Pearson Engineering Tech Lead in Melbourne, Australia

Engineering Tech Lead


It’s no secret that a good education has the power to change lives. The challenge lies in the pace with which Australia’s educational landscape is transforming. It’s no longer just about providing access, but also ensuring progress.

As the world’s leading learning company, we’re meeting this challenge with Australia’s most comprehensive blend of digital learning formats, printed texts, educator training resources, assessments, services and online assets.

Based in stunning, heritage-listed offices in Melbourne's Docklands, you have everything at your door step, not to mention the easy 2 minute walk from Southern Cross Station.

We are looking for an experienced Engineering Tech Lead to join Pearson on an 18 month contract. The position will manage two front end development teams and also be responsible for troubleshooting technical issues that schools encounter while implementing Pearson’s suite of digital products.

Key responsibilities include:

  • Being the team leader of two small front end development teams.

  • Leading and influencing internal stakeholders at all levels on best practice.

  • Managing partnerships with external vendors.

  • Present identified issues and pain points on behalf of the customer.

  • Ensuring the team works on resolutions as part of the product roadmap.


  • Previous experience as a team leader

  • Angular 2 experience

  • Ability to travel nationally when required.

  • High level understanding of both software and networking fundamentals

  • Problem solving and critical thinking

  • Able to understand technical issues both software and network related and provide solutions where feasible.

Our opportunities need innovative thinkers to drive the business forward. We are looking for people who can lead the way with enthusiasm, vision and inspiration.

Now it’s time to tell us about you, why you are passionate about learning and why you want to work with Pearson. Click ‘Apply Now’ to create your application online.

At Pearson, we value the employee journey and pride ourselves in building an inclusive, diverse and flexible culture.


Primary Location: AU-VIC-Melbourne

Work Locations: AU-Victoria-Melbourne-Goods Shed South 707 Collins Street Goods Shed South Melbourne 3008

Job: Technology

Organization: Technology & Operations

Employee Status: Fixed Term

Job Type: Standard

Shift: Day Job

Job Posting: Oct 7, 2018

Job Unposting: Ongoing

Schedule: Full-time Regular

Req ID: 1812707

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.