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Pearson Engineer - Endpoint & Evergreen in London, United Kingdom

Engineer – Endpoint & Evergreen

The Endpoint & Evergreen Engineer will be an end user focused technology specialist with experience of key device platforms, technology solutions, operational deployments, and device management solutions. The candidate will deliver continuous improvements to our platforms and services to ensure that we are constituently improving the end user experience while meeting appropriate levels of device and information security.

Your main duties will include engineering, automation, product lifecycle and development of all in scope Microsoft and related platform services. You will provide end to end modern lifecycle management for Windows (10 and 11), Mac OS, Virtual & Mobile devices. This will include device and peripheral hardware, asset management, application deployment and control, print services, client security management, Anti-Virus, compliance, and Endpoint Security.

The role will require you to work closely with our Field services and Service desk teams to provide L3-L4 support. You will need to liaise with our internal business partners to understand their technology requirements and/or pain points so we can provide solutions to ensure we are delivering Pearson end users with a seamless technology experience.

Responsibilities and Duties:

  • Implementation of technology deployments, operating system builds, software distributions, software upgrades, patching / evergreen across the estate.

  • Improve colleague experience/improve security by working with introducing modern endpoint security solutions (MFA, Hello, Passwordless for example)

  • Implementation of solutions to automate systems and processes.

  • Management of incident, problem, and change requests to ensure Service Level Agreement

  • (SLA) targets are met.

  • Maintain technology, processes, and policies to enable the use of employee-owned devices securely on the company network

  • Assist in creating and maintain equipment standards and supporting documentation for end users and technology staff.

  • Autonomously deliver projects as directed by line management to agreed timescales, cost and quality

  • Prioritize workflows, recommend key decisions, and manage assigned project communication to team via team meetings and line management

  • Ensure appropriate and effective communication and coordination with other members of Pearson Technology Operations and clients in the business areas.

  • Identify and escalate critical issues to other internal/external teams when required

  • Undertake a wide variety of support calls and provide an efficient support service to all customers, ensuring all targets are met including focusing on priority calls

  • Communicate effectively within the Service Desk Team and across all other internal departments to ensure the effective escalation and resolution of customer problems.

  • Assist in maintaining our CMDB.

  • Liaise with 3rd party suppliers and support desks as necessary

Skills and Abilities:

  • Windows operating systems (troubleshooting and configuration)

  • Microsoft Endpoint Manager (Intune) and JAMF

  • Autopilot and Operating system deployment

  • Full Disk Encryption, BitLocker, Microsoft Defender suite of security products

  • Knowledge of GPO, Configuration profiles, Compliance policies & Conditional access

  • Windows security updates, Driver and system patching

  • Basic knowledge of PowerShell or equivalent scripting language

  • Knowledge of application packaging, deployments and customizations.

  • Application management (AppLocker/WDAG etc) Software catalogue and Application lifecycle Management

  • Engineering and release management, unit testing, L3 technical support, User Acceptance Testing and root cause analysis.

Core Competencies:

  • Must be eager to learn new technologies and Services

  • Positive attitude and passion for good customer service and user experience

  • Must have excellent verbal & written communication skills

  • Has a high degree of initiative and self-motivation

  • Ability to collaborate across globally dispersed teams

  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills

  • Expected to own tasks through to completion without supervision whilst managing customer and management expectations

  • Excellent organizational and time management skills

  • Ability to work efficiently and manage workload

  • A passion to automate

  • Customer and service delivery focused

  • Able to analyses call data, evaluating and making logical recommendations based on findings.

  • Must be able to foster co-operation and teamwork to achieve defined objectives. Must have the ability to interact and collaborate effectively with Pearson colleagues from other teams and with a wide range of stakeholders and business partners.

Educational & Professional Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent in Computer Science, Engineering or other relevant field or have equivalent proven industry experience.

  • Recent Microsoft Certifications or equivalent proven industry experience.

We want the best Engineers; Professional qualifications are a distinct advantage, however if you are the best of the best and bring extensive knowledge and practical demonstratable experience we welcome your application.

What to expect from Pearson

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At Pearson, we add life to a lifetime of learning so everyone can realize the life they imagine. We do this by creating vibrant and enriching learning experiences designed for real-life impact. We are on a journey to be 100 percent digital to meet the changing needs of the global population by developing a new strategy with ambitious targets. To deliver on our strategic vision, we have five business divisions that are the foundation for the long-term growth of the company: Assessment & Qualifications, Virtual Learning, English Language Learning, Workforce Skills and Higher Education. Alongside these, we have our corporate divisions: Digital & Technology, Finance, Global Corporate Marketing & Communications, Human Resources, Legal, Strategy and Direct to Consumer. Learn more at We are Pearson.

We value the power of an inclusive culture and also a strong sense of belonging. We promote a culture where differences are embraced, opportunities are accessible, consideration and respect are the norm and all individuals are supported in reaching their full potential. Through our talent, we believe that diversity, equity and inclusion make us a more innovative and vibrant place to work. People are at the center, and we are committed to building a workplace where talent can learn, grow and thrive.

Pearson is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer and a member of E-Verify. We want a team that represents a variety of backgrounds, perspectives and skills. The more inclusive we are, the better our work will be. All employment decisions are based on qualifications, merit and business need. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, ethnicity, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, national origin, protected veteran status, disability status or any other group protected by law. We strive for a workforce that reflects the diversity of our communities.

To learn more about Pearson’s commitment to a diverse and inclusive workforce, navigate to: Diversity, Equity & Inclusion at Pearson.

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Organization: Corporate Strategy & Technology

Schedule: FULL_TIME

Req ID: 10377