Java Platform Engineer

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**Java Platform Engineer**


At Pearson, we’re committed to a world that’s always learning. As the world’s leading learning company, we are continuously investing in a comprehensive blend of digital learning formats, printed texts, educator training resources, assessments, services and online assets.

Our Sydney-based edtech team is the latest stage in our evolution. Drawing from an innovative, start-up culture, we operate as a stand-alone unit of software engineers, learning designers and technologists, pioneering the next generation of online learning technologies and experiences that will scale to millions of students worldwide.

We are seeking a passionate and driven Java Platform Engineer to be responsible for working within the software engineering team in Sydney to develop, test, troubleshoot, debug, deploy, maintain, document and deliver a large-scale, cloud-based web application. You will love using Java to deliver a world class experience to our customers. The platform services a fast growing, global client base and it is vital to our success.

Key Accountabilities

+ Work collaboratively with product managers, designers and fellow engineering team members in an Agile environment;

+ Write Platform code to meet system requirements, system designs and technical specifications in accordance with established processes and QA guidelines;

+ Analyse Platform and product needs through a consultative and critical process in order to determine the best technical solution given the frameworks available;

+ Maintain Platform code, update technical documentation and help centre articles as needed;

+ More senior applicants have the opportunity to take responsibility for the delivery of core features, lead teams and be a mentor.

+ Continuously learn and improve yourself


+ You love Java and creating services!

+ Computer Science degree, an engineering degree, industry training or relevant industry experience

+ Like working in an agile environment, supported by JIRA

+ Experience with versioning systems (we use git)

+ like to continuously learn and improve yourself, take ownership of problems and lead through example

+ Be part of the team responsible for the delivery and deployment of web application services using best practice engineering standards.

+ Your experience level will speak for itself and we would gladly fit you to a suitable role.


+ This is a permanent, full-time role based in Sydney.

+ We have a flexible, work-from-home environment supported by an interactive team culture and enabled by online chat/video/dev environments

+ Our large Surry Hills office is set up for collaboration if you want to “drop into town”; its close to Central Station and near great restaurants, cafes and bars

+ Bonus leave day, to invest in your learning

+ Discounted personal benefits, including Travel & Health Insurance

If you are as passionate as we are about changing lives through learning, then help us to learn more about you and why you want to work with Pearson. Click ‘Apply Now’ to create your application online.

_At Pearson, we value the employee journey and pride ourselves in building an inclusive and diverse culture._

**Primary Location:** AU-NSW-Sydney

**Job:** Technology

**Organization:** Global Product

**Employee Status:** Regular Employee

**Job Type:** Standard

**Shift:** Day Job

**Job Posting:** Oct 20, 2020

**Job Unposting:** Ongoing

**Schedule:** Full-time Regular

**Req ID:** 2007493

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.