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Pearson Senior Software Developer in Iowa City, Iowa

Senior Software Developer

Description

At Pearson, we’re committed to a world that’s always learning and to our talented team who makes it all possible. From bringing lectures vividly to life to turning textbooks into laptop lessons, we are always re-examining the way people learn best, whether it’s one child in our own backyard or an education community across the globe. We are bold thinkers and standout innovators who motivate each other to explore new frontiers in an environment that supports and inspires us to always be better. By pushing the boundaries of technology -and each other to surpass these boundaries - we create seeds of learning that become the catalyst for the world’s innovations, personal and global, large and small.

As a Senior Software Engineer on our TestNav team you will be working with an energetic and talented team of engineers to create advanced tools for measuring people’s knowledge and skills. Specific responsibilities include:

  • Analyze requirements and work with stakeholders to define requirements and feature design for the platform - you will provide critical analysis to the purpose and effects of new features

  • Translate technical requirements into application code and modules

  • Develop software application modules using disciplined software development processes

  • Help to create an environment of collaboration and world class software engineering practices - we provide training, book clubs, pair programming to all members of the team

  • Participate in reviews of own work and work of colleagues - your code will be reviewed and you will be happy to review others work

  • Isolate and resolve problems quickly

  • Focus on delivering results in an environment with aggressive deadlines and multiple priorities

  • Analyze/adapt knowledge of new and diverse tools to create innovative and timely solutions

Qualifications

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Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or equivalent

  • 5 years experience in software engineering

  • Proven experience as a lead engineer/software architect

  • Experience building large scale applications using components like Backbonejs, AngularJS, React, etc.

  • Experience using test driven development methodologies

  • Experience working with technologies like jQuery, JavaScript, CSS3, XML, JSON

  • Effective communication skills, ability to demonstrate concise and thoughtful correspondence

  • Strong problem solving, analysis, design and testing skills

  • Experience with source code control products (GIT, SVN, Perforce)

  • Nice to have experience: NODE, Jira, NPM

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-TX-Austin

Other Locations US-IA-Iowa City, US-MN-Bloomington

Work Locations: US-TX-Austin-400 Center Ridge 400 Center Ridge Drive TechRidge Three.2 - Suite 100 Austin 78753

Job: Technology

Organization: Assessments School

Employee Status: Regular Employee

Job Type: Standard

Shift: Day Job

Job Posting: Jun 5, 2019

Job Unposting: Ongoing

Schedule: Full-time Regular

Req ID: 1906542

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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