Software Development and Delivery Manager

Pearson - Boulder, CO3.8

Full-timeEstimated: $86,000 - $120,000 a year
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**Description**

At Pearson, we’re committed to a world that’s 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.

**Software Development and Delivery Manager in Boulder, Colorado**

We have an excellent opportunity on our automated scoring team for a versatile, experienced Software Development and Delivery Manager who thrives in a collaborative problem solving and solution delivery environment. Working closely with a small team of experts, you will have a unique opportunity to play a leading role in migrating machine learning based solutions from R&D to product-level operational delivery.

Learn more about what we do here: http://www.pearsonlearningnews.com/automated-scoring-5-things-to-know-and-a-history-lesson/

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.

Development **
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  • 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.
Delivery

  • 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
**Qualifications**

What would make you a good fit:
+ Strong coding & analytics skills including proficiency in python and Linux

+ Expert grasp of Computer Science/Engineering including data structures, data modeling, algorithms, distributed systems and software design.

+ Proficiency at querying SQL and NoSQL databases and ability to build and maintain processes to retrieve and integrate data from various sources.

+ Experience with Web Application Development including HTTP, REST, DevOps.

+ Experience with Cloud Development (e.g. Amazon EC2, Docker, Kubernetes)

+ Track record of producing machine learning models and production infrastructure at scale

+ Strong verbal and written communication skills including the ability to interact effectively with colleagues of varying technical and non-technical abilities

+ Passionate about agile software processes, data-driven development, reliability, and systematic experimentation

+ Masters degree or higher preferred

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-Boulder

**Other Locations** US-IA-Iowa City, US-MN-Bloomington, US-TX-Austin

**Work Locations: ** US-CO-Boulder-4940 Pearl East 4940 Pearl East Circle Suite 200/201/204 Boulder 80301

**Job: ** Technology

**Organization: ** Assessments School

**Employee Status: ** Regular Employee

**Job Type: ** Standard

**Shift: ** Day Job

**Job Posting: ** Jul 22, 2019

**Job Unposting: ** Ongoing

**Schedule: ** Full-time Regular

**Req ID: ** 1909590

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.