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Pearson Operations Engineer in Mexico City, Mexico

At Pearson, we’re committed to a world that’s always learning and to our talented team who makes it all possible. From bringing lectures vividly to life to turning textbooks into laptop lessons, we are always re-examining the way people learn best, whether it’s one child in our own backyard or an education community across the globe. We are bold thinkers and standout innovators who motivate each other to explore new frontiers in an environment that supports and inspires us to always be better. By pushing the boundaries of technology — and each other to surpass these boundaries — we create seeds of learning that become the catalyst for the world’s innovations, personal and global, large and small.

The ideal person will have high energy, a genuine understanding of how to deliver operations working in collaboration with service desk, engineering, global incident, problem and change management leaders.

Main Responsibilities

  • Day to Day Tier 3 support of Office 365 and other collaboration tool issues

  • Working to complete tickets in a timely manner with customer satisfaction as a top priority

  • Submitting cases with vendors (where required) and working to resolution with timeliness

  • Suggesting and making improvements to operational processes through automation

  • Monitoring Microsoft O365 systems and licensing and reacting promptly to alerts or escalated outage tickets and following Incident management processes

  • Support On Call support shifts

  • Work closely with Level 1 & 2 ServiceDesk/Support teams to hand off escalations, notify of system issues, understand real time issue ticket metrics, and provide knowledge transfer.

  • Work closely with Level 4 Engineering Teams to transfer knowledge and update product/service owners of issues.

  • Other tasks as assigned.

What do you need to bring to the role?

  • An analytical mind and an eye for ongoing improvement - including experience building and implementing processes where improvements were needed from the ground up

  • Good working knowledge of operations best practices and processes - incident, change, problem, release

  • Previous engagements with large programme teams, service transition and acceptance

  • Time zone flexibility and experience of working in a globally distributed organisation

Skills, Qualifications & Abilities

  • Fluent in English

  • Strong experience handling support for major issues efficiently and effectively to full resolution

  • Strong experience with Azure, Full O365 Suite and related admin portals (Teams, Exchange, etc )

  • Strong experience with mail flow troubleshooting, Microsoft Defender and EOP, and Cisco IronPort technologies

  • Solid understanding of PowerShell and experience in Automating tasks

  • Experience with New Relic Synesthetic /Selenium webdriver/API scripting

  • Solid understanding of using tools like MFCMAPI, Wireshark , netmon, etc to investigate O365 issues and network problems, and display advanced troubleshooting skills

  • Experience supporting Zoom and other audio/video conferencing technologies.

  • Knowledge of ITIL standards, Problem, Incident and Change Control and ticket management

  • Use of ServiceNow or other related full ITIL ticketing system


  • Professional written and verbal communication skills

  • Strong interpersonal skills, able to effectively engage at all levels of the company. Cultivate strong relationships and collaborative partnerships across teams.

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

  • Ability to collaborate across globally dispersed teams

  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills

  • Excellent time management and organizational skills

Educational & Professional Qualifications

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

  • Microsoft certifications preferred.

  • ITIL Foundation or higher is an advantage.

Primary Location: Mostly Remote

Work Locations: Antonio Dovali Jaime No 70, Col. Zedec Santa Fe, Ciudad de México (Working from home and might be required to go in the office at least once a week)

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.


Organization: Corporate Strategy & Technology

Schedule: FULL_TIME

Req ID: 4982