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Software Engineering Manager



Software Engineering
São Paulo, SP, Brazil
Posted on Saturday, September 2, 2023

About Pearson: Our purpose: At Pearson we ‘add life to a lifetime of learning’ so everyone can realise the life they imagine. We do this by creating vibrant and enriching learning experiences designed for real-life impact. Pearson was founded in 1844 and has been built on our ability to grow with and adapt to a constantly evolving market. Our 20,000+ employees are dedicated to creating the high-quality, digital-first, accessible and sustainable resources for lifelong learning.

About ELL: We aspire to become the world's leading destination to learn and improve English language skills. Our main focus is on committed learners from around the world, who are motivated by outcomes because they want to reach their full potential through learning English.

Buscamos profissionais em todo Brasil!!

Quem procuramos:

#GenteBoa passionate about technology to join our team as Software Engineering Manager in our new technology hub in Brazil. You will play a vital role in leading and inspiring a team of software engineers to deliver high-quality software solutions and will be responsible for overseeing the entire software development lifecycle, from planning and design to implementation and maintenance. Your technical expertise and managerial skills will be crucial in ensuring the successful execution of technical solutions, meeting deadlines, and fostering a collaborative and inclusive work environment.

Seu dia a dia como #GenteBoa:

  • Co-Responsible for one or more digital products together with the business product owner, taking ownership of the experience our customers have and driving the technical strategy that has most impact on that experience.

  • Lead and manage a team of software developers, providing guidance, mentorship, and support to help them grow professionally and achieve their goals.

  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams, including product managers, developers, designers, architecture, data, QA, Operations and Customer Service, to define product goals, business needs, and timelines.

  • Drive the software development process, including planning, design, implementation, testing, and deployment, while ensuring adherence to best practices and coding standards like DevOps/DevSecOps, Code Quality, DDD, etc.

  • Ensure the team's productivity and efficiency by removing obstacles, resolving conflicts, and providing necessary Capacity.

  • Be the single point of contact to the rest of the organization for the owned Digital Products, collaborating with stakeholders to understand business needs and translating them into technical solutions.

  • Be accountable for the data generated as part of the product offering, understanding its journey into different platforms and its uses to help business to make decisions in an outcome driven way.

  • Track and report on roadmap progress, budget, and capacity allocation, ensuring timely and successful value delivery.

  • Responsible for the budget of the solution(s), understanding the total cost of ownership, making the right financial choices.

  • Understand security and compliance requirements and drive their fulfilment with Product and Development teams.

  • Act as a technical leader, providing guidance and making critical decisions to drive technical excellence and ensure the scalability and maintainability of software systems.

  • Stay up to date with the latest industry trends, technologies, and methodologies, and recommend process improvements and technical solutions accordingly.

  • Foster a culture of continuous improvement, innovation, and knowledge sharing within the team.

  • Uphold and promote a diverse and inclusive work environment where all team members feel valued, respected, and empowered.

Para dar match com essa vaga, é importante que você tenha:

  • Fit with Pearson culture.

  • Bachelor's or Master's degree in Computer Science, Software Engineering, or a related field.

  • Proven experience in software engineering principles, development processes, technologies, extreme development methodologies and practices and industry trends for Development and QA.

  • Hands-on experience with programming languages such as Java, PHP, Kotlin, Python, or C++.

  • Strong leadership and managerial skills, with the ability to motivate and inspire a team.

  • Experience with software development and DevOps/DevSecOps tools and practices, such as version control systems, issue tracking systems, CI/CD pipelines, Continuous deployment, Feature Flags, Domain Driven Design, Events Driven Architecture, Clean Code, etc.

  • Commitment to fostering an inclusive and diverse work environment.

  • Working experience in Agile practices, product and project management principles.

  • Ability to make strategic decisions, prioritize tasks, and manage multiple teams and initiatives simultaneously.

  • Strong problem-solving and analytical skills, with a keen attention to detail.

  • A passion for staying up to date with emerging technologies and industry trends.

  • Excellent communication skills, with the ability to effectively collaborate and build relationships with stakeholders at all levels. Able to communicate technical concepts to non-technical individuals.

  • Fluent listening, speaking and writing English.

  • Available for trips.

Vantagens em ser #GenteBoa

  • Home office

  • Auxílio Home Office

  • Horários Flexíveis

  • Assistência médica

  • Assistência Odontológica

  • Assistência ao bem-estar dos colaboradores

  • Seguro de Vida

  • Vale refeição

  • Convênio farmácia

  • Desconto em nossas franquias de idiomas

  • Desconto em livros de ensino de idiomas

  • Pearson University

  • Auxílio Creche

  • Birthday off

  • Licença maternidade e licença paternidade estendidas - Para as mamães 6 meses e para os papais 1 mês.

  • AIP (Annual Incentive Plan)

Se você se encaixa no perfil e tem nossos valores, venha logo ser #GenteBoa!!

What to expect from Pearson

Did you know Pearson is one of the 10 most innovative education companies of 2022?

At Pearson, we add life to a lifetime of learning so everyone can realize the life they imagine. We do this by creating vibrant and enriching learning experiences designed for real-life impact. We are on a journey to be 100 percent digital to meet the changing needs of the global population by developing a new strategy with ambitious targets. To deliver on our strategic vision, we have five business divisions that are the foundation for the long-term growth of the company: Assessment & Qualifications, Virtual Learning, English Language Learning, Workforce Skills and Higher Education. Alongside these, we have our corporate divisions: Digital & Technology, Finance, Global Corporate Marketing & Communications, Human Resources, Legal, Strategy and Direct to Consumer. Learn more at We are Pearson.

We value the power of an inclusive culture and also a strong sense of belonging. We promote a culture where differences are embraced, opportunities are accessible, consideration and respect are the norm and all individuals are supported in reaching their full potential. Through our talent, we believe that diversity, equity and inclusion make us a more innovative and vibrant place to work. People are at the center, and we are committed to building a workplace where talent can learn, grow and thrive.

Pearson is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer and a member of E-Verify. We want a team that represents a variety of backgrounds, perspectives and skills. The more inclusive we are, the better our work will be. All employment decisions are based on qualifications, merit and business need. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, ethnicity, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, national origin, protected veteran status, disability status or any other group protected by law. We strive for a workforce that reflects the diversity of our communities.

To learn more about Pearson’s commitment to a diverse and inclusive workforce, navigate to: Diversity, Equity & Inclusion at Pearson.

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Organization: English Language Learning

Schedule: FULL_TIME

Req ID: 13020