Senior Software Developer

  • Durham, NC
  • Posted 33 days ago | Updated 2 hours ago


On Site
Full Time


Web content management
Digital marketing
Information Technology
Amazon Lambda
Application development
Higher education
Human resources
Strategic management
Cloud computing
Electronic commerce
Amazon Web Services
Software development

Job Details

Pearson Marketing Cloud (PMC) serves as our worldwide technology hub, facilitating customer access to learning products and services through eCommerce and Digital Marketing journey. At present, we handle over 80% of Pearson's global eCommerce revenue and cater to almost half of all Pearson web traffic, generating more than 24 million page views monthly.

Join our dynamic team as a Senior Software Developer! Dive into large-scale eCommerce and Web Content management projects, where you'll deploy global eCommerce and Content solutions with cutting-edge technologies. Be part of our mission - it's not just a job; it's an adventure in innovation!

What We're Looking For:
  • Bachelor's degree in information technology or a related field required.
  • AWS Certificated Solution Architect Associate or AWS Developer Certificate is a plus
  • Experienced with Java. Familiarity with at least one additional programming language, such as Python or GO, is required
  • Understanding of distributed systems or experience in a microservices-based architecture.
  • Proficient knowledge and practical usage of AWS Cloud, with a focus on serverless technologies.

What You'll Be Doing:
  • Serverless Computing: Utilizing serverless computing services, such as AWS Lambda, to build and deploy applications without managing servers.
  • API Development: Creating and managing APIs (Application Programming Interfaces) for seamless integration between different services.
  • Monitoring and Troubleshooting: Implementing monitoring solutions and troubleshooting issues to ensure the reliability and performance of applications.
  • Collaboration: Collaborating with cross-functional teams, including architects, analysts, and other developers, to deliver high-quality solutions.
  • Stay Updated: Keeping abreast of AWS updates, industry trends, and best practices to enhance development processes.

What to expect from Pearson

Did you know Pearson is one of the 10 most innovative education companies of 2022?

At Pearson, we add life to a lifetime of learning so everyone can realize the life they imagine. We do this by creating vibrant and enriching learning experiences designed for real-life impact. We are on a journey to be 100 percent digital to meet the changing needs of the global population by developing a new strategy with ambitious targets. To deliver on our strategic vision, we have five business divisions that are the foundation for the long-term growth of the company: Assessment & Qualifications, Virtual Learning, English Language Learning, Workforce Skills and Higher Education. Alongside these, we have our corporate divisions: Digital & Technology, Finance, Global Corporate Marketing & Communications, Human Resources, Legal, Strategy and Direct to Consumer. Learn more at We are Pearson.

We value the power of an inclusive culture and also a strong sense of belonging. We promote a culture where differences are embraced, opportunities are accessible, consideration and respect are the norm and all individuals are supported in reaching their full potential. Through our talent, we believe that diversity, equity and inclusion make us a more innovative and vibrant place to work. People are at the center, and we are committed to building a workplace where talent can learn, grow and thrive.

Pearson is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer and a member of E-Verify. We want a team that represents a variety of backgrounds, perspectives and skills. The more inclusive we are, the better our work will be. All employment decisions are based on qualifications, merit and business need. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, ethnicity, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, national origin, protected veteran status, disability status or any other group protected by law. We strive for a workforce that reflects the diversity of our communities.

To learn more about Pearson's commitment to a diverse and inclusive workforce, navigate to: Diversity, Equity & Inclusion at Pearson.

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Organization: Corporate Strategy & Technology

Schedule: FULL_TIME

Workplace Type: Hybrid

Req ID: 14678