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Higher Education Senior Software Quality 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 in technology to join our team in the journey to expand horizons of Quality Engineering.


An Engineer with experience, and passionate in technology, working designing, executing functional and non-functional testing especially with coding and automation tools. An Individual capable of working independently and is in the threshold of taking up leadership roles in the team.


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

A Self Starter with a sense of Accountability & Leadership


Work as the team’s QE point of contact for all technical detail.

Mentor peers, subordinates and thereby help improve the overall QE technical savvy index.

Design and Automate Test Cases in par with industry standards.

Improve efficiency of test cases by working closely with Developers and understanding the implementations.

Perform reviews on test cases automated by peers and subordinates.

Own & create Test Repositories, Artifacts and collaborate with assignees in maintaining standards.

Establish a CI/CD setup using automated tools i.e., Jenkins, Bamboo..etc. with other stakeholders I.e., DevOps teams to ensure efficient & High-Quality in deliverables.

Conduct functional testing on UI, API components with industry recognized tools & frameworks I.e., Selenium, SoapUI, Rest Assured...etc.

Conduct Non-functional testing (Performance, Security, Accessibility...etc.) with industry recognized tools.

Make a positive impact on the organizations Quality Engineering technical practices through innovative ideas & concepts.

Ensures the reliability and effectiveness of artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML) models within software applications or systems testing.

Skills & Expertise:

A wizard in technical frameworks able to highlight solutions using them for technical impediments.

Hands on experience in Object Oriented Programming concepts through a widely adapted programming language (Java, C#...etc.)

Good experience with Non-functional industry test Automation tools & technologies.

Hands on experience in Defect management & Triage.

Good understanding on principals of stakeholder collaboration.

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.

Hands on experience with writing Unit tests & performing Product deployments will be an advantage.

Hands on experience in artificial intelligence (AI) & machine learning (ML) models within QA testing.

Qualifications & Experience:

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

Minimum 3 years' experience of overall Software Quality Engineering with 2+ years hands on experience in Quality Engineering technical aspects.

Minimum 2 years' experience with working in an Agile team & a good sense of understanding about DevOps.

ISTQB Certified Tester Foundation Level

ISTQB Certified Technical Test Analyst – Advanced Level (Preferred).

Oracle Certified Associate in J2EE, AWS Certifications or Any Valid Technical Certification (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

Workplace Type: Hybrid

Req ID: 15809