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Pearson Senior Android Developer in Romania


At Pearson, we’re committed to a world that’s always learning and to our talented team who makes it all possible. 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. With a rich heritage that combines 150 years of experience in publishing with the latest learning technology and digital services, we help people learn whatever, wherever and however they choose.

Role Overview

The Senior Android Developer will design and develop mobile applications for the company’s line of spoken products. To be successful in this essential role the Employee must have strong knowledge in Android development and the ability to work autonomously. The Employee will have proven experience in applying new technologies and solutions to drive engaging consumer-grade applications, ideally in a learning environment.

The Senior Android Developer will be part of an Agile development team responsible for building innovative, high-performance, scalable native applications using latest technologies and frameworks and integrating third-party SDKs. The Employee will be responsible for the development and maintenance of applications aimed at a range of Android devices including mobile phones and tablet computers.

The Employee will report to the Android Lead and operate as part of the Technology team, unless the Employer determines otherwise.

High Level Responsibilities

  • Design, develop, unit test, and deploy medium and high complexity Android based solutions using common standards and frameworks

  • Create & execute automation test strategy for mobile apps across Android platforms

  • Manage concurrent project efforts, and work both independently and in a team environment

  • Collaborate with the product delivery team to ensure technical feasibility for new features and enhancements to the existing features

  • Collaborate with the product delivery team to define, design, and ship new features

  • Scale the Android team processes; improve release pipeline, build automation and monitoring

  • Demonstrate solid knowledge and understanding of continuous integration

  • Work with designers, backend engineers and product managers to deliver an optimized product and exceptional user experience

  • Collaborate with product managers and designers to create prototypes for new and enhanced features

  • Ensure the performance, quality, and responsiveness of applications

  • Organize peer code- reviews to spot problems and ensure quality of the product. Offer guidance to less senior members of the team on how to improve code quality and efficiency.

  • Prioritize and estimate tasks efficiently, ensuring that scheduled launches happen according to planning. Help more junior team members with their time estimations if needed.

  • Partner with other Senior iOS Developers in solving complex challenges in building best-in-class features and product enhancements.

  • Promote a culture of partnership, teamwork, innovation and diversity, equity, and inclusion

  • Participate in and champion a highly collaborative, customer-centric, data-driven culture that challenges norms with a bias to action; support diversity of thoughts, experiences, and approaches to solve issues

  • Duly observe all applicable health and safety laws and regulations.

Qualifications & Skills

  • Degree in Informatics, Computer Science, or equivalent combination of education, training, and experience

  • More than 4 years of experience in Android development, with a proven track record of building successful mobile applications

  • A strong communicator able to seamlessly collaborate with several different teams

  • Experience in implementing consistent testing principles

  • Strong object-oriented design, programming, and debugging skills

  • Proficient in Kotlin, Android Studio, and the Android SDK is a must

  • Experience with Git and GitHub is a must

  • Experience with network client development, including consumption of web services, is desired

  • Experience with server-side API development; Experience with third-party libraries and APIs

  • Strong debugging skills with the ability to code unit-test for robustness, including edge cases, usability, and general reliability

  • Prior successful experience in online or related industry is desirable

  • Experience with JavaScript, CSS, and HTML is a plus

  • Experience working with remote data via REST and JSON

  • Excellent knowledge of the general mobile landscape, architectures, trends, and emerging technologies

  • Solid understanding of the full mobile development life cycle

  • Strong customer empathy and ability to translate customer insights into winning product management strategies

  • Robust decision making - based on evidence and data

  • Passion for education and learning

  • Possesses a global outlook and approach

  • Ability to work in a team and communicate effectively with colleagues

  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment and handle multiple priorities

  • Evident fluency in English, being confident in speaking, reading and writing communication

What to expect from Pearson

Did you know Pearson is one of the 10 most innovative education companies of 2022?

At Pearson, we add life to a lifetime of learning so everyone can realize the life they imagine. We do this by creating vibrant and enriching learning experiences designed for real-life impact. We are on a journey to be 100 percent digital to meet the changing needs of the global population by developing a new strategy with ambitious targets. To deliver on our strategic vision, we have five business divisions that are the foundation for the long-term growth of the company: Assessment & Qualifications, Virtual Learning, English Language Learning, Workforce Skills and Higher Education. Alongside these, we have our corporate divisions: Digital & Technology, Finance, Global Corporate Marketing & Communications, Human Resources, Legal, Strategy and Direct to Consumer. Learn more at We are Pearson.

We value the power of an inclusive culture and also a strong sense of belonging. We promote a culture where differences are embraced, opportunities are accessible, consideration and respect are the norm and all individuals are supported in reaching their full potential. Through our talent, we believe that diversity, equity and inclusion make us a more innovative and vibrant place to work. People are at the center, and we are committed to building a workplace where talent can learn, grow and thrive.

Pearson is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer and a member of E-Verify. We want a team that represents a variety of backgrounds, perspectives and skills. The more inclusive we are, the better our work will be. All employment decisions are based on qualifications, merit and business need. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, ethnicity, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, national origin, protected veteran status, disability status or any other group protected by law. We strive for a workforce that reflects the diversity of our communities.

To learn more about Pearson’s commitment to a diverse and inclusive workforce, navigate to: Diversity, Equity & Inclusion at Pearson.

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Organization: English Language Learning

Schedule: FULL_TIME

Req ID: 14243