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Pearson Software Development and Delivery Manager in United States


As a Software Development and Delivery Manager you will be responsible for successful development and delivery of commercial software services that automatically evaluate student writing. You will lead scrum teams that are focused primarily on machine learning products and associated platforms. In this role you will be responsible for successfully planning, directing, and coordinating project activities within quality and schedule objectives.

Working closely with a small team of experts, we have a unique opportunity for you to play a leading role in taking machine learning based solutions from R&D to product-level operational delivery. Learn more about what we do HERE

LOCATION: Remote - US (with preference in CO)

  • Are you a software manager with a passion for machine learning and operational delivery?

  • Do you thrive on helping teams to function like well-oiled machines?

  • Are you excited by the idea of taking ownership of software used by millions of users a year?



  • Establish, document, and manage project scope

  • Lead the roadmap, release, and sprint planning efforts

  • Create and manage project schedules and timelines

  • Define and manage resource plans

  • Facilitate communication within the development team and with Product Management and Exec stakeholders.


  • Establish schedules and project parameters

  • Develop procedures to accomplish project goals

  • Identify and manage project issues and risks

  • Coordinate work across multiple projects and functional departments

  • Track development

  • Facilitate team meetings

  • Act as focal point for project problem resolution and escalation

  • Coordinate efforts related to user acceptance testing (UAT) for business stakeholders as needed.

  • Coordinate work and requirements with all groups

Required Education & Experience:

  • Bachelors Degree in Computer Science or related field

  • 5+ years of experience managing engineering teams

  • Experience partnering with program management teams

  • Strong Agile Scrum project management experience

  • Experience managing multiple projects simultaneously

  • Proven track record of successfully leading multiple projects teams through the full software development life cycle to deliver business goals and requirements

License / Certifications:

  • Certified ScrumMaster (CSM) Certification preferred

As required by the Colorado Equal Pay Transparency Act, Pearson provides a reasonable range of minimum compensation for roles that may be hired in Colorado. Actual compensation is influenced by a wide array of factors including but not limited to skill set, level of experience, and specific office location. For the state of Colorado only, the range of starting pay for this role is $120k - $130k. This position is eligible to participate in an annual incentive program, and information on benefits offered is here.

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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: Assessment & Qualifications

Schedule: FULL_TIME

Req ID: 6245