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Pearson Senior Platform Engineering Manager (US) in Hoboken, New Jersey

Senior Platform Engineering Manager (US)

Reporting to the Director of Engineering, Platform and Integrations (Australia). You will work closely with various Faethm teams to solve platform challenges with automated, scalable, robust, and secure solutions.

Our Team:

  • Workforce Skills is a growth-stage SaaS division of Pearson on a mission to help organizations make better decisions based on trusted information about what people know and can do.

  • Faethm by Pearson is a SaaS platform that uses artificial intelligence to help prepare people for the future of work. We are the newest division at Pearson with ambitious and exciting plans for growth.

  • We are the largest, most-connected digital credential network, and leading brands across industries--including IBM, Oracle, Cisco, Microsoft, and Boeing--and their credential earners around the world.

  • A mission-driven team that prizes respect, hard work, collaboration, and transparency.

  • An equal opportunity employer focused on creating equal opportunity for individuals through portable, data-rich evidence of achievements

As a Platform Engineer Manager, you will be responsible for:

  • Ideally located in Pacific Time or happy to work similar hours to build a global Platform Engineering team in collaboration with the existing team in the Australian Eastern Time zone

  • Remote first, and async when possible (we <3 slack)

  • Join the global Platform Engineering leadership, which includes your direct manager and counterpart in Australia.

  • Proven ability to manage a remote team, initially including up to 7 direct reports, including cloud engineers, data systems engineers, security engineers.

  • Demonstrated ability to upskill existing team members on our core cloud stack technologies.

  • Demonstrated ability to hire and build a collaborative and proficient technical team.

To be successful in this role, you'll ideally have:

  • 8+ years of experience in software engineering, 2+ in engineering management

  • Hands-on technical expertise with Kubernetes, AWS, Terraform, and an ability to design solutions on these technologies.

  • Excited about the opportunity to build on our Kubernetes platform initially with the migration of an existing cloud application to our stack.

Bonus points (Optional):

  • Experience in Heroku, Ruby on Rails, which will support the initial migration.

  • Experience with Jira, scrum (2-week sprint cadence)

  • Experience with GitHub Actions, ArgoCD, Argo Workflows

Compensation at Pearson is influenced by a wide array of factors including but not limited to skill set, level of experience, and specific location. As required by the Colorado, California, Washington State, and New York City laws, the pay range for this position is as follows:

Minimum full-time salary range is between $175,000 - $185,000.

What to expect from Pearson

Did you know Pearson is one of the 10 most innovative education companies of 2022?

At Pearson, we add life to a lifetime of learning so everyone can realize the life they imagine. We do this by creating vibrant and enriching learning experiences designed for real-life impact. We are on a journey to be 100 percent digital to meet the changing needs of the global population by developing a new strategy with ambitious targets. To deliver on our strategic vision, we have five business divisions that are the foundation for the long-term growth of the company: Assessment & Qualifications, Virtual Learning, English Language Learning, Workforce Skills and Higher Education. Alongside these, we have our corporate divisions: Digital & Technology, Finance, Global Corporate Marketing & Communications, Human Resources, Legal, Strategy and Direct to Consumer. Learn more at We are Pearson.

We value the power of an inclusive culture and also 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 building a workplace where talent can learn, grow and thrive.

Pearson is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer and a member of E-Verify. We want a team that represents a variety of backgrounds, perspectives and skills. The more inclusive we are, the better our work will be. All employment decisions are 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. We strive for a workforce that reflects the diversity of our communities.

To learn more about Pearson’s commitment to a diverse and inclusive workforce, navigate to: Diversity, Equity & Inclusion at Pearson.

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Organization: Workforce Skills

Schedule: FULL_TIME

Req ID: 11282