Pearson Senior Software Developer in Hoboken, New Jersey

Senior Software Developer


At Pearson, we’re committed to a world that’s always learning and to our talented team who makes it all possible. From bringing lectures vividly to life to turning textbooks into laptop lessons, we are always re-examining the way people learn best, whether it’s one child in our own backyard or an education community across the globe.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. By pushing the boundaries of technology — and each other to surpass these boundaries — we create seeds of learning that become the catalyst for the world’s innovations, personal and global, large and small.

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.

Pearson Education’s XL product is the most effective and widely used online mathematics, tutorial, homework, and assessment systems in the world and used by over 6 million students in 60 countries.


In this key technical position you’ll participate in all phases of the software development lifecycle, working independently and in small teams designing and implementing new features and platform/system components. You’ll also be an integral member of our global DevOps team that maintains our development and test environments, leads our product deployments, and creates tools to improve productivity and product health.

As a software engineer, you’ll work closely with a great team of software and quality assurance engineers, product managers, technical writers, content producers and customer support personnel to create innovative software that provides an exceptional user experience, rock-solid quality, high availability, and performance at internet scale.



  • Execute full lifecycle software development

  • Produce well designed, organized, optimized and documented code

  • Produce specifications and determine operational feasibility

  • Integrate software components into a fully functional software system

  • Develop software verification plans and quality assurance procedures

  • Document and maintain software functionality

  • Tailor and deploy software tools, processes and metrics

  • Serve as a subject matter expert

Required Skills:

  • BS in Computer Science or a related field and 2-4 years of demonstrated work experience as a computer software engineer or software developer

  • Hands on experience in designing interactive web applications

  • Working knowledge of the following technologies: .Net Web Development, C#, Javascript, CSS, SQL Server.

  • Experience creating and using software engineering tools

  • Familiarity with the Agile software development methodology

  • Strong team player, excellent communication skills and the ability to work independently and in a team-based environment

  • Curiosity, creativity, collaboration, willingness to learn, and a positive “can do” attitude is a must!


Primary Location: US-NJ-Hoboken

Work Locations: US-NJ-Hoboken-221 River 221 River Street Hoboken 07030

Job: Technology

Organization: Technology & Operations

Employee Status: Regular Employee

Job Type: Standard

Shift: Day Job

Job Posting: Aug 4, 2017

Req ID: 1704275