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Pearson Associate Team Lead - Virtualization Operations in Colombo, Sri Lanka

Associate Team Lead - Virtualization Operations


The Virtualization Lead position is a senior resource with experience in virtualization infrastructureaspects that focus on leading a team of Engineers on design, configuration, implementation andmanagement aspects of private cloud (virtualized infrastructure) environments that are built onVMware vSphere.

In addition, Virtualization Lead should drive his/her team towards achieving overall goals set out bythe Cloud and Hosting Operations Leadership. These may include global projects, milestones, BAUwork related targets, operational targets etc.



  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science / MIS or equivalent experience required

  • Minimum six (6) years of experience

  • Past experience in high tech environments.

  • Working experience with different stakeholders in multiple geographies.

  • Minimum four (4) years of experience in Virtualization and two (2) years of additional experience as a Lead/Similar Role.

  • Minimum one (1) year of experience in AWS technologies.

  • Previous infrastructure/virtualization technical team lead experience.

  • Infrastructure Project coordination, implementation, delivery experience.


  • Sound knowledge on VMware vSphere infrastructure stack is mandatory.

  • Overall knowledge of Virtualization/Cloud Technologies such as Hyper-V, AWS, Azure etc.

  • Overall knowledge of Storage Technologies and Concepts

  • Ability to independently learn and actively seek new skills and knowledge to advance the development capabilities of the organization

  • Strong communication, presentation skills and the ability to communicate technical concepts to non-technical people and work with a variety of internal and external groups.

  • Ability to be self-motivated and work collaboratively with different divisions of the organization to achieve the objectives of the organization.

  • Experience in Agile practices.


  • VMware Certifications such as VCP, VCAP

  • ITIL- Foundation

  • AWS Certification

  • Other Vendor Certifications on relevant technologies

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: Sep 11, 2019

Job Unposting: Ongoing

Schedule: Full-time Regular

Req ID: 1911455

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.