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Senior Manager, Machine Learning

Posted on Apr 12, 2021 by Pearson Online & Blended Learning K-12

Aurora, CO 80015
Immediate Start
Annual Salary

We are currently looking for a hands-on Senior Manager to lead our Machine Learning Engineering team to work with our new and existing learning product platforms. The Senior Manager, Machine Learning Engineering will report to the Director of Adaptivity and Machine Learning Engineering and work with cross product and engineering teams to build Real Time adaptive and personalized learning services that optimize learner interactions and behavior to allow more efficient and effective study and engagement.


Build relationships with product, engineering, educational efficacy and research teams across Pearson's learning products and platforms to create an effective product roadmap

Partner with organization leaders to align and drive organizational and team goals

Identify new MLE opportunities to improve the overall learner experience and engagement through influencing the appropriate people to prioritize these new ideas

Identify and drive new MLE opportunities to improve internal facing systems

Understand industry & company-wide trends to help assess & develop new technologies and product solutions

Understand and evaluate problem-solution fit for both algorithms and systems and work the team to ensure effective and efficient solutions

Facilitate team cohesion and effectiveness through identifying project deliverables, dependencies, milestones and risks, understanding team member strengths, and facilitating team organizational activities

Communicate effectively and frequently to internal teams and our technology and product stakeholders to improve quality, advance standards, and handle issues

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.



Masters or PhD (preferred) in a quantitative field (CS, engineering, statistics, math, physics, chemistry, etc)

5 years' experience in a combination of software development and machine learning engineering

2 years' experience managing and leading teams

Good understanding of database structures, SQL and working with complex data models in big data environments in AWS or Google Cloud

Great at analyzing and understanding complex problems and systems and being able to critique and contribute to its outcome

Experience in at least one these programming languages: Python, Scala, Java, C

Demonstrated technical leadership through influence and mentoring


Experience leading MLE teams in a consumer facing or E-commerce organization

Experience in one or more of the following areas: recommendation systems, pattern recognition, NLP, data mining, or artificial intelligence

Reference: 1162850428

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