[Jobs Roundup] Here's how you can work for edtech startup Lead School

Lead School's latest funding round will be used to accelerate growth by building a pan-India brand, rollout of new product offerings, strategic acquisitions, and hiring top talent across domains.
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Last week, Mumbai-based edtech startup Lead School raised $30 million in a Series D funding round led by global VC fund GSV Ventures along with WestBridge Capital, an existing investor.

According to a statement by Lead School, this is GSV Venture’s first major investment in an India-based edtech firm. The startup had last raised $28 million in Series C round in August 2020, which was led by WestBridge and Elevar Equity. It had also acquired student assessment startup QuizNext in December 2020.

Founded in 2012 by Sumeet Mehta and Smita Deorah, LEAD School combines technology, curriculum, and pedagogy into an integrated system of teaching and learning to create affordable private schools.

In 2020, it claims to have witnessed 3X growth, catering to over 2,000 schools with around 8 lakh students. It aims to reach out to 25,000 schools in the next five years.

The latest funding round will be used by Lead School to accelerate growth by building a pan-India brand, rollout of new product offerings, strategic acquisitions, and hiring top talent across domains.

If you would like to be a part of Lead School's growth plans, these job openings may be for you:

Data Engineer II and III

Experience required: 3-8 years

This role involves collecting, storing, processing, and analysing large sets of data and the primary focus will be on choosing optimal solutions to use for these purposes, as well as maintaining, implementing, and monitoring them.

The data engineer is also responsible for integrating them with the architecture used across the company.

For more information, click here.

Software Development Engineer - Frontend

Experience required: 5+ years

This role involves gathering functional requirements from product management/UX teams and translating requirements into technical specifications to build robust, scalable, supportable solutions. The SDE will also serve as technical lead throughout the full development lifecycle, end to end, from scoping, planning, conception, design, implementation and testing, to documentation, delivery and maintenance.

For more information, click here.

Software Development Engineer - Backend

Experience required: 5+ years

In this role, the candidate will research, design and build highly reliable, available and scalable platforms, as well as explore design implications and work towards an appropriate balance between functionality,

performance, and maintainability. They will also own large technical deliverables and execute them.

For more information, click here.

Area Sales Manager

Experience required: 5-8 years

This role involves understanding the business' products and integrated solutions and their impact on student learning, thereby creating sales pipelines and generating leads.

The area sales manager is also expected to conduct product demo and academic discussions with schools, and negotiate contracts and close agreements.

For more information, click here.

Lead Academy Product Manager

Experience required: 6-10 years

This product manager role involves surveying the market, outlining a strategy that blends meeting teacher needs with those of the organisation, planning and executing strategy, and having Lead Academy operational by the end of the year.

For more information, click here.

Edited by Teja Lele Desai

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