Pearson Senior Software Engineer (Contractor) in Colombo, Sri Lanka

Senior Software Engineer (Contractor)


Pearson Lanka is seeking a Senior Software Engineerfor a contractor position. Based in Orion City, the role includesdevelopmentof complex, multi-­tiered and distributed Web based software applications.

As the successful candidate,youwill be working with a variety of technologies whilst providing the guidance& support to the team members in an agile environment with a strong focuson engineering best practices, incremental delivery, continuous integration andtest-driven development.


Selection Criteria:

  • Experience in software engineering

  • Academic qualifications in IT or related field

  • Strong technical skills and hands ­on experience in Java and related tools & technologies including open source front-­end & server side technologies

  • Hands on experience on RDBMS technologies and understanding of NoSQL and Big Data architecture

  • Working experience and knowledge in Microservices Architecture, Core Java, JUnit, Springboot, MongoDB, Maven, AWS, RESTfull APIs

  • Experience and knowledge on OOP, Analysis & Design, Architectural & Design Patterns, Unit Testing and development of highly scalable web applications

  • Experience in Agile software development practices such as SCRUM & TDD / ATDD

  • The desire to learn and drive continuous improvement

  • Strong and effective interpersonal and communication skills and the ability to interact with prompt and professionalism to the teams across multiple geographies and time zones

  • Basic experience or knowledge on building, packaging & deployment tools, web & application servers and database technologies

  • Provision of in-depth technical skills to fix ad­-hoc incidents/problems, mentoring and support DevOps teams to ensure best practice

Note: - Contract position willnot be directly linked to Pearson. Thus Payroll will be handled by a thirdparty.


Primary Location: LK-1-Colombo

Work Locations: LK-Colombo-Orion City Rigel Bldg Orion City Rigel Bldg No 752 Dr. Danister De Silva Mawatha Colombo 900

Job: Technology

Organization: Technology & Operations

Employee Status: External Worker

Job Type: Standard

Shift: Day Job

Job Posting: Aug 9, 2017

Req ID: 1713572