Pearson Senior Software Developer in Hoboken, New Jersey

Senior Software 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 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.

Here is what you will get to do:

  • Work on sizable individual efforts as well as on teams using Scrum or other agile methodologies

  • Develop prototypes, proofs of concept in addition to production-quality solutions

  • Translate complex business needs into innovative technical solutions

  • Ensure efficient performance and scalability of solutions


Required skills/experience:

Bachelor’s degree (or equivalent) in Computer Science or related field

5 years of related software development experience

Strong competency in HTML5, CSS, SASS and semantic markup

Strong JavaScript ability and experience with AngularJS

Understanding of the fundamentals of software development, including best practices and OOD design patterns

Ability to work independently and as a key contributor in small teams

Excellent communication skills -- written, verbal, and graphical

Desired skills/experience:

Firm grasp of cross-browser (especially mobile) JS and CSS complexities

Experience with Twitter Bootstrap or other UI frameworks

Experience with CSS pre-compiler, like LESS or SASS

AJAX development experience.

In-depth knowledge of available JavaScript libraries such as AngularJS

Experience with server-side development a plus (Java, Cassandra)

Mobile application development a plus

Technologies we like to use:

HTML5, CSS3, JavaScript, Angular JS, Bootstrap, JQuery, Charting Libraries (D3), Grunt, Bower, NPM, Jasmine, AWS, TypeScript, Webpack


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-NJ-Hoboken

Work Locations: US-NJ-Hoboken-221 River 221 River Street Hoboken 07030

Job: Technology

Organization: Technology & Operations

Employee Status: Regular Employee

Job Type: Standard

Shift: Day Job

Job Posting: Jul 24, 2017

Req ID: 1711280