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28 Jan 2016

Full-Time Technical Specialist – Front End

Pearson Lanka (Pvt) Ltd – Posted by Lanka Jobs Anywhere

Job Description

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  • Partnering with content designers and architects to ensure quality and accuracy of styled content.
  • Working closely with content and product teams to design and implement new features and effective user interfaces.
  • Tackling challenging technical issues (e.g. usability, performance, responsiveness).
  • Participating in planning meetings, estimating scope of work, and maintaining project status using Agile project tracking tools.
  • Following Agile, ATDD, and best practice methodologies in all project development activities.
  • Trouble-shooting, debugging, and resolving programming defects and errors.
  • Delivering products that meet business goals and financial objectives.
  • Working in a global team environment.
  • Researching new technologies and software products to determine feasibility and possibility of using their capabilities within our products and platforms.
  • Enjoying the opportunity to impact the lives of millions of students and their instructors.


  • Computer Science B.S / M.S. or equivalent with strong fundamentals and problem solving skills (e.g. data structures, computational algorithms, and operating systems)
  • At least 7 years of experience building elegant and responsive dynamic Web interfaces
  • Very strong JavaScript, HTML5, and CSS3 knowledge
  • Excellent skills (hands-on experience) with JavaScript MVC frameworks like Backbone and Angular JS
  • Practical experience with third party API integration
  • Strong knowledge of JQuery, GWT, JSON/JSONP, and XML
  • Good understanding of Web Services protocols such as REST, SOAP, and API design for extensibility and portability
  • Experience with regular expressions
  • Successful track record of developing quality software products and shipping production ready software

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience with Scrum/Agile development methodologies
  • Hands-on experience with digital content management platforms and the ePub3 standard
  • Proper use of graphics, audio, video, and animation within UI Design Patterns
  • Experience with scripting (e.g. PHP, Python)
  • Deep understanding of WebSockets
  • Prior experience working in the eLearning industry is a plus
  • Accomplished team player with a desire to work hard and have fun

Specific Skills:

JavaScript, HTML5, CSS3, JavaScript MVC Frameworks (Backbone, Angular JS), JQuery, GWT, JSON/JSONP, XML, REST, SOAP, ATDD, Scrum, Agile, ePub3, UI Design, PHP, Python, WebSockets

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Job Categories: Technician. Job Types: Full-Time. Job Tags: Agile, Angular JS, ATDD, CSS3, ePub3, GWT, HTML5, Javascript, JavaScript MVC Frameworks (Backbone, jQuery, JSON/JSONP, php, Python, REST, Scrum, SOAP, UI Design, WebSockets, and XML.

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