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Pearson Associate Lead - Quality Engineering in Colombo, Sri Lanka


A Leader passionate in technology primarily responsible for establishing frameworks that enable automation aspects of functional and non-functional testing and able to train juniors while providing leadership and support in technical aspects in the quality engineering.


  • Avid in learning and exploring recent technology.

  • An individual with an amiable attitude

  • Good team player and willing to work in challenging environments.

  • Good analytical & communication skills

  • A Self Starter with a serious sense of Accountability

  • Good leadership and Mentoring skills


  • Work as the team’s point of contact for all QE-oriented detail especially technical aspects

  • Plan and drive all aspects of QE technical needs within the program

  • Mentor juniors and thereby help improve the overall QE technical competence and efficiency index.

  • Review Test Designs & Test Automation practices to ensure standards.

  • Improve the efficiency of testing activities by working closely with Development Leads, Architects by understanding the designs and architecture of the application.

  • Perform periodic reviews on test cases automated by subordinates.

  • Own & create Test Repositories, Artifacts and collaborate with assignees in maintaining standards.

  • Establish a CI/CD setup using automated tools i.e., Jenkins, Bamboo..etc. with other stakeholders I.e., DevOps teams to ensure efficient & High-Quality deliverables.

  • Conduct functional testing on UI, API components with industry-recognized tools & frameworks I.e., Selenium, SoapUI, Rest Assured, etc.

  • Make a positive impact on the organization's Quality Engineering practices through innovative ideas, concepts & drive them to a substantial point of adaption.

Skills & Exptertise:

  • A wizard in technical frameworks able to recommend solutions using them for technical impediments.

  • Hands-on experience in Object Oriented Programming concepts through a widely adopted programming language (Java, C# etc.)

  • Solid understanding and ability to coach the team on Non-functional industry test Automation tools & technologies.

  • Excellent in Defect management, Triage & Tracking.

  • Great competence with stakeholder management.

  • Firsthand experience in Software Engineering and Quality Engineering methodologies, principles & solution architectures

  • Good insight on the latest Network, Cloud technologies & breakthroughs.

  • Good understanding & experience with Test Management tools such as HP ALM (Application Lifecycle Management), JIRA etc.



  • A Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science, Software Engineering, or equivalent qualification

  • 4+ years of hands-on experience in Quality Engineering technical aspects.

  • Experienced with working in an Agile team & good exposure to DevOps.

  • ISTQB Certified Tester Foundation Level

  • Prefer any ISTQB Advanced Level certification.

  • Oracle Certified Associate in J2EE, AWS Certifications, Any Valid Technical Certification (Preferred).

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Organization: Higher Education

Schedule: FULL_TIME

Req ID: 3699