Pearson Senior Software Developer in San Francisco, California

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 re-examining 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.

NCS Pearson, Inc. seeks Sr. Software Developer in SanFrancisco, CA to participate in the creation of the next generation ofPearson’s E-Learning platforms. Own a backend component that exposes API thatis the core of Pearson's business. Quickly audit/ understand/own existingcode base powering E-Learning platform. Work closely with client-side teams andproduct design teams to elegantly design and implement new features and APIs.Tackle some of the challenging problems in distributed computing, HTTP, API design,and more.


Min. req. Bachelor degree in Computer Science, Engineering or foreign equivalent together with 5 years building scalable backend solutions experience plus 3 years of design skills in OO analysis and Design Patterns plus 2 years of direct hands-on experience in NoSQL data solutions Apache Cassandra. Hands on experience on the Java programming language, JVMs and disciplined coding skills. Strong knowledge in content management platform, web technology and HTML5 and ePub3 contents. Good understanding of Web Services protocols such as REST, SOAP and API design for extensibility and portability. Send resume to: NCS Pearson, Inc., John Maher, 3075 W Ray Road Suite 200, Chandler, AZ 85226.

Primary Location: US-CA-San Francisco

Job: Technology

Organization: Technology & Operations

Employee Status: Regular Employee

Job Type: Standard

Shift: Day Job

Job Posting: Nov 22, 2016