Pearson Software Engineer in Colombo, Sri Lanka

Software Engineer



  • 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 organisational goals.

  • Adheres 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.


  • Very good understanding of Object Oriented Programming and Design.

  • Strong technical knowledge and hands-on experience in the Java technology stack.

  • 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.

  • Source control systems.

  • Unit testing and test automation frameworks.

  • Continuous integration and continuous deployment tools and technologies.

  • Web and Application Servers - Weblogic, Tomcat.

  • Web Services - RESTful Web Services, SOAP Services.

  • Database design and programming.

  • Agile practices.



  • 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 one (1) years of industry experience in software engineering and design.

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: Regular Employee

Job Type: Standard

Shift: Day Job

Job Posting: Aug 2, 2018

Job Unposting: Ongoing

Schedule: Full-time Regular

Req ID: 1810440

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.