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Pearson Associate Software Quality Analyst, Temporary in Albany, New York

Associate Software Quality Analyst, Temporary - ( 2112642 )


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.


As Associate Software Quality Analyst, your primary role will be to assist with final online form testing within the Publishing Services department prior to public release. With training and guidance from team members, you will follow established automation and manual testing practices to create and implement test cases, and track and document defects/issues found during testing.


  • Assist with final xml validation and scoring testing of educational assessment products (assessments) before public release.

  • With assistance, create test cases and document processes.

  • Execute documented test cases exactly as written in the order required.

  • Document and track defects and issues found during testing.

  • Work closely with team members as needed and as directed. 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.



  • Strong command of technical aptitude, and willingness to learn new processes quickly

  • Must be detail oriented and organized

  • Must be able to multi-task and work well in a team environment

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills

  • Ability to handle a high volume of work in a short period of time, handle multiple priorities simultaneously and operate in a demanding work environment is important

  • Experience on Windows platform required


  • 1-2 years progressive experience as software tester, test analyst/assistant, or relevant experience. At minimum, exposure to multi-step processes and troubleshooting experience

  • Bachelor's Degree or equivalent work experience

  • Experience/exposure to Atlassian JIRA tracking system desirable

  • Experience working with online forms in the education industry desirable

  • General familiarity with xml desirable

  • Exposure to automation processes desirable

Primary Location : US-RE-Remote

Work Locations :



Job : Technology

Organization : Assessments School

Employee Status : Casual/Seasonal

Job Type : Standard

Shift : Day Job

Travel : No

Job Posting : Sep 9, 2021

Job Unposting : Ongoing

Schedule: : Full-time Temporary

Req ID: 2112642