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Pearson Senior Site Reliability Engineer in Bangalore, India

About Pearson

Did you know Pearson is one of the 10 most innovative education companies of 2022? 

Learning is the most powerful force for change in the world . More than 20,000 Pearson employees deliver our products and services in nearly 200 countries, all working towards a common purpose – to help everyone achieve their potential through learning . We do that by providing high quality, digital content and learning experiences, as well as assessments and qualifications that help people build their skills and grow with the world around them. We are the global experts in learning and our mission is to Add Life to a lifetime of learning .

We are the world’s learning company, we combine world-class educational content and assessment, powered by services and technology, to enable more effective teaching and personalized learning at scale. We believe that wherever learning flourishes so do people

We’re on a journey to be 100% digital to ensure we can deliver direct to consumers everywhere. This has only been accelerated by recent pandemic. To meet the changing needs of the global population we have developed a new strategy with ambitious targets. Our Purpose | Add Life to a Lifetime of Learning 

At Pearson, we are focused on delivering the best products and outcomes to more people than ever before by leveraging technology, such as the Pearson Learning Platform

The Pearson Higher Education SRE team is looking for a Site Reliability Engineer (SRE) to accelerate our migration from legacy data centers to the cloud. As an SRE, you will work with a team of architects, multi-functional teams of DevOps engineers, and developers to create highly redundant and scalable systems using the latest and greatest AWS services. You will also operationally support infrastructure and applications in a hybrid estate (on-prem and in the cloud) until the migration to the cloud is completed and stable.

Your Daily work:

  • Work with our engineering team to identify and implement the most optimal AWS cloud-based solutions.

  • Solve complex problems

  • Ability to work independently with little to no guidance in some situations

  • Optimize performance, scale-out, and build resiliency in the platform.

  • Troubleshoot priority incidents, facilitate post-mortems, and ensure permanent closure of incidents.

  • Contribute to developing best practices for Infrastructure as Code, software build tools, and Continuous Integration.

  • Run, operate, and upkeep Pearson Cloud systems.

  • Administration of Cloud services, monitoring, logging, and alerting.

  • Support automation services and scripting for cloud deployment and migrations.

  • Reduce and remove toil through automation

  • Support applications in a hybrid estate (on-prem and in the cloud)

  • Participate in an on-call support rotation

Qualifications – Required Skills & Experience:

  • 5+ years of experience architecting, designing, developing, and implementing cloud solutions on AWS platforms.

  • Advanced understanding of the following AWS Services; EC2, ECS, IAM, Cloudwatch, Lambda, RDS, CloudFront, ECR, S3, EFS, Route53

  • CloudFormation or Terraform

  • TypeScript or Javascript

  • Provisioning experience with Ansible, Puppet, Chef, Packer, etc.

  • Experience with containers – Docker, Kubernetes, etc.

  • Advanced experience automating tasks and services with Python, PowerShell, NodeJS, bash, and/or similar programming language

  • Experience with Windows and UNIX/Linux Operating Systems

  • Strong understanding and experience with the five pillars of well-architected frameworks.

  • Experience in monitoring cloud-based systems using tools like NewRelic, CloudWatch, Datadog, etc.

  • Ability to debug and optimize code and automate routine tasks.

  • Familiarity with agile software development lifecycle. - Jira

  • Proficient understanding of code versioning tools like Git, Gitlab/GitHub.

  • Experience with one or more programming skills like Java, Ruby & Golang.

  • Experience in designing, analyzing, and solving large-scale distributed systems.

  • Strong Knowledge of networking protocols and cybersecurity best practices in a cloud environment

  • Systematic problem-solving approach, coupled with strong communication skills and a sense of ownership and drive

  • Experience building CI/CD pipelines –w/ Jenkins, TeamCity, Octopus, etc.

  • Preferred Skills: AWS Solution Architect Associate certification is desirable

We got for you a great range of benefits

  • Work in a global environment and grow your professional network 

  • Unlimited access to rich sources of knowledge (over 22000 educational materials+)


  • Send your CV and Cover letter (optionally) in English.

  • When applying, please let us know if you have a legal right to work in the country in which the job is based.

  • 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

What to expect from Pearson

Did you know Pearson is one of the 10 most innovative education companies of 2022?

At Pearson, we add life to a lifetime of learning so everyone can realize the life they imagine. We do this by creating vibrant and enriching learning experiences designed for real-life impact. We are on a journey to be 100 percent digital to meet the changing needs of the global population by developing a new strategy with ambitious targets. To deliver on our strategic vision, we have five business divisions that are the foundation for the long-term growth of the company: Assessment & Qualifications, Virtual Learning, English Language Learning, Workforce Skills and Higher Education. Alongside these, we have our corporate divisions: Digital & Technology, Finance, Global Corporate Marketing & Communications, Human Resources, Legal, Strategy and Direct to Consumer. Learn more at We are Pearson.

We value the power of an inclusive culture and also a strong sense of belonging. We promote a culture where differences are embraced, opportunities are accessible, consideration and respect are the norm and all individuals are supported in reaching their full potential. Through our talent, we believe that diversity, equity and inclusion make us a more innovative and vibrant place to work. People are at the center, and we are committed to building a workplace where talent can learn, grow and thrive.

Pearson is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer and a member of E-Verify. We want a team that represents a variety of backgrounds, perspectives and skills. The more inclusive we are, the better our work will be. All employment decisions are based on qualifications, merit and business need. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, ethnicity, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, national origin, protected veteran status, disability status or any other group protected by law. We strive for a workforce that reflects the diversity of our communities.

To learn more about Pearson’s commitment to a diverse and inclusive workforce, navigate to: Diversity, Equity & Inclusion at Pearson.

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Organization: Corporate Strategy & Technology

Schedule: FULL_TIME

Req ID: 10597