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Pearson Senior Front End Developer in Melbourne, Australia

Senior Front End Developer


It’s no secret that a good education has the power to change lives. The challenge lies in the pace with which Australia’s educational landscape is transforming. It’s no longer just about providing access, but also ensuring progress.

As the world’s leading learning company, we’re meeting this challenge with Australia’s most comprehensive blend of digital learning formats, printed texts, educator training resources, assessments, services and online assets.

Based in stunning, heritage-listed offices in Melbourne's Docklands, you have everything at your door step, not to mention the easy 2 minute walk from Southern Cross Station.

We are looking for a senior web developer with proven experience to join a cohort of smart, positive and passionate team of peers who have contributed greatly to drive the digital transformation for Pearson. Ranging from technologies like GraphQL, AngularJS, AWS Services, Node.js and Restful API capabilities, you will find a perfect platform to either uplift your skills or challenge yourself to lead with example.

Key responsibilities include:

  • Write testable, well thought-out code within the AngularJS and other JavaScript ecosystem, embracing additional frameworks when appropriate

  • Participate in agile software development, prototyping and code reviews with a small team of developers

  • Producing relevant technical documentation to capture assumptions, key business rules, use case diagrams as appropriate and support continuous builds/integration environments

  • Lead and influence others including those more senior on best practice.


  • Demonstrated Angular 2 experience

  • Problem solving and critical thinking

  • Experience around Continuous Integration/Continuous Deployment and Cloud based software development

  • Full stack experience (Desirable)

  • Demonstrated capacity to work independently with minimal supervision and collaboratively with others in the team.

Our opportunities need innovative thinkers to drive the business forward. We are looking for people who can lead the way with enthusiasm, vision and inspiration.

Now it’s time to tell us about you, why you are passionate about learning and why you want to work with Pearson. Click ‘Apply Now’ to create your application online.

At Pearson, we value the employee journey and pride ourselves in building an inclusive and diverse culture.


Primary Location: AU-VIC-Melbourne

Work Locations: AU-Melbourne-707 Collins 707 Collins Street Goods Shed South Melbourne 3008

Job: Technology

Organization: Technology & Operations

Employee Status: Fixed Term

Job Type: Standard

Shift: Day Job

Job Posting: Apr 12, 2019

Job Unposting: Ongoing

Schedule: Full-time Temporary

Req ID: 1900967

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.