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Pearson Manager Software Development in Centennial, Colorado

Manager Software Development

Description

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.

SUMMARY

Manager Software Development leads a software development team in the implementation and design of software solutions for complex and difficult business and engineering problems. The position demands someone who can communicate effectively with team members, analyze problems, and create solutions that meet functional as well as non-functional needs such as scalability, reliability, and extensibility. You will engage with an offshore team and ensure delivery of all development related team tasks.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Leads cross-functional offshore teams (including development staff, TPM, and QA) in the design and implementation of new software as well as maintains and enhances existing software

  • Serves as the sole onshore development resource in support of the application during US business hours.

  • Works with product stakeholders and analysts to help decompose requirements into manageable stories and tasks for the offshore team and assist in the estimation of those stories

  • Create solutions by partnering with architects and peer team leads responsible for other domains to understand how best to leverage existing capabilities and APIs.

  • Works with devOps teams to ensure CI/CD pipeline is streamlined and reliable -- also engages with DevOps teams to ensure scalability and availability are up to standards via monitoring/alerting, auto-scaling, and infrastructure-as-code practices are followed.Ensures that code adheres to strict standards for accessibility, security, object-oriented practices and performance

  • Actively participates in requirements, architecture, and design meetings

  • Writes documentation for both internal and external consumers, covering design artifacts, code, and fixes

  • Other duties as assigned

Qualifications

  • Expert knowledge required in the following areas:

  • Experience leading cross-functional offshore teams (including development staff, TPM, and QA) in the design and implementation of new software as well as maintains and enhances existing software

  • As a manager, be able to identify strong performers as opposed to those who are struggling and outline plans for improvement.

  • Organize tasks and goals for the team, follow-up to ensure timely execution as needed.

  • Communicate effectively with team members, peers and supervisors.

  • Experience with Javascript, React.js (v16), HTML/CSS and REST

  • Sig nificant experience or knowledge required in the following areas:

  • Node.js

  • MongoDB

  • MySQL (or other relational SQL db experience)

  • Serverless Architecture

  • AWS Lambda

  • Microservice Architecture

  • Unit Testing / Test Coverage

  • Continuous Integration/Build Automation

  • Agile development

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE

Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science / MIS or equivalent experience required. Minimum five (5) years experience in software engineering and design.

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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.

Primary Location: US-CO-Centennial

Other Locations US-NC-Durham

Work Locations: US-CO-Centennial-2154 East Commons 2154 East Commons Avenue Centennial 80122

Job: Technology

Organization: Technology & Operations

Employee Status: Regular Employee

Job Type: Standard

Shift: Day Job

Job Posting: Jul 7, 2020

Job Unposting: Ongoing

Schedule: Full-time Regular

Req ID: 2006385

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.

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