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Associate Front-End Software Developer (JavaScript/HTML)

Description

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.

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.

We are looking for a smart individual who knows how to code, is eager to learn, and has great communication skills. We want someone who is excited to make contributions as part of our team and is ready to work together to integrate many pieces of code. Our schedule requires frequent releases to customers, so we need someone who writes high-quality code, pays attention to details and is confident in their ability to fix bugs and add features. In this position, you will use cutting-edge technology, develop interactive code to work across many browsers and platforms, and impact the education of millions of students.

Qualifications

Skills/Knowledge/Abilities

+ Javascript, HTML/CSS, experience with jQuery and other JS libraries such as Backbone, Angular

+ Git, or any other version control system is a plus

+ AGILE, experience working in a team with a large codebase

+ Minimum of a Bachelor's degree with a major in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Software Engineering, Management Information Systems, or other related discipline.

+ Maybe a new college graduate, and as such, experience may have been acquired through university coursework and internships.

+ Great communication skills is a must have.

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES

+ Contribute collaboratively within a creative and fast paced environment, designing innovative software solutions that are architecturally solid and scalable

+ Participate in new feature development with moderate supervision

+ Work with Business Analysts to deliver complex configurable solutions

+ Design, develop, implement and maintain complex software products

+ Code, debug and make recommendations on software enhancements

+ Formulate complex systems scope and objectives

+ Participate in requirements gathering, definition and documentation

+ Analyze and solve conceptual and complex problems/situations of a global nature

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.

Primary Location: US-TX-Austin

Job: Technology

Organization: Assessments School

Employee Status: Regular Employee

Job Type: Graduate Job

Shift: Day Job

Job Posting: Mar 3, 2018

Job Unposting: Ongoing

Schedule: Full-time Regular

Req ID: 1720050

About Pearson

NCS Pearson is a global provider of applications, services and technologies for education, testing, assessment and complex data management. The combination of NCS and Pearson Education has created a world leading integrated education company, combining strong market positions in educational content, online learning, assessment and enterprise applications for US schools and professional accreditation. NCS Pearson is a wholly-owned company of Pearson plc, the international media company. Education. With at least one NCS Pearson product serving nearly 40,000 of this country's 110,000 schools, we are the largest single provider of K-12 education enterprise tools in the country. NCS Pearson has set the industry standard as the only provider of a full suite of administrative software to help teachers and administrators to keep attendance records, grades, test scores and to manage state curriculum requirements. The software manages large amounts of school data, including managing the schedules of over 16 million students. The power of NCS Pearson's integrated software is all brought together on the teachers' desktop with curriculum and instructional products. Our Internet-based curriculum products gives educators access to lesson plans, customized to meet state performance standards and correlated to their individual lesson plans. Students can electronically pick up their assignments and select from a vast library of online resource materials. At NCS Pearson, education encompasses the entire spectrum of education from classrooms and schools to electronic testing, certifications, and assessments being delivered throughout business and industry and by government agencies to ensure optimum skill sets for their professionals. Testing. The trend to hold schools more accountable for improving students' performance continues unabated. However, improving educational outcomes affects more than students. Test scores are used to evaluate teacher, school and district performance as well. With the increased numbers of tests, the use of open-ended test items, the need for tests in multiple languages and the demand for online reporting, the stakes continue to rise. As the nation's largest commercial processor of student assessment tests for K-12 schools, few companies are as well positioned as NCS to help states meet the challenge. NCS Pearson will score more than 37 million tests, including 77 million constructed response test items this year - we are the nation's largest commercial test processor. We provide large scale project management and operations and logistics management for all major U.S. test publishers and for many state departments of education. NCS Pearson is also a fast-growing test service provider to the adult testing market. We have quickly established ourselves in two important testing areas: IT certification and professional licensure. NCS Pearson is providing Internet-based testing solutions that deliver thousands of tests a week for the IT industry and national professional associations. Assessments. NCS Pearson's assessment solutions allow you to accurately and rapidly gather data and report results for customers, employees, patients, and students. Workforce development assessments can help you improve your most valuable resource - your people. Mental health professionals use our psychological assessments to help diagnose their patients efficiently and effectively. Career assessment tools help career and guidance counselors lead students, career changers, and the unemployed to a better understanding of how they may fit into the world of work. NCS Pearson has the software, scanners, imaging systems, and scannable documents needed to address your unique survey and assessment requirements. We also offer consulting services and total data collection outsourcing to design custom survey instruments and handle the entire survey processing and reporting for you.

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