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Pearson Senior Java Engineer in Durham, North Carolina

Senior Java Engineer - ( 2104567 )


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.

Join Our Team: Pearson Marketing Cloud (PMC)

PMC is one of Pearson’s global technology platforms, globally-distributed instances, multi-tenant, driving the digital transformation for eCommerce and web content. PMC

currently processes more than 90% of global Pearson eCommerce revenue and serves

over 75% of all Pearson web traffic.

We currently run a large eCommerce platform serving the full-stack, but we want to start to move towards the next-generation of eCommerce architectures – headless, API-first, cloud-native and micro-service based.

Join a high performing team within a highly specialized technology department which focuses on delivery and transformation!

About the job

The right person will be a high performing Senior Java Engineer with experience

on complex Java applications. They will contribute to Pearson's technical transformation by developing global capability onto the PMC core technical platform. We are looking for someone with passion for technology and a drive to help us move towards our architectural vision.

This is a unique opportunity for a senior technologist to help us build something that will directly enhance the lives of millions, by supporting the provision of education on a global scale.

Key Responsibilities

  • Implement, document and unit test complex modules using SAP Commerce, Java and Spring

  • Ensure code is of high quality and adheres to non-functional requirements

  • Follow and contribute to the project's technical best practices and development standards

  • Perform code reviews and ensure extensions are created in a flexible and modular manner

  • Coach and mentor junior members of the team

  • Help drive the team’s sprint commitments.

  • Support the management of architectural and technical risk

  • Work with project management and business analysts to manage the flexible scope with business owners

  • Strong focus on high quality throughout the entire process, working closely with the Quality Assurance stream

  • Collaborate with Technical Lead, Solutions Architects and Enterprise Architects for aspects related to integration with other systems

  • Advocate the new architectural vision and help move further customizations to use that pattern

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.


Skills & Abilities

  • Strong Java, Spring & API development experience

  • Exposure to complex Java applications

  • J2EE, Design Patterns, Non Functional Requirements

  • Excellent understanding of object oriented programming, relational databases, complex integration landscapes

  • Min 5 years industry experience

  • Knowledge of eCommerce and experience in React/NodeJS and microservices a nice to have


Primary Location : US-NC-Durham

Other Locations : US-MD-Columbia, US-NJ-Hoboken

Work Locations :

US-NC-Durham-5425 Page Churchill

5425 Page Road


Job : Engineering

Organization : Technology & Operations

Employee Status : Regular Employee

Job Type : Standard

Job Level : Individual Contributor

Shift : Day Job

Job Posting : Mar 25, 2021

Job Unposting : Ongoing

Schedule: : Full-time Regular

Req ID: 2104567