Senior Software Developer

  • Pearson
  • Salt Lake City, UT, USA
  • Jun 25, 2021
Software Developer

Job Description

Senior Software Developer - ( 2108868 ) **Description** We are the world's learning company with more than 24,000 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. 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. **Role** You are a motivated software engineer passionate about architecting,building at scale,and defining how hundreds of engineers build,configure,test,release and operate their applications/services on the cloud. You will be part of the Systems Engineering team responsible for helping rollout our new CI/CD templates and Infrastructure Framework to development teams. You will be closely collaborating with engineering teams to understand their current architecture and release process and make recommendations on best practices and help migrate the applications already on the cloud or migrating from a datacenter. Your efforts in the rollout of the frameworks will directly impact in the speed and agility of the development teams. You enjoy simplifying challenging problems and can articulate the solution to both technical and non-technical stakeholders. The individual must continuously seek and capture feedback opportunities and bring it to the Framework development team to help improve the solution and stability of the framework. You will work closely with the Engineering team,Quality Assurance,Security Engineers,and Site Reliability Engineers to improve automation and adoption of CI/CD best practices. **Responsibilities** + Champion the Build/Release Engineer (DevOps) needs for continuous integration and continuous delivery while maintaining focus on quality of service via a governing process + Champion the DevOps needs in creating and managing server infrastructure while maintaining focus on quality of service + Improve the existing CI/CD process. Review existing automation,identify opportunities to improve overall productivity and investigate tools that might speed up the process or make us more efficient in build/ release management + Design,implement & enforce DevOps best practices,establish standards and policies for managing source code and continuous integration/delivery + Administer and write code to support the Build/Release Engineer tool suite. Troubleshoot build,packaging,and component management issues,working with the core engineering and technical operations teammates to resolve them + Monitor the automated build and continuous integration process to ensure correct build execution,and facilitate resolution of build/ release failures + Should participate in on-call 24/7 production support on rotation basis,as required 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. **Qualifications** + Master's degree in Engineering or Bachelor's Degree in Engineering with two years of experience in software development build and operation + Familiar with Micro-service architectures. Decoupled systems and how to build them + Detail-oriented,with excellent analytical,technical and problem-solving skills + 3 years automated software build,deployment and operational support + 3 years working on Amazon Web Services (AWS) is required. AWS certification is a plus + Strong programming and scripting experience,with a preference for Python + Experience with Object oriented programming languages like Javascript,Java or similar + Experience with containerization (Docker,etc.) and container orchestration (Kubernetes,etc.) in deployment and operations + Experience with configuration management using either Puppet,Chef,Ansible or an equivalent + Experience with Cloud Security,CISO compliance + A good understanding of Software Development Life Cycle,Continuous Integration and Continuous Delivery + Solid Experience with build/continuous integration tools (Jenkins or similar) and version control repositories (Git. CVS etc) + Strong Linux (RedHat/Cent OS) operating and systems knowledge + Knowledge of best practices and IT operations in an always-up,always-available service + Must have self-starting personality,unafraid to display initiative and innovation on the job + Solid understanding and experience working with high availability,high performance,multi-data center systems + Experience working with Agile teams and SCRUM process in a faced paced environment The anticipated starting salary range for Colorado-based individuals expressing interest in this position is $120-130K. This position is eligible to participate in an annual incentive program. Benefits available to eligible employees can be seen at: #LI-POST **Primary Location** : US-RE-Remote **Work Locations** : US-Remote Remote **Job** : Technology **Organization** : Technology & Operations **Employee Status** : Regular Employee **Job Type** : Standard **Job Level** : Individual Contributor **Shift** : Day Job **Job Posting** : Jun 21,2021 **Job Unposting** : Ongoing **Schedule:** : Full-time Regular **Req ID:** 2108868