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Manager, Software Engineering

Community: Technology
Location: , Colombia
Date Posted: Jun 14, 2021
Remote: Yes
Travel Requirements: None

Job Description

Description

Manager, Software Engineering

Bogota, Colombia

*ONLY CVs SUBMITTED IN ENGLISH WILL BE CONSIDERED*

 

The Opportunity: 

We’re looking for a Manager, Software Engineering to help us push the boundaries of what education can offer through the power of technology. Education is our passion, and our team members bring that to work each day as they aim to advance learning in every region of the world. Blackboard is the world's leading education technology company, providing dynamic products and services to the global education community. We’re focused on driving innovation in EdTech and working with our clients to create a smarter learning environment.

 

For more information about Blackboard Inc. and our career opportunities, please visit www.blackboard.com 


The Blackboard Collaborate teams enable an interactive learning experience through virtual classrooms and real-time communication. As a member of our Product Development and Delivery organization, you’ll work in an agile environment delivering industry-leading SaaS products and web service platforms.  


As Manager, Software Engineering, you will work closely with the QA, CI, User Experience, and Product Management teams to solve a wide variety of technology challenges and to deliver Blackboard’s new feature and original system releases, all the while advocating for, evangelizing, and implementing engineering best practices across the team and organization. You will work and coordinate with other team leads on cross-team projects to ensure dependencies are identified, understood, and managed.
 

The Candidate: 

Required skills/qualifications:

  • Significant experience within cloud software development 
  • Strong problem-solving, analytical thinking, and written & oral communication skills 
  • Proven track record of managing and growing high performing teams providing education or enterprise SaaS 
  • Considerable experience with Java and SQL on database management systems such as SQL Server, Oracle, and Postgres 
  • Experienced with current web development technologies like Spring, jQuery, Ajax, HTML5, CSS3, Angular, React, Backbone, and Typescript 
  • A working understanding of software engineering best practices and Agile methods 
  • Experience working with product management at a senior management level 
  • Experience with large consumer-facing applications 
  • Fluency in written and spoken English at CEF B2 level or above

 

Preferred skills/qualifications:

  • Any experience in the education sector or with cloud applications

 

To ensure the safety and wellbeing of our employees during the COVID-19 pandemic, Blackboard positions are currently remote (where possible).

 
This job description is not designed to contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties, or responsibilities that are required. Nothing in this job description restricts management's right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities at any time.   

 

Blackboard is an equal employment opportunity/affirmative action employer and considers qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, gender, age, color, religion, national origin, marital status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity/expressionprotected military/veteran status, or any other legally protected factor.  

 

 

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