ABOUT THE PROGRAM:
The Uncommon Schools Innovation Fellowship program prepares technologists for impactful work in the education sector. Fellows will work for and be managed by Ponder, Uncommon’s engineering partner, while integrating deeply with teams across Uncommon’s various infrastructure, operational and instructional divisions. Together, Ponder and Uncommon are at the forefront of driving innovation to scale effective instruction, and this fellowship lies at the heart of building and optimizing that partnership.
ABOUT THE ROLE:
Your role has two components, technical program management and DevOps. The balance of ownership in these areas will shift depending on candidate’s interest and skill level. Some areas of focus will be internal to Uncommon, while others will be Ponder products incubated at Uncommon in preparation for general release. Success in this role requires a combination of excellent communication and problem solving skills, in addition to a core understanding of how software is built and how databases work.
TECHNICAL PROGRAM MANAGEMENT:
SKILLS & EXPERIENCE:
Ponder offers competitive salaries commensurate with experience and a comprehensive benefits package. Aside from extensive professional development, all our staff members are equipped with a laptop computer, email, and all necessary supplies.
Ponder believes in the importance of being a diverse, equitable and inclusive organization that enables our students and staff to thrive. We are committed to building a talented team that reflects the diverse backgrounds and experiences of our students. At the same time, we work to ensure an inclusive community through creating a space for important dialogue about issues of race and identity for our staff and students._ As an equal opportunity employer, we hire without consideration to race, religion, creed, color, national origin, age, gender, sexual orientation, marital status, veteran status or disability_.