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Web Developer Augusta


Pearson Augusta ME United States

2 weeks ago

Job Description:

Seeking Ruby Software Engineer to develop software at a Pearson in our Workforce Skills business unit offering software and services that make life’s achievements portable, digital and verified...

Who You Are
• A no-job-too-big-no-job-too-small professional who believes in what we're doing and wants to help us scale.
• A self-driven individual with a drive to make an impact.
• A hyper-organized, super-responsive, generally on-top-of-your-stuff kind of person.
• An individual with perspective and the judgment to identify what you can fix and what you need help with.
• A process-focused thinker with the ability to design systems that scale.
• A quick learner willing to work without perfect information and the ability to get smart fast as new business opportunities demand.

What You'll Do Here
• Contribute to the evolutionary architecture of a growing product platform. Implement features and necessary infrastructure.
• Leverage best practices in agile construction, including unit testing, test automation, automated deployment, etc.
• Learn and support best practices in REST web service development.
• Identify technical trade-offs associated with product/feature choices.
• Develop web application(s) as part of platform development.
• Support Product Management and Client Success team in answering questions about the platform APIs.
• Support efforts to onboard new third-parties to use the platform.
• Help develop products and services that meet Pearson's Information Security requirements.
• Remain current on information security developments and check your work for vulnerabilities.

What You Know, Have Done, or Can Do (Must Haves)
• 2 years of experience with Ruby development skills applied in an agile, continuous deployment setting.
• Excellent communication skills both written and verbal.
• Develop responsive, high performing web applications using modern techniques and frameworks.
• Write tests and perform code reviews in a dynamic, fast paced agile environment.
• Work closely with a highly productive development team to deliver new features on time
• Operate using full knowledge of modern Web application frameworks (React, Angular, jQuery, etc.
• Advanced knowledge of SQL and database functionality.
• Must be located in the United States.
• Applicants must be authorized to work for ANY employer in the U.S. We are unable to sponsor or take over sponsorship of an employment Visa at this time.

What You May Know and Have Done (Nice to Haves)
• Quickly learn and apply new development technologies and frameworks.
• Experience with React
• Understand responsive design practices and principles.
• Develop applications using RESTful Architecture and REST best practices.
• Deploy applications in a cloud hosted environment as part of a continuous delivery process.
• Mentor junior developers and work closely with peers to delivery rock solid features.
• Continuous expansion of knowledge in many development languages, applications, and tools.
• Creative problem-solving skills.

Compensation at Pearson is influenced by a wide array of factors including but not limited to skill set, level of experience, and specific location. As required by the Colorado, California, Washington State, and New York City laws, the pay range for this position is as follows:

Minimum full-time salary range is between $120,000 - $130,000.

This position is eligible to participate in an annual incentive program, and information on benefits offered is here here.

What to expect from Pearson

Did you know Pearson is one of the 10 most innovative education companies of 2022?

At Pearson, we add life to a lifetime of learning so everyone can realize the life they imagine. We do this by creating vibrant and enriching learning experiences designed for real-life impact. We are on a journey to be 100 percent digital to meet the changing needs of the global population by developing a new strategy with ambitious targets. To deliver on our strategic vision, we have five business divisions that are the foundation for the long-term growth of the company: Assessment & Qualifications, Virtual Learning, English Language Learning, Workforce Skills and Higher Education. Alongside these, we have our corporate divisions: Digital & Technology, Finance, Global Corporate Marketing & Communications, Human Resources, Legal, Strategy and Direct to Consumer. Learn more at We are Pearson.

We value the power of an inclusive culture and also a strong sense of belonging. We promote a culture where differences are embraced, opportunities are accessible, consideration and respect are the norm and all individuals are supported in reaching their full potential. Through our talent, we believe that diversity, equity and inclusion make us a more innovative and vibrant place to work. People are at the center, and we are committed to building a workplace where talent can learn, grow and thrive.

Pearson is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer and a member of E-Verify. We want a team that represents a variety of backgrounds, perspectives and skills. The more inclusive we are, the better our work will be. All employment decisions are based on qualifications, merit and business need. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, ethnicity, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, national origin, protected veteran status, disability status or any other group protected by law. We strive for a workforce that reflects the diversity of our communities.

To learn more about Pearson’s commitment to a diverse and inclusive workforce, navigate to: Diversity, Equity & Inclusion at Pearson.

If you are an individual with a disability and are unable or limited in your ability to use or access our career site as a result of your disability, you may request reasonable accommodations by emailing [email protected].

Note that the information you provide will stay confidential and will be stored securely. It will not be seen by those involved in making decisions as part of the recruitment process.


Organization: Workforce Skills

Schedule: FULL\_TIME

Req ID: 11523


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