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Pearson Senior Software Engineer - Contract in Sri Lanka

Senior Software Engineer - Contract


About Us

At Pearson, we’re committed to a world that’s always learning and to our talented team who makes it all possible. We are now transforming Pearson to accelerate our activity in digital learning, education services and emerging markets. This will enable us to make a lasting impact in helping to solve some of the most important challenges in global education.


Experience, Skills & Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computing or Information Technology/Management.

  • Individuals who have a Bachelor’s degree in Mathematics, Physical Sciences, or a specialization in the Engineering field will also be considered.

  • Minimum four (4) years of experience in software engineering. Having experience in a leadership role will be an advantage.

  • A good understanding of Software Engineering Best Practices

  • Strong and effective interpersonal and communication skills (including English language 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

  • The desire to learn and continuously improve on the product quality, performance and other non-functional requirements.

  • Experience or Knowledge on the following areas:

Building, Packaging and Deployment Tools

Web and Application Servers

Database Technologies (MongoDB, My-SQL)

Java Frameworks (eg:- Spring boot ,Spring Hibernate)

HTTP Web Services, JSON, XML

Unit testing & test automation frameworks (eg:- Selenium)

Knowledge of frontend development (Angular JS, React JS)

Microservices development (desirable)

Knowledge about NodeJS (desirable)

Primary Location: Sri Lanka

Job: Technology

Organization: Technology & Operations

Employee Status: Fixed Term

Job Type: Standard

Shift: Day Job

Job Posting: Apr 3, 2018

Job Unposting: Ongoing

Schedule: Full-time Temporary

Req ID: 1805523

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.