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Lead Software Engineer - ( 1902161 )


At Pearson, were committed to a world thats 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 its 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 worlds innovations, personal and global, large and small

We are looking for an experienced software engineer to drive the design and implementation of key components of our Global Learning Platform architecture and services The Principal Software Engineer will lead a team of developers responsible for building highly scalable micro-service oriented back-end solutions as well as high quality web and mobile user interfaces Will be responsible for creating the most optimal software design that can scale and perform in a direct to consumer environment Will be directly involved in problem solving and resolution of day-to-day design issues Will translate the high-level architecture to software design that delivery teams can code to Will be the bridge between Enterprise Architecture and Delivery and also act as a bridge between Delivery and Operations Will work closely with the Operations team to develop system design for public cloud deployment Will also drive best in class software design, development & deployment techniques Must be able to work across multiple facets of the project and juggle multiple responsibilities at the same time Very hands-on with strong analytic capability and the ability to create innovative solutions We are looking for a highly motivated individual who is looking to grow their career in a fast paced environment

Your responsibilities

Act as the technical lead to a cross-functional, full stack agile development team

Be a top-notch coder on the team, capable of deep diving into implementation details of components and features across the technology stacks

Lead development team by providing mentoring and guidance through code reviews, design reviews, best practices, and technical vision Lead by example

Jump in and solve the most complex technical problems and design issues Initiate and lead refactoring effort

Stay on top and drive adoption of advanced cloud-based features and capabilities where it makes sense

Champion, nurture and guard Agile/DevOPS software development mindset within the team and supporting functions

Work closely with Enterprise Architecture to develop optimal software/system architecture

Bridge the gap between high-level architecture developed by Enterprise Architecture and the detailed solutions design input needed by the delivery teams

Work closely with operations to develop the most optimal system architecture/deployment design for content core platforms

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


BS / MS Computer Science or equivalent, with strong fundamentals and problem-solving skills (such as data structures, computational algorithms, and operating systems)

5 years of software engineering experience, a track record of building highly scalable, high-quality systems in a direct-to-consumer business Should had played a critical role in the development of such systems

5 years of experience and expert knowledge in one of the strong typed, structural languages C , Java, C#

Expertise with Java 8 or higher and JVM, knowledge of Spring Boot microservices, Spring Reactive stack, Spring WebFlux, Reactive Streams is highly desirable

Expertise in relational database design, practical experience of developing systems with NoSQL/MongoDB/Couchbase

Experience in scaling out applications and maximizing throughput through load balancing, database sharding, distributed cache systems, route optimization is highly desirable

Experience in developing messaging and event-based systems (Kafka is a plus)

Experience with AWS or other public cloud provider, containerized deployments, Kubernetes, and working in DevOPS environment

Hands-on experience as a full stack developer, at all tiers from the front end UI to the backend data store

Substantial knowledge of web technologies HTML/Javascript/Angular/Typescript and debugging of web applications

Some experience leading small to medium sized software engineering teams in an Agile/Scrum environment is a plus

Accomplished team player, problem solver, good communicator with a desire to work hard, deliver meaningful , get along with others, and have fun

Primary Location US-CA-San Francisco

Profile Summary:

Employment Type : Full Time
Eligibility : Any Graduate
Industry : Educational/Training
Functional Area : IT Software : Software Products & Services
Role : Software Engineer
Salary : As per Industry Standards
Deadline : 07th Jun 2020

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