Pearson is looking for a Content Discovery and Metadata Technical Lead in Harlow, Oxford, England. The post states, “As Technical Lead, you will lead the delivery of services and solutions around content discovery and metadata management. You will bring a delivery focus and expertise, specific to product and platform development. This is a unique opportunity to be involved from the very beginning of the Content-as-a-Service platform giving plenty of opportunity for the right Technical Lead to shape , deliver and evangelize it. You will be responsible for working as part of a larger platform team to deliver a set of common, open, shareable technology capabilities that will enable the discovery, retrieval, and management of content within and across Pearson Operating Companies, as well as within and across a diverse technology applications landscape.”

Qualifications for the position include: “Proven technical leadership for the end-to-end design-implementation- delivery of a software platform. Experience leading projects containing members from a distributed team. Experience in building search solutions. Experience defining content and metadata standards. Experience in building solutions using Semantic web technologies. Proven experience in agile development practices including setting up / managing development environments and continuous integration & automated testing environments. Experience in defining development best practices. Exposure to Service Oriented Architectures and REST concept. Hands-on experience with technologies such as XML, Java, Solr, ElasticSearch, RDF, OWL, MongoDB, TripleStores.”

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