Senior Front End Web Developer - ( 2112247 )
We are the world's learning company with more than 21,000 employees operating in 70 countries. We combine world-class educational content and assessment, powered by services and technology, to enable more effective teaching and personalized learning at scale. We believe that wherever learning flourishes so do people.
Do you love designing and developing intuitive and meaningful user interfaces? Are you passionate about implementing world class education products? Do you want to be part of a team changing the future of assessment? The Senior Front End Web Developer will be responsible for designing and building a user centric interfaces. This person will have the opportunity to design and build a best-in-class assessment platform. Focusing on the educator and learner to ensure user interfaces are easy to understand and powerful enough to deliver complex end user functionality.
This requisition is part of the Pearson/MZD team, which develops innovative assessment technology platforms. We are now in the midst of building our next generation assessment platform, which is a multi-year project with enormous strategic value, leveraging state of the art technologies and processes. We are looking for outstanding candidates to bolster the staff of this critical project.
The Pearson/MZD development team is comprised of a small group of inspired developers that thrive on developing cutting edge applications, with a passion for innovation and pride in producing excellent user experiences. Our work environment is collaborative, casual, flexible, agile and results driven. Since the business provides a mission-critical service to a demanding set of clients, high-quality performance is required to meet customer expectations.
The Senior Front End Software Developer will:
Provide engineering leadership with a focus on user interface design and development
Design and Implement user interfaces in collaboration with team of full stack engineers
Provide feedback and implementation advice to team members
Analyze & Design
The anticipated starting salary range for Colorado-based individuals expressing interest in this position is $80-100k. This position is eligible to participate in an annual incentive program.
Benefits available to eligible employees can be seen at: https://pearsonbenefitsus.com/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.
Required Education and Experience:
Bachelor degree in Computer Science, MIS, or equivalent technology discipline
5 years relevant software development experience creating business applications with relational database systems
3 years experience using JQuery, Single Page Application Frameworks, CSS
3 years experience in interface design
Experience with highly available, highly concurrent web-based applications
Experience with GIT or similar VCS tools
Current Tech Stack:
AWS hosted applications
1 years experience working in an agile environment
Desire to expand knowledge in many development languages, applications, and tools
Quickly learn new processes and tools, business domains and technical applications
Able to think technically and analytically
Ability to understand the philosophy of architecture
Must assimilate information, distill knowledge, apply experience and provide solution alternatives and recommendations
Must have strong time management skills - including the ability to work well under pressure, plan, set priorities, adapt to change, and meet established timelines
Must be a self-starter and detail-oriented
Effective written and verbal communication skills
Ability to work within a team
Experience with some or all of the following is considered a bonus:
Education Technology platform development
Previous experience developing software that is used by K-12 institutions
Knowledge of Ed-tech standards such as (QTI, LTI, Ed-Fi)
Primary Location : US-RE-Remote
Other Locations : US-IA-Iowa City
Work Locations :
Job : Technology
Organization : Assessments School
Employee Status : Regular Employee
Job Type : Standard
Job Level : Individual Contributor
Travel : No
Job Posting : Aug 26, 2021
Job Unposting : Ongoing
Schedule: : Full-time Regular
Req ID: 2112247