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Pearson Senior Software Developer in Bloomington, Minnesota

Senior Software Developer

Description

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.

As a SeniorSoftware Developeron our TestNav team you will be working with an energetic and talented team of engineers to create advanced tools for measuring people’s knowledge and skills. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Provide development work primarily using Javascript, HTML and CSS.

  • Utilize other development languages as appropriate.

  • Participate in all stages of software development, including planning, requirements analysis, design, implementation, test, and maintenance.

  • Understand and perform basic analysis of previously written software, and be able to modify and maintain the code.

  • Help to create an environment of collaboration and world class software engineering practices - we provide training, book clubs, pair programming to all members of the team

  • Participate in reviews of own work and work of colleagues - your code will be reviewed and you will be happy to review others work

  • Perform development tasks with a high level of quality, and within scheduled time frames.

Qualifications

Required Education & Skills:

  • Minimum of 5 years experience in software engineering

  • Strong interpersonal skills; professional approach to working with others

  • Strong Object Oriented and MVC programming skills and concepts

  • Experience using and developing service oriented applications and web services (SOAP, REST)

  • Reasonable knowledge of Linux platforms

  • Knowledge of agile software development practices

  • Strong written and verbal communications skills

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science / MIS or equivalent experience required

Desired Skills, Knowledge & Abilities:

  • Experience with supporting technologies like jQuery, JavaScript, CSS, XML, JSON

  • Strong problem solving, analysis, design and testing skills

  • Works well both individually and in a small team environment.

  • Ability to think creatively, research, adapt to circumstances, learn from co-workers, and share information and experiences

Pearson is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer and a member of E-Verify. All qualified applicants, including minorities, women, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

Primary Location: US-TX-Austin

Other Locations US-IA-Iowa City, US-MN-Bloomington

Work Locations: US-TX-Austin-400 Center Ridge 400 Center Ridge Drive TechRidge Three.2 - Suite 100 Austin 78753

Job: Technology

Organization: Assessments School

Employee Status: Regular Employee

Job Type: Standard

Shift: Day Job

Job Posting: Jul 16, 2019

Job Unposting: Ongoing

Schedule: Full-time Regular

Req ID: 1909405

Pearson is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer and a member of E-Verify. All qualified applicants, including minorities, women, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

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