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Pearson Software Development & Delivery Manager in Boulder, Colorado

Software Development & Delivery Manager - ( 2101632 )

Description

We are the world’s learning company with more than 24,000 employees operating in 70 countries. We combine world-class educational content and assessment,powered by services and technology, to enable more effective teaching and personalized learning at scale. We believe that wherever learning flourishes so do people.

Software Development and Delivery Manager in Boulder, Colorado

  • Are you a software manager with a passion for machine learning and operational delivery?

  • Do you thrive on helping teams to function like well-oiled machines?

  • Are you excited by the idea of taking ownership of software used by millions of users a year?

Working closely with a small team of experts, we have a unique opportunity for you to play a leading role in taking machine learning based solutions from R&D to product-level operational delivery. Learn more about what we do here: https://www.pearsonassessments.com/large-scale-assessments/k-12-large-scale-assessments/automated-scoring.html

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

The anticipated starting salary range for Colorado-based individuals expressing interest in this position is $100k- $110k DOQ. This position is eligible to participate in an annual incentive program. Benefits available to eligible employees can be seen at: https://pearsonbenefitsus.com/

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.

Qualifications

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

Primary Location : US-CO-Boulder

Other Locations : US-RE-Remote

Work Locations :

US-CO-Boulder-4845 Pearl East

4845 Pearl East Circle

Boulder80301

Job : Technology

Organization : Assessments School

Employee Status : Regular Employee

Job Type : Standard

Job Level : Manager

Shift : Day Job

Job Posting : Jan 29, 2021

Job Unposting : Ongoing

Schedule: : Full-time Regular

Req ID: 2101632

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