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There are now 10 Remote Jobs at Blackboard tagged Data Science, Senior and Engineer
such as Senior Data Scientist, Automation Tools Engineer and Senior DevOps Database Administrator

There are now 10 Remote Jobs at Blackboard tagged Data Science, Senior and Engineer
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Senior Software Engineer


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{linebreak}***Position is actually located in London, UK but we would consider someone in the U.S.***{linebreak}{linebreak}{linebreak}With nearly 20,000 organizational customers and millions of student users, Blackboard is the world's leading education technology company. Blackboard is shaping the future of education with big ideas that challenge conventional thinking and advance new models of learning. Every day we’re inspiring people to find new ways to learn, connect and drive change in the way education is delivered and experienced. Through technology and services we bring people closer to the knowledge they seek and to ways they can change their own education and the world for the better. {linebreak}  {linebreak}At Blackboard Collaborate™ we develop products that enable a more interactive learning experience for students, helping users instantly collaborate using virtual classrooms and meeting spaces. We are a driven, creative and energetic team that works in a flexible and agile fashion to deliver world class products to the education market. {linebreak}  {linebreak}As a Senior Software Engineer you will have the following responsibilities:{linebreak}{linebreak}{linebreak}* Work effectively in an Agile team to deliver quality products.{linebreak}{linebreak}* Develop and enhance media components that bring real-time audio and video capabilities to Blackboard products.{linebreak}{linebreak}* Break down large/complex problems and be involved in the process of designing and implementing solutions.{linebreak}{linebreak}* Stay on top of the latest technologies, tools, and techniques.{linebreak}{linebreak}* Shape the future of eLearning through innovation on the next generation of products.{linebreak}{linebreak}* Work with other developers to set standards and define best practices for coding and design. Participate in design and code reviews.{linebreak}{linebreak}{linebreak}

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Senior Manager DevOps


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Stats (beta): 👁 907 views,✍️ 0 applied (0%)
{linebreak}At Blackboard Collaborate™ we develop products that enable a more interactive learning experience for students, helping users instantly collaborate using virtual classrooms and meeting spaces. We are a driven, creative and energetic team that works in a flexible and agile fashion to deliver world class products to the education market. {linebreak}  {linebreak}As a Senior Manager of DevOps – Collaborate you will have the following responsibilities:{linebreak}{linebreak}{linebreak}* Build and lead a world class DevOps team responsible for cloud & data center DevOps as well as all production operations.{linebreak}{linebreak}* Work in a fast-paced environment, committed to adopting our monthly Continuous Delivery cadence.{linebreak}{linebreak}* Provide guidance on making our services highly available across multiple zones and data centers.{linebreak}{linebreak}* Ensure our systems are monitored and service level usages are tracked, and procedures followed when alerts triggered.{linebreak}{linebreak}* Maintain and improve our product’s security posture towards the adoption and implementation of modern standards and best practices.{linebreak}{linebreak}* Track operating costs for all non-production and production systems and react when costs are abnormal.{linebreak}{linebreak}* Work to ensure that native and cloud-based product infrastructure is scaled to meet future product and service needs.{linebreak}{linebreak}* Work with Blackboard Product Managers and other product development leaders to ensure our products are designed and built for simple and reliable deployment and reliable, large-scale operation.{linebreak}{linebreak}* Design, deploy, and maintain high-availability Linux systems, with a continuing focus on standardization of administration and configuration.{linebreak}{linebreak}* Develop automation tools for maintenance, troubleshooting, and administration.{linebreak}{linebreak}* Configure and manage performance monitoring tools and notification services.{linebreak}{linebreak}* Undertake various housekeeping and reporting functions for the areas of responsibility, including product deployments, upgrades & maintenance.{linebreak}{linebreak}* Mentor junior team members and foster a collaborative, process-mature team.{linebreak}{linebreak}* Stay on top of the latest technologies, tools and techniques.{linebreak}{linebreak}{linebreak}

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Automation Engineer


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Stats (beta): 👁 315 views,✍️ 0 applied (0%)
{linebreak}Automation Engineer – Blackboard Transact       {linebreak}Phoenix, AZ or Remote{linebreak}{linebreak}With nearly 20,000 organizational customers and millions of student users, Blackboard is the world's leading education technology company. Blackboard is shaping the future of education with big ideas that challenge conventional thinking and advance new models of learning. Every day we’re inspiring people to find new ways to learn, connect and drive change in the way education is delivered and experienced. Through technology and services we bring people closer to the knowledge they seek and to ways they can change their own education and the world for the better.{linebreak} {linebreak}Blackboard Transact™ is a payment processing platform powering campus payment programs for educational institutions and private network issuers nationwide.   We operate the only cloud-based, multi-tenant payment processing platform and managed service designed for the rigorous demands of campus card and mobile payment programs. We offer a menu of support services that enable clients to deliver comprehensive, professional grade processing services without dedicated local IT resources. We bring each client program the passion and expertise of the industry’s most experienced team and the latest payment technology innovations.{linebreak} {linebreak}Position Responsibilities{linebreak}{linebreak}Blackboard, the global leader in higher education learning software and campus card systems, is searching for a highly technical Automation Engineer. Based in Phoenix, Blackboard campus payment systems are installed in America’s largest and most prestigious universities. The Automation Engineer works to ensure that the product meets specified functional, load, localization, accessibility and performance requirements.  Automation engineer may write and update test cases, along with creating appropriate tools, utilities, and automation scripts. The Automation Engineer will also assist in extending the current automation and test management framework.  The Automation Engineer will work as a member of a cross functional team including product analyst, software developers, DevOps engineers, and QA analysts, so effective communication, collaboration, and teamwork is essential for success.{linebreak} {linebreak}The essential duties and responsibilities for this position include:{linebreak}{linebreak}{linebreak}* Proficient at decomposing requirements and developing test automation for projects of simple to high complexity {linebreak}{linebreak}* Practices automation development efficiency, maintainability and reusability {linebreak}{linebreak}* Provides accurate implementation level estimates and delivers on them {linebreak}{linebreak}* Comprehends high level requirements and design and contributes to their details {linebreak}{linebreak}* Recognizes issues (e.g. with requirements, design, implementation, etc.) and works with appropriate resources to address and resolve{linebreak}{linebreak}* Seeks to understand big picture/business cases behind individual requirements  {linebreak}{linebreak}{linebreak}{linebreak}{linebreak}In addition, will:{linebreak}{linebreak}{linebreak}* Help ensure overall product quality {linebreak}{linebreak}* Effectively collaborate and communicate with others {linebreak}{linebreak}* Become an expert her/his product features/functionality {linebreak}{linebreak}* Create and manage testing schedule{linebreak}{linebreak}* Be an advocate for product excellence, usability and end user experience {linebreak}{linebreak}{linebreak}{linebreak}{linebreak}{linebreak}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. {linebreak}{linebreak}Blackboard 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, or any other protected factor.

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Senior Cloud Application Developer


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Stats (beta): 👁 694 views,✍️ 0 applied (0%)
{linebreak}Senior Cloud Application Developer{linebreak}Remote, US or Phoenix, AZ{linebreak} {linebreak}With nearly 20,000 organizational customers and millions of student users, Blackboard is the world's leading education technology company. Blackboard is shaping the future of education with big ideas that challenge conventional thinking and advance new models of learning. Every day we’re inspiring people to find new ways to learn, connect and drive change in the way education is delivered and experienced. Through technology and services we bring people closer to the knowledge they seek and to ways they can change their own education and the world for the better.{linebreak}{linebreak}Blackboard Transact™ is an integrated technology platform that helps improve the student experience and campus safety, while helping streamline business operations and increasing revenue.  The Blackboard Transact platform includes capabilities within two integrated modules: {linebreak}{linebreak}{linebreak}* Commerce Management: facilitates campus ID card issuance, cashless payment processing, account management and reporting on-campus, off-campus, and online.{linebreak}{linebreak}* Security Management: monitors all campus activity using integrated door access control, video surveillance and mass notification capabilities. {linebreak}{linebreak}{linebreak}{linebreak}{linebreak}Position Responsibilities{linebreak} {linebreak}Blackboard Transact, the global leader in higher education learning software and campus card systems, is searching for a Senior Cloud Application Developer. Based in Phoenix, Blackboard campus card systems are installed in America’s largest and most prestigious colleges and universities. As a Senior Cloud Application Developer, you’ll be responsible for developing enterprise software that is hosted in multiple cloud environments providing online transaction processing in a Software as a Service (SaaS) environment and play an integral role in the success of the product delivery and quality. Specifically, you are responsible for:{linebreak}{linebreak}{linebreak}* Work with the Senior Director of Application Architecture to understand and implement functionality for new solutions{linebreak}{linebreak}* Analyze problems and implement solutions that trade off architectural constraints of functionality, usability, performance, reliability, cost, and scalability{linebreak}{linebreak}* Write and modify REST APIs using application development frameworks in a high volume transaction processing, n-tier distributed environment hosted in multiple cloud environments{linebreak}{linebreak}* Design and implement new databases and use other forms of storage to persist application data{linebreak}{linebreak}* Leverage queuing, publish/subscribe, and relay patterns to implement loosely-coupled message-based systems{linebreak}{linebreak}* Design and implement modern web-based user interfaces using best practices to support new functionality{linebreak}{linebreak}* Deliver application enhancements as part of a continuous delivery methodology{linebreak}{linebreak}* Program and execute unit test cases using test driven development practices{linebreak}{linebreak}* Support the life cycle of the application during quality assurance, user acceptance testing, and post release{linebreak}{linebreak}* Develop technical documentation to facilitate hand-off of the product to an operations team{linebreak}{linebreak}* Comply with and contribute to consistent development guidelines (coding, change control, build, versioning){linebreak}{linebreak}* Participate in peer code reviews{linebreak}{linebreak}{linebreak}{linebreak}{linebreak}{linebreak}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. {linebreak}{linebreak}Blackboard 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, or any other protected factor.

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Blackboard

DevOps Storage Engineer


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Stats (beta): 👁 644 views,✍️ 0 applied (0%)
{linebreak}The Cloud Services Infrastructure Engineering team is looking for a DevOps Storage Engineer who is passionate about all aspects of the implementation and deployment of modern storage infrastructure services in support of VMWare, OpenStack, Object Store to name just a few. In this role you will be working on our next generation infrastructure platform to support Blackboard’s educational products.  An ideal candidate loves to push the boundaries of existing technologies and is eager to work on cutting edge solutions deployed at massive scale.  {linebreak}{linebreak}You will be at least involved in the following:{linebreak}{linebreak}{linebreak}* Engineer automation and deployment tools for every part of our storage systems{linebreak}{linebreak}* Engage cool vendors to identify and test products and technologies to help drive innovation into our infrastructure. {linebreak}{linebreak}* Expand automation of our storage management leveraging NetApp and jbods under all our platforms utilizing predominantly NFS and object based protocols.{linebreak}{linebreak}* Provide capacity planning, performance analysis, develop disaster recovery plans, lead efforts towards storage consolidation and identify storage growth, manage configurations of storage devices and software.{linebreak}{linebreak}* Provide technical expertise, guidance and strategic recommendations to develop a roadmap that ensures that the current and planned technical solutions are compatible with the company's business needs and strategic objectives.{linebreak}{linebreak}* Be able to provide Capacity planning for Storage dynamic expansion and Storage auto-provisioning experience with NetApp.{linebreak}{linebreak}{linebreak}

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Blackboard

PHP Engineer


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Stats (beta): 👁 826 views,✍️ 0 applied (0%)
{linebreak}Blackboard’s Consulting Software Solutions team works with clients to solve a wide variety of technology challenges. Using both industry standard and cutting edge technologies, our consultants develop, innovative, custom solutions that extend, enhance and integrate Blackboard’s enterprise products.{linebreak}{linebreak}The PHP Engineer will play an integral role in the success of the Software Solution team within Blackboard Consulting Services. Consultants work in a dynamic, fast-paced environment, and interface directly with clients to define requirements, draft specifications and implement software solutions.{linebreak}{linebreak}Responsibilities include:{linebreak}{linebreak}{linebreak}* Serve as an expert in Blackboard products, including their architecture, functionality, and deployment methodologies.{linebreak}{linebreak}* Develop and lead on web application prototypes features in conjunction with Architects, Business Analysts, and other developers.{linebreak}{linebreak}* Build web applications with modern JavaScript frameworks.{linebreak}{linebreak}* Develop in an agile environment of front-end web technologies.{linebreak}{linebreak}* Create applications that work well across browsers and platforms, including responsive design for mobile support.{linebreak}{linebreak}* Participate in code reviews of your work and the work of others. {linebreak}{linebreak}* Research and experiment with new technology that will advance future projects. {linebreak}{linebreak}* Help to create and maintain Visual Style guides for Web solutions, driving the corporate UI/UX direction.{linebreak}{linebreak}* Work with managers to estimate work tasks and level of effort within project timeline.{linebreak}{linebreak}* Adhere to established delivery methodology, quality standards and best practices.{linebreak}{linebreak}* All job duties described above require a flexible work schedule to meet client needs.{linebreak}{linebreak}* Must be available to travel up to 20%.{linebreak}{linebreak}{linebreak}

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Front End Developer Consultant


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Stats (beta): 👁 1,879 views,✍️ 0 applied (0%)
{linebreak}Blackboard’s Consulting Software Solutions team works with clients to solve a wide variety of technology challenges. Using both industry standard and cutting edge technologies, our consultants develop, innovative, custom solutions that extend, enhance and integrate Blackboard’s enterprise products.{linebreak}{linebreak}The UX Front End Developer Consultant will play an integral role in the success of the Software Solution team within Blackboard Consulting Services. Consultants work in a dynamic, fast-paced environment, and interface directly with clients to define requirements, draft specifications and implement software solutions.{linebreak}{linebreak}Responsibilities include:{linebreak}{linebreak}{linebreak}* Serve as an expert in Blackboard products, including their architecture, functionality, and deployment methodologies.{linebreak}{linebreak}* Develop and lead on web application prototypes features in conjunction with Architects, Business Analysts, and other developers.{linebreak}{linebreak}* Build web applications with modern JavaScript frameworks.{linebreak}{linebreak}* Develop in an agile environment of front-end web technologies.{linebreak}{linebreak}* Create applications that work well across browsers and platforms, including responsive design for mobile support.{linebreak}{linebreak}* Participate in code reviews of your work and the work of others. {linebreak}{linebreak}* Research and experiment with new technology that will advance future projects. {linebreak}{linebreak}* Help to create and maintain Visual Style guides for Web solutions, driving the corporate UI/UX direction.{linebreak}{linebreak}* Work with managers to estimate work tasks and level of effort within project timeline.{linebreak}{linebreak}* Adhere to established delivery methodology, quality standards and best practices.{linebreak}{linebreak}* All job duties described above require a flexible work schedule to meet client needs.{linebreak}{linebreak}* Must be available to travel up to 20%.{linebreak}{linebreak}{linebreak}{linebreak}{linebreak}

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Senior DevOps Database Administrator


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Stats (beta): 👁 1,103 views,✍️ 0 applied (0%)
{linebreak}The Blackboard Cloud Services has a proven track record of delivering exceptional services to over fifteen hundred clients around the globe.  We are seeking an experienced, motivated, and detail-oriented Senior DevOps Database Administrator to develop processes and tools for automating our database administration tasks in AWS and OpenStack environments.  Our team is responsible for maintaining over 3,000 Oracle and PostgreSQL databases in production, development, testing, and staging environments in many different data centers around the globe.{linebreak}{linebreak}POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES{linebreak}{linebreak}* Develop RESTful APIs using Ruby on Rails for automating database administration tasks such as installing, configuring, backing up, restoring, replicating, upgrading, patching, cloning, tuning, migrating, monitoring, and so on.{linebreak}{linebreak}* Develop Ruby and Python libraries that can be used in our web applications, Chef cookbooks, and other automation tools.{linebreak}{linebreak}* Creating Chef cookbooks for automating the database installation and configuration processes.{linebreak}{linebreak}* Creating jobs and pipelines using Jenkins for provisioning the entire application stack (Linux server, database server, tomcat server, load balancer, etc) on AWS and OpenStack.{linebreak}{linebreak}* Develop Linux packages and services for distributing and running database administration tools.{linebreak}{linebreak}* Create Linux images for provisioning database servers in AWS and OpenStack environments.{linebreak}{linebreak}* Develop and document processes, methods, procedures, and tools for diagnosing and fixing known bugs & problems, for improving efficiency, and for performing common tasks.{linebreak}{linebreak}* Analyze changes in each new database version release, hot fix, or service pack and update the existing documents, processes, methods, procedures, and tools to work with these changes.{linebreak}{linebreak}* Collaborate with other teams on efforts to improve database performance, stability, and availability.{linebreak}{linebreak}* Install, setup, and configure third party tools for collecting, monitoring, analyzing data on database performance and stability.{linebreak}{linebreak}* Prepare, document, and conduct training sessions for DBA team members.{linebreak}{linebreak}* Work independently or with very little supervision on all DBA tasks and projects.{linebreak}{linebreak}* Assist the manager in addressing complex database administration issues.{linebreak}{linebreak}* Provide technical expertise, advice, and support to junior database administrators.{linebreak}{linebreak}* Take ownership of database projects and define tasks that can be assigned to other database team members.{linebreak}

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Automation Tools Engineer


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Stats (beta): 👁 403 views,✍️ 0 applied (0%)
{linebreak}With more than 5,000 global education clients, Blackboard is shaping the future of education services delivery around the world. We’re at the intersection of technology and education in a time of amazing innovation and disruption, and we’re serious about reimagining how education services are developed and delivered.{linebreak}{linebreak}As a member of our Engineering team, you will have the opportunity to join the group responsible for building, deploying and running an industry leading mobile, SaaS and web services platform. We are looking for candidates to drive, design, implement and scale our DevOps methodology driven technologies, approach, and tooling to support our cloud and mobile platforms. Qualified candidates will bring the latest software development, automation and deployment practices.{linebreak}{linebreak}RESPONSIBILITIES:{linebreak}•   Support an always-available cloud-based SaaS and mobile platform{linebreak}{linebreak}•   Join a scrum team of fellow engineers following DevOps philosophies{linebreak}{linebreak}•   Work closely with engineers to support packaging, deployment, monitoring and system reliability{linebreak}{linebreak}•   Bring the latest tools and techniques to achieve optimal results{linebreak}{linebreak}•   Identify and drive opportunities to improve automation for deployment, management, and tooling{linebreak}{linebreak}•   Develop tools to improve efficiency and provide self-service options{linebreak}{linebreak}•   Stay up to date on the latest Cloud development and deployment technologies

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Senior Data Scientist


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Stats (beta): 👁 689 views,✍️ 0 applied (0%)
{linebreak}Analytics are a core feature of Blackboard’s products and services, both as a distinct product offering and approach to enhance existing products. This position will advance Blackboard’s mission by bringing cutting-edge analytics approaches to large data sets across applications, institutions, and student profiles; results from this work have potential impact on millions of students across the globe.  This position will participate in the development of new predictive analytics functionality within existing products using big data and cloud infrastructure.{linebreak}{linebreak}POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES{linebreak}{linebreak}Reporting to the Director of Development for Core Services, the Sr. Data Scientist plays an integral role in the design, development and implementation of machine learning and statistical methods on big data sets to identify students at-risk of low performance in a course, determine online course design characteristics and their impacts on student learning, and other analysis projects related to learning and teaching with technology.  Findings from this research will be used to create production-level algorithms within Blackboard applications and inform product development priorities.{linebreak}{linebreak}Translation of functional needs into rigorous analysis techniques, ability to adapt techniques and approaches to variable data sets, and clear communication with technical collaborators and non-experts are critical to the ongoing success of this role.  Ability to convert research findings into results that be implemented in simplified production algorithms will also be essential to this role.{linebreak}{linebreak}The position requires close coordination with program management and product development, as well as other product teams across Blackboard. Ability to interact with distributed teams via teleconference, web conference or through written communication are key aspects of the role. Knowledge and experience in educational technology and web platform data are strong assets.{linebreak}{linebreak}Specifically s/he will:{linebreak}{linebreak}{linebreak}* Design research methods that address questions related to predicting educational outcomes, designing impactful software, and other strategic issues{linebreak}{linebreak}* Apply advanced machine learning algorithms, statistical methods and predictive modeling techniques on large and varied data sets that include application logfiles, other online application telemetry, structured and unstructured data sources.{linebreak}{linebreak}* Analyze research results, draw actionable insights, and present findings to product management and development personnel.{linebreak}{linebreak}* Lead the development of business requirements and functional algorithms that can be used in real-time production environments.{linebreak}{linebreak}* Provide on-going tracking and monitoring of performance of algorithms and statistical models, troubleshoot and implements enhancements and fixes to these systems as needed.{linebreak}{linebreak}* Assess data sources for integrity and validity compared to intended educational proceses.{linebreak}{linebreak}* Performs data processing and analysis tasks on large-scale, long-term projects that benefit product management and functional owners, user experience research, and product development.{linebreak}{linebreak}* Collaborate daily with other analytics team members implementing data analysis and machine learning techniques.{linebreak}{linebreak}* Collaborate with development team to ensure projects are clearly defined and properly phased to facilitate timely delivery of functionalit{linebreak}{linebreak}{linebreak}

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