Senior Enterprise Architect

at Pearson in Dover, Delaware, United States

Job Description

Senior Enterprise Architect – ( 2112455 )


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 reexamining 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.


+ Engage and collaborate with business SMEs, CTOs and technical teams to understand business opportunities / pain points, and define, refine and execute architecture vision

+ Design high-volume, low-latency architectures for mission-critical applications that deliver high-availability and performance

+ Ensure that architecture vision is clearly communicated to business leadership and delivery teams

+ Provide architectural oversight throughout all phases of the IT project lifecycle

+ Design secure, performant and resilient microservices within a globally dispersed, multi-tenant, cloud architecture

+ Define target state architecture and develop phased roadmaps that front load business value and deliver critical capabilities

+ Ensure that implemented solutions align with technical vision and comply with architecture design principles and best practices

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.


+ BS/MS degree in Computer Science, Engineering, or a related discipline

+ Experience working on large, transformational projects and a proven ability to bring disparate technical teams together around a shared architectural vision Strong communication skills and an ability to document and communicate complex architectural solutions in both business and technical terms

+ Excellent knowledge of NoSQL (mongo DB) & Relational Databases, SQL and ORM technologies

+ Experience designing resilient and highly performant integrations in a globally distributed environment

+ Experience with microservices and event-driven architecture

+ Strong knowledge of Cloud Architecture with practical experience working in Azure, Google or AWS

The anticipated starting salary range for Colorado-based individuals expressing interest in this position is $100-130K. This position is eligible to participate in an annual incentive program.

Benefits available to eligible employees can be seen at:


Primary Location : US-RE-Remote

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Job : Technology

Organization : Technology & Operations

Employee Status : Regular Employee

Job Type : Standard

Job Level : Individual Contributor

Shift : Day Job

Job Posting : Sep 16, 2021

Job Unposting : Ongoing

Schedule: : Full-time Regular

Req ID: 2112455

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Posted On: Sep 18, 2021

Updated On: Oct 14, 2021