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Senior Software Engineer

The HarvardX Senior Software Engineer is a member of the HarvardX Technical Group, reporting to the Senior Manager of Technical Operations. The Senior Software Engineer builds accessible web applications in support of HarvardX educational media projects and shepherds these projects from experimental prototype to ongoing supported service, in collaboration with technical and administrative partners within and outside of Harvard. The Senior Software Engineer ensures HarvardX software development projects follow HarvardX and Harvard University policies, procedures and best practices. In addition to serving as technical lead on assigned projects, the Senior Software Engineer provides mentoring, code review and support for the development and delivery of HarvardX online learning experiences in collaboration with HarvardX technical team members, the Senior Manager of Technical Operations and with faculty, technical and administrative stakeholders from Harvard, HarvardX, edX and beyond assigned to address those needs. The Senior Software Engineer is a member of the continuing HarvardX team (distinct from hires made for specific, time-limited projects).

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Media Coordinator 

The Media Coordinator develops and maintains the HarvardX Media Team’s shoot calendar.  S/he advises the Production Manager on how available staff resources may best be allocated to HarvardX project priorities. In collaboration with the Senior Technical Operations Manager, the Media Coordinator oversees the Department’s digital media ingest of all HarvardX acquired media assets. The Media Coordinator is expected to contribute and adhere to HarvardX policies on archiving standards for visual media as defined by HarvardX senior management.
The successful HarvardX Media Coordinator combines a solid understanding of digital media management with the diplomacy necessary to work within matrixed teams. S/he is a creative problem solver who prioritizes and frames constructive options and team approaches to resolve conflicts, work within operating constraints, and identify technical solutions for collaboration with the Senior Technical Operations Manager. Highly collaborative, the Media Coordinator is able to balance the competing demands inherent in production while maintaining timely, accurate and comprehensive production calendars and reports that meet the needs of HarvardX project teams.

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Post-Production Manager

The HarvardX Post Production Manager combines an academic sensibility, an understanding of creative/media approaches to learning, the diplomacy necessary to manage and work within matrixed teams, and rigorous project management. S/he demonstrates a deep appreciation for academic content and for the experience of the Harvard faculty and global learners who will engage with HarvardX courses. Highly collaborative, the Post Production Manager is able to balance the competing demands inherent in production while keeping the post-­‐production team focused on effective, timely delivery of HarvardX media assets. The Post Production Manager is a creative problem solver who prioritizes and frames constructive options and team approaches to resolve conflicts, work within operating constraints, or identify technical solutions.  The Post Production Manager is valued by HarvardX team members for his/her demonstrated commitment to high quality pedagogy, purposeful experimentation, reflective practice, effective teamwork, successful project completion and effective delivery of HarvardX media assets.

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