Java Software Developer-Remote (Entry Level)

By | October 29, 2022

Job Responsibilities : Java Software Developer-Remote (Entry Level)

Salary : $75000 per year

Company : Pearson

Location : Remote US

Associate Java Developer


As an Associate Java Software Developer you will be responsible for analysis design implementation and automation testing in a high-performing experienced team. You will use industry best practices while producing high-quality full stack solutions in a collaborative agile results driven environment across a diverse set of business areas: client management channel technologies results processing and incident management systems. You will also be responsible for maintaining and supporting mission-critical applications as necessary. In this role you will be expected to continually grow your technical and domain knowledge as a member of a highly collaborative team continually working on a variety of complex and challenging projects. If you are interested in being a part of an amazing team and learning something new every day this is the role for you.

The Software Developer will:

  • Build Software – Implement designs following Pearson coding standards and industry best practices; maintain and support mission-critical applications as necessary.
  • Analyze & Design – Ensure business and requirements artifacts are created that effectively model the customer’s requirements. Use tooling and best practices to create design models from requirements.
  • Review – Participate in requirements design and code reviews
  • Test & Deployment – Work closely with other teams (e.g. QA configuration management end users) to release high quality software. Create testable requirements and write and execute unit tests and system automation. Perform DevOps activities as a part of the release and performance management processes.
  • Quality/process improvement – Participate in group improvement activities and initiatives to improve process and product quality in pursuit of excellence
  • Reporting – Complete project documentation as required including logging status risk progress and effort on assigned work
  • Performs other duties as assigned

Qualifications :

Required Education & Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science MIS or equivalent technology experience
  • 2+ years minimum Java development required
  • 1+ years programmatic interaction with relational database systems
  • Current technology stack: Java JPA Hibernate Web Services (REST/SOAP) AngularJS
  • Experience in OOAD design patterns SQL and UML
  • 1+ years Agile experience

Desired Knowledge Skills & Abilities:

  • Experience in creating design documents performing code reviews and test driven development
  • Desire to expand knowledge in many development languages applications and tools
  • Proven ability to quickly learn new processes and tools business domains and technical applications
  • Ability to think technically and analytically
  • Ability to understand philosophy of architecture
  • Must assimilate information distill knowledge apply experience and provide solution alternatives and recommendations
  • Must have strong time management skills – including ability to work well under pressure plan set priorities adapt to change and meet established timelines
  • Must develop effective relationships with internal and external contacts and within your team
  • Must be a self-starter and detail-oriented
  • Must have a positive and energetic demeanor
  • Effective written and verbal communication skills
  • Creative problem-solving skills

Experience with some or all of the following tools (Required):

  • Java SE AND EE (1 years)
  • Spring framework (1 years)
  • Web Services (1 years)
  • REST services (1 years)
  • SQL (1 years)
  • JBOSS OR Tomcat (1 years)
  • AngularJS (and other Javascript frameworks)
  • OOAD design
  • Agile development (1 years)
  • Design patterns

Experience with some or all of the following tools (Desired):

  • JPA
  • RabbitMQ or JMS
  • Hibernate
  • SOA
  • Swing
  • Gauge and Selenium
  • Splunk
  • New Relic

The position prefers a candidate residing within Bloomington MN for any possible onsite activities but is still open for those outside the city to work remotely.

As required by the Colorado Equal Pay Transparency Act Pearson provides a reasonable range of minimum compensation for roles that may be hired in Colorado. Actual compensation is influenced by a wide array of factors including but not limited to skill set level of experience and specific office location. For the state of Colorado only the range of starting pay for this role is $70000-75000. This position is not bonus eligible and information on benefits offered is here.

Learning is the most powerful force for change in the world. More than 20000 Pearson employees deliver our products and services in nearly 200 countries all working towards a common purpose – to help everyone achieve their potential through learning. We do that by providing high quality digital content and learning experiences as well as assessments and qualifications that help people build their skills and grow with the world around them. We are the world’s leading learning company. Learn more at

Pearson believes that wherever learning flourishes so do people. We are committed to being an anti-racist company in everything we do. We value the power of an inclusive culture and 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 a sustainable environment and workplace where talent can learn grow and thrive.

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Pearson is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer and a member of E-Verify. We are committed to building a team that represents a variety of backgrounds perspectives and skills. The more inclusive we are the better our work will be. All employment is decided 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.


Organization: Assessment & Qualifications

Schedule: FULL\_TIME

Req ID: 8383


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