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Pearson Software Development Engineer in Test Intern in Bloomington, Minnesota

Software Development Engineer in Test Intern - ( 2102275 )


Pearson VUE ( is the global leader in computer-based testing for information technology, academic, government and professional testing programs around the world. Pearson VUE provides a full suite of services from test development to data management, and delivers exams through the world’s most comprehensive and secure network of test centers in more than 180 countries, where we validate the skills and knowledge of millions of individuals every year.

Pearson VUE is a business of Pearson, the world's leading learning company with global-reach and market-leading businesses. Pearson is listed on both the London and New York stock exchanges (UK: PSON; NYSE: PSO).

The Software Development Engineer in Test is responsible for analysis, testing and test automation of integrated software products. The goal is to produce high quality code for a technology organization that is responsible for applications that manage the end to end testing experience, from registration and payments, to test construction and delivery, thru result and business reporting and intelligence. To do so, you will have an opportunity to use industry best practices while working in a team of high-performing professionals.

Note there are two separate Software Development internships at Pearson, this one (focused on breaking things and making sure they are right) and the Software Development one (focused on making things and making sure they are right), apply to the one that is the best fit for your interests and personality bent. This one involves more testing focus particularly at the functional level, with the hands-on programming focused on test automation, the other one mostly focuses on hands on programming.

You will have the chance to experience “life in the POD”, such as it is now with much remote work, and build skills in using programming languages, advanced testing techniques, and agile development methodology. As part of internship, you will partner with a technology mentor to help you continue to grow, learn, and contribute.

The Intern will:

  • Participate in team activities like backlog grooming, sprint planning, daily stand-up, retrospectives, and reviews.

  • Execute coding and testing tasks for agile stories as part of an agile development team.

  • Identify, document, and resolve defects as part of our validation process

  • Other duties as assigned by managers or leads.

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.


Required Education & Experience:

  • Completion of at least Sophomore level coursework (Junior level preferred) leading towards a bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, MIS, Engineering, or closely related field

  • Familiarity with at least one programming language (Java preferred)

Desired Skills, Knowledge & Abilities:

  • Desire to learn and expand knowledge in development languages, applications, and tools

  • Intellectual horsepower and proven ability to quickly learn new processes and tools, business domains and technical applications

  • Strong Written and Verbal skills to communicate with clarity and brevity to other professionals.

Primary Location : US-MN-Bloomington

Work Locations :

US-MN-Bloomington-5601 Green Valley

5601 Green Valley DriveSuite 220


Job : Project/Temporary Workforce

Organization : Assessments VUE

Employee Status : Fixed Term

Job Type : Standard

Job Level : Individual Contributor

Shift : Day Job

Travel : No

Job Posting : Feb 12, 2021

Job Unposting : Ongoing

Schedule: : Full-time Temporary

Req ID: 2102275