Product Architect

🇺🇸 Remote - US

🕑 Full-Time

💰 $120,000 - $140,000

💻 Product Development

🗓️ April 27th, 2023

SaaS AWS Azure
You aspire to be a growing leader in the field of product architecture and love connecting the dots in SAAS offerings. You develop architectures for complex that significantly impact the businesses of your teams and clients. You identify needs, apply industry knowledge, and devise business and technology solutions to address those needs. You can deliver effectively across multiple application domains and see the forest for the trees.
This is a role reporting directly to the Vice President of Product Engineering and you will have the autonomy to work on projects as you see fit while coordinating with stakeholders, CTOs and leads from the best technical teams in Pearson.

  • Design secure, high-volume, low-latency architectures for mission-critical applications that deliver high-availability and performance
  • Design secure, performant and resilient microservices within a globally dispersed, multi-tenant, cloud architecture
  • Ensure that architecture vision is clearly communicated to business leadership and delivery teams
  • Create working prototypes to demonstrate technical design to teams
  • Provide architectural oversight throughout all phases of the IT project lifecycle
  • Define target state architecture and develop phased roadmaps that front load business value and deliver critical capabilities
  • Ensure that implemented solutions align with technical vision and comply with architecture design principles and best practices
  • Work with Enterprise Teams to ensure alignment with broader objectives.

  • BS/MS degree in Computer Science, Engineering, or a related discipline
  • Experience working on large, transformational projects and a proven ability to bring disparate technical teams together around a shared architectural vision
  • Must have repeated experience successfully directing significantly complex architecture initiatives, developing solutions that typically involve different stakeholders, multiple lines of business, many solution varieties, business transformations, international and/or global scale
  • Must have repeated experience in setting and driving architecture goals and objectives for significant business initiatives
  • Must have made contributions to the architecture function within their company, such as development of training, or contributions to standards and best practices. They must also contribute to the development of other architects through teaching, coaching, and/or mentoring
  • Strong communication skills and an ability to document and communicate complex architectural solutions in both business and technical terms
  • Experience with Cloud(AWS, AZURE) based service and design principles.
  • Extra credit for domain knowledge of large scale educational testing and test delivery systems.

Compensation at Pearson is influenced by a wide array of factors including but not limited to skill set, level of experience, and specific location. As required by the Colorado, California, Washington State, New York State and New York City laws, the pay range for this position is as follows:

The minimum full-time salary range is between $120k - $140k.

This position is eligible to participate in an annual incentive program, and information on benefits offered is  here

What to expect from Pearson
Did you know Pearson is one of the 10 most innovative education companies of 2022?
At Pearson, we add life to a lifetime of learning so everyone can realize the life they imagine. We do this by creating vibrant and enriching learning experiences designed for real-life impact. We are on a journey to be 100 percent digital to meet the changing needs of the global population by developing a new strategy with ambitious targets. To deliver on our strategic vision, we have five business divisions that are the foundation for the long-term growth of the company: Assessment & Qualifications, Virtual Learning, English Language Learning, Workforce Skills and Higher Education. Alongside these, we have our corporate divisions: Digital & Technology, Finance, Global Corporate Marketing & Communications, Human Resources, Legal, Strategy and Direct to Consumer. Learn more at We are Pearson.

We value the power of an inclusive culture and also a strong sense of belonging. We promote a culture where differences are embraced, opportunities are accessible, consideration and respect are the norm and all individuals are supported in reaching their full potential. Through our talent, we believe that diversity, equity and inclusion make us a more innovative and vibrant place to work. People are at the center, and we are committed to building a workplace where talent can learn, grow and thrive.

Pearson is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer and a member of E-Verify. We want a team that represents a variety of backgrounds, perspectives and skills. The more inclusive we are, the better our work will be. All employment decisions are based on qualifications, merit and business need. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, ethnicity, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, national origin, protected veteran status, disability status or any other group protected by law. We strive for a workforce that reflects the diversity of our communities.

To learn more about Pearson’s commitment to a diverse and inclusive workforce, navigate to: Diversity, Equity & Inclusion at Pearson.

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Organization: Assessment & Qualifications
Schedule: FULL_TIME
Req ID: 11477