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Pearson Senior Software Developer in Iowa City, Iowa

Senior Software Developer

Description

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.

We are seeking a Senior Software Developer to add to our team in Iowa City, IA. As a member of the team you will work in an agile environment in close collaboration with team members analyzing and estimating stories, demonstrating functional software and striving for continuous improvement; both individually and as a team.

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Contribute collaboratively within a creative and fast paced environment, designing innovative software solutions that are architecturally solid and scalable.

  • Demonstrated ability to work successfully in a team environment or independently.

  • Interface with business analysts, developers and other stakeholders to ensure on-time delivery of software solutions.

  • Design, develop, test, implement and maintain software solutions in an agile development environment.

  • Analyze and solve conceptual and complex problems/situations of a global nature.

  • Participate in requirements gathering, definition, estimation and documentation.

  • Knowledge of Agile Software and Test-Driven Development methodologies.

  • Participate in sprint demonstrations and retrospectives.

  • Ability to communicate effectively, both written and oral, to different levels of technical and non-technical audiences

Qualifications

REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE AND EXPERIENCE

  • Minimum of a Bachelor’s degree with a major in Computer Science/Information Technology, Management Information Systems, Computer Engineering, Software Engineering or other related discipline.

  • Required minimum of 5 years prior relevant experience in complex software development using technologies such as Java, JavaScript, SQL/MySQL and Mongo

  • Familiarity with Hibernate, HTML, Spring, Struts 2, jQuery, CI (Jenkins) and Jira is preferred

  • Experience with source code control products (Bitbucket) and Scrum/Agile development.

  • Experience with functional, unit and automated testing concepts and tools.

  • Excellent communication, technical analysis and problem solving/troubleshooting skills.

  • Strong understanding of software development processes, procedures, and technology.

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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.

Primary Location: US-IA-Iowa City

Work Locations: US-IA-Iowa City-2510 North Dodge 2510 North Dodge Street Iowa City 52245

Job: Technology

Organization: Assessments School

Employee Status: Regular Employee

Job Type: Standard

Shift: Day Job

Job Posting: Sep 26, 2019

Job Unposting: Ongoing

Schedule: Full-time Regular

Req ID: 1912546

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.

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