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Pearson Quality Assurance Engineer in Sri Lanka

Pearson is the world’s largest learning company providing content, assessment, and digital services to learners all over the globe.

Our vision is to have a direct relationship with millions of lifelong learners and link education to the way people aspire to live and work every day.

We are on the lookout for enthusiastic individuals passionate about technology to join our team in the journey to expand horizons of Quality Engineering.


We are looking for an experienced Performance Test Engineer who has exposure to test execution, monitor & observe application, network & infrastructure performance. The candidate should be proficient in using performance test tools such as LoadRunner, JMeter & have used performance monitoring tools to monitor systems & applications.


Avid in learning and exploring recent technology.

An individual with an amiable attitude.

Good team player and willing to work in challenging environments.

Good analytical & communication skills.


Test plan creation & execute end-to-end performance test and manage all relevant process related activities in it to ensure all objectives are met in performance quality perspective.

Supporting the shift-left test/ API level test executions at sprint level.

Test results analysis, find bugs & track bugs in the system.

Test designing, preparing the automated test scenarios aligning with industry standards.

Execute test cases based on test plan.

Attending daily stand-ups, QA overviews and other relevant meetings.

Work in an agile team adapting the DevOps culture.

Perform reviews on test cases automated by peers.

Maintain test repositories & artifacts accurately and with expected quality in industry recognized platforms such as Bitbucket, GitLab, etc...

Skills & Expertise:

Experience with NFRs and derive performance test requirements.

Experience in performance testing the web-based applications.

Experience in different types of performance tests (Ex - Load, Stress, Endurance etc).

Experience /understanding the Shift-left, Shift-right tests.

Experience in test results monitoring/different test metrices, results analysis, trend analysis, reporting, presenting the results.

Good exposure in defect management.

A thorough experience with Software Engineering and Quality Engineering methodologies, principles & solution architectures.

A good understanding of the latest Network, Cloud technologies & breakthroughs.

Familiarity with Test Management tools such as HP ALM (Application Lifecycle Management), JIRA...etc

Technology Skills

Performance Testing Tools (Must have - LoadRunner, JMeter).

Distributed Load Test.

Performance Monitoring Tools (NewRelic, Dynatrace, AppDynamic).

Jenkins, Git, Defect tracking tools.

Automated Performance Test Generation.

Workload Profiling.

Hands-on experience working with microservices.

AWS experience (Working with EC2 instances/ Cloud Watch monitoring).

Knowledge on Chaos Testing/ Resilience Test.

Soft Skills

Good communication skills.

Understand business requirements.

Coordinate between various teams (DBAs/ Support Teams/ Dev Teams).

Documentation skills.

Presentation skills.

Quick learner.

Qualifications & Experience:

A Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science, Software Engineering, or equivalent qualification

Minimum 1.5 years' experience in Performance Engineering.

ISTQB Certified Tester Foundation Level (Preferred)

What to expect from Pearson

Did you know Pearson is one of the 10 most innovative education companies of 2022?

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. We are on a journey to be 100 percent digital to meet the changing needs of the global population by developing a new strategy with ambitious targets. To deliver on our strategic vision, we have five business divisions that are the foundation for the long-term growth of the company: Assessment & Qualifications, Virtual Learning, English Language Learning, Workforce Skills and Higher Education. Alongside these, we have our corporate divisions: Digital & Technology, Finance, Global Corporate Marketing & Communications, Human Resources, Legal, Strategy and Direct to Consumer. Learn more at We are Pearson.

We value the power of an inclusive culture and also 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 building a workplace where talent can learn, grow and thrive.

Pearson is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer and a member of E-Verify. We want a team that represents a variety of backgrounds, perspectives and skills. The more inclusive we are, the better our work will be. All employment decisions are 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. We strive for a workforce that reflects the diversity of our communities.

To learn more about Pearson’s commitment to a diverse and inclusive workforce, navigate to: Diversity, Equity & Inclusion at Pearson.

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Organization: Higher Education

Schedule: FULL_TIME

Req ID: 14653