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Pearson Principal DevOps Engineer in Montgomery, Alabama

Principal DevOps Engineer

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.

The team is developing a platform, that will enable authors to create next generation interactive learning experiences. Think of a platform where author could create learning experiences from a book that have multiple learning paths to biology experiment simulation.

Skills and Qualifications

  • 9+ years of experience as a Senior DevOps Engineer or similar software engineering role

  • 9+ years of experience managing CI/CD pipelines (Jenkins or GitLab a plus)

  • Ability to write code and scripts

  • Proficient building large scale CI/CD pipelines

  • Proficient at building infrastructure with AWS

  • Experience with building infrastructure as a code, preferably Terraform

  • Proficient at git and git workflows

  • Experience developing engineering applications for a large corporation

  • Working knowledge of monitoring databases, preferably Cassandra

  • Experience being a part of Agile/Scrum environment is a plus

  • Team player, problem solver, good communicator with a desire to deliver meaningful features, get along with others, and have fun

  • BS / MS in Computer Science, Engineering or relevant field is a plus

Objectives of this Role

  • Building and setting up new development tools and infrastructure

  • Working on ways to automate and improve development and release processes

  • Ensuring that systems are safe and secure against cybersecurity threats

  • Identifying technical problems and developing software updates and ‘fixes’

  • Working with software developers and software engineers to ensure that development follows established processes and works as intended

  • Understanding the needs of stakeholders and conveying this to developers

  • Planning out projects and being involved in project management decisions

Daily and Monthly Responsibilities

  • Create and maintain CI/CD pipelines

  • Build tools to reduce errors and improve customer experience

  • Develop software to integrate with internal back-end systems

  • Perform root cause analysis for production errors

  • Investigate and resolve technical issues

  • Develop scripts to automate visualization

  • Design procedures for system troubleshooting and maintenance

As required by the Colorado Equal Pay Transparency Act, Pearson provides a reasonable range of minimum compensation for roles that may be hired in Colorado. Actual compensation is influenced by a wide array of factors including but not limited to skill set, level of experience, and specific office location. For the state of Colorado only, the range of starting pay for this role is $100K-$135K. This position is eligible to participate in an annual incentive program.

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Learning is the most powerful force for change in the world. More than 20,000 Pearson employees deliver our products and services in nearly 200 countries, all working towards a common purpose – to help everyone achieve their potential through learning. We do that by providing high quality, digital content and learning experiences, as well as assessments and qualifications that help people build their skills and grow with the world around them. We are the world’s leading learning company. Learn more at pearsonplc.com.

Pearson believes that wherever learning flourishes, so do people. We are committed to being an anti-racist company in everything we do. We value the power of an inclusive culture and 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 a sustainable environment and workplace where talent can learn, grow, and thrive.  

To learn more about Pearson’s commitment to a diverse and inclusive workforce, please click here:  http://www.pearson.com/careers/diversity-and-inclusion.html 

Pearson is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer and a member of E-Verify. We are committed to building a team that represents a variety of backgrounds, perspectives, and skills. The more inclusive we are, the better our work will be. All employment is decided 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.

Job: TECHNOLOGY

Organization: Higher Education

Schedule: FULL_TIME

Req ID: 4518

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