Pearson Senior Web Developer in San Jose, California
Senior Web 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 reexamining 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.
Come check us out. What big idea will you help us launch?
Our School Assessment team at Pearson, has an excellent opportunity for a Senior Web Developer to join our growing team in San Jose, CA. Working in a small-team environment, you will have a unique opportunity to play a leading role in designing and developing web-based delivery applications for the company’s line of spoken assessment products.
To be successful in this essential role you must have the desire and ability to learn new techniques and share your knowledge. You need to demonstrate a passion for software development, software craftsmanship, and ability to perform in a quick-pace, dynamic work environment! Tremendous growth opportunity!
Here is what you will get to do:
Design, develop and maintain robust, commercial-quality web products and solutions with compelling user interfaces and experiences
Contribute to our existing web application and services
Ensure efficient performance and scalability of all designs and implementations
Show a desire and ability to learn new techniques and share knowledge in a small-team environment
Keep up to date on the latest industry trends in the web technologies
Demonstrate a passion for software development and high quality code
Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Engineering, or related field, and/or equivalent experience
5 years of web development experience
Solid knowledge in OOP and software design methodologies
Thorough understanding of architectural and implementation principles for web app and services development
In depth knowledge of web presentation technologies
Ability to work in a quick paced, dynamic environment
Excellent communication skills - written, verbal and graphical
UI/UX design skills
Experience working with computer audio including knowledge of audio formats and audio recording systems
Speech recognition technology, natural language processing
Experience in Puma, CloudFront, Jenkins, Ansible deployments
RDBMS, MySQL and Oracle a definite plus
Our team is a leader in automated spoken and written assessments, which utilize natural language processing techniques, advanced statistical modeling and speech recognition technologies. The provider of brands such as TELL™, Versant™ Tests we develop formative, diagnostic and progress monitoring assessments and instructional tools for various domains including education, business, and government. For more see www.pearsonkt.com and http://www.pearsonassessments.com . We are rapidly growing domestically and internationally, and are looking to expand again!
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-CA-San Jose
Work Locations: US-CA-San Jose-303 Almaden 303 Almaden Boulevard Suite 500 San Jose 95110
Organization: Assessments School
Employee Status: Regular Employee
Job Type: Standard
Shift: Day Job
Job Posting: Mar 12, 2018
Job Unposting: Ongoing
Schedule: Full-time Regular
Req ID: 1804236