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Pearson Senior Software Product Management Analyst in Hoboken, New Jersey

Senior Software Product Management Analyst


At Pearson, we’re committed to a world that’s always learning and to our talented team who makes it all possible. From

bringing lectures vividly to life to turning textbooks into laptop lessons, we are always re-examining 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 motivate each other to explore new frontiers in an environment that supports and inspires us to

always be better. By pushing the boundaries of technology — and each other to surpass these boundaries — we create

seeds of learning that become the catalyst for the world’s innovations, personal and global, large and small.Summary

Pearson's suite of interoperability capabilities facilitate system-to-system communications between various internal and

external learning applications, including a wide-array of 3rd-party Learning Management Systems (LMS's). These

capabilities extensively support existing business and will play a pivotal role in Pearson's future-state platform strategy.

The Senior Product Manager for Interoperability Capabilities provides leadership for multiple cross-functional software

delivery teams (comprised of software engineers, software quality engineers, and technical project managers) sharing

responsibility for planning, designing, and delivering on capabilities to support Pearson's diverse portfolio of learning

products. The Senior Product Manager is active in all phases of planning and development, from gathering stakeholder

input and requirements through design and delivery.


The Senior Product Manager for Interoperability Capabilities:

  • Gathers requirements and other documentation to support the development process;

  • Writes, grooms, and prioritizes users stories;

  • Contributes to mid- and long-term roadmap definition;

  • Serves as product owner in Agile Development ceremonies (including daily scrum, iteration planning, and product


  • Manages and executes on product model roadmaps in response to application requirements and in coordination with

other development groups contributing services for the Pearson platform strategy;

  • Troubleshoots and facilitates the resolution of production issues; and

  • Maintains relevant scope and delivery timelines.


Education & Experience

Please have:

  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent work experience;

  • Minimum 5 years software product management or project management experience;

  • Experience with large-scale systems integration projects with strong aptitude for managing highly complex issues relating

to scalability and interoperability; and

  • Experience managing internal and external stakeholders.

Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities

Please be:

  • Detail oriented, possessing concise and assertive communication skills;

  • Confident in making sound and timely decisions using strong analytical and problem-solving skills;

  • Able to effectively manage multiple concurrent projects;

  • Willing to work independently or collaboratively (as part of a cross-functional team), building consensus both horizontally

and vertically; and

  • Familiar with Agile Development methodologies.

The anticipated starting salary range for Colorado-based individuals expressing interest in this position is 100K-110K. This position is eligible to participate in an annual incentive program.

Benefits available to eligible employees can be seen at:

Primary Location: US-NJ-Hoboken

Other Locations US-RE-Remote

Work Locations: US-NJ-Hoboken-221 River 221 River Street Hoboken 07030

Job: Product Management

Organization: Global Product

Employee Status: Regular Employee

Job Type: Standard

Shift: Day Job

Job Posting: Jan 20, 2021

Job Unposting: Ongoing

Schedule: Full-time Regular

Req ID: 2100128

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.