Pearson Senior Software Engineer in Colombo, Sri Lanka

Senior Software Engineer


AtPearson, we’re committed to a world that’s always learning and to our talentedteam who makes it all possible. We are now transforming Pearson to accelerateour activity in digital learning, education services and emerging markets. Thiswill enable us to make a lasting impact in helping to solve some of the mostimportant challenges in global education.

PearsonLanka is currently seeking a Senior Software Engineer. The role of a SeniorSoftware Developer will involve working throughout the full developmentlifecycle. This is a fast-faced, Agile environment.To be successful in this role, you will be able todemonstrate an in-depth knowledge across a variety of front end technologieswith a strong focus on incremental delivery, continuous integration, testdriven development (TDD) across web based systems and architecturesworking within a varietyof front end technologies with a strong focus on incremental delivery,continuous integration, test driven development (TDD) across web based systemsand architectures.

This is an excellentopportunity to begin your career with a leader in the technology space andenjoy an excellent working environment.


  • Responsible for the core software engineering tasks in a project team.

  • Is required to work with dynamic teams that are driven by project delivery goals.

  • Should process the drive to learn and continuously improve on work performances.

    Helps and guides software engineers in writingquality code and brings in industry best practices for continuous improvementof the team



  • Experience with JavaScript (React, JQuery, YUI, JSON, AJAX), HTML5 and CSS.

  • Experience in Accessibility related Development is a plus.

  • Minimum 2 years of working experience

  • Basic understanding of Linux

  • Strong interpersonal skills

  • Excellent troubleshooting, problem solving skills, both technical and domain specific

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

  • An understanding of Agile as a philosophy and / or Agile framework

Pearson’s corporate values are Brave; Imaginative; Decentand Accountable. It is crucial that these values resonate with you and you areable to embody these values. You will be naturally positive, adaptable,proactive, organized and comfortable operating in a changing and ambiguousenvironment.

In exchange for your hard work you will be rewarded with acompetitive compensation package, potential eligibility for an annual bonus,supportive peers and management team, opportunities to participate in sportingand social events, career development, training programs and other benefits.Other benefits include transportation services, potential eligibility forPearson Shares (save for shares scheme), and OPD / Insurance / Medical.

Please apply bysubmitting a CV and please note that only short-listed candidates will becontacted via phone

Primary Location: LK-1-Colombo

Work Locations: LK-Colombo-Orion City Sascon Bldg Orion City Sascon Building No. 752/5 Dr Danister De Silver Mawatha Colombo

Job: Technology

Organization: Technology & Operations

Employee Status: Regular Employee

Job Type: Standard

Shift: Day Job

Job Posting: Jun 6, 2017

Req ID: 1707918