Pearson Automation Engineer in Colombo, Sri Lanka

Automation Engineer


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

Pearson Lanka is currently seeking an Automation Engineer whodemonstrable intermediate understanding of monitoring, security andarchitectural components such as storage and networking showing accountabilityand end to end ownership of support and build issues.

Based in Orion City, Colombo, you will evaluate and applysoftware/firmware upgrades and support packs as required to solve productionproblems and/or ensure compliance and system integrity.

We’re proud of our people -their drive, talent and enthusiasm. Here we work together to deliverexceptional outcomes that push the limits. We’re passionate about our missionto help others reach their full potential through learning and education andthis passion demands we only hire the very best.


Roles & Responsibilities:

  • Build cutting edge end to end Automated Solutions to enable Infrastructure as Code operation model

  • Champion changes to tools and processes to improve the efficiency and effectiveness of the operation

  • Automate parts of the development delivery process using scripts and other appropriate tools

  • Advise on new technologies and methodologies by becoming an expert in emerging technologies and tools

Selection Criteria:

  • Bachelor’sDegree in Computer Science/Engineering or equivalent

2years of experience with designing, building andadministrating complex Windows /Linux platforms and operation of medium tolarge-scale enterprise and cloud infrastructures, databases, and application systemsapplications including Chef, Puppet and shell scriptingTravis CI etc.…)

  • Extensive experience of scripting and automation to support and troubleshoot hosted

  • Hands on experience with AWS or Azure is an added advantage

  • Strong grasp of monitoring tools, approach and implementation

  • Solid working experience of continuous integration practices & tools (Jenkins,

  • Familiar with DevOps tools (Docker, Jenkins, Ansible)

  • Experience of working in an Agile environment with a foundation level understanding of Agile principles and their application.Agile development exposure will be an added advantage (continuous integration,release/build management, capturing user requirements to populate backlog)

  • Full tech stack appreciation with good understanding of DevOps in an operational environment

  • Experience of using Service Now or similar incident and change tracking tools

  • Experience of high volume queues and ticket allocation would be an added advantage

Pearson’s corporate values are Brave; Imaginative; Decent andAccountable. It is crucial that these values resonate with you and you are ableto 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 acompetitive compensation package, potential eligibility for an annual bonus,supportive peers and management team, opportunities to participate in sportingand social events, career development, training programs and other benefits.Other benefits include transportation services, potential eligibility for PearsonShares (save for shares scheme), and OPD / Insurance / Medical.

Please apply by submittinga CV and cover letter and please note that only short-listed candidates will becontacted via phone.

Primary Location: LK-1-Colombo

Work Locations: LK-Colombo-Orion City Sascon Bldg Orion City Sascon Building No. 752/5 Dr Danister De Silver Mawatha Colombo

Job: Technology

Organization: Technology & Operations

Employee Status: Regular Employee

Job Type: Standard

Shift: Day Job

Job Posting: Jul 13, 2017

Req ID: 1711509