Join our Talent Network
Join our Talent Network
Skip to main content

Manager, Software Engineering

This job posting is no longer active.

Community: Technology
Location: Colombia
Date Posted: Sep 7, 2021
Remote: Yes
Travel Requirements: None

Job Description


Manager, Software Engineering

Remote - Colombia



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.


At Blackboard, we believe in the power of a truly diverse and inclusive workforce. As we expand globally, we are committed to making diversity, inclusion, and belonging a foundational part of not only our hiring practices, but who we are as a company.

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

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

The Office:
Blackboard has an office located in Bogota, Colombia as a hub for the LAC market.

  • Located in Capital Towers center in the financial district  
  • Excellent and secure area to eat lunch, have a walk, or dine after office hours   
  • Benefits in prepaid medicine  
  • Easy access to public transportation close to two important avenues, Carrera 7 and Calle 100  
  • Free bike parking for employees and paid bike parking for visitors   
  • Multiple private spaces for virtual and face-to-face meetings  
  • Regular events like bring your dog to work day and ping-pong, foosball, and Mario Kart tournaments   
  • Sodexo card provided for employees  
  • Learn more about the Bogota office culture by checking out our Facebook page  

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.  


Req ID: 3623

Share: mail

Similar Jobs

Scrum Master


UX Designer




Senior Designer


Product Manager