Production Readiness Engineer
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.
Production Readiness is accountable and responsible for ensuring examination requirements are set up and translated to our processing and marking systems.
As a Production Readiness Engineer you will be part of the Production Readiness team, delivering configuration and quality assurance of examination set up. You will be working closely with various business teams during the set up process for both paper based and on screen examinations. The quality assurance delivery is based around operational readiness of examinations in terms of processing and marking.
Responsible for providing a secure product delivery, ensuring results are accurate and on time.
Examination Set up/configuration against business requirements.
Validation of examination requirements through staging environments.
Collaborate with Developers, Project Managers and Support teams in the delivery of Projects into our staging environment.
Responsibilities of defect management – Document, coordinate and validate resolutions across the spectrum of defect types within Production Readiness.
Pro-active coordination of resolutions, taking the lead in driving through the analysis, implementation and validation.
Service ‘Go live’ responsibilities, migrating Examinations and Project Changes from a Staging sign off into Production.
Working in a high pressured environment where Examination delivery milestones cannot move.
Interfacing with offshore resources within a global company.
Other duties as assigned.
Pearson is an equal opportunities employer. We do not discriminate against employees or job applicants and select the best person for each job based on relevant skills and experience.
We are also committed to building an accurate picture of the make-up of the workforce and encouraging equality and diversity.
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Understanding and compliant with quality assurance procedures – ITIL certification in a Testing discipline is advantageous.
Excellent attention to detail is essential.
Ability to focus on time-consuming detailed tasks.
Able to demonstrate analytical and problem solving skills with an IT environment.
Knowledge of Microsoft SQL Server is beneficial.
Understanding and experience of ‘Agile’ deliveries is favuorable.
Ability to work on own initiative as well as part of a team.
Excellent oral and written communication skills.
Fix Term contract – 2 years
Primary Location: GB-GB-Rotherham
Work Locations: GB-Rotherham-Hellaby Fretwell Hellaby Bus Park, Unit 6 Fretwell Road Rotherham S66 8HN
Employee Status: Regular Employee
Job Type: Standard
Shift: Day Job
Job Posting: Feb 11, 2020
Job Unposting: Ongoing
Schedule: Full-time Regular
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.