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Manager, Front End Software Development - Core eBook Reader,

Location: Harrisburg, PA
Company: Pearson
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Pearson is the world's learning company combining world-class educational content, powered by state of the art technology, to enable more effective teaching and personalized learning at scale. We are always re-examining and continuously improving the way people learn best, whether it's one child in our own backyard or an education community across the globe. We are bold thinkers and standout innovators working to inspire everyone to always be better.
The Core eBook Reader development team is in search of a candidate to take on their Software Development Manager role.
The team is focused on building out components used by the wider company to deliver cutting-edge learning experiences. The position is in need of a candidate with a proven and focused track record on front end engineering technologies, mentor, grow, and guide developers of all backgrounds, tackle the most challenging web issues, and recommend extensible yet scalable solutions. This candidate will engage with an offshore team and ensure delivery of all development-related tasks in a coordinated fashion.
What You Will Do
- Manage several smaller front-end-only software development teams spanning Web, Android, and iOS
- Daily scrum with wider team to track development efforts across four sub teams
- Ability to debug challenging front end issues that require research of the latest web technologies
- Ability to help mentor junior developers come up with the best, most forward-thinking, scalable, backwards-compatible solutions through code reviews
- Coordinate with project management to plan releases
- Help with code design/architecture/refactoring
- Meet with internal product team to keep alignment, set expectation, and advise on technical direction
Skills & Experience
Essential:
- JavaScript Expertise, 5+ years of development in ReactJS or 10 years in experience with JavaScript.
- Expertise in HTML 5, CSS 3, Web Services, UI development, rapid development of proofs of concepts, and architectural design
- Excellent verbal and written communication (including demonstrated understanding of prose, syntax, communication best practices)
- Physically located in any EST region
Desirable:
- Native mobile development experience is a plus
As required by the?Colorado 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 $83,300.00 - $171,500.00 and information on benefits offered is here.
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.
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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-racist?company 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: Corporate Strategy & Technology
Schedule: FULL_TIME
Req ID: 2763
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