The department I work for is looking for software developers, cloud engineers, SREs, product managers, and probably a bunch of other roles I haven't thought of. If you may want to come here (virtually), let me know and we can talk about what it's like, and I could refer you.
I've been working at McGraw Hill since early 2020. A couple of years before that, it was basically an educational textbook company, with a software division on the side doing online education software. When I joined was right around the time that digital products were passing 50% of the company's revenue, and now it's getting closer to ed-tech company that still does a bit of textbook publishing on the side.
The digital products division, which I work for, is explanding a lot over the next year, and we have a lot of openings. It's a pretty nice place to work. It doesn't pay at the same tier as Google-Apple-Amazon-Facbook, but if you have the background and skills to work at one of those companies, this is a place where you can be an opinion leader and make a big difference, and with less effort. It's a more relaxed job, yet still exciting, and with great coworkers. It's exciting because the digital products leadership has been really good, and thoughtfully shifting the whole organization from its old traditional dev vs. ops vs. IT practices and software on dedicated servers in data centers, to a more cooperative developer+SRE way of working, with software running in containers on cloud, and etc. I've seen a lot of change in this direction in the past year and a half, including reorganizations, and it has been done much more smoothly and thoughtfully and well than I've seen at most organizations I've been at. It's also exciting because there's more to go, and I can shape or drive big parts of it - and so can anyone else here who wants to.
A lot of these jobs are full remote. The main offices are in New York City and Columbus, OH. Engineering had been mainly in Seattle and Boston but they decided to close both of those offices and convert all the Seattle and Boston based employees to full remote, and my group also has people in Germany and Argentina and other faraway places. Most of my coworkers are near Boston, NYC, Columbus, or Seattle, but I think we're open to hiring from just about anywhere now.
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