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Associate Software Engineer (Boston MA or Chandler

Reference
1808403
Contract Type
Permanent
Sector
Education, Media & Communications
Location
Chandler, AZ, 85286, USA
Expiry Date
24/06/2018
Associate Software Engineer (Boston MA or Chandler AZ) 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 t...

Job Description

Associate Software Engineer (Boston MA or Chandler AZ)

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.

Associate Software Engineer

The Learning Services team is searching for an exceptional Associate Software Developer who has passion for your craft and a hunger to learn.

We are looking for someone that will contribute to the team by crafting top-notch code, refining requirements, executing comprehensive developer testing, and otherwise supporting, maintaining, and helping monitor our production environments. This includes fixing defects and performing troubleshooting tasks for customer issues. You will develop new features for one of Pearson’s top mainstream products. Strong analytical and problem solving skills are crucial, as well as strong teamwork values.

Essential Responsibilities include:

  • Work with analysts, developers and SQE to define and refine development requirements.
  • Contribute an an Agile team member toward defining and achieving iteration goals.
  • Support existing software and customer infrastructure.
  • Design and develop robust, commercial-quality product solutions.
  • Plan and communicate effectively.
  • Demonstrate a passion for software development and high quality code.
  • Show a desire and ability to learn new techniques and share knowledge in a small-team environment.
  • Participate in build and delivery activities across the full range of the development cycle.

Qualifications

Skills/Knowledge/Abilities to be Successful in this Role include:

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or related field; advanced degree preferred.
  • Solid Java and web development skills; cloud, node.js and Spring are an additional plus!
  • Working knowledge and understanding of Agile development methodologies.
  • Working knowledge and understanding of modern devops techniques and processes.
  • Ability to work in a quick paced, dynamic environment.
  • Excellent communication skills – written and verbal.
  • Desire to learn and a need to excel!
  • Experience with online educational applications is an extra plus!

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-AZ-Chandler

Other Locations US-MA-Boston

Work Locations: US-AZ-Chandler-3075 West Ray 3075 W Ray Rd Park at San Tan Chandler 85226

Job: Technology

Organization: North America

Employee Status: Regular Employee

Job Type: Standard

Shift: Day Job

Job Posting: Jun 1, 2018

Job Unposting: Ongoing

Schedule: Full-time Regular

Req ID: 1808403

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.