Pearson Jobs

Job Information

Pearson A-Intern in Colombo, Sri Lanka

Responsible for the core software engineering tasks in a project team. The individual will be required to work with dynamic teams that are driven by project delivery goals. Should possess the drive to learn and continuously improve on work performances. The individual will be required to participate periodic appraisal cycles to evaluate and determine advancement opportunities.

Responsibilities

Listed below are the typical duties and responsibilities expected of an individual for the job title described in this document. The items specified below are a guideline of the minimum expectations for the job title; changes will be made on a case-by-case basis for individuals who show potential to take on more responsibilities.

Other duties may be assigned time to time.

Overall Responsibilities:

  • Ensures that code artifacts produced are of the highest quality, conforming to set or agreed upon standards under the guidance of software engineer

  • Follows the Pearson practices and processes.

  • Escalates and communicates issues, risks and concerns to the mentor

  • Provides realistic estimates and achieve on-time Delivery.

  • Makes effective use of engineering tools and technologies

  • Builds competencies in product and technology domain to the desired level.

  • Aligns self to organizational goals.

  • Adhere to Pearson values and ethical practices.

  • Maintains a sense of individuality in thinking and decision making.

  • Is a professional in work aspects as well as conduct with other individuals.

Education / Experience

Individual should be following a Bachelor's degree in Computing or Information Technology/Management. Individuals who are following a Bachelor's degree in Mathematics, Physical Sciences, or a specialization in the Engineering field will also be considered.  

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Very good understanding of Object-Oriented Programming and Design

  • Good technical knowledge and hands-on experience in one technology stack (Java/.Net/Mobile etc.)

  • Basic understanding of Software Engineering Best Practices

  • Effective interpersonal and communication skills and the ability to interact promptly and professionally with teams across different time zones.

  • Ability to learn new technologies rapidly and share knowledge with other team members

  • Desirable Experience or Knowledge in the following areas:

  • Web Application Development

  • UI/UX Technologies

  • Source control systems

  • Unit testing and test automation frameworks

  • Continuous integration and continuous deployment tools and technologies

  • Agile practices

  • Web and Application Servers (WebLogic, Tomcat, IIS)

  • Database design and programming

Qualifications

Responsible for the core software engineering tasks in a project team. The individual will be required to work with dynamic teams that are driven by project delivery goals. Should possess the drive to learn and continuously improve on work performances. The individual will be required to participate periodic appraisal cycles to evaluate and determine advancement opportunities.

Responsibilities

Listed below are the typical duties and responsibilities expected of an individual for the job title described in this document. The items specified below are a guideline of the minimum expectations for the job title; changes will be made on a case-by-case basis for individuals who show potential to take on more responsibilities.

Other duties may be assigned time to time.

Overall Responsibilities:

  • Ensures that code artifacts produced are of the highest quality, conforming to set or agreed upon standards under the guidance of software engineer

  • Follows the Pearson practices and processes.

  • Escalates and communicates issues, risks and concerns to the mentor

  • Provides realistic estimates and achieve on-time Delivery.

  • Makes effective use of engineering tools and technologies

  • Builds competencies in product and technology domain to the desired level.

  • Aligns self to organizational goals.

  • Adhere to Pearson values and ethical practices.

  • Maintains a sense of individuality in thinking and decision making.

  • Is a professional in work aspects as well as conduct with other individuals.

Education / Experience

Individual should be following a Bachelor's degree in Computing or Information Technology/Management. Individuals who are following a Bachelor's degree in Mathematics, Physical Sciences, or a specialization in the Engineering field will also be considered.  

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Very good understanding of Object-Oriented Programming and Design

  • Good technical knowledge and hands-on experience in one technology stack (Java/.Net/Mobile etc.)

  • Basic understanding of Software Engineering Best Practices

  • Effective interpersonal and communication skills and the ability to interact promptly and professionally with teams across different time zones.

  • Ability to learn new technologies rapidly and share knowledge with other team members

  • Desirable Experience or Knowledge in the following areas:

  • Web Application Development

  • UI/UX Technologies

  • Source control systems

  • Unit testing and test automation frameworks

  • Continuous integration and continuous deployment tools and technologies

  • Agile practices

  • Web and Application Servers (WebLogic, Tomcat, IIS)

  • Database design and programming

Learning is the most powerful force for change in the world. More than 20,000 Pearson employees deliver our products and services in nearly 200 countries, all working towards a common purpose – to help everyone achieve their potential through learning. We do that by providing high quality, digital content and learning experiences, as well as assessments and qualifications that help people build their skills and grow with the world around them. We are the world’s leading learning company. Learn more at pearsonplc.com.

Job: PROJECT/TEMPORARY WORKFORCE

Organization: Technology & Operations

Schedule: FULL_TIME

Req ID: 2110773

DirectEmployers