Pearson Solution Design Manager in London, United Kingdom
Solution Design Manager
At Pearson, we are committed to a world that is 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.
We are looking for a Solution Design Manager to join our UK & APAC technology delivery function leading a team of analysts and solution architects designing services for our UK & APAC qualification business. The solution design team work closely with local platform leads, senior business stakeholders and SMEs and are the primary advisory counsel to our demand intake channel. The team are responsible for both the logical and physical design plans, associated artefacts and review board submissions, ensuring that technologies identified and design decisions are aligned with the UK & APAC transformation programme and global technology strategy.
Deliver transitional roadmaps, design artefacts, solution sizing and architecture review board submissions
Align with global technology strategy and UK technology transformation programme
Collaborate with Enterprise Architecture, Information Security, Global & UK Platforms teams and Technology Operations.
Identify solutions that simplify the estate, leverage global platforms and align with our financial objectives.
Work effectively across all teams and communicate the solution plans and design rationale
Key Requirements (Skills & Experience):
Experience of leading technical teams, solution design teams or a senior architectural role
Experience of a range of technologies including Microsoft, Oracle and AWS
Experience of API design, Microservices, IDAM, MDM and Data Analytics
Experience of Agile methodologies
Experience working in education organisations;
Relevant certification in computer science and agile or scaled agile development
Experience with Jira and LucidCharts
Primary Location: GB-GB-London
Work Locations: GB-London-80 Strand 80 Strand London WC2R 0RL
Organization: Technology & Operations
Employee Status: Regular Employee
Job Type: Standard
Shift: Day Job
Job Posting: Apr 18, 2018
Job Unposting: Ongoing
Schedule: Full-time Regular
Req ID: 1801105
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.