Cengage Learning Manager, Software Engineering in Cincinnati, Ohio


The Software Engineering Manager position will report to the Director of Integration Services and manage an agile team of developers that are responsible for developing and maintaining a web based tool used to provide real time metrics for Cengage Learning platforms. A background in full-stack software development experience with Node.js is preferable. This position will provide the opportunity to interact with development teams responsible all of the major technology initiatives within Cengage Learning.


  • Technically leading engineering to deliver quality and value against aggressive deadlines

  • Build and lead a strong and engaged team focused on delivering quality products

  • Manage personnel activities for all team members including career development, mentoring, motivating, performance reviews and hiring

  • Clearly define and communicate work responsibilities to each team member

  • Work closely with each team member on career and skill development to ensure growth and to retain our talented engineers

  • Collaborate with other leaders in the organization to ensure we have proper on-boarding of new team members

  • Partner with other departments to standardize development, testing and release processes to ensure quality products are delivered on time

  • Monitor and actively manage the engagement and morale of your team

  • Observe and communicate team metrics to ensure team is well-functioning, creating action plans as needed

  • Interact with subordinate supervisors, customers, and/or functional peer group managers, normally involving matters between functional areas, other company divisions or units, or customers and the company. Often must lead a cooperative effort among members of a project team

  • Manage the coordination of the activities of a section or department with accountability for results, including costs, methods and staffing



  • 5-7 years of software development experience

  • 2+ year of team management / development lead

  • Bachelors of Science in Computer Science, Engineering or quantitative fiel

Job Locations US-MA-Boston | US-OH-Cincinnati

Posted Date 2 weeks ago

Requisition ID 2017-3858

Job Function Software Development