Pearson Technical Program Manager in Des Moines, Iowa
Technical Program Manager - ( 2111674 )
We are the world’s learning company with more than 21,000 employees operating in 70 countries. We combine world-class educational content and assessment,powered by services and technology, to enable more effective teaching and personalized learning at scale. We believe that wherever learning flourishes so do people.
The Growth Services Team within Pearson VUE manages several eCommerce properties that drive sales across multiple product segments and verticals.
This Technical Program Manager will work with engineering, product, business and other stakeholders to build, deliver and operationalize software solutions for the business. You will work with all stakeholders to define needs, identify appropriate resources, set goals, track and report progress, develop schedules, and communicate to all necessary parties. You will also assess risks, anticipate bottlenecks, provide critical issue management, balance trade-offs, and encourage risk-taking to maximize business value.The role straddles business and engineering domains and is responsible for translating customer strategy and requirements to technical and functional design. The TPM drives work breakdown, user story elaboration, grooming and execution planning. The TPM together with the rest of the team drives execution of sprints and achieves incremental delivery of capabilities.
The anticipated starting salary for Colorado-based individuals expressing interest in this position is $120k. This position is not bonus eligible.
Benefits available to eligible employees can be seen at: https://pearsonbenefitsus.com/
Pearson is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer and a member of E-Verify. All qualified applicants, including minorities, women, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.
At least 5 years technical program management experience in a software product development environment
Demonstrated ability to understand and discuss technical concepts, manage trade-offs and evaluate new ideas with internal and external partners products/services
Strong analytical and execution skills. Demonstrated ability to work across disciplines with product, engineering, research, and operations management counterparts to deliver online.
Strong sense of responsibility and ownership for the success of projects from inception to rollout and maintenance.
Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Engineering or other technical field or appropriate technical certifications.
Primary Location : US-RE-Remote
Other Locations : US-MN-Bloomington
Work Locations :
Job : Project/Programme Management
Organization : Assessments VUE
Employee Status : Regular Employee
Job Type : Standard
Job Level : Individual Contributor
Shift : Day Job
Job Posting : Aug 20, 2021
Job Unposting : Ongoing
Schedule: : Full-time Regular
Req ID: 2111674
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