Jobs at Manning

  1. Senior Software Engineer
  2. Acquisitions Editor
  3. Assistant Acquisitions Editor

About Manning Publications

Manning is an independent publisher of computer books for software developers, engineers, architects, system administrators, managers and all who are professionally involved with the computer business. We also publish for students and young programmers, including occasionally for children. We are an entirely virtual organization based on Shelter Island, New York, with many staff working from far-flung places like Manila and Zagreb.


Senior Software Engineer

Manning Publications is looking for a Senior Software Engineer to help deliver world class software on a wide ranging stack of cutting edge tools. You'll be doing everything from coding in backbone.js (or another Javascript MV* framework) to helping plan our future architecture. The primary project you'll be working on is our new interactive web-based reader application, but you'll have a chance to get your hands dirty in all areas of our business. We need someone who is as comfortable on the front end as they are on the back end, as you'll be responsible for both the presentation and business logic and services that feed the views. We're a fun, small and fast paced team of remote developers working from all over the world. Six to eight years of work experience with a proven track record of delivering products that provide value in a large scale, highly interconnected enterprise environment is require

This position requires working remotely.

What you'll be working with:

To Apply for this Position:

Send a cover letter and resume to manningjob@manning.com. Please put "Senior Software Engineer" in the Subject line.



Acquisitions Editor

We have an opening for a full-time Acquisitions Editor to acquire quality books and authors in the field of computer science. The ideal applicant will have experience in a similar role and be looking to move to a leading publisher with greater responsibility and flexibility in their day-to-day role. Some experience with computer technologies would be a major asset.

What you'll be doing:

To Apply for this Position:

This is a remote working role and the successful applicant will demonstrate an ability to manage their own time and workload while maintaining a high level of quality output and consistent performance. In return, Manning publications offers a unique opportunity to work with flexible working hours and remuneration based partly on performance. To register your interest in the role please send a covering letter along with your CV to recruiting@manning.com.



Assistant Acquisitions Editor

We have an opening for a full-time Assistant Acquisitions Editor in the field of computer science. In this entry-level position, the AAE will work closely with a senior Acquisitions Editor to research and identify important technical topics, contact and screen potential book authors, and facilitate all aspects of the acquisition process. Approximately 50% of the AAE's time will be dedicated to administrative duties, such as scheduling calls, following up with promising author candidates, and managing the flow of a project from initial contact through contract signing. The ideal applicant will be organized, self-motivated, and outgoing, with enthusiasm for technology, demonstrated knowledge of IT markets and culture, and excellent written and oral English communication skills.

What you'll be doing:

To Apply for this Position:

This is a full-time home-based position that requires a minimum of four hours of availability daily between 9AM and 5PM US Eastern time. The successful applicant will demonstrate the ability to manage their own time and workload while maintaining a high level of quality output and consistent performance. To register your interest in this position please send a cover letter along with your CV to recruiting@manning.com.