Pearson Associate Quality Assurance Tester in Columbus, Ohio

Associate Quality Assurance Tester


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 Testerexecutes processes to evaluate the quality and stability of the product and all product process, finding bugs and defects, and accurately communicating those issues to the production team to ensure pre-defined quality standards are met across all Higher Ed products.It is the responsibility of the Courseware QA team to ensure that the production team is aware of all known issues found during testing to make informed choices and prioritize work across all departments.

The Associate Quality Assurance Analyst will:

  • Work with QA and Production teams to maintain comprehensive test plans based on product and courseware requirements, for both general and project-specific use, for all Higher Education products.

  • Assist team in coordinating with production and product teams to ensure requirements are testable.

  • Execute test plans and generate reports of results including use of automated testing tools as necessary.

  • Track bugs and defects and all fixes or mitigations and maintain all bug and defect tracking reports.

  • Record Production and vendor problems and concerns in established tracking system.


Required Knowledge and Experience

Related Work Experience:

  • 1 year of QA or related experience preferred

Formal Education or Equivalent:

  • Bachelor’s degree or appropriate combination of education and experience.


  • Knowledge of bug tracking software such as JIRA, Mantis, and Bugzilla 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 be able to work with varied staff members and personalities required.

Primary Location: US-OH-Columbus

Work Locations: US-OH-Columbus-445 Hutchinson 445 Hutchinson Avenue Columbus 43235

Job: Technology

Organization: Global Product

Employee Status: Regular Employee

Job Type: Standard

Shift: Day Job

Job Posting: Oct 17, 2016