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Pearson Technical Specialist in Colombo, Sri Lanka

Technical Specialist

Description

Overview

Pearson is a global education company that helps people around the world to make progress in their lives through learning. With a rich heritage that combines 150 years of experience in publishing with the latest learning technology and digital services, we help people to learn whatever, wherever and however they choose. We are now transforming Pearson to accelerate our activity in digital learning, education services and emerging markets. This will enable us to make a lasting impact in helping to solve some of the most important challenges in global education.

The Role

A key architectural / engineering role in the project lifecycle working closely with lead architect and the team. Works directly with product teams to learn and document the technical aspects of both their business and technical requirements. Performs cost benefit analysis, architectural tradeoff analysis and research to identify most cost effective/efficient solutions to implement. Demonstrates how the proposed solutions address the business challenges and guides software engineering teams to implement them.

Experience, Skills & Qualifications

● Minimum four (4) years of experience in software engineering and design and two (2) years of additional experience in a similar capacity providing architectural & engineering guidance to the teams.

● Bachelors degree in Computing, Information Technology, Mathematics, Physics or

equivalent.

● Strong skills and passion in software architecture & design and the desire to learn and

continuously improve on the product quality, performance and other non functional

requirements.

● Strong and effective interpersonal and communication skills and the ability to interact

with prompt and professionalism to the teams across multiple geographies and time

zones.

● Strong technical skills and hands on experience in Java and related tools &

technologies including open source frontend & server side technologies.

● Hands on experience on RDBMS technologies and understanding of NoSQL and Big

Data architecture.

● Experience and knowledge on OOP, Analysis & Design, Architectural & Design

Patterns, Unit Testing and development of highly scalable web applications.

● Experience in Agile software development practices such as SCRUM & TDD / ATDD.

● Basic experience or knowledge on building, packaging & deployment tools, web &

application servers and database technologies.

● Provision of indepth technical skills to fix adhoc incidents/problems, mentoring and

support DevOps teams to ensure best practice.

Qualifications

Overview

Pearson is a global education company that helps people around the world to make progress in their lives through learning. With a rich heritage that combines 150 years of experience in publishing with the latest learning technology and digital services, we help people to learn whatever, wherever and however they choose. We are now transforming Pearson to accelerate our activity in digital learning, education services and emerging markets. This will enable us to make a lasting impact in helping to solve some of the most important challenges in global education.

The Role

A key architectural / engineering role in the project lifecycle working closely with lead architect and the team. Works directly with product teams to learn and document the technical aspects of both their business and technical requirements. Performs cost benefit analysis, architectural tradeoff analysis and research to identify most cost effective/efficient solutions to implement. Demonstrates how the proposed solutions address the business challenges and guides software engineering teams to implement them.

Experience, Skills & Qualifications

● Minimum four (4) years of experience in software engineering and design and two (2) years of additional experience in a similar capacity providing architectural & engineering guidance to the teams.

● Bachelors degree in Computing, Information Technology, Mathematics, Physics or

equivalent.

● Strong skills and passion in software architecture & design and the desire to learn and

continuously improve on the product quality, performance and other non functional

requirements.

● Strong and effective interpersonal and communication skills and the ability to interact

with prompt and professionalism to the teams across multiple geographies and time

zones.

● Strong technical skills and hands on experience in Java and related tools &

technologies including open source frontend & server side technologies.

● Hands on experience on RDBMS technologies and understanding of NoSQL and Big

Data architecture.

● Experience and knowledge on OOP, Analysis & Design, Architectural & Design

Patterns, Unit Testing and development of highly scalable web applications.

● Experience in Agile software development practices such as SCRUM & TDD / ATDD.

● Basic experience or knowledge on building, packaging & deployment tools, web &

application servers and database technologies.

● Provision of indepth technical skills to fix adhoc incidents/problems, mentoring and

support DevOps teams to ensure best practice.

Primary Location: LK-1-Colombo

Work Locations: LK-Colombo-Orion City Rigel Bldg Orion City Rigel Bldg No 752 Dr. Danister De Silva Mawatha Colombo 900

Job: Technology

Organization: Technology & Operations

Employee Status: Regular Employee

Job Type: Standard

Shift: Day Job

Job Posting: Jul 15, 2019

Job Unposting: Ongoing

Schedule: Full-time Regular

Req ID: 1909061

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.

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