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Pearson Senior Systems Engineer in Colombo, Sri Lanka

Senior Systems Engineer - ( 2106070 )


We are the world’s learning company with more than 24,000 employees operating in 70 countries. 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.

The Virtualization Senior Engineer is a senior resource with experience in virtualization infrastructure aspects that focus on

subject matter expertise on design, configuration, implementation, and management aspects of private cloud (virtualized

infrastructure) environments that are built on VMware vSphere. In addition, the Senior Engineer should drive and initiate the

global projects to stable and enhance the virtualized environment and achieve the milestones, BAU work-related targets,

operational targets.



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

  • Minimum five (5) years of experience

  • Past experience in high tech environments.

  • Working experience with different stakeholders in multiple geographies.

  • Minimum three (3) years of experience in Virtualization

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

  • 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


  • 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-LK-Colombo

Work Locations :

LK-Colombo-200 Nawala Maga One

Maga OneNo. 200, Nawala Road, Narahenpita


Job : Technology

Organization : Technology & Operations

Employee Status : Regular Employee

Job Type : Standard

Job Level : Individual Contributor

Shift : Day Job

Job Posting : Jun 10, 2021

Job Unposting : Ongoing

Schedule: : Full-time Regular

Req ID: 2106070