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Pearson Senior Software Engineer in Colombo, Sri Lanka

Pearson is the world’s leading learning company, with 40,000 employees in more than 80 countries working to help people of all ages to make measurable progress in their lives through learning. With revenues over €5.2 billion in 2013 we provide learning materials, technologies, assessments and services to teachers and students in order to help people everywhere aim higher and fulfill their true potential. We put the learner at the center of everything we do..

Pearson Lanka is a core part of Pearson's global Learning Technologies team. We build and manage some of the industry leading cloud based learning platforms that serve millions of students across the world. Over the years, we have built a strong Agile Development team, and we are now looking to expand aggressively over the next 12 months. The industry leading cloud-based technology platforms of Pearson help educate more than 30 million students across the globe.

The 360+ strong engineering team based out of the Colombo office works dedicatedly to service Pearson technology companies located in North America, Europe and Australia. At Pearson, we aim to be the best company to work for in the world. It is part of our philosophy to provide benefits, profit share plans, development opportunities and a culture that beats anywhere else. If you are 'always learning', and have a passion for technology and creativity, send in your resume and join our exciting engineering culture.



  • Responsible for the core software engineering tasks in a project team.

  • Is required to work with dynamic teams that are driven by project delivery goals.

  • Should process the drive to learn and continuously improve on work performances.

  • Helps and guides software engineers in writing quality code and brings in industry best practices for continuous improvement of the team.


  • Graduate with minimum four (4) years of experience in software engineering and design, preferably with some experience in a leadership role.


  • Strong and effective interpersonal and communication skills and the ability to interact with prompt and professionalism to the teams across different time zones.

  • Experience in managing multiple concurrent projects with the ability to mentor and guide team members.

  • Desirable experience and knowledge on OOP, Analysis & Design, Architectural & Design Pattern, UML, Unit Testing and development of highly scalable web applications.

  • Basic experience or knowledge on building, packaging & deployment tools, web and application servers and database technologies.

  • Knowledge on CI/CD

  • Hands on experience in Microsoft technology stack including Dot Net Framework 4.0, C#, Asp .Net, MVC, HTML5, JavaScript, React Js, Angular Js, JQuery/Dojo, Web Services (Rest, Soap), NHibernate, iBATIS and SQL Server.

  • Understanding about AWS/Azuer cloud deployments

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: Corporate Strategy & Technology

Schedule: FULL_TIME

Req ID: 2108024