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Pearson Software Engineer - Front-End in Durham, North Carolina

Software Engineer - Front-End

Description

Pearson Marketing Cloud (PMC) is our Global Technology Platform that enables customers to access learning products and services through eCommerce and Digital Marketing journeys. We currently process more than 80% of global Pearson eCommerce revenue and serve nearly 50% of all Pearson web traffic, with over 24 million page views per month.

We are looking for a front-end engineer with experience developing in JavaScript and CSS who is keen to develop customer-facing features on our websites, with interest in eCommerce and a passion for web development.

This is a unique opportunity for an enthusiastic junior/mid web developer to help us build something that will directly enhance the lives of millions, by supporting the provision of education on a global scale. We need an engineer who focuses on putting the customer first, backing decisions with research, a proven ability to think strategically, and have a fantastic eye for detail.

As a front-end engineer you will:

  • Develop front-end components with exceedingly clean, semantic markup, using technologies including HTML, CSS, Bootstrap, Javascript, jQuery and other tools

  • Cross-collaborate with backend engineers, product managers, designers, and QA in an autonomous, supportive team environment

  • Work with technologies and frameworks such as vanilla JS, React, AngularJS and Vue JS

  • Design and evolve component libraries that help us iterate on product quickly

  • Attend to our UI performance, accessibility, responsiveness, and compatibility to reach more users

  • Identify, troubleshoot, and resolve UI/UX issues

Qualifications

Skills & Abilities

  • B.S. in Computer Science or equivalent, with strong fundamentals and problem-solving skills

  • 2 years with deep JavaScript knowledge, writing maintainable, reusable code

  • 2 years HTML5/CSS/LESS experience, including concepts like cross-browser support, theming, accessibility, and standard methodologies

  • Value testing and documentation equally as much as you do coding

  • Experience with responsive and adaptive design

  • An ability to work autonomously and manage your workload and deadlines effectively

  • Good understanding of asynchronous request handling, partial page updates, and AJAX

  • Proficient understanding of code versioning tools, such as GIT

  • Ability to perform well in a fast-paced environment

  • Communicate equally clearly in writing, code and speech

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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.

Primary Location: US-NC-Durham

Work Locations: US-NC-Durham-5425 Page Churchill 5425 Page Road Durham 27703

Job: Engineering

Organization: Technology & Operations

Employee Status: Regular Employee

Job Type: Standard

Shift: Day Job

Job Posting: Oct 29, 2020

Job Unposting: Ongoing

Schedule: Full-time Regular

Req ID: 2010169

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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