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Pearson Specialist/Principal Architect in Bangalore, India

At Pearson, we are committed to a world that is always learning and to our talented team who makes it all possible. We are bold thinkers and standout innovators who push the boundaries of technology. We create seeds of learning that become the catalyst for the world’s innovations. Within the Pearson Virtual Schools (PVS) division, we have reimagined K-12 education through our virtual school and curriculum offerings. Our schools, Connections Academy and Pearson Online Academy provide a best-in-class online learning environment for K-12 students to acquire the skills and confidence they need to adapt and thrive in a changing world.

We are looking for a principal Developer and Architect who has experience with building and architecting business solutions using modern architecture pattern. The successful candidate must be strong developer and architect who loves writing elegant code and building reusable software components which can scale to millions of users.

This role requires extensive web application, legacy data center, and cloud-infrastructure knowledge and hands-on experience. You will also need experience with automated security testing tools across SAST, DAST, and SCA and how to integrate them with application CI/CD pipelines.

Purpose of the position

As a Principal Developer and Architect, you will be responsible for architecting, building and deploying highly scalable and reliable features, applications and systems. You will work with a variety of tech stacks such as Java and Go is not afraid to learn a new tool or language quickly. You are fearless technologist and build solutions which delight our customers. You may be asked to lead a small team of high performing application and system architects and developers, as the job demands.

Core tasks and responsibilities

  • Architect, build and deploy applications, components, and features.

  • Adopt and practice modern application engineering architecture patterns and practices

  • Build cloud native solutions.

  • Implement highly scalable, available, resilient, and secure solutions.

  • Research, POC and adopt new tools and technologies.

  • Stay abreast with emerging technologies

Required Skills, Experience, and Competencies

  • Bachelor’s degree in engineering, preferably in Computer Science.

  • 8+ years experience across building highly available and highly secure web and mobile applications.

  • 5+ years experience with Java and Micro Services Architecture.

  • Experience with one or more cloud providers such as AWS and Azure.

  • Experience with Secure coding practices

  • Knowledge of common attack scenarios and how to protect against them (i.e., OWASP Top 10)

  • Experience working in agile.

  • Experience with code repositories like GitHub, developer collaboration, hands-on experience with modern DevSecOps practice.

  • Experience implementing and working with protective monitoring and SIEM tools such as Splunk.

  • Current understanding regarding design-in security best practices.

  • Passionate coach and mentor of technologists.

  • Passionate about EdTech and helping millions of people learn and grow.

What to expect from Pearson

Did you know Pearson is one of the 10 most innovative education companies of 2022?

At Pearson, we add life to a lifetime of learning so everyone can realize the life they imagine. We do this by creating vibrant and enriching learning experiences designed for real-life impact. We are on a journey to be 100 percent digital to meet the changing needs of the global population by developing a new strategy with ambitious targets. To deliver on our strategic vision, we have five business divisions that are the foundation for the long-term growth of the company: Assessment & Qualifications, Virtual Learning, English Language Learning, Workforce Skills and Higher Education. Alongside these, we have our corporate divisions: Digital & Technology, Finance, Global Corporate Marketing & Communications, Human Resources, Legal, Strategy and Direct to Consumer. Learn more at We are Pearson.

We value the power of an inclusive culture and also a strong sense of belonging. We promote a culture where differences are embraced, opportunities are accessible, consideration and respect are the norm and all individuals are supported in reaching their full potential. Through our talent, we believe that diversity, equity and inclusion make us a more innovative and vibrant place to work. People are at the center, and we are committed to building a workplace where talent can learn, grow and thrive.

Pearson is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer and a member of E-Verify. We want a team that represents a variety of backgrounds, perspectives and skills. The more inclusive we are, the better our work will be. All employment decisions are based on qualifications, merit and business need. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, ethnicity, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, national origin, protected veteran status, disability status or any other group protected by law. We strive for a workforce that reflects the diversity of our communities.

To learn more about Pearson’s commitment to a diverse and inclusive workforce, navigate to: Diversity, Equity & Inclusion at Pearson.

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Organization: Higher Education

Schedule: FULL_TIME

Req ID: 13152