Software Developer
Pearson Canada
North York, ON
At Pearson, we’re committed to a world that’s always learning and to our talented team who makes it all possible. From bringing lectures vividly to life to turning textbooks into laptop lessons, we are always re-examining the way people learn best, whether it’s one child in our own backyard or an education community across the globe. We are bold thinkers and standout innovators who motivate each other to explore new frontiers in an environment that supports and inspires us to always be better. By pushing the boundaries of technology — and each other to surpass these boundaries — we create seeds of learning that become the catalyst for the world’s innovations, personal and global, large and small.

The Software Developer is responsible for implementing product development strategy and developing production tools, products, and services for the K-20 education markets. Working collaboratively with market strategists, media developers, and content developers, the Software Developer is accountable for coordinating the production, testing, and updating of media production workflows and tools.


College Degree or Diploma in information or web technologies or related field or equivalent qualification

2 years of demonstrated web/app development experience

Expertise in coding and programming with HTML5, PHP, JavaScript, XML, AJAX, JQuery, JSON, CSS

Knowledge of responsive design and accessibility best practices

Knowledge of Web Analytics and Data Analysis

Forward-thinking, creative, flexible, with a desire to learn and grow oneself and others

Experience with interface design, UX, and/or instructional design

Experience with front-end frameworks such as VueJs, AngularJS, EmberJS, Flux/ReactJS

Experience with enterprise server-side technologies such as J2EE and .Net

Exceptional organizational and project management skills and the ability to meet deadlines in a fast-paced environment

Ability to learn new software programs and languages quickly

Effective analytical and problem solving skills

Build and coordinate productive, cooperative relationships with course production counterparts

Strong interpersonal and communication skills

Understanding of relational databases

Experience with web design frameworks, UX, and interface design best practices is a plus

Pearson Canada is committed to providing accommodation for persons with disabilities. If you require accommodation, we will work with you to meet your needs.

Primary Location: CA-ON-North York

Work Locations: CA-Don Mills-26 Prince Andrew 26 Prince Andrew Place Don Mills North York M3C 2H4

Job: Product Management

Organization: North America

Employee Status: Fixed Term

Job Type: Standard

Shift: Day Job

Job Posting: Mar 26, 2019

Job Unposting: Ongoing

Schedule: Full-time Temporary

Req ID: 1904032

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.