Pearson VUE (www.pearsonvue.com) is the global leader in computer-based testing for information technology, academic, government and professional testing programs around the world. Pearson VUE provides a full suite of services from test development to data management, and delivers exams through the world’s most comprehensive and secure network of test centers in more than 180 countries, where we validate the skills and knowledge of millions of individuals every year.
Pearson VUE is a business of Pearson, the world's leading learning company with global-reach and market-leading businesses. Pearson is listed on both the London and New York stock exchanges (UK: PSON; NYSE: PSO).
This exciting and fast-paced role will help move Pearson systems to cloud based computing such as AWS and Azure in addition to supporting traditional technologies.
The Systems / DevOps Engineer is responsible for both implementation and support of Pearson VUE applications (primarily Java based). This role will require a generalist who can contribute with needs in development, system operations, security hardening, and performance engineering.
As a Systems/DevOps Engineer you will work closely within Development and Operations organizations to support the design, automation, deployments and testing of infrastructure and middleware. This will include assessing and implementing robust monitoring, alerting and logging tools, automating system builds, middleware deployments, testing and validation of environment stability.
They will work on project teams as well as internal operations teams on various projects including server builds, audits, third party software installation and tuning, vendor evaluation, data integrity, capacity management, security, and performance. They will ensure that system hardware, operating systems, middleware and software meet and adhere to internal organizational standards. The successful candidate will participate in technical research and development to enable continued innovation within the internal infrastructure. This position requires knowledge in a number of technical areas as well as the ability to solve real time production problems quickly in a high pressure environment.
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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.
Primary Location: US-MN-Bloomington
Work Locations: US-MN-Bloomington-5601 Green Valley 5601 Green Valley Drive Suite 220 Bloomington 55437
Organization: Assessments VUE
Employee Status: Regular Employee
Job Type: Standard
Shift: Day Job
Job Posting: Jan 3, 2018
Job Unposting: Ongoing
Schedule: Full-time Regular
Req ID: 1720331