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Pearson Senior Frontend Engineer in Massachusetts

We are looking for an experienced software engineer to help us implement beautiful user facing interfaces of our next generation learning solution. The Senior Software Engineer will be a part of a team of developers and responsible for building high-quality web and mobile user-facing interfaces, applications and services. Will be directly contributing and creating the most optimal technical designs and frameworks that will be reused across the applications and perform in a direct to consumer environment. Will be directly involved in problem solving and resolution of day-to-day technical design issues. Will collaborate with product managers, UX and UI experts, quality assurance engineers to understand requirements, recommended designs, quality and operational metrics and write efficient code to deliver required functionality on time and with quality. Will closely work with DevOPS team members and instrument produced features with the right tools to monitor and provide the best possible user experience. Will collaborate to create the best in class software design, development & deployment techniques. Must be able to work across multiple facets of the project and juggle multiple responsibilities at the same time. Very strong coder with analytic capability and the ability to create innovative solutions . We are looking for a highly motivated individual who is looking to grow their career in a fast paced environment.

Qualifications - External

Your responsibilities:

  • Be a part of a cross-functional, full stack agile development team.

  • Be a top-notch coder on the team, capable of deep diving into implementation details of components and features across the frontend technology stacks.

  • Participate in code reviews, design reviews, help establishing team’s best practices, and align to technical vision.

  • Jump in and help to solve the complex technical problems and design issues, initiate refactoring where it makes sense.

  • Be curious, always learning, stay on top and help adoption of new frameworks and technology capabilities where it makes sense.

  • Participate in sprint kickoffs, reviews, retrospectives, daily standups and be a part of ever moving, ever delivering, continuously improving team delivering user value end to end continuously.

  • Work with product management to understand requirements, recommend best implementation approaches to maximize the use of technology and capabilities.

  • Work closely with designers and user experience experts to understand desired user experience, and implement while still aligned with the company vision and technological direction.

  • Partner with quality assurance engineers and collaborate on a daily basis to make sure the code produced is of a high quality, bug free and delivers the best user value possible to achieve in a timeframe.


Minimum Qualifications:

  • B.S. / M.S. Computer Science or equivalent, with strong fundamentals and problem-solving skills (such as data structures, computational algorithms, and operating systems).

  • 5+ years of software engineering experience, a track record of building applications used by hundreds of thousands of users in a direct-to-consumer business. Should had played a significant role in the development of such applications.

  • 5+ years of experience building applications using modern web technologies: HTML5 / CSS / Javascript.

  • 3+ years of experience working with React.js or similar component-based front-end frameworks

  • Expertise in debugging of asynchronous, non-blocking, high performing web applications, HTTP debugging/REST APIs.

  • Experience in developing mobile applications using React Native/Ionic/Phone Gap is a big plus.

  • Experience and knowledge in one of the strong typed, structural languages C++, Java, C# is a big plus.

  • Knowledge and hands on experience with Unity 3D framework is a big plus.

  • Hands-on experience as a full stack developer, at all tiers from the front end UI to the backend data store is a plus.

  • Experience of being a part of Agile/Scrum environment is a plus.

  • Team player, problem solver, good communicator with a desire to work hard, deliver meaningful features, get along with others, and have fun.

The anticipated starting salary range for Colorado-based individuals expressing interest in this position is $130K-140K. This position is eligible to participate in an annual incentive program.

Benefits available to eligible employees can be seen at:


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Organization: Technology & Operations

Schedule: FULL_TIME

Req ID: 2105736