Senior Engineer, Tutoring Technologies

Rosetta Stone Inc. Arlington, VA
We deliver the best technology-based solutions for learning languages. Every day, our innovations help people improve their lives and make the world a better place.

Rosetta Stone is looking for an experienced Principal Engineer who is passionate about building cutting edge applications, as well as making products that make a social difference! In this role you will be joining a team of experienced leaders and engineers. The team is happy to roll up their sleeves and get the job done; we are looking for a leader that can harness that enthusiasm. We are seeking an engineering leader who has built out, mentored, and lead technical teams, and who knows how to develop a culture that encourages both collaboration and independence.

Rosetta Stone is quickly adapting & improving our learning product offerings. We are embarking on some new and exciting challenges. Our product roadmap and quarterly Innovation Sprints are tackling wearable and mobile technologies, virtual and augmented reality, AI machine learning for curriculum & client-side speech analysis technologies, all delivered through a high-scale microservice-oriented architecture with a truly global footprint.

If you are interested in joining a world-class team of creative and passionate people who like to pull together and master challenging problems every day, we look forward to hearing from you soon!

The position is full-time with flexibility in location and will require moderate travel in the US as well as occasional international locations.

Key Responsibilities:

* Lead the prototypical technical development of our next generation tutoring and learning offering working with a multidisciplinary team lead by Product Management.

* Develop and guide through a combination of hands on and design roles the integration of current tutoring offerings with the next generation effort.

* Develop comprehensive understanding of technology options for scheduling and video conference delivery systems to assist in build versus buy discussions.

* Demonstrated "servant leader" mentality adept at maximizing team performance in an engineering setting.

* Stay in sync with multiple development and product teams routinely reviewing specs and roadmaps to assure cross cutting interests in the tutoring platform are considered in the development process of all teams.

Qualifications & Requirements:

* Demonstrated leadership building out complex service- based Web and mobile applications.

* Ability to work at the one foot code level or 10,000 foot business decisions and move rapidly and seamlessly between them.

* Experience delivering high quality cross platform applications using Java, Ruby on Rails, Nodejs, Javascript, modern JavaScript frameworks (React, AngularJS), HTML 5, and CSS 3, iOS/Swift, Android

* 10 + years of engineering experience, preferably with 5+ years of increasing technical leadership responsibilities demonstrating effective ability to influence technical outcomes.

* Strong background in bootstrapping technical projects through ideation and direct technical contributions to keep a product on the cutting edge of technical methods.

* Experience working in Scaled, multi-team Agile/SCRUM development programs.

* Prior experience working in one or more of consumer, education, and enterprise product market segments.

* Knowledge of cutting edge technologies and toolkits.

* Minimum of BS in Computer Science or related field.

* Ability to travel from time to time.

Desired Qualifications:

* Passion for education and language learning.

* Strong dedication to create a vibrant culture of personal growth.

* A keen sense of humor and avid curiosity.

* Obsessive focus on the customer.

At Rosetta Stone we speak, learn, and interact differently, we embrace and thrive on these differences! We deeply benefit from the diversity that each individual has to offer. We are dedicated to fostering a culture that celebrates unique backgrounds, ideas and experiences. Rosetta Stone is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, pregnancy, veteran status or any other status protected by federal, state or local laws.