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Pearson Senior Software Engineer - .Net in Colombo, Sri Lanka


  • Develop best-in-class technical solutions using the right technology, on time, and with exceptional quality that aligns with business requirements and adheres to the organization’s architectural pillars, development methodologies, and standards.

  • Analyze alternative solutions to problem spaces, collaborate with the team to determine the best technical approach, and drive the solution space.

  • Provide right-level documentation for solutions following software development best practices and Agile guidelines.

  • Develop Web applications by studying existing technology architecture; evaluating solution alternatives; developing prototypes; building n-tier, scalable, resilient, and supportable applications; programming objects, events, functions, error trapping, and data verification; utilizing best practice development techniques such as TDD/BDD.

  • Actively participate and engage with the team to make design and direction decisions related to software development tasks.

  • Enhance team accomplishments and competence by productively mentoring other software developers.

  • Adhere and contribute to department policies, procedures, and standards.

  • Grow technical knowledge and understanding of the latest development methodologies by participating in educational opportunities, reading professional publications, maintaining personal networks, and participating in professional organizations.

  • Accomplish department and organization missions by completing related tasks as needed.

  • Support occasional system errors, including during off hours.


  • A minimum of 4 years developing object-oriented Web applications using .NET , including working knowledge of .NET Framework, .NET Core, and the unified .NET platform (.NET 5+).

  • Experience building APIs (Application Program Interfaces), particularly RESTful.

  • Familiar with asynchronous development practices.

  • Excellent SQL skills and experience with SQL Server .

  • Experience working in the Microsoft Cloud stack, particularly Azure technologies.

  • Experience using JavaScript frameworks, knowledge of Angular or React preferred.

  • Experience working in source control, such as Git and Azure Dev Ops (ADO).

  • Ability to independently solve technical problems in a virtual work environment, collaborate when necessary, and proactively ask for help.

  • Experience with analyzing business needs and requirements, collaborating with a development team on technical solutions, and writing technical specifications and/or requirements.

  • Experience writing technical documentation and troubleshooting guidance, specifically to allow internal staff to support delivered solutions.

  • Experience with Test Driven Development (TDD) and/or Behavior Driven Development (BDD) techniques.

  • Experience working on an Agile team

  • Ability to work well with others, particularly cross-functional team members and customers, such as UI/UX, Quality Assurance, Product Owners, etc.

  • Ability to demonstrate aptitude and experience by providing examples, samples, and source code.

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Organization: Virtual Learning

Schedule: FULL_TIME

Req ID: 4184