Pearson Associate Lead – Software Quality Engineering in Colombo, Sri Lanka

Associate Lead – Software Quality Engineering


At Pearson, we’re committed to a world that’s always learning and to our talented team who makes it all possible. We are now transforming Pearson to accelerate our activity in digital learning, education services and emerging markets. This will enable us to make a lasting impact in helping to solve some of the most important challenges in global education.

Pearson Lanka is currently seeking an Associate Lead Software Quality Engineering who will be responsible for ;

  • Awareness of release process, all SQE artifacts, tools and methodologies in the organization

  • Ability to carry out required testing and test leadership activities within the team with high quality

  • Responsible for On time delivery and timely escalations/update of risks, issues, status and exemptions to leadership

  • Support and monitor Pearson Lanka SQE department goals and make sure those goals are adhered by the team.

  • Follow agile development practice and support QA activities in the organization

  • Adhere to company/project standards and guidelines.

  • Support the Pearson Lanka SQE interview and recruitment process.

  • Participate and coordinate in overall Pearson Lanka testing requirements.

  • Display good leadership skills and maintain team morale while working with other departments collaborative manner

  • Ability mentor and groom junior members to their next level.


  • BSc in Computer Science or related discipline or equivalent professional qualification 2 year’s related experience in engineering.

  • 4 years of QA experience

  • Good understanding in Object oriented concepts and ability derive algorithms

  • Fair knowledge on test design techniques

  • ISTQB, OCJP certification would be a plus

  • Should have good time management skills and optimistic attitude.

  • Should have leadership, coordination, presentation, estimation and

evaluation skills.

Pearson’s corporate values are Brave; Imaginative; Decent and Accountable. It is crucial that these values resonate with you and you are able to embody these values. You will be naturally positive, adaptable, proactive, organized and comfortable operating in a changing and ambiguous environment.

In exchange for your hard work you will be rewarded with a competitive compensation package, potential eligibility for an annual bonus, supportive peers and management team, opportunities to participate in sporting and social events, career development, training programs and other benefits. Other benefits include transportation services, potential eligibility for Pearson Shares (save for shares scheme), and OPD / Insurance / Medical.

Please apply by submitting a CV and cover letter and please note that only short-listed candidates will be contacted via phone.


Primary Location: LK-1-Colombo

Work Locations: LK-Colombo-Orion City Rigel Bldg Orion City Rigel Bldg No 752 Dr. Danister De Silva Mawatha Colombo 900

Job: Technology

Organization: Technology & Operations

Employee Status: Regular Employee

Job Type: Standard

Shift: Day Job

Job Posting: Aug 30, 2017

Req ID: 1713749