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Senior Manager, Software Engineering

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Job Req: 1199
Company Entity: Blackboard Information Technology India Private Limited
Community: Technology
Location: Chennai, India
Date Posted: Oct 26, 2022

Job Description

Senior Manager, Software Engineering, Data Platform

Chennai, India



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  



We are building up a new group within Anthology focused on the data platform. This team’s mission is to bring data together from across Anthology’s extensive product lines into our cloud-based data lake. We are the analytics and data experts at Anthology. Our team enables other development teams to utilize the data lake strategically and effectively for a variety of Anthology products. We deliver products and services for analytics, data science, business intelligence, and reporting. 



As a member of our Product Development team, you’ll work in an agile environment delivering industry-leading SaaS products and web service platforms. As Senior Manager, Software Engineering, you will work closely with the QA, User Experience, Architecture, and Product Management teams to solve a wide variety of technical challenges and to deliver Anthology'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 in cloud software development 
  • Strong problem-solving, analytical thinking, and written & oral communication skills 
  • Proven track record of building, managing, and growing high performing teams providing education or enterprise SaaS 
  • Considerable experience with platform development and data services
  • Experience with current database and data warehousing technologies like Snowflake, Redshift, ADLS, ADF
  • 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



Preferred skills/qualifications:

  • Any experience in the education sector or with cloud applications
  • Experience with attracting, acquiring, and retaining technical talent



The Office:

We have an office in one of the biggest cultural, economic, and educational centers in South India: Chennai.

  • Located on OMR, the IT corridor of South Chennai
  • Easy access to Velachery, Thiruvanmiyur Railway station, and bus stop
  • Very close to Tidel Park, Ascendas, and SRP Tools – Holiday Inn
  • The office provides lunch and snacks on all working days
  • The office is situated behind Hotel Turyaa on the 5th floor of Rayala Techno Park
  • Fun Committee, Happy Fete Team, Food Committee, and Sports Committee ensure fun at work
  • ISR Team actively engages employees in contributing to various local charities
  • Option for remote work during the COVID-19 pandemic



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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