Pearson Senior Systems Engineer in Colombo, Sri Lanka

Senior Systems Engineer


The Virtualization Senior Engineer is a senior resource with experience in virtualization infrastructure aspects that focus on subject matter expertise on design, configuration, implementation and management aspects of private cloud (virtualized infrastructure) environments that are built on VMware vSphere. In addition, Senior Engineer should drive and initiated the global projects to stable and enhance the virtualized environment and achieve the milestones, BAU work related targets, operational targets.



  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science / MIS or equivalent experience required

  • Minimum five (5) years of experience

  • Past experience in high tech environments.

  • Working experience with different stakeholders in multiple geographies.

  • Minimum three (3) years of experience in Virtualization

  • Minimum one (1) year of experience in AWS technologies.

  • Infrastructure Project coordination, implementation, delivery experience.


  • Sound knowledge on VMware vSphere infrastructure stack is mandatory.

  • Overall knowledge of Virtualization/Cloud Technologies such as Hyper-V, AWS, Azure etc.

  • Overall knowledge of Storage Technologies and Concepts

  • Ability to independently learn and actively seek new skills and knowledge to advance the development capabilities of the organization

  • Strong communication, presentation skills and the ability to communicate technical concepts to non-technical people and work with a variety of internal and external groups.

  • Ability to be self-motivated and work collaboratively with different divisions of the organization to achieve the objectives of the organization.

  • Experience in Agile practices.


  • VMware Certifications such as VCP, VCAP

  • ITIL- Foundation

  • AWS Certification

  • Other Vendor Certifications on relevant technologies

Primary Location: LK-1-Colombo

Work Locations: LK-Colombo-Orion City Sascon Bldg Orion City Sascon Building No. 752/5 Dr Danister De Silver Mawatha Colombo

Job: Technology

Organization: Technology & Operations

Employee Status: Regular Employee

Job Type: Standard

Job Posting: Dec 4, 2018

Job Unposting: Ongoing

Schedule: Full-time Temporary

Req ID: 1813316

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.