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Manager, Software Engineering

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Community: Technology
Location: Bogota, Colombia
Date Posted: Nov 22, 2021
Remote: No
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 of 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 www.blackboard.com. 

 


As Manager of 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
  • A 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
  • Experience 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). 

 

 

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, dental plan, and wellness allowance 

·          Easy access to public transportation close to two important avenues, Carrera 7 and Calle 100 

·          Free parking for employees and paid 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 

·          Daily budget to spend on beverage vending machines

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



Req ID: 633

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