Senior Technical Product Manager

Pearson   •  

Boston, MA

Industry: Education.

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5 - 7 years

Posted 267 days ago

This job is no longer available.

The Position:

As a Sr. Technical Product Manager at Pearson, you’ll be working with a highly-capable team of product leaders, architects, UX designers, engineers and testers focused on building efficacious learning experiences on Pearson’s flagship learning management system, Pearson Realize. Your primary responsibility will be to define, own, prioritize and deliver on a backlog of features that are all ultimately in support of improving teaching and learning.

What you’ll do:

?Collaborate with designers, architects, engineers, and quality assurance to translate high-level business objectives into project charters, stories and acceptance criteria

?Use quantitative and qualitative methods to balance business and technical needs

?Perform acceptance and ad-hoc functional testing of new features

?Effectively manage trade-offs between cost/schedule versus business benefit

?Manage projects, drive delivery, plan/organize work, manage risks, communicate effectively and adapt to inevitable challenges

?Manage and coordinate technical integrations across multiple lines of business

?Coach and mentor junior technical product managers and business analysts

Qualifications

What you’ll need:

?Technical degree and 5 years in a technical product management role

?3 years experience leading small to medium sized teams

?Familiarity with web-based and mobile product development and understanding of typical technology architecture for web and mobile applications

?Experience managing, translating and distilling requirements across multiple products into common capabilities / reusable services

?Strong customer focus, excellent problem solving and analytical skills

?Self-starter, accustomed to working in a changing environment, who takes pride and ownership their products

?Excellent communicator, comfortable having technical discussions with both internal and external developers, as well as discussing high level concepts with customers.

?Proven ability to work with cross functional teams to drive the implementation of new features as well as resolve operational issues

?Strong preference for candidates with experience in K-12 education, emphasizing learning management systems, SCORM and Tin Can

?Ability to facilitate communication between technical and non-technical stakeholders

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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.

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