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Manager, Software Engineering

Job Req: 1773
Company Entity: Nivel Siete
Community: Technology
Location: Colombia
Date Posted: Aug 26, 2022
Remote: No
Travel Requirements: Occasional

Job Description

Manager, Software Engineering

Bogota, Colombia





The Opportunity: 

Anthology offers the largest EdTech ecosystem on a global scale, supporting over 150 million users in 80 countries. Our mission is to provide dynamic, data-informed experiences to the global education community so that learners and educators can achieve their goals.  



We believe in the power of a truly diverse and inclusive workforce. As we expand globally, we are committed to making diversity, inclusion, and belonging a foundational part of not only our hiring practices but who we are as a company. 



For more information about Anthology and our career opportunities, please visit

The Anthology-Blackboard Collaborate teams enable an interactive learning experience through virtual classrooms and real-time communication. As a member of our Product Development and Delivery organization, you’ll work in an agile environment delivering industry-leading SaaS products and web service platforms.  



As Manager, Software Engineering, you will work closely with the QA, CI, User Experience, and Product Management teams to solve a wide variety of technology challenges and to deliver Blackboard’s new feature and original system releases, all the while advocating for, evangelizing, and implementing engineering best practices across the team and organization. You will work and coordinate with other team leads on cross-team projects to ensure dependencies are identified, understood, and managed.   

The Candidate: 

Required skills/qualifications:

  • Significant experience within cloud software development 
  • Strong problem-solving, analytical thinking, and written & oral communication skills 
  • Proven track record of managing and growing high performing teams providing education or enterprise SaaS 
  • Considerable experience with Java and SQL on database management systems such as SQL Server, Oracle, and Postgres 
  • Experienced with current web development technologies like Spring, jQuery, Ajax, HTML5, CSS3, Angular, React, Backbone, and Typescript 
  • A working understanding of software engineering best practices and Agile methods 
  • Experience working with product management at a senior management level 
  • Experience with large consumer-facing applications 
  • Fluency in written and spoken English at CEF B2 level or above



Preferred skills/qualifications:

  • Any experience in the education sector or with cloud applications



To ensure the safety and wellbeing of our employees during the COVID-19 pandemic, Blackboard positions are currently remote (where possible).



The Office:
Anthology has an office located in Bogota, Colombia as a hub for the LAC market.    

·          Located in Capital Towers center in the financial district 

·          Excellent and secure area to eat lunch, have a walk, or dine after office hours  

·          Benefits in prepaid medicine 

·          Easy access to public transportation close to two important avenues, Carrera 7 and Calle 100 

·          Free bike parking for employees and paid bike parking for visitors  

·          Multiple private spaces for virtual and face-to-face meetings 

·          Regular events like bring your dog to work day and ping-pong, foosball, and Mario Kart tournaments  

·          Sodexo card provided for employees 

·          Learn more about the Bogota office culture by checking out our Facebook page 


This job description is not designed to contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties, or responsibilities that are required. Nothing in this job description restricts management's right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities at any time.   



Anthology is an equal employment opportunity/affirmative action employer and considers qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, gender, age, color, religion, national origin, marital status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, protected military/veteran status, or any other legally protected factor. 

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