Pearson Cloud Security Architect, DevSecOps in San Antonio, Texas

Cloud Security Architect, DevSecOps


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.

As a direct report to the Director, Product Information Security Officer (PISO), you will have the following responsibilities:

  • Architect developing an automated framework for Security Tool deployment and development, leveraging various scripting languages and open source solutions

  • Architect, design and implement monitor security measures related to computer networks and software testing and validation procedures, programming and documentation (AWS, Azure Cloud Security, Application Security, Vulnerability Management, Machine Learning, AI Sandboxing)

  • Develop plans and implement systems and procedures to effectively secure company information, infrastructure, intellectual property, and users against accidental or unauthorized modification, destruction or disclosure.

  • Work autonomously in an area of specialization to analyze internal security and provide relevant information to internal and external customers, suppliers, and partners.

  • Implement and design API Security, Container Security, AWS Cloud Security.

  • Architect & Design Big Data, Data lake for consolidation of logging and vulnerability mangement.

  • In connection with the above duties, apply knowledge and/or skills of Python and Shell Scripting; cloud technologies and computer forensics; security posture assessment and requirements based hardening; Extensive Appsec,


  • Strong Development background with one or more tools / technologies

  • CI/CD - Deployment pipeline experience (Jenkins, Ansible, Terraform)

  • Familiarity with REST API design

  • Programming language (Python, Java etc., - Hands on experience)

  • Devops container/orchestration tools (Kubernetes, Docker, Puppet, etc)

  • AWS Deep knowledge (Native AWS Tools, Custom tools)

  • Log aggregation platform experience

  • 8 years in Information Security


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.

Primary Location: US-TX-San Antonio

Other Locations US-CA-San Jose, US-CO-Centennial, US-NC-Morrisville, US-CA-San Francisco, GB-GB-London

Work Locations: US-CA-San Jose-303 Almaden 303 Almaden Boulevard Suite 500 San Jose 95110

Job: Technology

Organization: Technology & Operations

Employee Status: Regular Employee

Job Type: Standard

Shift: Day Job

Job Posting: Jul 17, 2018

Job Unposting: Ongoing

Schedule: Full-time Regular

Req ID: 1810123

Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Protected Veterans/Disabled