Director of Engineering, Cengage Work (Remote)
Company: Cengage Group
Posted on: May 27, 2023
We believe in the power and joy of learning
At Cengage Group, our employees have a direct impact in helping students around the world discover the power and joy of learning. We are bonded by our shared purpose - driving innovation that helps millions of learners improve their lives and achieve their dreams through education.
Our culture values diversity, engagement, and discovery
Our business is driven by our strong culture, and we know that creating an inclusive and diverse workplace is absolutely essential to the success of our company and our learners, as well as our individual well-being. We recognize the value of diverse perspectives in everything we do, and strive to ensure employees of all levels and backgrounds feel empowered to voice their ideas and bring their authentic selves to work. We achieve these priorities through inclusive programs, benefits, and initiatives that are integrated into the fabric of how we work every day. To learn more, please see https://www.cengagegroup.com/about/inclusion-and-diversity/ .
What you'll do here:
As the Director of Engineering, you will divide time, effort and attention between people management responsibilities and project team development responsibilities - leading a team of software developers and technical resources for application development and support. You will be working in a highly collaborative, multi-functional and Agile team environment, providing guidance and direction as a reporting manager while working jointly with other managers and Project Leaders to provide leadership to the Agile teams. We are a matrixed environment, and you must be comfortable with situational leadership, able to function equally well as a leader or as a team member respecting the team opinion.
Meet with the Technology Solutions Partner and engineering managers to understand customers' technological needs; provide recommendations for potential technology solutions
Deliver value to plan, communicating clearly, engaging product teams, software engineers, interface designers and domain authorities across different parts of the organization
Responsible for leading all aspects of development of Salesforce integrated technologies and Optimizely CMS and PIM technologies
Develop a deep understanding of the interconnections between various Salesforce platforms and coordinate projects that integrates various external data sources
Develop team structure and execution strategies, leading the overall software development lifecycle
Build a strong and engaged team combining on-shore and off-shore resources focused on delivering complex solutions within a Scrum environment
Collaborate with the architecture team to evaluate and contribute to technical design documents that outline the technical risks and strategies for product initiatives and complex business problems
Performs root cause analysis, technology evaluation, and design spikes to define architecture supporting high-quality resilient software
Skills You'll Need Here:
Bachelor degree in Computer Science or related field, or equivalent combination of education and recent relevant work experience required.
Minimum 5 years agile work environment experience following a continuous delivery approach, highly collaborative, producing team driven estimates and operate by team ownership
Proven experience leading remote teams and contractors
Must have strong teamwork orientation and the ability to champion collaboration within and across teams
Ability to handle multiple tasks simultaneously, demonstrate a bias for action, identify, resolve project issues quickly and effectively within a fast-paced environment
Thorough understanding of and experience in structured software development methodologies including design, development and testing
Ability to be a liaison between dev team and partners, effectively communicating technical concepts in terms adapted to the audience
6 years proven experience with object-oriented systems and enterprise design patterns
Creative problem solving skills and ability to effectively communicate and translate feedback, needs and solutions
Needs good work ethic and strong sense of ownership of end result
May require up to 10% travel
Knowledge of and experience with large scale content and/or structured systems including Content Management and transactional systems
Knowledge of and experience with Salesforce CRM, Marketing Cloud implementation and automation. Applications journey builder, marketing cloud CDP, and interaction studio.
Experience implementing and supporting PIM, CMS solutions
Understanding of Web Standards, Accessibility, SEO
Ed2go, part of Cengage Group, has empowered millions of learners looking to improve their skills, get employed, and build a career. With over 2,000 academic partners, a growing roster of corporate customers, and an expanding direct-to-consumer channel, we are looking to significantly accelerate our business to address the global skills gap. Ed2go provides a catalog of more than 1,000 online courses across a wide variety of topics and industries to Continuing Education Departments within US Colleges and Universities. These non-credit offerings enable academic partners to upskill their community, enabling people to return to employment, make career transitions, and increase their earning power!
Cengage Group is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer. We do not discriminate based upon race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, veteran status, marital status, parental status, cultural background, organizational level, work styles, tenure and life experiences. Or for any other reason. You may view Cengage's EEO/Affirmative Action Policy signed by CEO Michael Hansen (https://p.widencdn.net/pdvq6j/EEO_Policy_Statement_January_2017) and Equal Employment Opportunity is the Law notice (http://embed.widencdn.net/pdf/plus/cengage/ybs5gt19ik/eeopost-merged.pdf) by visiting their corresponding links.
Cengage Group is committed to providing reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities in our job application procedures. If you need assistance or an accommodation due to a disability, you may contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org or you may call us at +1 (617) 289-7917.
About Cengage Group
Cengage Group, a global education technology company serving millions of learners, provides affordable, quality digital products and services that equip students with the skills and competencies needed to be job ready. For more than 100 years, we have enabled the power and joy of learning with trusted, engaging content, and now, integrated digital platforms. We serve the higher education, workforce skills, secondary education, English language teaching and research markets worldwide. Through our scalable technology, including MindTap and Cengage Unlimited, we support all learners who seek to improve their lives and achieve their dreams through education.
Base Pay Range
The full base pay range has been provided for this position. Individual base pay will vary based on qualifications, experience, internal equity, and geographic location. Sales roles often incorporate a significant incentive compensation program beyond this base pay range.
$131,600.00 - $210,600.00 USD
Cengage Group , a global education technology company serving millions of learners, provides affordable, quality digital products and services that equip students with the skills and competencies needed to be job ready. For more than 100 years, we have enabled the power and joy of learning with trusted, engaging content, and now, integrated digital platforms.
We serve the higher education, workforce skills, secondary education, English language teaching and research markets worldwide. Through our scalable technology, including MindTap and Cengage Unlimited, we support all learners who seek to improve their lives and achieve their dreams through education.
We believe in the power and joy of learning
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