Senior Software Developer - Web Team

Pearson - Bloomington, MN3.8

Full-timeEstimated: $88,000 - $110,000 a year

Pearson VUE ( is the global leader in computer-based testing for information technology, academic, government and professional testing programs around the world. Pearson VUE provides a full suite of services from test development to data management, and delivers exams through the world’s most comprehensive and secure network of test centers in more than 180 countries, where we validate the skills and knowledge of millions of individuals every year.

Pearson VUE is a business of Pearson, the world's leading learning company with global-reach and market-leading businesses. Pearson is listed on both the London and New York stock exchanges (UK: PSON; NYSE: PSO).

**The Position**

The Senior Web Developer is responsible for analysis, design, implementation, and automated testing to produce high-quality code on their project team. You will use industry best practices while working in a team of high-performing professionals. In addition, you will be responsible for maintaining and supporting mission-critical applications as necessary. All team members are also expected to mentor more junior developers and continually contribute to process improvement activities.

**The Team**

This position is on a team that develops and maintains client and candidate-facing web applications that are mobile, accessible and internationalized for multiple locales. We have over 400 clients and 90% of our exam registrations flowing through the products we support, which provide functionality for candidates to register for and schedule exams, view score reports, launch exams, and more. We also have several client-specific applications that are tailored to one or two customers for their custom exam workflows. There is a continuous stream of complex and challenging work for a demanding set of clients with direct impact to the candidate experience.

We are looking for passionate and driven technologists who flourish in a highly collaborative environment where they can think outside the box, challenge the status quo, and innovate both products and processes. Agile is at the core of everything we do, so we are constantly inspecting and adapting and focused on making our teams better with every iteration. Everyone on the team is a full-stack enterprise developer, working with a broad portfolio of cutting-edge technologies, so you will be surrounded with like-minded people who work hard and play hard.

**The Senior Java/JavaScript Developer will: **

+ Analyze & Design - Design solutions that effectively model the customer's requirements, taking into account performance, maintainability/complexity, market trends and innovation, controlling costs, system robustness and scalability, and long term quality initiatives. Follow established design patterns and recommend new design patterns.

+ Implement - Implement designs following Pearson VUE coding standards and industry best practices.

+ Review - Participates in and reviewing requirements, design, code, and test case (both manual and automated) reviews

+ Test - Work closely with other teams (e.g., QA, configuration management, end users) to release high quality software. Create testable code and implement automated unit, integration, and functional tests as part of new product development.

+ Document - Complete project documentation as required, including logging status, risk, progress, and effort on assigned work


**Required Education & Experience**

Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, MIS or equivalent technology discipline

Ability to demonstrate a solid understanding of the following concepts as well as practical experience applying these concepts in the real world

(6 years) Proficient with Core Java and J2EE principles, syntax and best practices

(4 years) Proficient with Core Spring

(2 years) Proficient with Web Services API development (SOAP and/or REST)

(5 years) Proficient with SQL, RDBMS

(2 years) Proficient with HTML5, CSS3, JavaScript (ES5 )

(1 years) Proficient with using code versioning tools such as Git

(3 years) Experience with Externally-facing Web Application design/development using MVC frameworks (JSF, Struts, or similar)

(2 years) Experience with JPA/Hibernate

(1 years) Experience with Angular, AngularJS

**Current technology stack: Java, JPA, Hibernate, Spring, Web Services (REST/SOAP) AngularJS**

**Preferred Experience**

(2 years) Experience with Agile methodologies (e.g. Scrum, Kanban, XP, etc.)

(3 years) Experience with Design patterns

(3 years) Experience with Automation tools (jUnit, jMock, Selenium, Jasmine/Karma, Protractor)

(1 years) Experience with Build tools (gradle, ant, npm, Bower, or similar)

(2 years) Experience with Non-functional requirements such as Responsive Web Design, Accessibility, Security, I18N, Performance and/or Scalability

(1 years) Experience with AWS or Azure, containers, Docker

**Required Knowledge, Skills & Abilities**

Expand knowledge in many development languages, applications, and tools

Quickly learn new processes and tools, business domains and technical applications

Think both technically and analytically

Assimilate information, distill knowledge, apply experience and provide solution alternatives and recommendations

Work well under pressure, plan and set priorities, adapt to change, and meet established timelines

Develop effective relationships with internal and external contacts and work well within a team

Find creative solutions to difficult problems

Bring a positive and collaborative energy to the team

Communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing

**Please submit a resume and cover letter with application**

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-MN-Bloomington

**Work Locations: ** US-MN-Bloomington-5601 Green Valley 5601 Green Valley Drive Suite 220 Bloomington 55437

**Job: ** Technology

**Organization: ** Assessments VUE

**Employee Status: ** Regular Employee

**Job Type: ** Standard

**Shift: ** Day Job

**Job Posting: ** Aug 20, 2019

**Job Unposting: ** Ongoing

**Schedule: ** Full-time Regular

**Req ID: ** 1908312

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.