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Front-End Software Developer (JavaScript/HTML)

Reference
1805088
Contract Type
Permanent
Sector
Education, Media & Communications
Location
Austin, TX, 78769, USA
Expiry Date
26/04/2018
Front-End Software Developer (JavaScript/HTML) 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...

Job Description

Front-End Software Developer (JavaScript/HTML)

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 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.

We are looking for a smart individual who knows how to code, is eager to learn, and has great communication skills. We want someone who is excited to make contributions as part of our team and is ready to work together to integrate many pieces of code. Our schedule requires frequent releases to customers, so we need someone who writes high-quality code, pays attention to details and is confident in their ability to fix bugs and add features. In this position, you will use cutting-edge technology, develop interactive code to work across many browsers and platforms, and impact the education of millions of students.

Qualifications

Skills/Knowledge/Abilities

  • Minimum of 3 years of Javascript, HTML/CSS, experience with jQuery and other JS libraries such as Backbone, Angular
  • Git, or any other version control system is a plus
  • AGILE, experience working in a team with a large codebase
  • Minimum of a Bachelor’s degree with a major in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Software Engineering, Management Information Systems, or other related discipline.
  • Great communication skills is a must have.

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Contribute collaboratively within a creative and fast paced environment, designing innovative software solutions that are architecturally solid and scalable
  • Participate in new feature development with moderate supervision
  • Work with Business Analysts to deliver complex configurable solutions
  • Design, develop, implement and maintain complex software products
  • Code, debug and make recommendations on software enhancements
  • Formulate complex systems scope and objectives
  • Participate in requirements gathering, definition and documentation
  • Analyze and solve conceptual and complex problems/situations of a global nature

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-TX-Austin

Job: Technology

Organization: Assessments School

Employee Status: Regular Employee

Job Type: Experienced

Shift: Day Job

Job Posting: Mar 29, 2018

Job Unposting: Ongoing

Schedule: Full-time Regular

Req ID: 1805088

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.