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Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Company Overview

At Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, we aim to spark a lifelong love of learning in every individual we touch.

It's not just our mission; it's our passion. As a global learning company, HMH specializes in pre-K–12 education content, services and cutting edge technology solutions for today’s changing landscape.

HMH creates engaging, dynamic and effective educational content and experiences from early childhood to K-12 and beyond the classroom, serving more than 50 million students in more than 150 countries. Available through multiple media, our content meets the needs of students, teachers, parents and lifelong learners, no matter where and how they learn.

Our renowned and awarded children's books, novels, nonfiction, and reference titles are enjoyed by readers throughout the world. Our distinguished author list, from Ralph Waldo Emerson to Philip Roth, and brands from Curious George to The Lord of the Rings, includes 10 Nobel Prize winners, 48 Pulitzer Prize winners, 15 National Book Award winners, and more than 100 Caldecott, Newbery, Printz and Sibert Medal and Honor recipients.

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This role will have responsibility for guiding the corporate Cloud presence supporting both customer-facing and internal cloud-based tools.  Providing technical and management guidance to a team of around 4 experienced cloud professionals, the person in his role will ensure that industry best practices for cost containment, security, automation, and developer self-service are provided.   Duties and Responsibilities include: People Manager Enable and empower people to do their best work in an environment that encourages collaboration and innovation and...
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This role will have responsibility for working with the cloud architecture team the corporate Cloud presence supporting both customer-facing and internal cloud-based tools. The person in his role will have a specific focus on ensuring that security best practices are defined and followed through the enterprise.   Duties and Responsibilities include: Under the leadership of the Architecture lead, work to design the corporate cloud architecture including developing a library of deployable design patterns Serve as a liaison between the corporate security team and...
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The successful candidate will be an energetic and clear communicator who possesses outstanding organizational management and Sales business acumen. This Vice President will have outstanding management skills and will be adept at collaborating with various stakeholders across IT and the business. This leader will have depth of experience working in Salesforce.com and will drive industry best practices utilizing Salesforce.com. This includes working with the business partners and stakeholders to understand the business processes, priorities and current risks and issues. This leader will work...
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This position reports to the Director of Infrastructure and Productivity Solutions in Infrastructure. The Sr. Collaboration Specialist will play a critical role in helping to define the shared enterprise productivity tools for the HMH organization and will be responsible for playing a key role in projects to develop and implement reliable, secure collaboration platforms and ensure that initiatives support the corporate vision. As a Sr. Collaboration Specialist, the successful candidate must have experience supporting large enterprise environments, and a demonstrated competency in driving...
IT/Systems/Networking
Boston
The Senior Business Analyst is a key position reporting directly to the VP, Sales & Services  HMH IT is evolving its organization, and this new position will play a pivotal role in establishing IT as a strategic business partner that understands, enables, and improves core business strategy, processes, and operations through technology solution design and delivery. We are looking for an exceptional Business Analyst to partner with business stakeholders to identify business needs and technology solution opportunities, and lead enhancement projects for existing applications, scope,...
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This is a key position reporting directly to the SVP, IT Finance, HR, Legal. The successful candidate will be an energetic and clear communicator who possesses outstanding organizational management and Finance business acumen. This director will have outstanding management skills and will be adept at collaborating with various stakeholders across IT and the business. This includes working with the business partners and stakeholders to understand the business processes, priorities and current risks and issues. This director will work hand in hand with the business partners to develop...
IT/Systems/Networking
Boston
The Change Manager reports directly to the Change Management Director.  The primary responsibilities include supporting the implementation of the IT Organizational change managment strategies as well as developing the plans that will maximize employee adoption and usage and minimize resistance to change. Change management activities will span core organizational change, communications, engagement, training, readiness, and user adoption activities. This individual will focus on the people side of the change and identifying the behaviors necessary to adopt to program & project changes...
IT/Systems/Networking
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This position reports directly to the VP, IT Governance & Assurance and is within the IT Operations & Enablement organization. The successful candidate will be an energetic and clear communicator who has deep experience in project management. Responsibilities will include medium to large sized project management from standing up a new project to execution and stabilization. This position is located in Boston, MA with up to 25% travel to business partner locations.   Duties and Responsibilities include: Manage execution of complex cross functional projects...
IT/Systems/Networking
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The Sr. Salesforce Administrators role is to analyze, design, develop, test and launch efficient business, financial, and operations systems in support of core organizational functions and business processes. This individual will apply proven communication, analytical, and problem-solving skills to help maximize the benefit of our salesforce.com investment.   They will share implementation best practices and recommends solution alternatives   The position is in Boston, Massachusetts.   Duties & Responsibilities:   Engage with business stakeholders to...
IT/Systems/Networking
Boston
The Information Technology organization is transforming to realize our mission: Become a leader in HMH’s digital transformation, and as a strategic partner, innovate and deliver highest value, competitive advantage solutions across all corporate and business functions. Our ambition is to be a digital leader through innovation and develop and deliver leading edge technology such as robotic process automation and artificial intelligence to solve some of HMH’s greatest operational business challenges.  Our...
IT/Systems/Networking
Boston
HMH Software Engineering provides cutting edge, individualized learning experiences to millions of students across the United States.  We are as driven by this mission as we are by continuously improving ourselves and the way we work. Our offices are high energy, collaborative bee hives of activity where work is centered on small, autonomous teams that build great software.  We trust each other, hold ourselves and our teammates accountable for results, and improve student outcomes with each release. At HMH we constantly experiment with new approaches and novel ways of solving problems.  ...
Software Engineering/QA
Boston
HMH Software Engineering provides cutting edge, individualized learning experiences to millions of students across the United States.  We are as driven by this mission as we are by continuously improving ourselves and the way we work.  Our offices are high energy, collaborative bee hives of activity where work is centered on small, autonomous teams that build great software.  We trust each other, hold ourselves and our teammates accountable for results, and improve student outcomes with each release.     At HMH we constantly experiment with new approaches and novel ways of solving...
Software Engineering/QA
Boston
HMH Software Engineering provides cutting edge, individualized learning experiences to millions of students across the United States.  We are as driven by this mission as we are by continuously improving ourselves and the way we work. Our offices are high energy, collaborative bee hives of activity where work is centered on small, autonomous teams that build great software.  We trust each other, hold ourselves and our teammates accountable for results, and improve student outcomes with each release. At HMH we constantly experiment with new approaches and novel ways of solving problems.  ...
Software Engineering/QA
Boston
HMH Software Engineering provides cutting edge, individualized learning experiences to millions of students across the United States.  We are as driven by this mission as we are by continuously improving ourselves and the way we work. Our offices are high energy, collaborative bee hives of activity where work is centered on small, autonomous teams that build great software.  We trust each other, hold ourselves and our teammates accountable for results, and improve student outcomes with each release. At HMH we constantly experiment with new approaches and novel ways of solving problems.  ...
Software Engineering/QA
Boston
At HMH we are looking for Support Engineers to support our Learning & Education Platforms as part of a dynamic and agile support team. We support all of HMH’s key learning platforms, delivering cutting-edge technical solutions to the Education market. We are looking for people with a background in full-stack web technologies, and/or querying and scripting skills. You take a customer-focused approach to managing and solving problems for our customers and are familiar with the principles of agile software development and support. Working in a team you will triage & troubleshoot...
Software Engineering/QA
Boston
HMH Software Engineering provides cutting edge, individualized learning experiences to millions of students across the United States.  We are as driven by this mission as we are by continuously improving ourselves and the way we work. Our offices are high energy, collaborative bee hives of activity where work is centered on small, autonomous teams that build great software.  We trust each other, hold ourselves and our teammates accountable for results, and improve student outcomes with each release. At HMH we constantly experiment with new approaches and novel ways of solving problems.  ...
Software Engineering/QA
Boston
HMH Software Engineering provides cutting edge, individualized learning experiences to millions of students across the United States.  We are as driven by this mission as we are by continuously improving ourselves and the way we work.  Our offices are high energy, collaborative bee hives of activity where work is centered on small, autonomous teams that build great software.  We trust each other, hold ourselves and our teammates accountable for results, and improve student outcomes with each release. At HMH we constantly experiment with new approaches and novel ways of solving problems.  ...
Software Engineering/QA
Boston
HMH Software Engineering HMH Software Engineering provides cutting edge, individualized learning experiences to millions of students across the United States.  We are as driven by this mission as we are by continuously improving ourselves and the way we work. Our offices are high energy, collaborative bee hives of activity where work is centered on small, autonomous teams that build great software.  We trust each other, hold ourselves and our teammates accountable for results, and improve student outcomes with each release.     At HMH we constantly experiment with new approaches and...
Software Engineering/QA
Boston
This role will be responsible for writing automation tools to support automated deployments, environment management, and other automation projects.  You will also be supporting our efforts around monitoring and alerting.   Duties & Responsibilities:   Reporting to the Monitoring and Automation manager as part of the Cloud Operations team, the candidate will work closely with other members of the team to create repeatable and reproducible immutable architectures Design and implement tools that support our continuing journey towards a fully self-service DevOps Cloud model...
Software Engineering/QA
Boston
HMH Software Engineering HMH Software Engineering provides cutting edge, individualized learning experiences to millions of students across the United States.  We are as driven by this mission as we are by continuously improving ourselves and the way we work. Our offices are high energy, collaborative bee hives of activity where work is centered on small, autonomous teams that build great software.  We trust each other, hold ourselves and our teammates accountable for results, and improve student outcomes with each release.     At HMH we...
Software Engineering/QA
Boston
HMH Software Engineering – Software Engineering  HMH Software Engineering provides cutting edge, individualized learning experiences to millions of students across the United States.  We are as driven by this mission as we are by continuously improving ourselves and the way we work. Our offices are high energy, collaborative bee hives of activity where work is centered on small, autonomous teams that build great software.  We trust each other, hold ourselves and our teammates accountable for results, and improve student outcomes with each release. At HMH we constantly...
Software Engineering/QA
Boston
Account management sits at the intersection of marketing strategy and creativity. Account people not only have to appreciate great creative, they need to champion it. Associate Marketing Account Managers support large scale creative work (digital and print) from inception to completion across one or more portfolios.   Responsibilities Lead project kick off calls, reviewing briefs and creating schedules, reviews and routes creative, presenting work to clients, and release projects to manufacturing with a clear understanding of the production process.  Ensure that...
Marketing
Boston
The Product Manager Director is a leader within the company and is responsible for overseeing all aspects of assigned product lines with an emphasis on new product development, product line strategic growth/profitability, and life cycle management. Primary responsibilities include guiding development of superior, differentiated programs; advocating customer and market needs in the product development process; guiding market research activities; and delivering on product line financial goals.   Product Planning & Development: Lead the overall planning and product...
Product Management
Boston
The VP, Learning Architecture is responsible for ensuring all Math development work is aligned with product management and strategy. This VP, LA supervises the work of the Lead Learning Architects and coordinates staffing of project work across the Studio, as well as represents the Studio in cross-functional teams and initiatives.   Supervise, mentor, guide, and advise studio leadership and teams Guide development of annual commitments and conduct performance reviews for team Work with studio leaders to coordinate Studio Learning Architecture Assignments for all programs;...
Product Management
Boston
As a Senior Product Manager, you will provide leadership and vision for a cross-functional product development team to develop an innovative platform for the K-12 classroom.     Responsibilities As a team leader for HMH’s teaching and learning platform, provide overarching leadership, strategy, and product management for all product development efforts of a cross-functional team (including engineering, editorial, design, research, marketing, and QA).  This includes, but is not limited to, the following activities:   Implement product strategy and vision...
Product Management
Boston
The Associate Project Manager (APM) coordinates the production, engineering, and on-schedule delivery of assigned projects. The APM helps prepare and communicate reliable information to all departments and to outside vendors about assigned print, digital, and online projects. The APM is responsible for creating and updating detailed project schedules, tracking daily deliverables, and reporting on current project status.     PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES 1    Understands project scope: Understands what is required for product delivery and participates in...
Corporate Functions
Boston
As a member of the Operational Excellence Department, this key position will assist with the oversight and implementation of the enterprise wide systems and process transformational roadmap by planning, leading, implementing, and monitoring projects or initiatives to improve efficiency and reduce errors through the application of process improvement tools. This position will focus on improving business processes with goals of adding revenue, reducing costs, increasing efficiency, eliminating waste, defects, and other non-value added or duplicate efforts, with a continuous focus on improved...
Corporate Functions
Boston
The Director of Project Management: Process Management is a strategy and process Leader who is responsible for improving and managing our delivery and development processes, with experience and skills around collaboration, negotiation, decision making, process monitoring and modeling, metrics and KPI oversight. The director works closely with the department head to influence and implement process strategy for the division and key stakeholders. The director works collaboratively with Division Directors, Lead Project Managers and key stakeholders to ensure that process needs are met and...
Corporate Functions
Boston
The Academic Planning and Analytics Director will partner with the field sales organization, district customers, and the multiple teams at HMH to custom design academic product and service solutions to match the needs of school districts.  This support will be primarily based on her/his professional background and expertise in data analytics. Meet with customers to explore their academic needs. Develop concept papers showing the potential match between customer needs and a wide range of HMH products and service offerings. Work with the customer, Account Executive...
Sales & Business Development
Boston
Purpose of the Role The Senior Director, Sales and Services Enablement (Engagement) reports to the SVP, Sales and Services Enablement and is primarily focused on the development and execution of a strategy that leverages technology to engage and optimizes the effectiveness of our Sales and Services organizations to increase critical selling time and reduce non-revenue generating activities. The strategy will leverage social media avenues and HMH Enablement platforms to allow for personalized, high impact and engaging subscription style interactions with content.  This...
Sales & Business Development
Boston
Purpose of the Role: Through effective relationships, the Account Executive is accountable for providing educational content solutions that meet the needs of school districts in an assigned territory. Job Responsibilities: Designs strategies that address customer needs and issues while meeting assigned quota; targets and prioritizes accounts and activities; analyzes competitors’ activities and adjusts appropriately; utilizes area, national and Per Diem resources effectively. Strategically plans sales calls by outlined objectives and action steps...
Sales & Business Development
Boston
The Information Technology organization at Houghton Mifflin Harcourt (HMH) is transforming to realize our mission: Become a leader in HMH’s digital transformation, and as a strategic partner, innovate and deliver highest value, competitive advantage solutions across all corporate and business functions. Our ambition is to be a digital leader through innovation and develop and deliver leading edge technology such as robotic process automation and artificial intelligence to solve some of HMH’s greatest...
IT/Systems/Networking
Boston
The IT Solution Delivery Manager, Finance is a key position reporting to the Solution Director, Finance.  HMH IT is evolving its organization, and this new position will play a pivotal role in establishing IT as a strategic business partner that understands, enables, and improves core business strategy, processes, and operations through technology solution design and delivery. We are looking for an exceptional Solution Delivery Manager to partner with business stakeholders to identify business needs and technology solution opportunities, and lead enhancement projects for existing...
IT/Systems/Networking
Boston
The Information Technology organization is transforming to realize our mission: Become a leader in HMH’s digital transformation, and as a strategic partner, innovate and deliver highest value, competitive advantage solutions across all corporate and business functions. Our ambition is to be a digital leader through innovation and develop and deliver leading edge technology such as robotic process automation and artificial intelligence to solve some of HMH’s greatest operational business challenges.  Our...
IT/Systems/Networking
Boston
The Information Technology group at Houghton Mifflin Harcourt is transforming to realize our mission: Become a leader in HMH’s digital transformation, and as a strategic partner, innovate and deliver highest value, competitive advantage solutions across all corporate and business functions.   Our ambition is to be a digital leader through innovation and develop and deliver leading edge technology such as robotic process automation and artificial intelligence to solve some of HMH’s greatest operational business...
IT/Systems/Networking
Boston
The Information Technology organization is transforming to realize our mission: Become a leader in HMH’s digital transformation, and as a strategic partner, innovate and deliver highest value, competitive advantage solutions across all corporate and business functions. Our ambition is to be a digital leader through innovation and develop and deliver leading edge technology such as robotic process automation and artificial intelligence to solve some of HMH’s greatest operational business challenges.  Our professionals will have...
IT/Systems/Networking
Boston
The Information Technology organization at Houghton Mifflin Harcourt (HMH) is transforming to realize our mission: Become a leader in HMH’s digital transformation, and as a strategic partner, innovate and deliver highest value, competitive advantage solutions across all corporate and business functions. Our ambition is to be a digital leader through innovation and develop and deliver leading edge technology such as robotic process automation and artificial intelligence to solve some of HMH’s greatest operational business challenges. Our professionals will have business...
IT/Systems/Networking
Boston
The Information Technology organization is transforming to realize our mission: Become a leader in HMH’s digital transformation, and as a strategic partner,innovate and deliver highest value, competitive advantage solutions across all corporate and business functions. Our ambition is to be a digital leader through innovation and develop and deliver leading edge technology such as robotic process automation and artificial...
IT/Systems/Networking
Boston
The position of Sr. Infrastructure Engineer reports to the Director of Infrastructure on the IT team. The Sr. Infrastructure Engineer will play a critical role in helping to define architecture & best practices for the HMH enterprise and will be responsible for leading projects to develop and implement scalable solutions for Active Directory, Azure ADFS, and Identity management & SSO services and ensure that these initiatives support the corporate vision. As a Sr. Infrastructure Engineer, the successful candidate must have experience supporting large enterprise environments, and a...
IT/Systems/Networking
Boston
This role will be responsible for writing automation tools to support automated deployments, environment management, and other automation projects.  You will also be supporting our efforts around monitoring and alerting.   Duties & Responsibilities:   Reporting to the Monitoring and Automation manager as part of the Cloud Operations team, the candidate will work closely with other members of the team to create repeatable and reproducible immutable architectures Design and implement tools that support our continuing journey towards a fully self-service DevOps Cloud model...
IT/Systems/Networking
Boston
The Information Technology organization is transforming to realize our mission: Become a leader in HMH’s digital transformation, and as a strategic partner, innovate and deliver highest value, competitive advantage solutions across all corporate and business functions. Our ambition is to be a digital leader through innovation and develop and deliver leading edge technology such as robotic process automation and artificial intelligence to solve some of HMH’s greatest operational business challenges. Our...
IT/Systems/Networking
Boston
The Information Technology organization is transforming to realize our mission: Become a leader in HMH’s digital transformation, and as a strategic partner, innovate and deliver highest value, competitive advantage solutions across all corporate and business functions. Our ambition is to be a digital leader through innovation and develop and deliver leading edge technology such as robotic process automation and artificial intelligence to solve some of HMH’s greatest operational business challenges. Our...
IT/Systems/Networking
Boston
We have Multiple Software Engineering Opportunities - Software Engineer, Sr Software Engineering and Staff Software Engineers! Software Engineers personify the notion of constant improvement as they work with their team to build software that delivers on our mission to improve student outcomes.  You’re not afraid to try new things even if they don’t work out as expected. You are independent, self-directed, high energy and as eager to contribute to your team as you are to progress on your own path to software craftsmanship.  You’ll thrive working in a fast-paced...
Software Engineering/QA
Boston
The Opportunity - Manager Software Engineering A Manager Software Engineering directly manages the actions of 7-12 software engineers across several teams. The Engineering Manager engages in mentoring and career development of software engineers, performing code reviews, promoting engineering best practices, as well as working with software engineers and architects to determine best technical solutions. Engineering managers can also participate in recruiting/interviewing engineering candidates, working with product owners to fully define...
Software Engineering/QA
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Culture at HMH:

As champions of curiosity, our employees are as much a part of the Houghton Mifflin Harcourt brand as the programs we promote, the products we sell, and the services we provide. We view every interaction as an opportunity to communicate our brand, our promise, and our potential. We are passionate, trusted, collaborative, rigorous, practical visionaries.

In addition to increasing our standing as a leader in education reform, fostering sustainable business processes, and addressing the social challenges faced by our customers, we strive to support employees’ passions and facilitate their engagement with the community. We proudly support 12 employee-run Community Investment Councils (CICs) across the US and Ireland, which utilize corporate funding, resources and support to help engage local colleagues in volunteer opportunities and charitable campaigns that improve the communities where they live and work.

Our Values:

Houghton Mifflin Harcourt is an organization rooted in purpose and strengthened by passion. Our values drive our decisions, shape our strategies, and increase the benefit we provide to customers and colleagues alike.

CuriousityCuriosity

We value enabling and promoting the curiosity of others, resulting in remarkable discoveries and new ideas.

 

CommitmentCommitment

We must always mean what we say and deliver on our commitments to each other and our customers.

 

Effectiveness and ReliabilityEffectiveness and Reliability

Our content and our solutions must be more than just innovative, they must also be effective and reliable.

 

LearningLearning

We are passionate learners. We are driven by the promise of understanding new ideas. We are committed to improving teaching and learning around the world.

 

PerformancePerformance

We are driven to overcome obstacles and succeed. We recognize our role in ensuring the success of others and we are committed to achieving our goals.

 

Best in ClassBest In Class

We are committed to providing our partners, our customers, and our communities with services and solutions representing the best our industry can offer.

David - Employee Testimonial
David

 

"Working at HMH is interesting, challenging, and gratifying at the same time. The people I interact with daily are dedicated professionals. At HMH, our main focus is providing meaningful content to educate students of all ages. Who can argue with that?! I'm proud to be part of HMH and am excited about the future of our company."

Jeanette - Employee Testimonial
Jeanette

 

"I've stayed at HMH 13+ years-my longest tenure at any company in my life-for two main reasons: 1) the amazing products and services we provide to help educate, inform, and entertain children and adults, and 2) the people who work here are passionate about what they do, interesting, collaborative, and all around good people."

Chris - Employee Testimonial
Chris

 

"There are 2 major benefits to working within the HMH community. First, the level of support during on-boarding is phenomenal. There are so many people and resources available to help you be successful as soon as possible. Second, HMH wants you to grow. Consequently, there are real opportunities to learn, to explore new challenges, and advance. My first 10 months on the job have been fulfilling and I feel as though I'm contributing significantly, with a bright future ahead."

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