Pearson Senior Software Engineer in Morrisville, North Carolina

Senior Software Engineer

Description

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.

Pearson API Management team is currently seeking a Senior Software Engineer who will be responsible for the core software engineering tasks in a project team. The selected individual will be required to work with dynamic teams that are driven by project delivery goals also he/she should possess the drive to learn and continuously improve on work performances and assist software engineers in writing quality code. The API Management team is a highly visible and fast paced team building critical integrations across Pearson’s Services and Applications.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

Play a key role in the software development process by participating and even leading in the conceptualization, design, planning, specification, and development

Assist your scrum team with planning, scoping, and building of technical solutions for new capabilities

Continue to acquire specialized functional knowledge, more complex skills and operating practices

Remain flexible and responsive to changing priorities and multiple, concurrent responsibilities

Responsible for analysis of current programs including performance issues and incorrect application behavior

Be a developer advocate for the API Management Program across Pearson

Make optimum utilization of engineering tools and technologies to maintain a high productivity level in the team

Qualifications

Qualifications

  • Master’s or Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, with strong fundamentals and problem solving skills, or equivalent work experience

  • 8 years’ experience in software development (javascript, php)

  • Strong experience in Distributed Architecture; knowledgeable/experience with Enterprise Architecture, Database Design

  • Experience in global solutions in public and private cloud (AWS)

  • Experience in service integration and API design (REST, ESB, Streaming Pub/Sub)

  • Experience in service security (JWT, OAuth2)

  • Experience with software lifecycle (jenkins, git, containerization)

  • Experience and ability to lead and/or participate in teams and in group discussions

  • Experience working in Agile development environment

Additional Plus

  • Experience with Apigee, NGINX

  • Experience with NodeJS

  • Experience with API Gateways

  • Experience with Drupal

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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-NC-Morrisville

Work Locations: US-NC-Morrisville-2250 Perimeter Park 2250 Perimeter Park Drive Suite 140 Morrisville 27560

Job: Technology

Organization: Technology & Operations

Employee Status: Regular Employee

Job Type: Standard

Shift: Day Job

Job Posting: Mar 8, 2018

Job Unposting: Ongoing

Schedule: Full-time Regular

Req ID: 1804068

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.