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1EdTech Consortium, the world leader in edtech interoperability and learning impact, is hiring!

Our team facilitates and leads member collaboration to develop, implement, and evolve open standards and practices. Our work enables diverse products to work together seamlessly for the benefit of instructors, learners, and institutions.

As part of our growing team, you will engage and support our member organizations—the leading edtech suppliers, K-12 districts, higher ed institutions, and states worldwide—to achieve an open, innovative, and trusted digital learning ecosystem.


Current Open Positions

Front-End / Full Stack Developer

The web developer will advance the user experience that drives our member engagement.

QA / Support Specialist

The quality assurance and support specialist will help our development team deliver mission-critical solutions to our growing membership.

Technical Standards Architect

The technical architect works with colleagues and members to develop and publish certifiable open standards for interoperability. See the details below to learn more about this position.


Job Requisition

Front-End / Full Stack Web Developer

We're looking for a front-end or full-stack developer with experience in the education technology industry. You are the perfect fit if you’re capable and driven to solve significant technical challenges. You’ll be advancing the user experience that drives our member engagement.

To apply for the position, please send a letter of interest with your resume highlighting relevant experience to jobs@1edtech.org.
All inquiries are treated confidentially.

Responsibilities

  • Advance the user-experience development for our new certification and conformance web tools.

  • Maintain and enhance the user experience for our existing web-based applications.

  • Engage with stakeholders on UX and design best practices.

  • Assist the team in improving the user experience for our members across our online web properties.

Key Skills and Qualifications

  • Previous work in edtech (digital teaching and learning)

  • React & Redux knowledge necessary

  • Understanding of Docker, containerization, and cloud-based software and services

  • Understanding of service-based architectures and the development of software against REST APIs

  • Understanding of SQL and databases (ideally MySQL)

  • Understanding of the software and systems lifecycle

  • Understanding of Git and CI/CD processes

  • Understanding of software authentication methods and practices, specifically OAuth2, and general knowledge of software security

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills

  • Exceptional organizational skills

  • Able to work with a large degree of autonomy

  • Knowledge of GraphQL is preferred

  • Knowledge of design patterns and systems like Figma preferred

  • End-to-end Testing with Cypress preferred

Education/Experience: A minimum of 1 to 2 years in a front-end or full-stack developer role at an edtech organization or undergraduate degree (BA) in web design, web development, or a related field with internship or field experience.

Location: Remote, but may require occasional travel to company events and member engagements

We offer our full-time team members flexible work location and schedule, generous paid time off and holidays, health/dental/vision insurance, 401k, and other great benefits.

To apply for the position, please send a letter of interest with your resume highlighting relevant experience to jobs@1edtech.org.
All inquiries are treated confidentially.


Job Requisition

QA / Support Specialist

1EdTech is looking for an experienced and independent QA / Support Specialist to join our development team. This position is 100% remote, working as part of a small, multi-functional team. You must have education technology experience, be confident at working alone, be a self-starter, be willing to ask questions and join the dots to deliver mission-critical solutions aligned to the organization’s roadmap, business goals, and timeframe.

QA Responsibilities

  • Create, maintain, and execute test plans, test cases, and test reports

  • Work closely with the development team and product team to ensure quality acceptance criteria are met

  • Ensure efficient documentation and tracking of issues to improve the quality of our web applications

  • Research and recommend innovative approaches for quality assurance tasks. Identify approaches that leverage our resources and provide economies of scale

Support Responsibilities

  • Serve as the first line of contact for members with application issues

  • Investigate and resolve issues raised by members in a timely manner

  • Collaborate with staff to research and resolve problems

  • Document issues and resolutions for both internal and external use

Qualifications

  • Undergraduate degree desired

  • Testing certification desired

  • 2-3 years of related edtech (digital teaching and learning) industry experience

Skills

  • Experience writing test cases to improve the quality, stability, and scalability of web applications

  • Solid understanding of web services, database performance, application security, and scaling

  • Willingness to acquire knowledge of new technologies to solve quality problems

  • Excellent problem-solving and analytical skills

  • Excellent organizational and planning skills and attention to detail

  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills

  • Ability to quickly assess technical needs and work with teams to design, implement and deploy test solutions

  • Ability to quickly triage problems under pressure, determine root cause, and drive resolution

  • Ability to prioritize and manage several milestones and projects efficiently

  • Knowledge of 1EdTech interoperability standards and specifications is a plus

  • Experience with Google Cloud Platform beneficial

​​​​​​We offer our full-time team members flexible work location and schedule, generous paid time off and holidays, health/dental/vision insurance, 401k, and other great benefits.

Apply for this Position
Please send a letter of interest with your resume highlighting relevant experience to jobs@1edtech.org. All inquiries are treated confidentially.


Job Requisition

Technical Standards Architect

We have an opening for a technical standards architect to join the 1EdTech team of professionals.

Collaborating with product engineering leaders in the edtech market, in partnership with a program manager within a workgroup setting, the 1EdTech standards architect takes the lead in organizing interoperability requirements and developing and publishing data interoperability specifications, data models, and API definitions based on members' needs.

The ideal candidate will have a working knowledge of 1EdTech and other technology standards. Experience in commercial product development is also a big plus.

The successful candidate will be able to lead technical topics in project workgroups, possess the skills to provide consultative technical support to members implementing the standards, and demonstrate the software development skills needed to create and update software libraries and tools members need for successful integrations, including explaining the use of the standards to implement priority market use cases.

The selected architect should be able to effectively communicate technical details to technical and non-technical audiences verbally, in writing, and in presentations. The architect will ensure the standards within their leadership are integrated with other 1EdTech standards and practices in a cohesive educational technology ecosystem.

To apply for the position, please send a letter of interest with your resume to jobs@1edtech.org. All inquiries are treated confidentially.

Responsibilities

  • Standards specification development, as well as the creation of implementation guides and compliance instructions in the assigned area of responsibility as well as contributing to the requirements and development of software reference implementations and conformance certification software which help members more quickly implement 1EdTech open standards 
  • Lead the technical review of member contributions to standards development in regular project working groups and task forces
  • Advance possible solutions to interoperability challenges in the EdTech ecosystem
  • Lead with consensus-based best practices in the creation of member-contributed developer guides and assist with authoring and editing the documents
  • Adopt an agile method of development to publish minimal viable products quickly and refine and iterate over time 
  • Provide timely technical guidance and consultation to 1EdTech member organizations to facilitate their understanding, adoption, certification, and implementation testing as needed
  • Actively contribute knowledge articles to the 1EdTech support site, knowledge base, and member's forum via frequently asked questions and answers, including responding to 1EdTech member-posted questions
  • Work to promote a community of developers and implementers via active collaboration, providing support and tools to grow and foster community participation by members
  • Support the assigned program manager responsible for organizing workgroups, planning and communicating workgroup activities
  • In collaboration with the certification engineering team, track issues and concerns related to compliance certification for improvements to the test suite
  • Lead the alignment of assigned standards with other 1EdTech standards and ecosystem-wide standards such as security, data, and other cross-cutting topics and contribute to those 1EdTech ecosystem efforts
  • Provide member training and bootcamps to help speed adoption and implementations
  • Occasionally represent 1EdTech at various meetings and conferences as agreed in advance
  • Help to grow and provide direction for future 1EdTech standards development
  • Work closely with colleagues on the 1EdTech staff, attending regular staff calls
  • Ensure members receive priority support
  • Maintain member confidential information, including technical specification details, before public release

Job Type: Full-time

  • Provide, on average, a minimum of 40 hours of work to 1EdTech per week in the performance of the above services
  • Normal hours of operation are based on the U.S. Eastern time zone

Travel: 3-4 times per year to attend 1EdTech-hosted meetings in locations primarily in the United States. Other periodic and incidental travel may also be necessary.

Location: Remote

We offer our full-time team members flexible work location and schedule, generous paid time off and holidays, health/dental/vision insurance, 401k, and other great benefits.

Apply for this Position
Please send a letter of interest with your resume highlighting relevant experience to jobs@1edtech.org. All inquiries are treated confidentially.

 

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