Pearson Senior Systems Engineer in Poznan, Poland

Senior Systems Engineer


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.


Job description

  • Deliver and maintain application release process

  • Developing automation tools to manage developers and operational needs

  • Define and maintain infrastructure technology stack

  • Managing various development tools

  • Support in tracking live system issues

  • Provide help for teams on daily basis


  • Practical knowledge of Linux operating systems(RedHat line preferred)

  • Knowledge about software building and packaging

  • Experience in scripting lang bash/ruby/python

  • Code versioning system knowledge (Git experience preferred)

  • Experience in managing development and production servers

  • Practical experience with any OS provisioning framework(Chef preferred)

  • Experience with cloud computing (AWS, Azure, RightScale)

  • Basic DB maintenance knowledge

Nice to have:

  • Any development background

  • Basic knowledge about Continuous Delivery/Deployment

  • Continuous Integration process and tools

  • Using and maintaining any system/platform monitoring solution

  • Experience in providing and maintaining data backup and recovery solutions for production systems

  • Experience in maintaining any logs distribution solution

  • Providing and maintaining package repository (yum)

  • Understanding of the DevOPS culture

  • Experience with multi team products

  • Knowledge about virtualization systems

  • Knowledge about build tools (ANT, phing, make, Maven, etc.)

Primary Location: PL-PL-Poznan

Work Locations: PL-Poznan-77 Dabrowskiego Dąbrowskiego 77 Poznan 60-529

Job: Technology

Organization: Technology & Operations

Employee Status: Regular Employee

Job Type: Standard

Shift: Day Job

Job Posting: May 15, 2018

Job Unposting: Jun 29, 2018

Schedule: Full-time Regular

Req ID: 1706046

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.