Pearson Software Quality Engineer - Contractor in Sri Lanka

Software Quality Engineer - Contractor


* About Us*

At Pearson, we’re committed to a world that’s always learning and to our talented team who makes it all possible. We are now transforming Pearson to accelerate our activity in digital learning, education services and emerging markets. This will enable us to make a lasting impact in helping to solve some of the most important challenges in global education.

Key​ ​Responsibilities​ ​and​ ​Measures

  • Responsibilities and domain knowledge should cover as assigned by the leadership

  • Participate in overall Pearson Lanka Testing requirements

  • Awareness of release process, all SQE artifacts, tools and methodologies in the organization

  • Should be able to understand requirements clearly & relationships of new requirements to existing functionality from Business perspective

  • Ability to understand requirement and technical reference documents, charts, diagrams without a doubt and able to review and escalate any issues

  • Responsible for implementing test scenarios and test cases based on designed provided.

  • Peer reviewing QA artifacts such as test cases and test scenarios

  • Ability to develop parts of the test strategies and contribute test strategy design process

  • Ability to understand, troubleshoot and differentiate defects and requirement without a doubt

  • Responsible for on-time delivery and timely escalations/update of risks, issues, status and exemptions to leadership


  • Should be able to support the Project team on Automation or Performance testing by creating and executing Automation/Performance scripts.

  • Should have a good knowledge of Automation and performance tools, architecture, framework and technologies used

  • Experience with Performance Testing Tools (HP LoadRunner, NeoLoad, Microsoft VSTS, JMeter, Grinder)

  • Awareness of DB IDEs used

  • Effective communication with the team, leadership, internal and external customers covering all aspects of team needs

  • Awareness of agile development practice and QA activities in the organization

  • Ability conduct training on domain/skill area

  • Maintain high team morale.

  • Knowledge on Software Quality Assurance and testing

  • Knowledge in software development and the software development lifecycle

  • Knowledge in Object oriented concepts, simple SQL Queries

  • Knowledge of one Automation or performance test tool

  • Knowledge in scripting and execution in a Performance Testing Tool (Loadrunner, JMeter or Neoload)

  • Good analytical skills, troubleshooting and resolution skills

  • Ability to self-learn and grasp the knowledge quickly

  • Basic Knowledge in at least one software development tool

  • Ability to express and articulate the subject clearly & accurately

  • Ability to carry the right information to the right people

  • Should have an aptitude in reconciling business requirements with testing requirements with help of other stakeholders

  • Basic knowledge on Agile/Scrum

  • Should have good time management skills and optimistic attitude

  • Fluency in Selenium, other automation tool or programming language

Educational Qualifications and Experience

  • B.Sc. in Computer Science or related discipline or equivalent professional qualification

  • Minimum 1-year Industry Experience

Primary Location: Sri Lanka

Job: Technology

Organization: Technology & Operations

Employee Status: Fixed Term

Job Type: Standard

Shift: Day Job

Job Posting: Mar 29, 2018

Job Unposting: Ongoing

Schedule: Full-time Temporary

Req ID: 1805166

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.