Pearson Senior Content Engineer in American Fork, Utah
Senior Content Engineer
Pearson VUE (www.pearsonvue.com) is the global leader in computer-based testingfor information technology, academic, government and professional testingprograms around the world. Pearson VUE provides a full suite of services fromtest development to data management, and delivers exams through the world’smost comprehensive and secure network of test centers in more than 180countries, where we validate the skills and knowledge of millions ofindividuals every year.
Pearson VUE is abusiness of Pearson, the world's leading learning company with global-reach andmarket-leading businesses. Pearson is listed on both the London and New Yorkstock exchanges (UK: PSON; NYSE: PSO).
Pearson is an EqualOpportunity and Affirmative Action Employer and a member of E-verify. Allqualified applicants, including minorities, women, protected veterans, and individualswith disabilities are encouraged to apply.
The Senior Content Engineer isresponsible for managing the item-development process of large test-developmentprojects in the IT market. The Senior Content Engineer conducts meetings withIT subject matter experts to write and review IT examination items, assembleexaminations using proprietary software, and ensure that test schedules aredeveloped and maintained. The Senior Content Engineer is also responsible formanaging project-specific item databases to ensure the accuracy of items andthe export of test forms. The Senior Content Engineer also participates in thebuilding, testing, releasing, localizing, and maintaining of eachproduct. This Senior Content Engineer will also be responsible forprogramming test items in a variety of coding languages.
Position is located in American Fork, UT
Content Management 45%
Learn and use content management systems, processes, and policies
Review and evaluate content for consistency and accuracy to certification industry standards
Analyze and improve item performance
Plan maintenance of existing content
Maintain performance items through coding fixes
Program test items using a variety of programming languages
Code new item types for cutting edge certification programs
Help develop overall schedules
Set deadlines and manage contractors schedules
Track due dates for multiple projects and participate in daily status meetings
Create workshop materials
Work with other facilitators to refine shared meeting facilitation needs
Facilitate Item Training, JTA workshops, Tech Reviews, Standard setting meetings, and other meetings
Conduct in house training on exam development process industry standards.
Bachelors degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, or equivalent
5 years professional IT professional test development experience
1 year of professional technical project management experience or equivalent
5 years of content editing (grammar, spelling), Blooms taxonomy application experience
2 years of Web application and Web development experience
Strong knowledge of all Microsoft Office products
MCP Credentials (MCSA, MCSE, MCSD) required
Cisco Credentials (CCNA, CCNP, CCIE) preferred
Experience with Microsoft, Cisco, and other IT certification programs
A background in the testing and assessment industry is required. Item and Test Development experience, as well as training experience, is required.
Primary Location: US-UT-American Fork
Work Locations: US-UT-American Fork-1276 South 820 East 1276 South 820 East American Fork 84003
Job: Professional Development
Organization: Assessments VUE
Employee Status: Regular Employee
Job Type: Standard
Shift: Day Job
Job Posting: Apr 10, 2017