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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

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

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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