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Solution Design Manager

Reference
1801105
Contract Type
Permanent
Sector
Education, Media & Communications
Location
London, GBR
Expiry Date
21/07/2018
Solution Design Manager Description At Pearson, we are committed to a world that is always learning and to our talented team who makes it all possible. From bringing lectures vividly to life to turning textbooks into laptop lessons,...

Job Description

Solution Design Manager

Description

At Pearson, we are committed to a world that is always learning and to our talented team who makes it all possible. From bringing lectures vividly to life to turning textbooks into laptop lessons, we are always re-examining the way people learn best, whether it’s one child in our own backyard or an education community across the globe. We are bold thinkers and standout innovators who motivate each other to explore new frontiers in an environment that supports and inspires us to always be better. By pushing the boundaries of technology — and each other to surpass these boundaries — we create

seeds of learning that become the catalyst for the world’s innovations, personal and global, large and small.

Job Purpose

We are looking for a Solution Design Manager to join our UK & APAC technology delivery function leading a team of analysts and solution architects designing services for our UK & APAC qualification business. The solution design team work closely with local platform leads, senior business stakeholders and SMEs and are the primary advisory counsel to our demand intake channel. The team are responsible for both the logical and physical design plans, associated artefacts and review board submissions, ensuring that technologies identified and design decisions are aligned with the UK & APAC transformation programme and global technology strategy.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Deliver transitional roadmaps, design artefacts, solution sizing and architecture review board submissions
  • Align with global technology strategy and UK technology transformation programme
  • Collaborate with Enterprise Architecture, Information Security, Global & UK Platforms teams and Technology Operations.
  • Identify solutions that simplify the estate, leverage global platforms and align with our financial objectives.
  • Work effectively across all teams and communicate the solution plans and design rationale

Qualifications

Key Requirements (Skills & Experience):

  • Experience of leading technical teams, solution design teams or a senior architectural role
  • Experience of a range of technologies including Microsoft, Oracle and AWS
  • Experience of API design, Microservices, IDAM, MDM and Data Analytics
  • Experience of Agile methodologies

Desirable experience:

  • Experience working in education organisations;
  • Relevant certification in computer science and agile or scaled agile development
  • Experience with Jira and LucidCharts

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Primary Location: GB-GB-London

Work Locations: GB-London-80 Strand 80 Strand London WC2R 0RL

Job: Technology

Organization: Technology & Operations

Employee Status: Regular Employee

Job Type: Standard

Shift: Day Job

Job Posting: Apr 18, 2018

Job Unposting: Ongoing

Schedule: Full-time Regular

Req ID: 1801105

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