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Exam Software Developer

Reference
1805608
Contract Type
Permanent
Sector
Education, Media & Communications
Location
American Fork, UT, 84003, USA
Expiry Date
27/06/2018
Exam Software Developer Description As the global leader in electronic testing, Pearson VUE (www.pearsonvue.com) validates the skills and knowledge of millions of individuals every year. Our customers’ high-stakes certification, li...

Job Description

Exam Software Developer

Description

As the global leader in electronic testing, Pearson VUE (www.pearsonvue.com) validates the skills and knowledge of millions of individuals every year. Our customers’ high-stakes certification, licensure, admissions and other credentialing exams help people advance in technology, government and professional careers, as well as attain educational growth. Pearson VUE offers proctored exams through the world's largest network of test centers in addition to testing in online and unproctored environments.

Certiport (www.Certiport.com), a Pearson VUE company, prepares individuals with current and relevant digital skills and credentials for the competitive global workforce. These solutions are delivered by more than 14,000 Certiport Centers worldwide and include the official Microsoft Office certification program, the Microsoft Technology Associate certification program, the Adobe® Certified Associate certification program, the Autodesk® Certified Professional certification programs, the Intuit® QuickBooks Certified User certification program, the Business Fundamentals program, the Toon Boom Certified Associated program and the Internet and Computing Core Certification (IC³®).

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). For more information, visitwww.pearson.com.

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES

50%Implement
  • Implement designs following Pearson coding standards and industry best practices
  • Maintain and support mission-critical applications as necessary
15%Analyze & Design
  • Understand the dependencies of our exam platform and deployment system and how it interacts with our exam software
  • Identify technology related issues as they arise and recommend solutions
  • Ensure business and requirements artifacts are created that effectively model the customer's requirements
15%Test & Deployment
  • Work closely with other teams (e.g., QA, configuration management, end users) to release high quality exams
  • Create testable requirements and write and execute unit tests
10%Review
  • Participate in and lead requirement, design, and code reviews
5%Reporting
  • Create and use reports to identify actionable data for continuous improvement
  • Complete project documentation as required, including logging status, risk, progress, and effort on assigned work
5%Quality/process improvement
  • Participate in group improvement activities and initiatives to improve process and product quality in pursuit of excellence
  • Identify specific development processes best suited for automation and recommend solutions
5%People development
  • Mentoring and training of new team members
5%Other duties as assigned

Qualifications

Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor degree in Computer Science, MIS, or equivalent technology discipline
  • 5 years relevant software development experience creating business applications with relational database systems
  • Experience in OO languages, for example C\#, Java, and design patterns including MVC and MVVM
  • Experience designing and writing code intended for globalization
  • Strongly preffered: Experience in OOAD, iterative development, agile processes, CMMI, business objects, layered design, UML, SQL, including stored procedures and triggers
  • Experience with multiple development methodologies (e.g. Waterfall, Agile, and Hybrid).
  • Experience in computer-based testing, certification, and licensing industry preferred

Recommended experience

  • VBA
  • JavaScript
  • C\#
  • GIT/SVN

Skills, Knowledge and Abilities:

  • Desire to expand knowledge in many development languages, applications, and tools
  • Proven ability to quickly learn new processes and tools, business domains and technical applications
  • Effective English written and verbal communication skills
  • Creative problem-solving skills
  • Must assimilate information, distill knowledge, apply experience and provide solution alternatives and recommendations
  • Must have strong time management skills – including the ability to work well under pressure, plan, set priorities, adapt to change, and meet established timelines
  • Ability to work with disparate teams across varied time zones and disciplines.
  • Must be detail-oriented

Other (license/certification):

  • Participate in required employee trainings: Data Protection and Privacy for Pearson VUE; Preventing Sexual Harassment; and Pearson Code of Business Conduct

Contact the recruiter:

  • https://www.linkedin.com/in/nancyastovall
  • Twitter: @NancyStovall71
  • Google NancyStovall
#LI-NS

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-UT-American Fork

Work Locations: US-UT-American Fork-1276 South 820 East 1276 South 820 East American Fork 84003

Job: Technology

Organization: Assessments VUE

Employee Status: Regular Employee

Job Type: Standard

Shift: Day Job

Job Posting: Jun 7, 2018

Job Unposting: Ongoing

Schedule: Full-time Regular

Req ID: 1805608

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.