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Technical Project Manager

at Pearson in Augusta, Maine, United States

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Technical Project Manager – ( 2113321 )

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TECHNICAL PROJECT MANAGER

Spotlight is a start-up California tech company recently acquired by Pearson, the global leader in educational software and publishing with 21,000 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.This position is ideal for a person with both start-up and established company experience.

What we do:

We have proprietary technology to generate millions of personalized animated videos, each one customized to the individual viewer, in up to 15 different languages. Each video is unique based on automated analysis of large sets of data. Our customers are schools, states and corporations wishing to communicate results of assessments (tests) to the students, parents and employees.

Who we are:

We are a perfect combination of an entrepreneurial start-up and an established stable corporation. That’s because we were a 20-person start-up until five months ago when we were purchased by Pearson. We are growing at over 100% annually, and have a huge future in supplying our technology to the different divisions of Pearson, which is the leading education company in the world. (check us out at Spotlight-Education

What you would do:

Be a project manager on a multi-disiplinary team managing approximately 10 video implementation projects simultaneously. Each project takes from 3-9 months. You would be focused internally, working with engineers, animators, script writers and data analysts. You would coordinate with a client-facing project managerwho is responsible for managing external project details.

You are:

+ Experienced with technical project management

+ Knowledegable user of SmartSheet, Jira, Confluence and Excel

+ Detail oriented

+ Cool headed

+ Good communicator

+ Interested in a fast-paced start-up like environment

+ Passionate (or at least interested) in helping learners thrive

Is this remote?

Yes! We are a fully-remote team, mostly based in California, but distributed in all U.S. timezones.

The anticipated starting salary range for Colorado-based individuals expressing interest in this position is $75-90k. This position is eligible to participate in an annual incentive program. Benefits available to eligible employees can be seen at: https://pearsonbenefitsus.com/

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.

Qualifications

You are:

+ Experienced with technical project management

+ Knowledegable user of SmartSheet, Jira, Confluence and Excel

+ Detail oriented

+ Cool headed

+ Good communicator

+ Interested in a fast-paced start-up like environment

+ Passionate (or at least interested) in helping learners thrive

Experience and Education

Education: Bachelor’s or equivalent (no specific field)

5 years relevant experience in project management

Primary Location : US-RE-Remote

Work Locations :

US-Remote

Remote

Job : Project/Programme Management

Organization : Assessments School

Employee Status : Regular Employee

Job Type : Standard

Job Level : Individual Contributor

Shift : Day Job

Travel : No

Job Posting : Sep 21, 2021

Job Unposting : Ongoing

Schedule: : Full-time Regular

Req ID: 2113321

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Job Posting: JC193033967

Posted On: Sep 23, 2021

Updated On: Sep 25, 2021