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Pearson Intern-Software Engineering in Colombo, Sri Lanka

We are the world’s learning company with more than 24,000 employees operating in 70 countries. We combine world-class educational content and assessment,powered by services and technology, to enable more effective teaching and personalized learning at scale. We believe that wherever learning flourishes so do people.

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

  • 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.


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

  • technical knowledge 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

  • 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


Organization: Technology & Operations

Schedule: FULL_TIME

Req ID: 1352