Pearson Software Developer - Online Proctoring in Bloomington, Minnesota

Software Developer - Online Proctoring

Description

Pearson VUE (www.pearsonvue.com) is the global leader in computer-based testing for information technology, academic, government and professional testing programs around the world. Pearson VUE provides a full suite of services from test development to data management, and delivers exams through the world’s most comprehensive and secure network of test centers in more than 180 countries, where we validate the skills and knowledge of millions of individuals every year.

Pearson VUE is a business of Pearson, the world's leading learning company with global-reach and market-leading businesses. Pearson is listed on both the London and New York stock exchanges (UK: PSON; NYSE: PSO).

Position Summary

The Online Proctoring division is a small team of highly motivated developers and is looking for a passionate, curious and eager to learn developer to join our ranks. One of the first tasks on the job will be to help design, architect and start development on our next generation desktop application. This task will require a lot of collaboration across the team. We’re looking for someone who is a strong communicator and is willing to providing technical opinions about what technologies to use or how something should be implemented. As a developer you value simplicity and you understand the importance of writing clean and understandable code.

Online Proctoring is a small and fast paced team. Candidates will be exposed to wide array of tools and technologies over the course of their career. The team is looking for someone who likes to tinker, be challenged and is looking to improve their overall skills as a software developer.

Qualifications

Candidates will be expected to be responsible for all components of our platform and have the following experience.The most important thing we are looking for in this position is a willingness to jump in and learn!

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science preferred or combined relevant experience in lieu of degree

  • 3 years relevant object oriented software development experience

  • 1 year experience with a MVC web framework like: Rails, Django/Flask, Node

  • 1 year experience with a modern JS web framework

  • 1 year experience working with cloud based applications

Current Tech Stack: Rails,Backbone/React/Streaming Media/Go/Redis/Electron

Desired Experience:

  • 1 years experience using Javascript frameworks - AngularJS /JQuery

  • Experience with AWS/GCE/Azure/Docker

  • Experience with Git or other version control software

  • Desire to expand knowledge in many development languages, applications, and tools

Willingness to learn some or all of the technologies listed above!

Experience with some or all of the following tools is considered a bonus:

Backbone/Polymer Javascript library / MVC

Streaming Media

GoLang

Redis

Electron

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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-MN-Bloomington

Work Locations: US-MN-Bloomington-5601 Green Valley 5601 Green Valley Drive Suite 220 Bloomington 55437

Job: Technology

Organization: Assessments VUE

Employee Status: Regular Employee

Job Type: Standard

Shift: Day Job

Job Posting: Apr 25, 2018

Job Unposting: Ongoing

Schedule: Full-time Regular

Req ID: 1806586

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.