The Opportunity: We?re looking for a Sr Mgr, Software Engineer to help us push the boundaries of what education can offer through the power of technology. Education is our passion and our team members bring that to work each day as they aim to advance learning in every region of the world. Blackboard is the worlds leading education technology company, providing dynamic products and services to the global education community. We?re focused on driving innovation in EdTech and working with our clients to create a smarter learning environment.For more information about Blackboard Inc. and our career opportunities, blackboard.This role focuses on Blackboard Learn,
where we pride ourselves on creating well:designed web and mobile solutions to support learners, instructors, and administrators. Blackboard Learn allows learners and instructors to access online educational experiences wherever and whenever they want through web and mobile devices. Our technology helps instructors breathe life into educational content, brings efficiency to day:to:day tasks, and empowers instructors with tools to engage and assess every learner. We help motivate learners by promoting collaboration, communication, and connections with their peers and instructors.
Significant experience within software development
Strong problem:solving, analytical thinking, and written and oral communication skills
A proven track record of managing and growing high performing teams providing education or enterprise SaaS
Considerable experience with Java stack, SQL databases, and web applications, cloud hosted solutions preferred
A working understanding of software engineering best practices and experience with Agile methods
Experience working with product management at a senior management level
Experience with large consumer:facing applications
Strong oral and written communication skills; ability to communicate effectively with both technical and non:technical audiences; fluency in English
The Team and Office:
Blackboard has an office located in Bogota, Colombia as a hub for the LAC market.
Located in Capital Towers center in the financial district
Excellent and secure area to eat lunch, have a walk, or dine after office hours
Close:knit and collaborative team with a real passion for what they do
Very collaborative team with good attitude
Benefits in prepaid medicine
Easy access to public transportation close to two important avenues, Carrera 7 and Calle 100
Multiple private spaces for virtual and face:to:face meetings
Different recreational areas for after office hours
Free coffee in office
This job description is not designed to contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties, or responsibilities that are required. Nothing in this job description restricts managements right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities at any time.
Blackboard Inc. is an equal employment opportunity employer and considers qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, gender, age, color, religion, national origin, marital status, disability, sexual orientation, or any other protected factor.