Pearson Senior Software Developer in Boulder, Colorado
Senior Software Developer
At Pearson , we’re committed to a world that’s always learning and to our talented team who makes it all possible. From bringing lectures vividly to life to turning textbooks into laptop lessons, we are always reexamining the way people learn best, whether it’s one child in our own backyard or an education community across the globe.
We are bold thinkers and standout innovators who motivate each other to explore new frontiers in an environment that supports and inspires us to always be better. By pushing the boundaries of technology — and each other to surpass these boundaries — we create seeds of learning that become the catalyst for the world’s innovations, personal and global, large and small.
Come check us out. What big idea will you help us launch?
We are looking for a talented Senior level Software Developer ! We are expanding the development team that enables automated assessment of student knowledge. If you are a developer with interest and experience in innovative, service-based, server-side software, we encourage you to apply.
This position, located at our Boulder, CO site, provides the opportunity to learn or expand your skills related to highly concurrent architectures, big-data problem solving, NoSQL data management and machine learning.
An ideal candidate for this team:
High-volume, server-side software experience
Strong Python coding ability
Go experience or strong C/C coding ability
Unix and AWS cloud development skills
Knowledge of big-data architectures
NoSQL database experience, e.g. Mongo
RDBMS experience, e.g. Postgres
Big-data framework experience
Strong collaboration and communication skills
Analytical, inquisitive, adaptable, creative
Machine learning experience or interest
System architecting experience
Solid computer science knowledge
5 years experience developing commercially used software
Strong problem solving skills
Pearson fuels the growing demand for effective education and high-quality information in the global knowledge economy, and share a common goal: to help people get on in their lives through education. For more information, visit www.pearson.com.
Pearson is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer, and a member of E-Verify. All qualified applicants, including minorities, women, veterans, and people with disabilities are encouraged to apply.
KEY WORDS: “big-data architectures”, “big data development”, “big data”, "server side", “cloud development”, python, “python development”, AWS, “Go programming”, Go, Spark, Hadoop, “UI design”, “Educational Technology”, Edtech, “IT in education", Postgres, NoSQL, C, C
Primary Location: US-CO-Boulder
Work Locations: US-CO-Boulder-4940 Pearl East 4940 Pearl East Circle Suite 200/201/204 Boulder 80301
Organization: Assessments School
Employee Status: Regular Employee
Job Type: Standard
Shift: Day Job
Job Posting: Jun 7, 2017
Req ID: 1616376