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Pearson C1-Software Developer in Colombo, Sri Lanka

C1-Software Developer



Responsible for the core software engineering tasks in a project team. The individual will be required to work with dynamic teams that are driven by project delivery goals. Should possess the drive to learn and continuously improve on work performances. The individual will be required to participate periodic appraisal cycles to evaluate and determine advancement opportunities.


Listed below are the typical duties and responsibilities expected of an individual for the job title described in this document. The items specified below are a guideline of the minimum expectations for the job title; changes will be made on a case-by-case basis for individuals who show potential to take on more responsibilities.

Other duties may be assigned time to time.

Overall Responsibilities:

  • Ensures that code artifacts produced are of the highest quality, conforming to set or agreed upon standard.

  • Follows thePearsonprocesses, agile practices and motivates his/her team members to do so.

  • Escalates and communicates issues, risks and concerns to leads or managers.

  • Provides input on estimates and achieve on-time Delivery.

  • Aligns self to organisational goals.

  • Accepts project delivery responsibilities and demonstrate accountability to leadership.

  • Maintains a sense of individuality in thinking and decision making.

  • Adhere to professional ethical practices of Pearson.

  • Is a professional in work aspects as well as conduct with other individuals.



To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


Individual should possess a Bachelors degree in Computing or Information Technology/Management. Individuals who have a Bachelors degree in Mathematics, Physical Sciences, or a specialization in the Engineering field will also be considered. Minimum two (2) years of experience in software engineering and design. All candidates will be technically evaluated at the time of hiring on their software engineering aptitude.

Java Specialization

  • Java Fundamentals

  • J2EE/JEE Platform

  • HTML, Javascript, CSS

  • JavaScript Frameworks (eg:- JQuery / Dojo / easyXDM)

  • Java Front End Technologies (eg:- Servlets / JSP / JSTL / JSF)

  • Apache Struts

  • HTTP Web Services (eg:- SOAP / REST)

  • EJB 3

  • Spring Framework

  • Oracle, MSSQL & other Database Technologies

  • Unit testing & test automation frameworks (eg:- JUnit / Selenium)

  • Hands on experience in one or more web/application servers. e.g.: WebSphere, WebLogic, GlassFish, JBoss etc.

  • Knowledge on other programming languages (eg:- PHP / C# / C / VB / VB.NET) is an added advantage.


  • Certifications in C#, Java or PHP

  • Certifications in UML

  • Oracle Certification for java (formally sun certification for java)

  • ZendCertifiedEngineer (ZCE)

  • Microsoft Certifications (MCPD/MCAD/MCSD)

Primary Location: LK-1-Colombo

Work Locations: LK-Colombo-Orion City Rigel Bldg Orion City Rigel Bldg No 752 Dr. Danister De Silva Mawatha Colombo 900

Job: Technology

Organization: Technology & Operations

Employee Status: Regular Employee

Job Type: Standard

Shift: Day Job

Job Posting: Feb 11, 2019

Job Unposting: Ongoing

Schedule: Full-time Regular

Req ID: 1901275

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.