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Pearson Education

Senior Ruby Developer (2112958)


Senior Developer



Hoboken, New Jersey, United States

We are the world’s learning company with more than 24,000 employees operating in 70 countries. We combine world-class educational content and assessment,powered by services and technology, to enable more effective teaching and personalized learning at scale. We believe that wherever learning flourishes so do people.

The Senior Software Developer (Ruby on Rails) will be responsible for but not limited to:

  • Write software code that complies with design specifications and meets security and Ruby on Rails best practices that will meet development and support requirements.
  • Create design components, develop code and test changes utilizing test driven development.
  • Write automated test cases to test code
  • Use a variety of tools to perform unit testing, regression testing, automated builds, and source control.
  • Develop close working relationships with members of teams within the organization.
  • Design and develop new systems as well as enhancements and fixing defects to existing software.
  • Interface with other groups to develop and implement solutions.
  • Support and maintain web based applications critical to the day-to-day functions of business units.
  • Participate in the development and implementation phases of projects to integrate appropriate applications.
  • Perform code review with team members.
  • Review implementation plans and participate and even be able to manage product installations

This position is remote eligible.


  • Professional RoR background required
  • Degree in Computer Science, Engineering or a related field
  • Familiarity with front-end technologies, such as JavaScript, HTML5, and CSS3
  • Solid knowledge of object-oriented programming and design
  • 3+ years of professional engineering/development experience
  • Experience with CI/CD tools like Jenkins, CircleCI, GitLab
  • Front-end development experience with technologies like JavaScript, HTML, and Sass / CSS
  • Some PostgreSQL, MySQL, MongoDB, Docker expertise
  • Familiarity with various testing tools and ability to implement automated testing platforms and unit tests
  • Good problem-solving skills

Learning is the most powerful force for change in the world. More than 20,000 Pearson employees deliver our products and services in nearly 200 countries, all working towards a common purpose – to help everyone achieve their potential through learning. We do that by providing high quality, digital content and learning experiences, as well as assessments and qualifications that help people build their skills and grow with the world around them. We are the world’s leading learning company. Learn more at

Pearson believes that wherever learning flourishes, so do people. We are committed to being an anti-racist company in everything we do. We value the power of an inclusive culture and 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 a sustainable environment and workplace where talent can learn, grow, and thrive.  

To learn more about Pearson’s commitment to a diverse and inclusive workforce, please click here: 

Pearson is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer and a member of E-Verify. We are committed to building a team that represents a variety of backgrounds, perspectives, and skills. The more inclusive we are, the better our work will be. All employment is decided 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.


Organization: Corporate Strategy & Technology

Schedule: FULL\_TIME

Req ID: 2112958