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Senior Software Architect, Security and Services (Pearson K-12 Learning)

Pearson Boston, MA
  • Posted: June 16, 2019
  • Full-Time

Senior Software Architect, Security and Services (Pearson K-12 Learning)
Description
Company Overview
Pearson K-12 Learning is a global education company delivering award-winning learning solutions for early childhood through high school and more. Our interactive tools and content range from digital and print core curriculums, to supplemental content, intervention programs, and professional services.
Recognized as an industry leader, we serve millions of learners with innovative student-centered curriculums that embrace technology, state and district-level educational standards, personalized learning, and data to inform classroom practices and instruction.
We partner with educators who are equally passionate about learning to help turn today's classrooms into active workshops and inspire everyone to go further. Our comprehensive solutions are immersive, collaborative, and flexible-delivered online, offline, anytime. Our goal is to deliver the best possible learning experiences so that every student has the chance to succeed.
Together, we're creating a new era of education that supports our changing world. Learn with us.
Position Overview
Senior Software Architect, Security & Services
Pearson K-12 Learning is looking to add to our AMAZING team! Presently, we are in search of a Senior Software Architect who has a passion for developing world class products, maximizing quality and building it once effectively!
Successful candidates must have a full understanding of the tools, platforms and technologies used to develop exceptional products. Must be passionate about security and data privacy and be a change agent within their organization. Must have experience enabling agile teams to do great things within the context of a large organization.
Responsibilities
Implement DevSecOps within our platforms and ensure security is baked into everything our teams do
Stay abreast of industry developments and new security threats, coach our team for ready response
Act as an interface between our platform development teams and outside auditors, customers, and corporate security teams
Guide developers in the design of new software products for robustness, scalability, and security
Review major enhancements or technical changes to existing products
Undertake initiatives to drive down the cost of development
Drive technical consolidation and reduce duplication of effort across teams
Identify and training development teams on security and other best practices
Support multiple agile scrum teams with planning, scoping, and creation of technical solutions for the new product capabilities, through to continuous delivery to production
Develop Proof-of-Concept projects to validate new architectures and solutions
Plan the refactoring and re-architecting of existing software where needed
Work with other architects to identify and create common reusable components
Apply test-driven development principles and architect testable solutions
Qualifications
Requirements
BS in Computer Science, or equivalent combination of education/experience; advanced degree preferred
3 years' experience as a security-focused architect for internet-scale web/mobile applications and public APIs
8 years' experience coding in Java or other JVM-based languages
Experience with the Node.js, Ruby, and C\#/.Net is a plus!
Experience with cloud technologies such as Kubernetes, Docker, AWS, Google Cloud Platform, and Terraform a plus
Mobile platform development experience a plus - iOS, Android, Windows
Experience with NoSQL databases, such as MongoDB, Cassandra
Solid experience with relational databases, such as Postgres, SQL Server, and MySQL
Experience with web technologies including JavaScript, Angular, Ionic, Stencil a plus
Understanding of current software design principles and concepts
Brilliant problem solving, analysis, design, and testing skills!
Excellent communication abilities bringing clarity to all aspects of SW projects and understanding the business needs
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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.
Primary Location: US-MA-Boston
Work Locations: US-MA-Boston-501 Boylston 501 Boylston St Boston 02116
Job: Technology
Organization: North America
Employee Status: Regular Employee
Job Type: Standard
Shift: Day Job
Job Posting: Jun 14, 2019
Job Unposting: Ongoing
Schedule: Full-time Regular
Req ID: 1908184
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.

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