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Pearson Software Product Manager in San Francisco, California

Software Product Manager - ( 2105562 )


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.

We seek a Product Manager to join a highly collaborative and fast-moving team dedicated to building the next generation of immersive digital learning and practice tools within higher education. These high-intensity, high-profile initiatives demand a high degree of flexibility and willingness to work hands-on to achieve aggressive release targets with significant market potential.

As a product manager, you are a bridge between the product development organization and customer-facing product application teams. This position is focused on building flexible and scalable backend services to support many of the product applications in the Pearson portfolio. Rather than working on any one user experience, you are working on the core learning services that can support many different user experiences. You work with other product managers to define and scope the necessary capabilities, and you partner with software developers to scope, prioritize, implement, and rapidly deliver them. 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.


  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent (advanced degree preferred)

  • Minimum of 2 – 4 years agile software product management experience, ideally using Agile development

  • Demonstrated success contributing to the definition and building of excellent products

Key Skills:

  • Experience working with multi-functional project teams and working cross-functionally

  • Able to deliver a compelling presentation in front of small groups

  • Ability to write a clear, concise technical documentation

  • Outstanding analytical skills and attention to detail

  • Highly collaborative nature to lead and thrive in team environments

  • Passion for improving the world through education

  • Ability to adapt to changing priorities quickly

Preferred Skills:

  • Experience developing new products in the education technology or digital media fields

  • Background in instructional design and/or learning theory related to interactive multimedia

  • Experience with JIRA

The anticipated starting salary range for Colorado-based individuals expressing interest in this position is $80k-90K. This position is eligible to participate in an annual incentive program.

Benefits available to eligible employees can be seen at:


Primary Location : US-MA-Boston

Other Locations : US-CO-Centennial, US-NJ-Hoboken, US-CA-San Francisco, US-TX-San Antonio

Work Locations :

US-CO-Centennial-2154 East Commons

2154 East Commons Avenue


Job : Product Management

Organization : Global Product

Employee Status : Regular Employee

Job Type : Standard

Job Level : Individual Contributor

Shift : Day Job

Travel : Yes, 25 % of the Time

Job Posting : Jun 3, 2021

Job Unposting : Ongoing

Schedule: : Full-time Regular

Req ID: 2105562