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Pearson Technical Specialist in Colombo, Sri Lanka

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.


  • Overall 4 + years of experience in software engineering and design including one (1) year of additional experience in a role 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 technical skills and hands-on experience in Java/.net and related tools & technologies including open source front­end & server side technologies.

  • Hands on experience on RDBMS technologies and understanding of NoSQL databases .

  • 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.

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

  • Provision of in-depth technical skills to fix ad­-hoc incidents/problems, mentoring and support DevOps teams to ensure best practice.

  • Should be able to accept project delivery responsibilities and demonstrate accountability to leadership.

Java Specialization

Hands on experience with the following technologies:

HTML, JSP with JSTL, JSF , XML, JavaScript and jQuery, RESTful and/or SOAP web services, Servlets Core Java, EJB 3 ,Struts, Spring, Hibernate, JDBC, Junit, Ant or Maven ,Oracle or SQL Server , Strong hands on experience in J2EE/JEE platform together with one or more web/application servers. e.g.: WebSphere, WebLogic, GlassFish, JBoss, Tomcat etc.

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Organization: Higher Education

Schedule: FULL_TIME

Req ID: 2108391