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Pearson Senior Test Security Administrator in Noida, India


Pearson VUE ( is the global leader in computer-based testing for information technology, academic, government and professional testing programs around the world. Pearson VUE provides a full suite of services from test development to data management, and delivers exams through the world’s most comprehensive and secure network of test centers in more than 180 countries, where we validate the skills and knowledge of millions of individuals every year.

Pearson VUE is a business of Pearson, the world's leading learning company with global-reach and market-leading businesses. Pearson is listed on both the London and New York stock exchanges (UK: PSON; NYSE: PSO).

The Security Analyst is part of a team responsible for security incident response, hands-on investigation, forensic analysis for security issues affecting test delivery in Pearson VUE’s global network of testing centers. This position requires experience in conducting investigations and fraud in a testing environment.

Incident Response, Investigation and Analysis

  • Maintain response plans for different types of test security alerts and incidents

  • Respond to, investigate, document, track and remediate test security alerts and incidents

  • Respond to security issues or concerns escalated from other departments

  • Liaise with program coordinators, program managers, technical support and other departments in response actions as required

  • Identify and preserve all relevant evidence pertaining to security incidents and investigations

  • Ensure chain of custody, retention and deletion procedures are followed for all test security data

  • Undertake analysis of test security data and reports and external forensic artifacts

  • Conduct investigative research using the internet and online databases

  • Maintain accurate and extensive documentation of incident history, analysis, findings and responses

  • Collaborate with test sponsors on joint investigations as required

  • Prepare incident notification and closure reports for management and test sponsors

  • Coordinate corrective actions, enforcement actions and appeals involving candidates and test centers

Security Operations

  • Document, review and continuously improve the usefulness of security processes and procedures

  • Identify and submit requests for system enhancements or new tools needed to meet the evolving needs of the security team

  • Facilitate regular and ad hoc operational security meetings with program mangers and test sponsors

  • Coordinate the introduction of new or enhanced security services to existing and new test sponsors

  • Proactively identify, analyze and escalate potential issues, concerns and roadblocks to manager and other areas of the business as appropriate

  • Participate in and contribute to the ongoing information security and data protection awareness programs

  • Participate in other security projects and initiatives as required

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.


Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor Degree in related field preferred

  • Research and/or investigative experience in corporate or fraud investigation, paralegal research, litigation preparation, loss prevention or information security preferred

  • Experience with Microsoft Office software suite

Skills, Knowledge And Abilities

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

  • Strong analytical skills

  • Curiosity and quick learning

  • Creative problem solving

  • Accountability and commitment

  • Self-motivation and direction

  • Ability to multi-tasks

  • Time management and prioritizing skills

  • Flexible and open to changes

Other (license/certification)

  • Investigative/security credential (CPI, CISSP or CISM) would be a plus


Organization: Assessments VUE

Schedule: FULL_TIME

Req ID: 477