Pearson Technology (Iowa City, IA)
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 reexamining 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.
Come check us out. What big idea will you help us launch?
We have an excellent opportunity for a versatile, experienced Software Developer who appreciates Math (math reasoning/computer algebra). You will have a unique opportunity to play a leading role in migrating software projects from R&D to product-level operational delivery.
Position can be at Boulder, CO, Austin, TX, or Iowa City, IA, site location.
Here is what you will get to do:
Working in a small-team, geographically distributed environment, you will create and test commercial software applications, primarily for education and training industries. Primary responsibility is to create, test, and maintain automated Math scoring services. You will need excellent problem-solving skills, attention to detail, and be process oriented with a focus on driving operational best practices.
Minimum of 5 years current working experience in the following:
Professional programming experience on Unix/Linux platforms
Git/Git flow workflow
Docker, AWS, Elastic Beanstalk
REST, SOAP, or comparable web technologies
Strong math background
Ability to develop robust, production quality code
Comfortable working with multiple and/or new programming languages
Impeccable problem-solving skills
Ability to define problems and focus team members on timely solutions
Preferred skills, interest in, exposure to, and/or experience with any of the following:
Artificial intelligence/machine learning
Experience using Agile development methodologies
Ability to work independently and as a key contributor in a small team.
Pearson fuels the growing demand for effective education and high-quality information in the global knowledge economy, and share a common goal: to help people get on in their lives through education. For more information, visit www.pearson.com.
Pearson is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer, and a member of E-Verify. All qualified applicants, including minorities, women, veterans, and people with disabilities are encouraged to apply.
Primary Location: US-CO-Boulder
Other Locations US-TX-Austin, US-IA-Iowa City
Work Locations: US-CO-Boulder-4940 Pearl East 4940 Pearl East Circle Suite 200/201/204 Boulder 80301
Organization: Assessments School
Employee Status: Regular Employee
Job Type: Standard
Shift: Day Job
Job Posting: Jan 26, 2017
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