Software Product and Implementation Manager at Pearson

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As a Software Product and Implementation Manager, you will act as a conduit between users, both internal and external, and our engineering and implementation teams. You will be responsible for the evolution of the custom product to support the customer and overseeing the end-to-end delivery of the solution to meet the requirements of the program.

You'll work with users to understand their needs and desires, and you'll have the technical skills to work with engineers to deliver those requirements either by enhancements to the various product or modifications to the delivery processes.

The output of your work is a delivery solution that our users love and value. You'll explore and develop product/process ideas by interviewing customers, process reviews, and technology feedback. There are many great ideas, but only some can be developed so you'll collaborate with UX, engineering, and leadership to prioritize the best. You will have the detailed technical knowledge necessary so you can explain solution requirements to developers and work with them to deliver these improvements for users. This role is suitable for someone who enjoys working with users, technology, and delivering software products that users love. You'll need to be comfortable in a fast-paced environment, able to work at both a user and technical level, and have a strong focus on outcomes.

Responsibilities

Product Exploring
• Understanding the customer's market, end customer's needs, cloud technologies
• Work closely with stakeholders (such as internal and external customers, off-shore and on-shore development team, DevOps, and security teams) to understand needs and priorities
• Translate market and stakeholder needs into product and process requirements and definitions
• Collaborate with UX and Eng on feature ideas and prototypes to bring potential solutions to life

Product Development
• Collaborate with stakeholders to guide feature development and prioritization
• Translate user requirements into executable feature work-items with engineering
• Be the "voice of the customer" during specification and development stages
• Influencing and collaborating the priorities of the program

Product Success
• Able to communicate business value of product capabilities to sales
• Act as a product champion externally and internally in support of sales channels
• Track and report key metrics to drive future product developments

Skills and Experience
• End-to-End software product development and management skills
• Strong technical background with a knowledge of DevOps and Cloud
• Structured approach with experience in an agile work methodology
• History of collaborating with development teams and achieving outcomes
• Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written
• 3-7 years product management experience
• Enthusiastic about new technology and its transformational abilities
• Ability to be productive in a globally distributed team through self-discipline and self-motivation

As required by theColorado Equal Pay Transparency Act, Pearson provides a reasonable range of minimum compensation for roles that may be hired in Colorado. Actual compensation is influenced by a wide array of factors including but not limited to skill set, level of experience, and specific office location. For the state of Colorado only , the range of starting pay for this role is $90,000 - $100,000. This position is eligible to participate in an annual incentive program, and information on benefits offered is here.

Learning is the most powerful force for change in the world. More than 20,000 Pearson employees deliver our products and services in nearly 200 countries, all working towards a common purpose - to help everyone achieve their potential through learning. We do that by providing high quality, digital content and learning experiences, as well as assessments and qualifications that help people build their skills and grow with the world around them. We are the world's leading learning company. Learn more at pearsonplc.com.

Pearson believes that wherever learning flourishes, so do people. We are committed to being an anti-racistcompany in everything we do. We value the power of an inclusive culture and 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 a sustainable environment and workplace where talent can learn, grow, and thrive.

To learn more about Pearson's commitment to a diverse and inclusive workforce, please click here: http://www.pearson.com/careers/diversity-and-inclusion.html

Pearson is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer and a member of E-Verify. We are committed to building a team that represents a variety of backgrounds, perspectives, and skills. The more inclusive we are, the better our work will be. All employment is decided 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.

Job: TECHNOLOGY

Organization: Assessment & Qualifications

Schedule: FULL_TIME

Req ID: 3200
More Information on Pearson
Pearson operates in the Edtech industry. The company is located in Chandler, AZ, Iowa City, IA, Minneapolis, MN, Tupelo, MS, Concord, NH, Hoboken, NJ, Albuquerque, NM and San Antonio, TX. Pearson was founded in 1871. It has 29811 total employees. It offers perks and benefits such as Flexible Spending Account (FSA), Disability Insurance, Dental Benefits, Vision Benefits, Health Insurance Benefits and Life Insurance. To see all 1607 open jobs at Pearson, click here.
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