Pearson Senior Manager, Engineering in Centennial, Colorado
At Pearson, we’re committed to a world that’s always learning and to our talented team who make it all possible. By embracing a massive digital transformation that includes highly experiential and personalized learning, we are always re-examining and continuously improving the way people learn best, whether it’s one child in our own backyard or an education community across the globe. We are bold thinkers and standout innovators who are mission-driven and motivate each other to explore new frontiers in an environment that supports and inspires us to always be better.
We are looking for a talented Software Development Manager to lead 3+ DevOps Teams building real time Learning Analytics and Insights Platforms. Looking for a Strong People and Technology Leader who has the passion to take an idea and drive it to the delivery. As a Software Development and Delivery Manager, you will be responsible for successful development and delivery of commercial software services that facilitate Data and Learning Analytics systems built on top of Big Data Platform. This opportunity will leverage your passion, drive and experience around building high performing teams involved in critical solution delivery. In the role, you will drive the team to operate in most efficient and effective way with clear goals while focusing on improving team motivation and engagement.
Pearson is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer and a member of E-Verify. We are committed to building a team that represents a variety of backgrounds, perspectives, and skills. The more inclusive we are, the better our work will be. All employment is decided on the basis of qualifications, merit, and business need. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, protected veteran status, disability status, or any other group protected by law.
Develop, manage, and nurture relationships at all levels - direct reports, peers, superiors, partners, and customers.
Have excellent communication skills. Besides nurturing relationships, you must understand your team’s strengths and weaknesses (technical and non-technical), clearly update your customer on status and changes, always keep your management knowledgeable about what you are doing and your status, and continually be in sync with your Product Manager, QA Manager, and Technical Project Manager.
Comfortable with cloud environments, automated deployments, CI/CD, real time streaming, big data analytics, REST interfaces, software patterns, how to solve hard technical problems. You are not an architect or tech guru, but you need to understand the technology well enough to understand if a technical decision is a good choice or bad.
Comfortable with programming, especially with Java. You are not developer, but you need to be able to open up someone else’s code and be able to discern good code from bad.
Able to scope out projects. Ability to execute and maintain strategic goals and metrics.
Able to identify the deliverables, dependencies, milestones, risks, and other pressures on the team.
Understand, monitor and help improve process so that delivery is efficient and successful. You will not be a Scrum Master, but you will partner in improving processes and responsible for making sure decisions are followed through.
Understand how software is deployed and what it takes to get software properly tested and blue / green deployed without any disruption to the customer experience.
Understand if your team has the right individuals for the right roles. You will be responsible for the performance reviews, hiring, and termination of your team. members. You must understand how the different individuals contribute to the delivery of system.
What would make you a good fit:
5+ years of Multiple Team Management and Software Delivery Experience with DevOps and SecOps thinking, managing globally distributed teams.
3+ years of hands-on Software Development Experience.
Great at analyzing and understanding complex systems and being able to contribute to its design
Experience with AWS, REST Services, SQL, NoSQL, Java, Cloud Services, and DevOps
Experience working with Direct-to-Consumer Products and Features is a plus
Experience in Google Cloud and Big Data Technonologies is a plus
Vendor Management Experience is a plus
The anticipated starting salary range for Colorado-based individuals expressing interest in this position is $130-165K. This position is eligible to participate in an annual incentive program.
Benefits available to eligible employees can be seen at: https://pearsonbenefitsus.com/
Learning is the most powerful force for change in the world. More than 20,000 Pearson employees deliver our products and services in nearly 200 countries, all working towards a common purpose – to help everyone achieve their potential through learning. We do that by providing high quality, digital content and learning experiences, as well as assessments and qualifications that help people build their skills and grow with the world around them. We are the world’s leading learning company. Learn more at pearsonplc.com.
Pearson believes that wherever learning flourishes, so do people. We are committed to being an anti-racist company in everything we do. We value the power of an inclusive culture and a strong sense of belonging. We promote a culture where differences are embraced, opportunities are accessible, consideration and respect are the norm, and all individuals are supported in reaching their full potential. Through our talent, we believe that diversity, equity, and inclusion make us a more innovative and vibrant place to work. People are at the center, and we are committed to a sustainable environment and workplace where talent can learn, grow, and thrive.
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Pearson is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer and a member of E-Verify. We are committed to building a team that represents a variety of backgrounds, perspectives, and skills. The more inclusive we are, the better our work will be. All employment is decided based on qualifications, merit, and business need. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, ethnicity, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, national origin, protected veteran status, disability status, or any other group protected by law.
Organization: Technology & Operations
Req ID: 1142