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Sr. Manager, Software Engineering

Job Req: 3365
Company Entity: Xythos Czech
Community: Technology
Location: Brno, Czechia
Date Posted: Sep 11, 2023
Remote: No Remote

Job Description

Senior Manager, Software Engineering

Brno, Czech Republic



The Opportunity:

Anthology offers the largest EdTech ecosystem on a global scale, supporting over 150 million users in 80 countries. Our mission is to provide dynamic, data-informed experiences to the global education community so that learners and educators can achieve their goals.    



We believe in the power of a truly diverse and inclusive workforce. As we expand globally, we are committed to making diversity, inclusion, and belonging a foundational part of not only our hiring practices but who we are as a company.    



For more information about Anthology and our career opportunities, please visit  



We pride ourselves on creating well-designed web and mobile solutions to support learners, instructors, and administrators. Our technology helps instructors breathe life into educational content, brings efficiency to day-to-day tasks, and empowers instructors with tools to engage and assess every learner. We help motivate learners by promoting collaboration, communication, and connections with their peers and instructors. In this role you will be a part of the Anthology Teaching and Learning organization focusing on the Ally and SafeAssign products. 



As Senior Manager, Software Engineering, you will work closely with QA, CI, User Experience, Product Management and Site Reliability team members to solve a wide variety of technology challenges and to deliver new features and releases.  These teams design, develop, maintain, and deploy scalable multi-tier enterprise web applications leveraging technologies such as Java and JavaScript.  You will advocate for, evangelize, and implement engineering best practices across the team and organization. You will also coordinate with other team leads on cross-team projects to ensure dependencies are identified, understood, and managed.  


The Candidate:  

Required skills/qualifications:

  • Significant experience within software development  
  • Strong problem-solving and analytical thinking skills  
  • A proven track record of managing and growing high performing teams providing education or enterprise SaaS  
  • Considerable experience with Java stack, SQL databases, and web application
  • An understanding of software engineering best practices and experience with Agile methods  
  • Experience working with product management at a senior management level  
  • Experience with large consumer-facing applications  
  • Strong oral and written communication skills in English; ability to communicate effectively with both technical and non-technical audiences 



Preferred skills/qualifications:

  • Experience deploying applications on public cloud (e.g. AWS)
  • Experience with JavaScript, Struts, Spring, Hibernate and/or Scala
  • Experience overseeing full-cycle development processes and related tools - you know how to develop, build, test, deploy and operate applications
  • Experience with relational databases (e.g. PostgreSQL, Oracle, SQL Server)



The Office:   

We have an office in the beautiful and vibrant city of Brno. 

  • Great office location in city center near Luzanky 
  • Accessible by public transportation as well as bike, with bike stands and showers in the office 
  • Cozy personal office spaces where you can shut your door to really focus or leave it open to interact with others 
  • Flexible work hours with no expectations of overtime 
  • Great benefits including health & life insurance and English lessons 
  • Countless walkable places to eat



This job description is not designed to contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties, or responsibilities that are required. Nothing in this job description restricts management's right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities at any time.     


Anthology is an equal employment opportunity/affirmative action employer and considers qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, gender, age, color, religion, national origin, marital status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, protected military/veteran status, or any other legally protected factor.    


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