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Pearson Software Quality Engineer in Colombo, Sri Lanka

Software Quality Engineer


At Pearson, we’re committed to a world that’s always learning and to our talented team who makes it all possible. We are now transforming Pearson to accelerate our activity in digital learning, education services and emerging markets. This will enable us to make a lasting impact in helping to solve some of the most important challenges in global education.

Pearson Lanka is currently seeking a Senior Software Quality Engineer and will be responsible for

  • Adhere to company and project standards and guidelines.

  • Should support initiatives to achieve organization objectives

  • Participate in overall Pearson Lanka testing requirements including down time testing, All hands testing Chaos testing and Release Train Automation test execution.

  • Awareness of Pearson Lanka and SQE department goals and support the team to achieve those goals

  • Awareness of release process, all SQE artifacts, Tools and methodologies in the organization

  • Should be able to understand requirements clearly & relationships of new requirements to existing functionality from Business perspective

  • Ability to understand requirement and technical reference documents, charts, diagrams without a doubt and able to review and escalate any issues

  • Responsible for implementing test scenarios and test cases based on designed provided. peer reviewing QA artifacts such as test cases and test scenarios

  • Ability to develop parts of the test strategies and contribute test strategy design process

  • Ability to understand, troubleshoot and differentiate defects and requirement without a doubt

  • Responsible for On time delivery and timely escalations/update of risks, issues, status and exemptions to leadership

  • Should be able to support the Project team on Automation or Performance testing by creating and executing Automation/Performance scripts.

  • Should have a good knowledge of Automation and performance tools, architecture, framework and technologies used

  • Awareness of DB IDEs used

  • Effective communication with the team, leadership, internal and external customers covering all aspects of team needs.

  • Awareness of agile development practice and QA activities in the organization

  • Actively involve in at least one Practice Area.

  • Effectively participate in training organized by team/Organization and ability self-learn on domain and tools

  • Ability conduct training on domain/skill area

  • Maintain high team morale while working with other departments collaborative manner

  • Should support the team to achieve delivery expectations without

Actively involved in team events and organizing events

Own and complete successfully any other duties as assigned by the reporting manager


  • BSc in Computer Science or related discipline or equivalent professional qualification

  • Minimum 1 year in Associate QA Engineer designation and role

  • Knowledge on Software Quality Assurance and testing

  • Knowledge in software development and the software development lifecycle.

  • Good analytical skills, troubleshooting and resolution skills.

  • Ability to self-learn and grasp the knowledge quickly.

  • Knowledge in Object oriented concepts, simple SQL Queries

  • Basic Knowledge in at least one software development tool

  • Ability to express and articulate the subject clearly & accurately

  • Ability to carry the right information to the right people

  • Should have an aptitude in reconciling business requirements with testing requirements with help of other stakeholders.

  • Knowledge of one Automation or performance test tool.

  • Basic knowledge on Agile/Scrum.

  • Should have good time management skills and optimistic attitude.

Primary Location: LK-1-Colombo

Work Locations: LK-Colombo-Orion City Rigel Bldg Orion City Rigel Bldg No 752 Dr. Danister De Silva Mawatha Colombo 900

Job: Technology

Organization: Technology & Operations

Employee Status: Regular Employee

Job Type: Standard

Shift: Day Job

Job Posting: Jul 15, 2019

Job Unposting: Ongoing

Schedule: Full-time Regular

Req ID: 1908817

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.