Implementation Architect 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 Implementation Architect, a Solutions Engineer, and a Client Manager.
With a deep understanding of Knewton products and integrations, the Implementation Architect will drive the joint product development of our API partners by consulting on and leading the delivery of API implementations. The IA knows how Knewton works technically and how partner?s products work pedagogically to ensure that the resulting integrations are successful. The IA is a strong communicator both externally and internally. Success is creating partner integration products that meet partners? goals, improve student outcomes, and advance our ability to create data network effects.
Deliver on the partners? objectives when launching API implementations
Drive improvement of student outcomes within each integration
Ensure that the integrations support Knewton?s goals for adoption, data, efficacy, and revenue
Make implementation launches more efficient over time by learning and implementing best practices
Use instructional design principles in working with partners to design and launch product implementations using the Knewton API
Support the business development process in a pre-signing capacity to ensure the viability of partners? products using the API, as well as plan the integration
Understand partners? product and identify integration touch points, flows, and suggestions around content/product changes that would be beneficial/required for an effective adaptive experience
Translate our ontology to the partner?s educational vernacular and help each partner satisfy any needs that have been identified (assessments content, graphing work, etc.)
Deeply understand Knewton?s technology and product roadmap
Work with the Client Manager to plan rollouts and ongoing support needs
Work with the partner to define the goals of the integration and develop a plan for measuring success
Specific Job Duties
Create API product design and student flows (including analytics) with a partner
Organize and coordinate cross-team communication (product, tech, data science, adaptive instruction) to outline integration and UX recommendations
Coordinate and drive knowledge graphing work
Identify patterns across partners and advocate for features that should be addressed by Knewton?s roadmap
Communicate the Knewton roadmap externally, including product strategy and release timelines that will impact product launches
Work closely with product and engineering to deliver successful launches
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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