• Sri Lanka

Job Description:

Senior Software Engineer - ( 1908449 )



Responsible for the core software engineering tasks in a project team The individual will be required to work with dynamic teams that are driven by project delivery goals Should possess the dr
e to learn and continuously improve on work performances Helps and guides software engineers in writing quality code The individual will be required to participate in periodic appraisal cycles to evaluate and determine advancement opportunities


Listed below are the typical duties and responsibilities expected of an individual for the job title described in this document The items specified below are a guideline of the minimum expectations for the job title; changes will be made on a case-by-case basis for individuals who show potential to take on more opportunities

Other duties may be assigned time to time

Overall Responsibilities

Ensures that code artifacts produced are of the highest quality, conforming to set or agreed upon standards Should advocate such consistency to all members of the team

Follows the Pearson processe
s, agile practices and motivates his/her team members to do so

Escalates and communicates issues, risks and concerns to leads or managers

Provides realistic and accurate estimates and achieve on-time Delivery

Makes optimum utilization of engineering tools and technologies to maintain a high productivity level in the team

Accepts project delivery responsibilities and demonstrate accountability to leadership

Builds competencies in product and technology domain to set expectations

Align self to organizational goals

Adhere to Pearson values and ethical practices

Maintains a sense of individuality in thinking and decision making

Is a professional in work aspects as well as conduct with other individuals


This position has no managerial responsibilities



To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions


Individual should possess a Bachelors degree in Computing or Information Technology Individuals who have a Bachelors degree in Mathematics, Physical Sciences, or a specialization in the Engineering field will also be considered

The individual should have minimum three (3) years of industry experience in Software Engineering / Web Application Development, Programming and Design and preferably some experience in a leadership role


Very good understanding of Object Oriented Programming and Design

Strong technical knowledge and hands-on experience in at least one technology stack (Java/Net/Mobile etc) and good working knowledge of open source tools and technologies

A good understanding of Software Engineering Best Practices

Strong and effective interpersonal and communication skills (including English language skills) and the ability to interact promptly and professionally with teams across different time zones

Ability to learn new technologies rapidly and share knowledge with other team members

The desire to learn and continuously improve on the product quality, performance and other non-functional requirements

Provision of in-depth technical skills to fix ad hoc incidents/problems, mentoring and support DevOps teams to ensure best practice

Desirable Experience or Knowledge in the following areas

Web Application Development

UI / UX Technologies

Architectural and Design Patterns

Source control systems

Unit testing and test automation frameworks

Continuous integration and continuous deployment tools and technologies

Agile practices

Web and Application Servers ( Weblogic , Tomcat , IIS )

Web Services - RESTful Web Services , SOAP Services

Database design and programming

Responsive Web Design

PREFERRED CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS Oracle Certifications ( Java , Middleware , Database , Operating Systems)

Microsoft Certifications

Certified Scrum Developer ( CSD)

Zend Certified Engineer (ZCE)


The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions

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 : 17th May 2020

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