Web Developer – ( 2104531 )
With more than 24,000 employees across the globe, Pearson is the world’s learning company, providing a range of products and services that help people make progress in their lives through learning.
Since 2001, our Online & Blended Learning division has reimagined K-12 education with full-time virtual schools for students who want a personalized, more flexible approach to learning. Our flagship products and services include Connections Academy, US-based online public charter schools; Pearson Online Academy, a global online private school; and Pearson Connexus, our comprehensive online school program for school districts nationwide.
Our company culture is built around our motto “Always Learning” and a set of core values that we live by: brave, imaginative, decent, accountable, curious, customer-centric, and collaborative.
Pearson Online & Blended Learning has an open opportunity for a motivated and customer-centric Web Developer to join our Web Marketing Development team. The Web Developer role is part of the larger Web Marketing team and will be responsible and accountable for developing and maintaining various functionalities in support of our public-facing K-12 websites. This position will collaborate with other members of an agile development team to provide full stack development, Content Management System maintenance & production support, quality assurance & automated testing, and site performance analysis and optimization. This position will also interact with other cross-functional groups within the Web Marketing team to analyze and optimize our search engine optimization (SEO) practices, improve usability and UX of our websites, and to collectively achieve our planned lead generation student enrollment growth goals. We are looking for an inspired, mission-driven software developer, who can consistently translate marketing initiatives into stable working software.
Responsibilities may include but are not limited to:
Front-end development using modern web standards
Development of server-side code within our Content Management System (C#, Java)
Active participation in team agile ceremonies such as daily standups, feature refinements and planning
Debug and troubleshoot issues across a variety of browsers and mobile/tablet devices
Covert ad-hoc wireframes, mockups and sketches into usable user-facing features
Participate in design and architecture of new functionality to meet evolving business requirements
Assess and triage issues that occur in our various production websites
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.
Strong front-end development skills (full stack developer is a plus)
3 years’ experience working with modern web standards (HTML5, CSS3, JSON, REST, XML)
Minimum of a bachelor’s degree – preferably in Computer Science or related field
Experience building UIs that work seamlessly across various desktop, tablet and mobile devices
Experience with agile development methodologies
Ability to maintain and debug existing codebase
Proficiency with source control and code versioning/branching (Git)
Familiarity with web accessibility standards such as Section 508 and WCAG 2.0 compliance
Understanding of SEO principles
Strong ability to learn new technologies and acquire new skills quickly through independent study, professional training and interaction with other team members
Ability and willingness to work in a highly collaborative and fast-paced cross functional team
Self-motivated individual who values design/coding standards
Strong organizational and communication skills with the ability to manage multiple projects and deadlines
Ability to work effectively in a highly virtual work environment
Experience working with Cloud based platforms (Microsoft Azure, Amazon AWS)
Familiarity with Content Management Systems (DNN, WordPress, Adobe Experience Manager [AEM])
Proficiency developing with CSS Frameworks (Bootstrap)
Experience developing server-side code (C#, Java)
Familiarity with A/B testing & website personalization tools
Familiarity with E2E UI testing (Selenium, Nightwatch.js)
Pearson Online & Blended Learning is focused on providing a flexible work environment for its employees, including the ability to work from home on a regular basis in most positions. We believe that flexibility in work/life balance is a critical part of our culture and employee satisfaction, and we are proud to provide to our employees the ability to work from anywhere, anytime. In exchange, we require that employees have the appropriate means to work remotely, including adherence to our work at home policies regarding home office setup, including but not limited to privacy of records, technology standards, equipment standards and expectations.
The following equipment will be provided to you by the company as a full-time employee:
The anticipated starting salary range for Colorado-based individuals expressing interest in this position is $70,000-$80,000. This position is eligible to participate in an annual incentive program. Benefits available to eligible employees can be seen at: https://pearsonbenefitsus.com/
Due to the nature of this position, the applicant will need the ability to work during off-hours as necessary.
Primary Location : US-Remote
Job : Technology
Organization : North America Connections
Employee Status : Regular Employee
Job Type : Standard
Job Level : Individual Contributor
Shift : Day Job
Job Posting : Mar 26, 2021
Job Unposting : Ongoing
Schedule: : Full-time Regular
Req ID: 2104531