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Software Engineer - ( 1911004 )


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

The Software Engineer will play a key role in the development and maintenance of complex, multi-tiered, and distributed Web based software applications Software Engineer will work under the leadership and guidance of Technical Specialist / Lead on aspects of development & maintenance on software development efforts Individual has to be a representative for the proper adoption of software development methods and technologies Individual will be required to work with dynamic teams that are driven by project delivery goals Should possess the drive to learn and continuously improve on work performance whilst helping and guiding software engineers in making the right decisions and be accountable for them


- Ensures that code artifacts produced are of the highest quality, conforming to set or agreed upon standard

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

- Adhere to Pearson processes, agile practices and teamwork

- Builds competencies in product and technology domain to set expectations



Bachelors degree in Computer Science / MIS or equivalent experience required Minimum two (2) years of experience in software engineering,


Good and effective interpersonal and communication skills and the ability to interact with prompt and professionalism to the teams across different time zones

Ability to work with new development and maintenance teams and contribute gathered knowledge

Desirable Experience or Knowledge on the following areas

Object Oriented Concepts, System Analysis and Design,Architectural and Design Patterns, Unit Testing

UML, Web Application Development

SOA , Middleware technologies

Cloud computing

Basic Experience or Knowledge on the following areas

Building, Packaging and Deployment Tools, Web and Application Servers, Database Technologies

Java Specialization

Hands on experience either in, J2EE/JEE Platform ,Spring Framework, HTTP Web Services (eg- SOAP / REST) or NET Technologies

Knowledge on Oracle, MSSQL, NoSQL & other Database Technologies, Unit testing & Engineering Best Practices, Build, Package & Deployment tools (eg- Ant / Mavan)

Knowledge on experience in one or more web/application servers eg WebSphere, WebLogic, GlassFish, JBoss etc Knowledge on other Open Source Technologies is an added advantage

Previous experience in Microsoft related technologies would be an added advantage

Previous experience in Cloud technologies would be an added advantage

Pearsons corporate values are Brave; Imaginative; Decent and Accountable It is crucial that these values resonate with you and you are able to embody these values You will be naturally positive, adaptable, proactive, organized and comfortable operating in a changing and ambiguous environment

In exchange for your hard work you will be rewarded with a competitive compensation package, potential eligibility for an annual bonus, supportive peers and management team, opportunities to participate in sporting and social events, career development, training programs and other benefits Other benefits include transportation services, potential eligibility for Pearson Shares (save for shares scheme), and OPD / Insurance / Medical

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 : 20th May 2020

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