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Pearson Senior Software Engineer in Hoboken, New Jersey

Senior Software Engineer

Description

We are the world’s learning company with more than 24,000 employees operating in 70 countries. We combine world-class educational content and assessments, powered by services and technology, to enable more effective teaching and personalized learning at scale. We believe that wherever learning flourishes so do people.

As a Senior Software Engineer, you will be responsible for creating premium quality applications that will reach learners around the world. You will work with the architects, software engineers, quality engineers, UX designers and product owners to develop ground-breaking digital learning experiences. The ideal candidate is self-sufficient and a strong team player who is curious and loves solving challenging problems. This is an incredible opportunity to join a global product line within Pearson’s rapidly growing digital ecosystem and make your mark in shaping its future.

Responsibilities:

  • Partnering with engineering and product teams to provide direction and recommendations for better learner experiences informed by customer feedback

  • Working closely with UX designers and quality engineers, translating wireframes into accessible, localizable, semantic code and associated test cases

  • Developing new and improving existing Java based microservices using AWS ECS, Fargate, ALB, Aurora and MongoDB Atlas

  • Developing new, reusable components and expanding component libraries using VueJS

  • Building testable solutions through collaboration with quality engineering that adhere to performance, accessibility, security availability specifications

  • Optimizing components for maximum performance across a defined set of web-capable devices and browsers

  • Reviewing pull requests from engineering team members

  • Actively participating in agile ceremonies every day

  • Releasing code to Production environments at least once per two-week sprint

Qualifications

Requirements:

  • 5 years of professional experience in software engineering with a recent focus on designing, developing and deploying Java based, containerized, microservices on AWS

  • Deep understanding of microservices architecture

  • Working knowledge of AWS DevOps support and deployment

  • Fundamental understanding of HTML5, ARIA, i18n

  • Strong proficiency in JavaScript including the DOM lifecycle and CSS

  • Strong proficiency with full-stack data flows and RESTful APIs

  • Experience with tools such as Jira, Confluence, Zeplin, Docker, Google Tag Manager, Google Optimize, and Gitlab

  • Experience with common front-end development tools such as Babel, Webpack, ESLint, BrowserList, NPM, Yarn, etc.

  • 5 years building consensus and solutioning within an agile, data driven team

  • Familiarity with code versioning tools such as Git and the GitFlow branching model

  • Basic Linux and command line skills

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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-MA-Boston

Other Locations US-NY-Brooklyn, US-PA-Chester, US-NC-Greensboro, US-FL-West Palm Beach, US-NY-New York, US-PA-Wilkes Barre, US-PA-Reading, US-PA-Johnstown, US-NJ-Hoboken, US-NY-Bronx, US-PA-Altoona, US-NY-Long Island, US-PA-State College, US-FL-Miami, US-NY-Binghamton, US-NC-Winston Salem, US-PA-Scranton, US-NY-Buffalo, US-PA-Erie, US-FL-Daytona, US-NY-Rochester

Work Locations: US-MA-Boston-501 Boylston 501 Boylston St Boston 02116

Job: Technology

Organization: Technology & Operations

Employee Status: Regular Employee

Job Type: Standard

Shift: Day Job

Job Posting: Oct 27, 2020

Job Unposting: Ongoing

Schedule: Full-time Regular

Req ID: 2009400

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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