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Pearson Software Development and Delivery Manager in Boulder, Colorado

Software Development and Delivery Manager

Description

We have an excellent opportunity on our automated scoring team for a versatile,

experienced Software Development and Delivery Manager who thrives in a collaborative problem solving and solution delivery environment. Working closely with a small team of experts, you will have a unique opportunity to play a leading role in migrating machine learning based solutions from R&D to product-level operational delivery.

Learn more about what we do here: http://www.pearsonlearningnews.com/automated-

scoring-5-things-to-know-and-a-history-lesson/

Description

As a Software Development and Delivery Manager you will be responsible for successful development and delivery of commercial software services that automatically evaluate student writing. You will lead scrum teams that are focused primarily on machine learning products and associated platforms. In this role you will be responsible for successfully planning, directing, and coordinating project activities within quality and schedule objectives.

Development

  • Establish, document, and manage project scope

  • Lead the roadmap, release, and sprint planning efforts

  • Create and manage project schedules and timelines

  • Define and manage resource plans

  • Facilitate communication within the development team and with Product

Management and Exec stakeholders.

Delivery

  • Establish schedules and project parameters

  • Develop procedures to accomplish project goals

  • Identify and manage project issues and risks

  • Coordinate work across multiple projects and functional departments

  • Track development

  • Facilitate team meetings

  • Act as focal point for project problem resolution and escalation

  • Coordinate efforts related to user acceptance testing (UAT) for business

stakeholders as needed.

  • Coordinate work and requirements with all groups

Qualifications

Desired Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Energetic motivator that excels at managing cross functional teams

  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills

  • Excellent organizational and coordination skills

  • Ability to coordinate distributed teams

  • Ability to effectively deal with change in a fast paced environment

  • Knowledge of software development life cycle (SDLC) processes

  • Knowledge of project management methods and tools

  • Excellent listening, oral, and written communications skills

  • Self-starter

  • Leadership and team building skills

  • Negotiation and conflict resolution skills

  • Familiarity with cloud technologies like AWS

  • Knowledge/experience with Python, Jupyter notebooks, Pandas, and Docker a

plus

Required Education & Experience:

  • Bachelors Degree or equivalent work experience

  • 5 or more years software development project experience

  • Strong Agile Scrum project management experience

  • Experience managing multiple projects simultaneously

  • Proven track record of successfully leading multiple projects teams through the

full software development life cycle to deliver business goals and requirements

License / Certifications:

  • Certified ScrumMaster (CSM) Certification preferred

Pearson is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer and a member of E-Verify. All qualified applicants, including minorities, women, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

Primary Location: US-CO-Boulder

Work Locations: US-CO-Boulder-4845 Pearl East 4845 Pearl East Circle Boulder 80301

Job: Technology

Organization: Assessments School

Employee Status: Regular Employee

Job Type: Standard

Shift: Day Job

Job Posting: Jan 14, 2020

Job Unposting: Ongoing

Schedule: Full-time Regular

Req ID: 2000366

Pearson is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer and a member of E-Verify. All qualified applicants, including minorities, women, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

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