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Software Project Manager


thisislanguage.com is the smart language tool for classrooms and winner of the prestigious 2019 BETT Award. We’re a small team of linguists and creatives who are using technology to improve language-teaching in schools. Our office is right in the heart of Oxford, a few minutes’ walk from Carfax tower. We’re used by almost 1000 schools worldwide, we’re growing fast and in 2019 we will be 8 years old!

We’re looking for a Software Project Manager with a rock-solid work ethic, creative flair and fantastic people skills to join the team and lead our product to new heights.

Your responsibilities:

  • Leading on the implementation of dazzling new features
  • Managing an experienced team of outsourced developers
  • Commissioning freelancers to integrate third party services with our API
  • Generating ideas for how to analyse user data and improve our product
  • Championing an exceptionally high standard of code
  • Ensuring we stay at the cutting edge of our industry

Your skills:

  • Strong experience participating in software projects
  • A deep feeling for UX and design
  • At least basic programming skills
  • Familiar with architectural concepts and their purpose (APIs, Database, JavaScript, React, UI components, AWS, e.t.c.)
  • Able to manage different web development roles (DBA, Developer, SysAdmin, DevOps e.t.c.)
  • Understand the role of CRMs and their integration

Other things we like:

  • A strong interest in languages
  • A good sense of humour
  • Lateral thinking
  • Food

What you’ll love about us:

  • 22 days holiday a year + 8 days bank holiday
  • Free Puregym membership (close to office)
  • Curzon Cult Membership (unlimited free cinema trips!)
  • Regular staff outings
  • Proper work/life balance
  • Competitive salary

    To apply please email recruitment@thisislanguage.com