Senior Manager, Software Engineer
Blackboard
Bogota, Colombia
hace 4 días

The Opportunity

We’re looking for a Senior 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 .

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 a member of our Product Development team, you’ll work in an agile environment delivering industry-leading SaaS products and web service platforms.

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

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