Software Quality Analyst

Pearson - Iowa City, IA

Full-time
**Description**

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.

Pearson is the largest provider of educational assessment services in the U.S. Yet, for us, being the leading assessment provider isn’t about scale. It’s about ensuring learning outcomes are at the heart of every assessment we create. We partner with educators in states and districts across the country to help them develop problem solvers and critical thinkers who are ready for college and careers.

The Software Quality Analyst will support the School Assessments Reporting Services (RS) and Packaging and Distribution (P&D) teams. Reporting Services develop Score reports (PDF and paper) for school assessments that are delivered to schools, districts and state departments of education. The analyst will be responsible for creating product test cases, running jobs to create reports, and validating those reports against functional specs and mockups. Packaging and Distribution is responsible for developing software that helps with the delivery of pre-test materials for School Assessments. The analyst will help with setup and configuration of projects using Oracle P&D for the distribution of paper testing materials.

**Qualifications**

+ Experience developing test cases for software.

+ Demonstrated proficiency using MS Excel.

+ Experience running PDF compares.

+ Proficient working in windows and Linux operating systems.

+ Ability to quickly learn and use software tools.

+ Ability to prioritize and complete tasks on schedule, and manage concurrent tasks.

+ Strong verbal and written communication skills, and interpersonal skills.

+ Ability to work in a highly organized environment and demonstrates strong organizational skills.

+ Strong problem solving skills

+ 2 or more years of experience working in a business or educational environment

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-IA-Iowa City

**Work Locations: ** US-IA-Iowa City-2510 North Dodge 2510 North Dodge Street Iowa City 52245

**Job: ** Technology

**Organization: ** Assessments School

**Employee Status: ** Fixed Term

**Job Type: ** Standard

**Shift: ** Day Job

**Job Posting: ** Sep 13, 2019

**Job Unposting: ** Ongoing

**Schedule: ** Full-time Regular

**Req ID: ** 1911987

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.