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Senior Research Engineer

Reference
1801487
Contract Type
Permanent
Sector
Education, Media & Communications
Location
Boulder, CO, 80305, USA
Expiry Date
26/02/2018
Senior Research Engineer Description Help us build the next generation of educational technology. We are a team of applied researchers, data scientists and software developers tasked with identifying new opportunities and t...

Job Description

Senior Research Engineer

Description

Help us build the next generation of educational technology.

We are a team of applied researchers, data scientists and software developers tasked with identifying new opportunities and transforming new ideas into real, tangible proof-of-concepts.

Our work helps define the future of Pearson’s offerings in both the classroom and in developing educational content.

We are looking for diverse and enthusiastic applicants for a senior research-engineer role. Degrees and formal qualifications are great, but relevant experience and a proven track record to deliver are most important.

You are self-motivated, and enjoy developing rough ideas into high quality user experiences. You value collaborating with a team with a wide range of interests. You know how to make an application shine, but you are also know how to keep the codebase maintainable and future-ready. You are excited by learning new technologies, and you enjoy the open-endedness and pace of change that comes from working in research and development.

Qualifications

Skills & Requirements


Must-have

  • 4 years front-end software engineering experience
  • In-depth knowledge / experience in the following:
  • Javascript
  • At least one of the modern web application frameworks (e.g. React, Vue, Angular, etc…)
  • HTML5, CSS
  • Templating languages (embedded JS, jinja, etc.)
  • UX / UI Design
  • Developing complex user flows and interaction
  • Rapid-prototyping of application

Nice-to-have skills

  • Advanced degree in software engineering, human computer interaction, or other relevant areas
  • Interest and experience in education / education technology
  • Backend and REST API design
  • Devops and deployment (AWS or equivalent, Docker, Fabric, Puppet, etc…)
  • Automated Testing
  • Data visualization & D3.js
  • Data processing and wrangling
  • Experience in Python
  • Exposure to relational and NoSQL databases
  • ETL pipelines
  • Scaling for large loads and Big Data
  • Knowledge of Machine Learning, Natural Language Processing and Data Science
  • Scikit-learn
  • Deep Learning (Tensorflow, PyTorch, etc...)
  • Responsive Web Design (mobile, native, etc...)

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-CO-Boulder

Other Locations US-CO-Centennial

Work Locations: US-CO-Boulder-4940 Pearl East 4940 Pearl East Circle Suite 200/201/204 Boulder 80301

Job: Research and Development

Organization: Global Product

Job Type: Standard

Shift: Day Job

Job Posting: Feb 6, 2018

Job Unposting: Ongoing

Schedule: Full-time Regular

Req ID: 1801487