Pearson Quality Assurance Engineer in Boulder, Colorado

Quality Assurance Engineer


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.

Come check us out. What big idea will you help us launch?

Join a great team of dedicated developers who want to make a difference in the education market! We are interested in hiring strong technology people with a can-do attitude and an interest in delivering quality automated scoring solutions. Our work environment is entrepreneurial, fast-paced and high-tech. Using the latest technologies, you have an opportunity to become part of the team delivering software that powers the future of student assessment and learning!

We have an excellent opportunity on our automated scoring team for a versatile, experienced Quality Assurance Engineer who thrives in a collaborative, problem solving and solution delivery environment. Working closely with a small team of experts, you will have a unique opportunity to play a leading role in migrating machine learning based solutions from R&D to product-level operational delivery.

The team at Pearson offers a unique environment for extremely skilled and motivated thinkers. Our culture is highly charged with people who are passionate about using technology to enhance students’ educational experiences. This opportunity to showcase your talent is located in Boulder, CO .

Here is what you will get to do:

Working in a small-team, you will be responsible for the end-to-end performance of our scoring services. You will validate functionality and data accuracy, oversee the release process, oversee monitoring of our services, and track issues to completion.

What you will need:

  • Create detailed, comprehensive and well-structured test plans and test cases

  • Estimate, prioritize, plan and coordinate testing activities

  • Design, develop and execute automation scripts for testing and release

  • Perform thorough regression testing

  • Design and monitor application health checks

  • Track operational issues and work with internal teams to resolve them

  • Stay up-to-date with new testing tools and test strategies



  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or related discipline; Master’s preferred

  • Hands-on experience with automated testing tools

  • Experience in at least one major scripting language

  • Organized. Methodical. Creative. Self-motivated

  • Strong communication skills to articulate technical and quality issues

  • Attention to detail, end-to-end execution, cross-functional communication, team work, initiative, problem-solving and collaboration skills are a must.

  • Experience with performance/load testing is a plus

Pearson fuels the growing demand for effective education and high-quality information in the global knowledge economy, and share a common goal: to help people get on in their lives through education. For more information, visit

Pearson is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer, and a member of E-Verify. All qualified applicants, including minorities, women, veterans, and people with disabilities are encouraged to apply.


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.

Primary Location: US-CO-Boulder

Work Locations: US-CO-Boulder-4940 Pearl East 4940 Pearl East Circle Suite 200/201/204 Boulder 80301

Job: Engineering

Organization: Assessments School

Employee Status: Regular Employee

Job Type: Standard

Shift: Day Job

Job Posting: Jul 13, 2017

Req ID: 1712213