Pearson Senior Software Engineer in Sri Lanka

Senior Software Engineer

Description

About Us

At Pearson, we’re committed to a world that’s always learning and to our talented team who makes it all possible. We are now transforming Pearson to accelerate our activity in digital learning, education services and emerging markets. This will enable us to make a lasting impact in helping to solve some of the most important challenges in global education.

Purpose

Responsible for the core software engineering tasks in a project team. The individual will be required to work with dynamic teams that are driven by project delivery goals. Should possess the drive to learn and continuously improve on work performances. The individual will be required to participate periodic appraisal cycles to evaluate and determine advancement opportunities.

* Key​ ​Responsibilities​ ​and​ ​Measures*

  • Ensures that code artifacts produced are of the highest quality, conforming to set or agreed upon standards.

  • Follows the Pearson practices and processes and motivates his/her team members to do so.

  • Escalates and communicates issues, risks and concerns to leads or managers.

  • Provides realistic and accurate estimates and achieve on-time Delivery.

  • Makes optimum utilization of engineering tools and technologies to maintain a high productivity level in the team

  • Accepts project delivery responsibilities and demonstrate accountability to leadership.

  • Builds competencies in product and technology domain to the desired level.

  • Aligns self to organizational goals.

  • Adhere to Pearson values and ethical practices.

  • Maintains a sense of individuality in thinking and decision making.

  • Is a professional in work aspects as well as conduct with other individuals.

Qualifications

Required knowledge and Experience

  • Individual should possess a Bachelor's degree in Computing or Information Technology. Individuals who have a Bachelor's degree in Mathematics, Physical Sciences, or a specialization in the Engineering field will also be considered.

  • The individual should have minimum two (2) years of industry experience in software engineering and design.

  • Very good understanding of Object Oriented Programming and Design

  • Strong technical knowledge and hands-on experience in one technology stack (Java/.Net/Mobile etc.)

  • A good understanding of Software Engineering Best Practices

  • Effective interpersonal and communication skills and the ability to interact promptly and professionally with teams across different time zones.

  • Ability to learn new technologies rapidly and share knowledge with other team members.

Desirable Experience or Knowledge in the following areas:

  • Web Application Development

  • UI / UX Technologies

  • Source control systems

  • Unit testing and test automation frameworks

  • Continuous integration and continuous deployment tools and technologies

  • Agile practices

  • Web and Application Servers (WebLogic, Tomcat, IIS)

  • Web Services - RESTful Web Services, SOAP Services

  • Database design and programming

  • Responsive Web Design

  • Oracle Certifications (Java, Middleware, Database, Operating Systems)

  • Microsoft Certifications

  • Certified Scrum Developer (CSD)

  • Zend Certified Engineer (ZCE)

Primary Location: Sri Lanka

Job: Technology

Organization: Technology & Operations

Employee Status: Fixed Term

Job Type: Standard

Shift: Day Job

Job Posting: Apr 2, 2018

Job Unposting: Ongoing

Schedule: Full-time Temporary

Req ID: 1805361

Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Protected Veterans/Disabled