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  • 3 - 6 Years
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Job Description:

At Pearson, were committed to a world thats 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

Pearson Lanka is currently seeking Technical Specialist Site Reliability Engineering with a hunger to learn and adapt to new technology quickly We demand people who are naturally curious, can self-start and share leanings and outcomes effectively with a distributed team

Were proud of our people - their drive, talent and enthusiasm Here we work together to deliver exceptional outcomes that push the limits Were passionate about our mission to help others reach their full potential through learning and education and this passion demands we only hire the very best


Things We Expect You to Know

3 years of extensive operations experience in Linux operating systems
2 years of in-depth, hands on experience of at least two major clouds (AWS, OpenStack, Azure etc)
Command of config management principles and an ability to code your desired state
A deep understanding of distributed system design and dependency management
A strong grasp of monitoring tools, approach and implementation
Recognition of the role security plays in PaaS and Continuous Delivery
Able to show examples of previous work with containerised services
Proven experience of implementing software defined networking
Solid working experience of continuous integration practices & tools (Jenkins, Travis CI etc)
An established history of working in agile teams
That DevOps is more than a job title or a marketing fad!
How to collaborate with a globally distributed team of engineers using tools like chat
Ability to quickly work with debug and errors logs

Our Tools of the Trade

We work at the moment with the following tools, we understand everyone will do a bit of learning on the job, but you will need to be able to meaningfully contribute to a selection of these tools



Desirable Skills

Experience building roadmaps and capturing user requirements to populate backlog
Experience of working with or contributing directly to Open Source projects
Leading service delivery in a mission critical production application environment
Understanding of leading/managing technology products
Experience of working with failure based testing, for example Simian Army
Delivering web-scale products to a global market at high release velocity
The ability and desire to automate routine, mundane and non-value added tasks

Personal Skills

Proven solution leadership skills, with an ability to lead and facilitate solutioning initiatives
Previous experience contributing to war rooms and blameless postmortems
Superb communication skills, written and verbal
Experience of working in a true DevOps environment with daily collaborations
Show accountability and end to end ownership and provide an example to others
English as a business language


Willing to travel to USA at various times for collaboration activities
24x7 Availability in case of emergencies
Working with counterparts in other global teams
The position may require to be a part of an on-call rotation
Maintaining 999 PERCENT uptime
Ability to learn and absorb new technologies and skills faster

Pearsons corporate values are Brave; Imaginative; Decent and Accountable It is crucial that these values resonate with you and you are able to embody these values You will be naturally positive, adaptable, proactive, organized and comfortable operating in a changing and ambiguous environment

In exchange for your hard work you will be rewarded with a competitive compensation package, potential eligibility for an annual bonus, supportive peers and management team, opportunities to participate in sporting and social events, career development, training programs and other benefits Other benefits include transportation services, potential eligibility for Pearson Shares (save for shares scheme), and OPD / Insurance / Medical

Profile Summary:

Employment Type : Full Time
Eligibility : Any Graduate
Industry : Educational/Training
Functional Area : IT Software : Software Products & Services
Role : Software Engineer
Salary : As per Industry Standards
Deadline : 06th Jun 2020

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