Pearson Senior UI Engineer in Centennial, Colorado
Senior UI Engineer
At Pearson, we’re committed to a world that’s 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 it’s 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 world’s innovations, personal and global, large and small.
We are looking for an experienced software engineer to help us implement beautiful user facing interfaces of our next generation learning solution. The Senior Software Engineer will be a part of a team of developers and responsible for building high-quality web and mobile user-facing interfaces, applications and services. Will be directly contributing and creating the most optimal technical designs and frameworks that will be reused across the applications and perform in a direct to consumer environment. Will be directly involved in problem solving and resolution of day-to-day technical design issues. Will collaborate with product managers, UX and UI experts, quality assurance engineers to understand requirements, recommended designs, quality and operational metrics and write efficient code to deliver required functionality on time and with quality. Will closely work with DevOps team members and instrument produced features with the right tools to monitor and provide the best possible user experience. Will collaborate to create the 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 strong coder with 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.
Be a part of 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 frontend
Participate in code reviews, design reviews, help establishing
team’s best practices, and align to technical vision.
Jump in and help to solve the complex technical problems and
design issues, initiate refactoring where it makes sense.
Be curious, always learning, stay on top and help adoption of
new frameworks and technology capabilities where it makes sense.
Participate in sprint kickoffs, reviews, retrospectives, daily
standups and be a part of ever moving, ever delivering, continuously improving
team delivering user value end to end continuously.
Work with product management to understand requirements,
recommend best implementation approaches to maximize the use of
technology and capabilities.
Work closely with designers and user experience experts to
understand desired user experience, and implement while still aligned with the
company vision and technological direction.
Partner with quality assurance engineers and collaborate on a daily basis to make sure the code
produced is of a high quality, bug free and delivers the best user value possible to achieve in a
Minimum Qualifications :
B.S. / M.S. 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 applications used by hundreds of thousands of users in a direct-to-consumer business. Should had played a significant role in the development of such applications.
3 years of experience working with React.js/Redux or similar component-based front-end frameworks.
Expertise in debugging of asynchronous, non-blocking, high performing web applications, HTTP debugging/REST APIs.
Experience with Mocha, Jest or other unit testing frameworks
Experience in developing mobile applications using React Native/Ionic/Phone Gap.
Experiences working with AWS.
Knowledge and experience using Container technologies (e.g. Kubernetes, Docker)
Experience with web frameworks like Angular or Vue.js.
Experience with Mocha, Jest or other testing frameworks
Proficiency in at least one back-end programming language, e.g.Node.js, Java, Ruby, Python, PHP or C#.
Hands-on experience as a full stack developer, at all tiers from the front end UI to the backend data store.
Experience of being a part of Agile/Scrum environment.
Team player, problem solver, good communicator with a desire to work hard, deliver meaningful features, get along with others, and have fun.
The anticipated starting salary range for Colorado-based individuals expressing interest in this position is 135K-140K. This position is eligible to participate in an annual incentive program.
Benefits available to eligible employees can be seen at: https://pearsonbenefitsus.com/
Primary Location: US-CO-Centennial
Other Locations US-NJ-Hoboken, US-MA-Boston
Work Locations: US-CO-Centennial-2154 East Commons 2154 East Commons Avenue Centennial 80122
Organization: Global Product
Employee Status: Regular Employee
Job Type: Standard
Shift: Day Job
Job Posting: Jan 22, 2021
Job Unposting: Ongoing
Schedule: Full-time Regular
Req ID: 2010347
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.