastructure to support NWEA's products and mission. Our team consists of forward-thinking individuals who want to disrupt the traditional mold through progressive design and implementation practices.\n\nAnybody can hire folks to look after a 24x7 organization and you can find that job anywhere. At NWEA, you will also make a difference in education and gain both depth and breadth of knowledge and experience by being part of one of the best companies in Portland. We are growing as a DevOps organization that believes in Scaling, Transforming, Growing, Leading, and Innovating while having fun and making a difference.\n\nBelow is the fine print of the job. But what you really need to have is:\n• Passion for education\n• Willingness to fail, learn and grow\n• Innovative spirit\n• Interest in automation\n• Desire to understand how your responsibilities fit into the big picture\n\nResponsibilities: \n\n• Install, configure, maintain and automate multiple Redhat/CentOS Linux environments via Puppet and Foreman\n• Participate in continuous integration efforts and Agile software development processes to support regular software releases for our SaaS platform\n• Lead the evaluation, selection and deployment of new technologies and tools\n• Work with project managers, department heads and team members to determine project approaches, parameters and priorities\n• Work with colleagues to optimize overall system performance. This includes working with applications, network, storage, database and server technology\n• Provide support to internal and external clients, including participation in the 24x7 on-call rotation\n• Perform system audits, document findings, and publish recommendations\n• Keep abreast of technical developments to ensure the NWEA is able to take advantage of industry advances

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