Pearson Senior Software Engineer in Colombo, Sri Lanka

Senior Software Engineer


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

Pearson Lanka is currentlyseeking A key engineering role in the development of complex, multi-tiered anddistributed Web based software applications. Works with a variety oftechnologies while providing the guidance & support to the team members inan agile environment with a strong focus on engineering best practices,incremental delivery, continuous integration and test driven development.

Based in Orion City, Colombo, you will evaluate and applysoftware/firmware upgrades and support packs as required to solve productionproblems and/or ensure compliance and system integrity.

We’re proud of our people -their drive, talent and enthusiasm. Here we work together to deliverexceptional outcomes that push the limits. We’re passionate about our missionto help others reach their full potential through learning and education andthis passion demands we only hire the very best.


Experience, Skills &Qualifications

  • Minimum four (4) years of experience in software engineering.

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computing, Information Technology, Mathematics, Physics or equivalent.

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

  • Strong and effective interpersonal and communication skills and the ability to interact with prompt and professionalism to the teams across multiple geographies and time zones.

  • Strong technical skills and hands-on experience in Java and related tools & technologies including open source front-end & server side technologies.

  • Hands on experience on RDBMS technologies and understanding of NoSQL and Big Data architecture.

  • Experience and knowledge on OOP, Analysis & Design, Architectural & Design Patterns, Unit Testing and development of highly scalable web applications.

  • Experience in Agile software development practices such as SCRUM & TDD / ATDD.

  • Basic experience or knowledge on building, packaging & deployment tools, web & application servers and database technologies.

  • Provision of in-depth technical skills to fix ad-hoc incidents/problems, mentoring and support DevOps teams to ensure best practice.

Pearson’s corporate values are Brave; Imaginative; Decent andAccountable. It is crucial that these values resonate with you and you are ableto embody these values. You will be naturally positive, adaptable, proactive,organized and comfortable operating in a changing and ambiguous environment.

In exchange for your hard work you will be rewarded with acompetitive compensation package, potential eligibility for an annual bonus,supportive peers and management team, opportunities to participate in sportingand social events, career development, training programs and other benefits.Other benefits include transportation services, potential eligibility for PearsonShares (save for shares scheme), and OPD / Insurance / Medical.

Please apply by submittinga CV and cover letter and please note that only short-listed candidates will becontacted via phone.

Primary Location: LK-1-Colombo

Work Locations: LK-Colombo-Orion City Sascon Bldg Orion City Sascon Building No. 752/5 Dr Danister De Silver Mawatha Colombo

Job: Technology

Organization: Technology & Operations

Employee Status: Regular Employee

Job Type: Standard

Shift: Day Job

Job Posting: Oct 12, 2017

Req ID: 1708645