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Pearson Manager Data Engineering in Durham, North Carolina

Manager Data Engineering - ( 2110160 )


We are the world’s learning company with more than 24,000 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.

Data Engineering Manager is part of a team responsible for building data pipelines, consumer insights and the organization's on-demand data needs.


  • Maintaining and enhancing our existing data and analytics platform.

  • Collaborate with business, analytics teams, and architecture teams to determine the optimal business and technical solutions for go-to-market strategy.

  • Responsible for mentoring team of Data engineers globally.

  • Building required data pipelines for optimal extraction, transformation, and loading of data from various data sources using Cloud and SQL technologies and supporting them.

  • Working with stakeholders, including cross-teams and business users, and assisting them with data-related technical issues.

  • Identifying, and implementing internal process improvements, including re-designing the applications for greater scalability, optimizing data delivery, and automating manual processes.

  • Global stakeholder management and architectural data governance.

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.


  • 3-5 years of management in the BI/DW/Big Data technology or related field.

  • Experience in Product/Solutions Management in Data and Analytics area, exhibiting full ownership of the product and solution lifecycle from idea to execution.

  • Demonstrated track record in rolling out big data solutions in an enterprise.

  • 10 years of experience working enterprise BI/DW, ETL tools and able to learn new technologies as required

  • 5 Years of Data Warehouse Experience with databases like Oracle, SQLServer, BigQuery, MySQL.

  • Demonstrated strength in SQL, data modeling, ETL development, and data warehousing

  • Coding proficiency in at least one modern programming language (Python, Java, etc.)

  • Be able to work with senior leaders to elicit requirements and lead design and technical implementation decisions

  • 4 Experience in anyone of the cloud platforms. (GCP, AWS)

  • Experience mentoring and managing other Data Engineers, ensuring data engineering best practices are being followed

  • Experience with hardware provisioning, forecasting hardware usage, and managing to a budget

  • Demonstrated client relationship and interpersonal skills

  • Self-starter with an ability to identify areas for improvement

  • Excellent communication skills, both orally and written are a must

  • Must possess an enthusiastic personality and foster a positive work environment

  • Consumer-focused and data analytics attitude — an advocate to be data driven

  • Willingness to learn and adapt to new technologies, especially AI / ML use cases.


Primary Location : US-NC-Durham

Work Locations :

US-NC-Durham-5425 Page Churchill

5425 Page Road


Job : Technology

Organization : Technology & Operations

Employee Status : Regular Employee

Job Type : Standard

Job Level : Manager

Shift : Day Job

Travel : No

Job Posting : Jul 22, 2021

Job Unposting : Ongoing

Schedule: : Full-time Regular

Req ID: 2110160