Pearson C2-Supervisor Software Development in Colombo, Sri Lanka

C2-Supervisor Software Development


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A key leadership role in the development of complex, multi¬tiered and distributed Web based software applications. Provides leadership and guidance to an empowered team of 4 6 software engineers on aspects of development including adherence to the architectural & engineering best practices following agile principles. Drives software product development projects that are driven by delivery goals.


● Minimum four (4) years of experience in software engineering and design and two (2) years of additional experience as a Technical Lead.

● Bachelors degree in Computing, Information Technology, Mathematics, Physics or equivalent.

● Strong leadership skills and the desire to learn and continuously improve on the product quality, performance and other non functional requirements.

● Strong and effective interpersonal and communication skills and the ability to interact with prompt and professionalism to the teams across multiple geographies and time zones.

● Strong technical skills and hands¬on experience in Java and related tools & technologies including open source front¬end & server side technologies.

● Hands on experience on RDBMS technologies and understanding of NoSQL and Big Data architecture.

● Experience and knowledge on OOP, Analysis & Design, Architectural & Design Patterns, Unit Testing and development of highly scalable web applications.

● Experience in Agile software development practices such as SCRUM & TDD /ATDD.

● Basic experience or knowledge on building, packaging & deployment tools, web & application servers and database technologies.

● Provision of in¬depth technical skills to fix ad¬hoc incidents/problems, mentoring and support DevOps teams to ensure best practice.

Primary Location: LK-1-Colombo

Work Locations: LK-Colombo-Orion City Rigel Bldg Orion City Rigel Bldg No 752 Dr. Danister De Silva Mawatha Colombo 900

Job: Technology

Organization: Technology

Employee Status: Regular Employee

Job Type: Standard

Shift: Day Job

Job Posting: Nov 29, 2016