Pearson Storage/Backup Engineer in Colombo, Sri Lanka

Storage/Backup Engineer


At Pearson, we’re committed to a world that’s always learning and to our talented team who makes it all possible. We are now transforming Pearson to accelerate our activity in digital learning, education services and emerging markets. This will enable us to make a lasting impact in helping to solve some of the most important challenges in global education.

Pearson Lanka is currently seeking a Storage / Backup Engineer as the successful candidate you will manage the backup and restoration of systems using Tivoli Storage Manager (TSM).

Based in Orion City, Colombo, you will evaluate and apply software/firmware upgrades and support packs as required to solve production problems and/or ensure compliance and system integrity.

We’re proud of our people - their drive, talent and enthusiasm. Here we work together to deliver exceptional outcomes that push the limits. We’re passionate about our mission to help others reach their full potential through learning and education and this passion demands we only hire the very best.


  • Degree in Computer Science, IT, IS

  • IBM Certified Deployment Professional - Tivoli Storage Manager

  • Veritas NetBackup & EMC Networker Certifications

  • ITIL Foundation Certification

  • Experience as a Storage & Backup Administrator

Pearson’s corporate values are Brave; Imaginative; Decent and Accountable. It is crucial that these values resonate with you and you are able to embody these values. You will be naturally positive, adaptable, proactive, organized and comfortable operating in a changing and ambiguous environment.

In exchange for your hard work you will be rewarded with a competitive compensation package, potential eligibility for an annual bonus, supportive peers and management team, opportunities to participate in sporting and social events, career development, training programs and other benefits. Other benefits include transportation services, potential eligibility for Pearson Shares (save for shares scheme), and OPD / Insurance / Medical.

Please apply by submitting a CV and cover letter and please note that only short-listed candidates will be contacted via phone.

Primary Location: LK-1-Colombo

Job: Technology

Organization: Technology & Operations

Employee Status: Regular Employee

Job Type: Standard

Shift: Day Job

Job Posting: Jun 19, 2017

Req ID: 1709787