API Integrations Team Lead Knewton
THIS JOB HAS EXPIRED Knewton is an education startup funded by high-profile investors including Peter Thiel and Reid Hoffman. Located in the heart of Manhattan in the Union Square area, Knewton is building the world's most powerful adaptive learning engine, with the goal of making personalized and engaging education available to all. Knewton has been recognized as a Technology Pioneer by the World Economic Forum in Davos and one of the top 25 best places to work by Crain?s New York Business.
About the Integration team
Knewton partners with large companies to enable them, through our API, to create and deliver adaptive experiences for any type of their content, in nearly any subject matter, for every student. The Integration team works directly with these enterprise partners to create adaptive solutions with their digital educational products that maximize student educational outcomes.
The Integration team provides technical and product guidance, evaluates customers? technical and analytical challenges, and implements solutions ranging from new API integrations to new analytical workflows/use cases to entirely new applications. This team also provides feedback on requests/features requested by our partners to our product team.
Each integration brings its own unique technical, ontological, and pedagogical challenges based on the nature/scope of the content and solution. The team is called upon to develop and deliver these integrations efficiently.
The Integration team operates in groups of three for each partner: an Integration Architect, a Solutions Engineer, and a Client Manager.
The API Integrations Team Lead will lead and manage this effort. This person has a great track record of leadership and execution, is meticulous with the ability to abstract key concepts/patterns and effectively communicate these to both partners and internal Knewton employees. This person should also have experience integrating ground-breaking technologies/solutions at scale, and a firm understanding of complex technical concepts (e.g. our ontology, and our platform technologies). This person should have experience growing and managing large distributed teams (directly or indirectly) and the ability to work efficiently within large and small organizations.
Deliver on the partners? objectives when launching and running API implementations
Drive improvement of student outcomes within integrations
Ensure that the integrations continue to support Knewton?s goals (adoption, data, efficacy, revenue)
Build out a professional integration team while developing and documenting best practices to continually Improve implementation efficiencies
Lead, manage, and grow a professional team of IAs and CMs
Support the BD process in a pre-signing capacity to show the viability of partners? products using the API, as well as plan the integration
Work with partners to design and launch product implementations using the Knewton API
Project manage the day-to-day implementation plan
Develop partner specific plan for measuring success by defining the goals of the integration and then ensuring that the we hit them
Specific Job Duties
Develop team goals (quarterly/annual) that roll up into Knewton?s goals
Lead and manage a group of IAs and CMs in multiple locations
Grow both IA and CM functions to meet the needs of new partners
Manage the budget for the group
Create training plan to minimize new hires? time to effectiveness
Key internal leader representing this group internally and externally
Competitive salary and stock options
As much paid vacation as you need to take
High-quality equipment (default setup: a Mac laptop with a giant monitor)
The opportunity to use cutting-edge machine learning and engineering techniques to transform and democratize education
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