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Pearson Manager Data Engineering in Durham, North Carolina

At Pearson, our purpose is simple: to add life to a lifetime of learning. We believe that every learning opportunity is a chance for a personal breakthrough. That’s why our c.20,000 Pearson employees are committed to creating vibrant and enriching learning experiences designed for real-life impact. We are the world’s leading learning company, serving customers in nearly 200 countries with digital content, assessments, qualifications, and data. For us, learning isn’t just what we do. It’s who we are. Visit us at pearsonplc.com

As a Data Engineering Manager you will help grow our Data Engineering teams and our data pipelines in both the Amazon and Google clouds. Our internal business partners include product, engineering (software and quality), architecture, project management, data science and machine learning.

The responsibilities of the Data Engineering Manager role include the following:

  • Managing teams of Data Engineers that can be geographically separated

  • Manage data pipelines and their orchestration

  • Enforce engineering best practices

  • Enforce our software development lifecycle (SDLC)

  • Provide architectural input

  • Enforce ways of working to make the teams successful

  • Determine and implement efficiencies in our SDLC

  • Collaborate with other management

  • Partner with multiple business areas

  • Owning outcomes

  • Supporting what we develop

  • Working with business partners to prioritize workload

  • Delivering on our commitments

The desired skill set includes the following:

  • Data pipeline development in both Amazon and Google cloud environments.

  • Data warehouse and data lake development: Google Big Query and Snowflake

  • SQL expertise

  • Coding expertise

  • Orchestration tool usage

  • Data replication experience

  • Databricks usage

  • Clear communication

  • Detailed documentation

  • Leadership

  • Agile software development experience

  • Human resourcing

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.


Organization: Corporate Strategy & Technology

Schedule: FULL_TIME

Req ID: 7839