Digital & Technology Platform Engineer – Internship

  • Company: Pearson
  • Location: London
  • Closing Date: 10-05-2022

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Pearson is the world’s learning company. We help people of all ages acquire the knowledge and skills they need to be successful in their work and careers. We believe that everyone should be able to keep learning, every day and in every way, throughout their lives. Bringing together everything we know about the science of learning and the latest technology, we’re shaping the future of teaching and learning.

About the programme

We’re looking for the next generation of talented undergraduates to join our team for an unforgettable 10-week internship. An internship at Pearson is an opportunity to bring your own unique perspective as a learner, together with your academic knowledge, technical skills, and enthusiasm, to help create products used by students like you.

As one of our interns, you will gain a comprehensive introduction to our business. You’ll be assigned to a team and work on real-life projects that bring our products and services to life. On the job training and professional development will be provided to enable you to contribute to the business. You’ll also have direct access to a senior member of the team, as each intern will be mentored to help you make the most of the ten-week program.

Successful candidates will spend 10 weeks working with our technology teams. You will be paid for the duration of your internship. The internship begins on Monday, June 6th and ends Friday, August 12th.

What to expect

Platform engineering has become a key discipline for IT teams over recent years. Rapidly changing expectations from business leaders and staff mean that we work with an ever-changing set of tools and technologies. As a Platform Engineer intern with our Digital & Technology organization, you’ll get to work with teams who are running Pearson’s most critical systems and applications at Superbowl scale, in areas such as: endpoint Security, including advanced detection and cloud sourced protection, user experience monitoring, hardware and accessories testing and selection, scripting, templates and automation and virtual and remote working solutions

Minimum requirements:

Students pursuing a Bachelor’s or Master’s degree program in Computer Science, Engineering or a related field.

Experience in software development or scripted automation.

Experience in one or more of JavaScript, VBScript, PowerShell or similar.

Familiarity with AWS, Google Cloud or Azure, or Office 365.

Graduation date between December 2022 and May 2024 and should be able to travel to one of our office locations


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