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Senior Manager, Software Engineering

Job Req: BB-3762
Company Entity: Nivel Siete
Community: Technology
Location: Bogota, Colombia
Date Posted: Jan 18, 2022
Remote:
Travel Requirements: None

Job Description

Description

Senior Manager, Software Engineering
Bogota, Colombia


*ONLY CVs SUBMITTED IN ENGLISH WILL BE CONSIDERED*


The Opportunity:
Recently combined with Anthology, Blackboard offers the largest EdTech ecosystem on a global scale, supporting over 150 million users in 80 countries. The company’s mission is to provide dynamic, data-informed experiences to the global education community so that learners and educators can achieve their goals.  

 

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 our company and career opportunities, please visit www.blackboard.com.



This role focuses on Blackboard Learn, where we pride ourselves on creating well-designed web and mobile solutions to support learners, instructors, and administrators. Blackboard Learn allows learners and instructors to access online educational experiences wherever and whenever they want through web and mobile devices.  Our technology helps instructors breathe life into educational content, brings efficiency to day-to-day tasks, and empowers instructors with tools to engage and assess every learner. We help motivate learners by promoting collaboration, communication, and connections with their peers and instructors. 

 
As Senior 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.  These teams design, develop, maintain, and deploy scalable multi-tier enterprise web applications leveraging technologies such as Java and JavaScript.


The Candidate:

Required skills/qualifications:

  • Significant experience within cloud software development
  • Strong problem-solving, analytical thinking, and written & oral communication skills
  • A proven track record of managing and growing high performing teams providing education or enterprise SaaS
  • A working understanding of software engineering best practices and experience with 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 or above 


Preferred skills/qualifications:

  • Considerable experience with Java stack, SQL databases, web applications, and cloud hosted solutions


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/expression, protected military/veteran status, or any other legally protected factor.  

Req ID: BB-3762 

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