March 10, 2022
Do you have a passion for education and technology?
Pearson Accelerated Pathways is an industry leader in post-secondary education. As part of Pearson’s Workforce Skills division we partner with the GED product team providing students with a seamless and complete approach to the educational journey from high school equivalency through master’s level degrees.
We need you, aRuby on Rails/Web Developer to be part of application development, integration and support providing our students the best educational experience. Be part of developing and implementing initiatives that improve innovation in a constantly evolving educational product portfolio.
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.
The Software Developer (Ruby on Rails) will be responsible for but not limited to:
Write software code that complies with design specifications and meets security and Ruby on Rails best practices that will meet development and support requirements.
Create design components, develop code and test changes utilizing test driven development.
Write automated test cases to test code
Use a variety of tools to perform unit testing, regression testing, automated builds, and source control.
Develop close working relationships with members of teams within the organization.
Design and develop new systems as well as enhancements and fixing defects to existing software.
Interface with other groups to develop and implement solutions.
Support and maintain web based applications critical to the day-to-day functions of business units.
Participate in the development and implementation phases of projects to integrate appropriate applications.
Perform code review with team members.
Review implementation plans and participate and even be able to manage product installations
Professional RoR background required
Degree in Computer Science, Engineering or a related field
Solid knowledge of object-oriented programming and design
3+ years of professional engineering/development experience
Experience with CI/CD tools like Jenkins, CircleCI, GitLab
Some PostgreSQL, MySQL, MongoDB, Docker expertise
Familiarity with various testing tools and ability to implement automated testing platforms and unit tests
Good problem-solving skills