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Software Engineering Manager

Company: Pearson
Location: Concord
Posted on: January 23, 2023

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  • share by email At Pearson VUE ( www.pearsonVUE.com ), we believe learning takes us from potential to progress. That is why we deliver high-stakes exams that help industries and individuals make an impact on their professions, communities, and the lives of others. Our customers' high-stakes certification, licensure, admissions, and other credentialing exams help people advance in technology, government, and professional careers, as well as attain educational growth. Pearson VUE offers proctored exams through the world's largest network of test centers in addition to testing in online and un proctored environments. Our Products and Technology team powers our business to deliver over 19 million exams annually at 20,000 test centers in 188 countries.Pearson VUE is a business of Pearson, the world's leading learning company with global-reach and market-leading businesses. Pearson is listed on both the London and New York stock exchanges (UK: PSON; NYSE: PSO). For more information, visit www.pearson.com . As a global business, we understand the critical link between technology and business strategy and integrate them closely to help people succeed in their lifetime of learning. From leadership to stable teams, we foster collaboration and teamwork towards building a collective "we" culture in everything.SummaryAs a Software Engineering Manager, you will have the opportunity to provide tactical, strategic, and technical leadership for a software engineering group that supports a critical business domain. In this role, you will support the development of software systems through stable teams including Architects, Developers, Business Analysts, and Quality Engineers. You will do this by coordinating and managing the daily activities of group members in assigned work areas and resolving day-to-day issues, workflow, and business issues. You are also expected to apply industry experience, processes, and tools to improve team operations and to build and maintain a supportive, cooperative, and cohesive work environment. As a Software Engineering Manager, you will regularly coordinate with other functional teams, as well as disciplines like Product Strategy, Product Management and Program Management. You will also represent the team's work with important internal stakeholder groups, working with them to understand their needs and resolve their issues through the following core responsibilities.The Product:Product DeliveryRepresent team capacity and work with the business to schedule prioritized projectsUnderstand the product and solution space and ensure Pearson VUE maintains best-in-classSuggest and lead process and technology improvements within the technology teamEnsure diversity within the engineering roadmap between internal engineering needs (e.g., technical debt, security), client needs and roadmap itemsManage resource requirements and formulate strategies to meet stakeholder needsEngage with other teams to ensure successful coordination of project dependenciesCollaborate with Project Managers to drive work to successful completionManage Critical Incident response efforts with client needs first and foremostEnsure each product release meet Pearson VUE quality thresholdsPeople Management:Provide one on one coaching and direction for team membersSet goals and provide feedback for team member's performance reviewsProvide responsible management of compensation plans for staffRecruit and retain high performing staff with skills that meet the team's needsManage partnerships with consulting firms to supplement engineering teams as necessaryPromote a culture of continuous improvement within your team and the larger organizationTechnology Leadership:Understand and manage the various technologies leveraged in application suitesCollaborate with architects and directors on strategic direction and drive that direction to completionRepresent technical issues to product stakeholders and clientsIdentify areas for technical improvement and create plans to addressProvide leadership around agile development processes and emerging trends in engineering best practicesMinimize technical debt by balancing maintenance and feature work as necessaryCommunications:Collaborate with product stakeholders regarding roadmap and releasesPromote organizational goals and values to your teamRepresent Pearson VUE in current and potential client engagementsRequired Education and Experience:Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Business or other application field or equivalent experience7+ years in software development and demonstrated ability to lead and manage teams towards high performance4+ years in technical leadership with relevant experience on Java based applicationsAt least 2-3 years in a direct management role or other related background consistent with success in this role.Desired Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:Ability to work well through ambiguity and make tough decisionsAgility in leadership to take on challenges with growing business needsStrong interpersonal, communication and presentation skillsExcellent analytical and problem-solving skillsPassion for agile software development and continuous improvementPearson 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.Compensation at Pearson is influenced by a wide array of factors including but not limited to skill set, level of experience, and specific office location. As required by the Colorado and New York City laws, the pay range for this position is as follows:Minimum full-time salary range is between $135,000 - $155,000.This position is eligible to participate in an annual incentive program, and information on benefits offered is here here .ABOUT USLearning is the most powerful force for change in the world. More than 20,000 Pearson employees deliver our products and services in nearly 200 countries, all working towards a common purpose - to help everyone achieve their potential through learning. We do that by providing high quality, digital content and learning experiences, as well as assessments and qualifications that help people build their skills and grow with the world around them. We are the world's leading learning company. Learn more at pearsonplc.com.Pearson believes that wherever learning flourishes, so do people. We are committed to being an anti-racistcompany in everything we do. We value the power of an inclusive culture and a strong sense of belonging. We promote a culture where differences are embraced, opportunities are accessible, consideration and respect are the norm, and all individuals are supported in reaching their full potential. Through our talent, we believe that diversity, equity, and inclusion make us a more innovative and vibrant place to work. People are at the center, and we are committed to a sustainable environment and workplace where talent can learn, grow, and thrive. 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.#LI-POSTLearning is the most powerful force for change in the world. More than 20,000 Pearson employees deliver our products and services in nearly 200 countries, all working towards a common purpose - to help everyone achieve their potential through learning. We do that by providing high quality, digital content and learning experiences, as well as assessments and qualifications that help people build their skills and grow with the world around them. We are the world's leading learning company. Learn more at pearsonplc.com.Pearson believes that wherever learning flourishes, so do people. We are committed to being an anti-racistcompany in everything we do. We value the power of an inclusive culture and a strong sense of belonging. We promote a culture where differences are embraced, opportunities are accessible, consideration and respect are the norm, and all individuals are supported in reaching their full potential. Through our talent, we believe that diversity, equity, and inclusion make us a more innovative and vibrant place to work. People are at the center, and we are committed to a sustainable environment and workplace where talent can learn, grow, and thrive. To learn more about Pearson's commitment to a diverse and inclusive workforce, please click here: http://www.pearson.com/careers/diversity-and-inclusion.htmlPearson 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.Job: TECHNOLOGYOrganization: Assessment & Qualifications

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