Senior Technical Lead- Cloud Engineering

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Senior Technical Lead- Cloud Engineering at Pearson


Applications are invited for all candidates to fill the Senior Technical Lead- Cloud Engineering Job Opening at Pearson

Closing Date : 18/05/2022


 Learner at heart!
We are the world’s learning company with more than 24,000 employees operating in 70 countries. We combine world-class educational content and assessment, powered by services and technology, to enable more effective teaching and personalized learning at scale. We believe that wherever learning flourishes so do people.
Things We Expect You to Know:

  • Minimum six (6) years of experience in Cloud computing based service architecture including at least 2 years with leadership responsibilities
  • Hands on experience public cloud providers (AWS, Google, Azure etc)
  • An established history of working in agile teams
  • A firm practitioner of DevOps/SRE principles
  • A deep understanding of distributed system design and dependency management
  • Experience in leading Software Engineering, DevOps and/or SRE teams.
  • Work closely with the business and Engineers on issues related to design and requirements
  • Ensure that engineering best practices standards, policies and procedures are adhered to
  • Drive change to implement efficient and effective strategies as advised by management
  • Work closely with product manager and scrum master to fully understand the business requirement
  • Gain enough domain knowledge to be able to actively participate in specifying software solutions for business requirements
  • Ensure that projects are accurately estimated and delivered to schedule
  • Show flexibility to respond to the changing needs of the business
  • Assume a high level of ownership of all work developed by members of the team
  • Train and integrate new team members and proactively support the continued development of existing team members
  • Support management to implement team goals and objectives
  • Supervise, train, guide and inspire team members
  • How to collaborate with a globally distributed team of engineers using tools like chat

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,

  • Must work well on an engineering team
  • AWS
  • Git
  • Agile tools(Jira) and practises,

Must have considerable experience with at least 3 of the items below:

  • Ansible
  • Cloudformation /Terraform
  • Gitlab
  • python

Must have solid experience with at least 1 of the languages below:

  • Go
  • Java
  • NodeJS
  • Python

Nice to have:

  • Hands on experience with Gitlab
  • Experience in working in a agile environment

Desirable Skills

  • Experience of working with or contributing directly to Open Source projects
  • Understanding and experience of leading/managing technology products
  • Delivering web-scale products to a global market at high release velocity

Educational Skills

  • Master’s Degree or Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or equivalent

Preferred Professional Qualifications

  • AWS certified solution architect associate.
  • Certified Scrum Master

Personal Skills

  • Ability to Influence technical decision making
  • Previous experience of contributing to war rooms and blameless postmortems
  • Superb communication skills, written and verbal
  • Experience of working in a true DevOps environment with daily collaborations
  • Experience screening new candidates to join the team
  • English as a business language


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