CodeHS is a comprehensive platform helping schools teach computer…

Engineering Manager

$110K - $150K / 0.10%
Chicago, IL, US
Job Type
1+ years
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About the role

What is CodeHS?

CodeHS is a comprehensive program for helping schools teach computer science. We provide web-based curriculum, teacher tools and resources, and professional development.


The mission of CodeHS is to empower all students to meaningfully impact the future. We believe that in the 21st century, coding is a foundational skill, just like reading and writing. That’s why we say: Read, Write, Code. We do this by providing great curriculum, tools, and resources to teachers, students, and schools to implement high quality computer science programs. We believe that everyone should get the chance to learn coding, and that it’s a skill that provides limitless creative opportunity to students.

This is an in office position, which would require 5 days a week in the CodeHS Chicago office at 747 N LaSalle in River North. Must be authorized to work in the US. We are a distributed company.

Engineering Manager Job Description

CodeHS is looking for an Engineering Manager to join the team to serve as the direct supervisor for a team of Software Engineers. You will report directly to the CTO and have a team of direct reports. We are a small team and you would be the second Engineering Manager outside of the CTO.


  • Manage a team of software engineers in all aspects of their job
  • Hold weekly 1on1’s with your direct reports
  • Hold annual performance reviews with your team
  • Support your team in their implementation and execution of projects
  • Ensure your team is hitting deadlines and staying on track
  • Hold your team accountable for task completion and communication
  • Develop your team’s skills and support their career growth
  • Meet with your team twice per year about their Career Checkin form
  • Promote strong team culture
  • Foster collaboration and team-building
  • Help match engineers on your team with projects to help them succeed
  • Code review projects for engineers on your team and on other teams when relevant
  • Help plan projects and write project specs
  • Work cross-functionally with other teams to ensure new projects meet business needs.
  • Interview engineering candidates
  • Onboard new engineers
  • Run training sessions for engineers
  • Advocate to your manager, the CTO, on behalf of the needs of your team
  • Participate in Leadership Team meetings and events. This includes weekly team meetings and quarterly planning sessions.
  • Managers have additional travel requirements above and beyond the rest of the team.


  • Passionate about improving access to quality education
  • Management or engineering leadership experience, a plus
  • Engineering background
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Extremely organized and detail-oriented
  • Interest in systems and processes, always asking, "How can we do this even better?"
  • Teaching experience or working in the educational system a plus

You're a great fit for this position if you are passionate about improving education, being a great communicator, going the extra mile to solve problems creatively, and working on the forefront to use technology to improve education.

This is an in office position, which would require 5 days a week in the CodeHS Chicago office at 747 N LaSalle in River North.


  • Health, dental, vision
  • Equity
  • 401k plan with 4% match
  • Paid Parental leave
  • Strong vacation policy (18 days off + 17 company holidays)
  • Short term and long term disability
  • Lunch provided some days in the Chicago office
  • Cost of monthly CTA ride pass is covered
  • $400 annual professional development stipend

CodeHS is an equal opportunity employer. CodeHS maintains a drug-free workplace.

About CodeHS

Team Size:83
Location:Chicago, IL
Zach Galant
Zach Galant
Jeremy Keeshin
Jeremy Keeshin