Pearson Associate Math Content Tester in Boston, Massachusetts

Associate Math Content Tester

Description

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 Associate Quality Assurance Tester performs testing of college-level mathematics and statistics instructional content in accordance with the testing guidelines and development standards, identifying errors and defects, and accurately reporting those issues to the developers to ensure content quality standards are met across all Higher Education titles.It is the responsibility of the Courseware QA team to ensure that the Content Development team is aware of all known issues found during testing, thereby enabling them to make informed choices and prioritize work across all titles.

The Associate Quality Assurance Tester will:

  • Work as an individual contributor to test content for pedagogical and mathematical accuracy, content appropriateness, and proper functionality within the testing environment.

  • Perform thorough, accurate, and meticulous testing following the guidelines set forth in all testing documentation and communications.

  • Report all errors, defects, and general content issues using the established reporting process or system.

  • Meet stated deadlines and prioritize tasks as priorities evolve throughout the testing cycle.

  • Assist with additional team responsibilities such as content deliveries, returned testing, customer support, and special projects.

Qualifications

Required Knowledge and Experience

Related Work Experience:

  • Mathematics and/or statistics tutoring or teaching is preferred.

Formal Education or Equivalent:

  • Bachelor’s degree in mathematics or similar field, which should include mathematics content knowledge at least through college-level calculus and statistics.

Skills:

  • Knowledge of educational software such as MyMathLab, MyStatLab, TestGen, or similar preferred.

  • Ability to handle high pressure situations and prioritize multiple projects as they are assigned required.

  • Ability to focus on and manage deadlines and deliverables.

  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal, and ability to work as a collaborative team member.

Primary Location: US-MA-Boston

Work Locations: US-MA-Boston-501 Boylston 501 Boylston St Boston 02116

Job: Technology

Organization: Global Product

Employee Status: Regular Employee

Job Type: Standard

Shift: Day Job

Job Posting: Dec 1, 2016