Pearson Software Developer (Java) in Bloomington, Minnesota
Software Developer (Java) - ( 2104313 )
As the global leader in electronic testing, Pearson VUE (www.pearsonvue.com) validates the skills and knowledge of millions of individuals every year. Our customers’ high-stakes certification, licensure, admissions and other credentialing exams help people advance in technology, government and professional careers, as well as attain educational growth. Pearson VUE offers proctored exams through the world's largest network of test centers in addition to testing in online and unproctored environments.
Pearson VUE is a business of Pearson, the world's leading learning company with global-reach and market-leading businesses. Pearson is listed on both the London and New York stock exchanges (UK: PSON; NYSE: PSO). For more information, visit www.pearson.com.
As a Java Software Developer, you will be responsible for analysis, design, implementation, and automated testing in a high-performing, experienced team. You will use industry best practices while producing high-quality full stack solutions in an agile, results driven environment across a diverse set of areas including: finance, infrastructure, test center utilization, e-commerce, registration and scheduling. You will also be responsible for maintaining and supporting mission-critical applications as necessary. In this role you will be expected to continually grow, mentor software developers, and challenge all of us to raise the bar even higher with your contributions to people, process and technology. This is a highly collaborative team that knows the importance of fun, self-care and flexibility while working on a variety of complex and challenging projects with a passion for excellence, innovation and pride in producing excellent user experiences.
The Software Developer will:
Implement & Perform. Implement designs following Pearson coding standards and industry best practices; maintain and support mission-critical applications as necessary.
Analyze & Design. Ensure business and requirements artifacts are created that effectively model the customer's requirements. Use tooling and best practices to create design models from requirements.
Review. Participate in and lead requirement, design and code reviews.
Test & Deployment. Work closely with other teams and stakeholders (e.g., QE, CM, end users) to release high quality software. Create testable requirements and write/execute unit tests.
Quality/process improvement. Participate in group improvement activities and initiatives to improve process and product quality in pursuit of excellence.
Reporting. Complete project documentation as required, including logging status, risk, progress, and effort on assigned work.
People development. Mentor and train new team members.
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.
Required Education & Experience:
Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, MIS, or equivalent technology discipline
6 years minimum professional Java development required
3 years programmatic interaction with relational database systems
Current technology stack: Java, JPA, Hibernate, Web Services (REST/SOAP), Angular
Experience in OOAD, agile processes, design patterns, SQL and UML
Desired Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:
Experience working in agile environment
Experience in understanding software architecture
Experience in creating design documents, performing code reviews and test driven development
Desire to expand knowledge in many development languages, applications, and tools
Proven ability to quickly learn new processes and tools, business domains and technical applications
Ability to think technically and analytically
Ability to understand philosophy of architecture
Must assimilate information, distill knowledge, apply experience and provide solution alternatives and recommendations
Must have strong time management skills - including ability to work well under pressure, plan, set priorities, adapt to change, and meet established timelines
Must develop effective relationships with internal and external contacts and work well within a team
Must be a self-starter and detail-oriented
Must have a “positive” and energetic demeanor
Effective written and verbal communication skills
Creative problem-solving skills
Experience with some or all of the following tools (Required):
Java SE AND EE (6 years)
Spring (3 years)
REST services (3 years)
JPA/Hibernate (3 years)
SQL (3 years)
JBOSS OR Tomcat (3 years)
Requirements & analysis experience
Experience with some or all of the following tools (Preferred):
SQL Server (Transact-SQL)
Gradle build framework
Primary Location : US-MN-Bloomington
Work Locations :
US-MN-Bloomington-5601 Green Valley
5601 Green Valley DriveSuite 220
Job : Technology
Organization : Assessments VUE
Employee Status : Regular Employee
Job Type : Standard
Job Level : Individual Contributor
Shift : Day Job
Travel : No
Job Posting : Jun 8, 2021
Job Unposting : Ongoing
Schedule: : Full-time Regular
Req ID: 2104313