Associate Test Publishing Analyst - Bala Cynwyd, PA at Pearson (Indianapolis, IN)

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Overview

Pearson is the world's leading learning company, with 40,000 employees in more than 80 countries helping people of all ages to make measurable progress in their lives. We have a simple mission: to help people make more of their lives through learning.

Pearson provides a range of education products and services to institutions, and governments, and direct to individual learners that help people everywhere aim higher and fulfill their true potential.

Pearson VUE is a business within Pearson PLC and is the global leader in computer-based testing for information technology, academic, government, and professional testing programs worldwide. Pearson VUE provides a full suite of services from test development to data management and delivers exams through the world's most comprehensive and secure network of test centers in more than 175 countries.

The Associate Test Publisher (ATP) is responsible for a range of duties in relation to the publishing and quality assurance of the exams of Pearson VUE's clients.

The ATP is accountable to management and is responsible for assisting Test Publishers with various tasks in the test publishing process. These include building exams, basic exam development functionality, pricing, and some workflow management. The ATP will also be responsible for assisting Test Publishing Quality Assurance analysts with quality assurance checks. As the ATP will sometimes work across both Test Publishing and Test Publishing Quality Assurance functions, they will undertake to commit to preserving the independence of each function, and will not work on the same exam within each function.

Key Responsibilities

  • To build exams in line with sponsor specifications, and publish them to the Pearson VUE testing system.
  • Use software for administering, scoring, and interpreting Pearson VUE's testing system and client exams.
  • Through liaison with the wider Exam Services team, ensure the highest quality standards for all testing materials.
  • Proactively plan for the attainment of future goals.
  • Effective and timely completion of personal objectives requested reports and administration projects as assigned by the team leader.
  • All employees have a responsibility to co-operate in promoting and maintaining a safe and healthy working environment and to take reasonable care of their own health and safety at work and that of all other staff that may be affected by their acts or omissions. Line managers have specific responsibility for the health and safety of their direct reports and other team members for which they have general management responsibility.
  • All employees are also responsible for supporting and implementing the company's policies and procedures around the Health and Safety, Security, Quality, and Business Continuity arrangements that apply in their role/work function. Full details of these policies and procedures are available on SharePoint.

Key Activities

  • Use proprietary and available software tools to data load and build tests to client specifications, and publish them to the Pearson VUE testing system.
  • Conduct Quality Assurance tasks and reviews of exams for consistency with source files.
  • Ensure that the test output matches the test specification with regard to the accuracy of scoring, documenting discrepancies using standard forms and procedures when necessary.
  • Provide detailed, timely, efficient tracking and reporting on all assigned projects.

Essential Experience & Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent industry-related experience.
  • Experience and understanding of software programming, testing, and quality assurance concepts.
  • Experience with Microsoft Office products and technologies, including MS Excel and Word.
  • Keen attention to detail with a logical and common sense approach to objectives, goals, and projects.
  • Strong commercial focus.
  • Excellent time management, organizational, and prioritization skills
  • Experience of working in a highly pressured environment.
  • Proven outstanding level and knowledge of the English language (written and oral). The ability to successfully communicate to all audience types and across multiple cultures.

Desirable Experience & Qualifications

  • XML, HTML, Java, or other scripting language experience preferred.

Learning is the most powerful force for change in the world. More than 20,000 Pearson employees deliver our products and services in nearly 200 countries, all working towards a common purpose - to help everyone achieve their potential through learning. We do that by providing high quality, digital content and learning experiences, as well as assessments and qualifications that help people build their skills and grow with the world around them. We are the world's leading learning company. Learn more at pearsonplc.com.

Pearson believes that wherever learning flourishes, so do people. We are committed to being an anti-racistcompany in everything we do. We value the power of an inclusive culture and a strong sense of belonging. We promote a culture where differences are embraced, opportunities are accessible, consideration and respect are the norm, and all individuals are supported in reaching their full potential. Through our talent, we believe that diversity, equity, and inclusion make us a more innovative and vibrant place to work. People are at the center, and we are committed to a sustainable environment and workplace where talent can learn, grow, and thrive.

To learn more about Pearson's commitment to a diverse and inclusive workforce, please click here: http://www.pearson.com/careers/diversity-and-inclusion.html

Pearson is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer and a member of E-Verify. We are committed to building a team that represents a variety of backgrounds, perspectives, and skills. The more inclusive we are, the better our work will be. All employment is decided based on qualifications, merit, and business need.All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, ethnicity, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, national origin, protected veteran status, disability status, or any other group protected by law.

Job: PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT

Organization: Assessment & Qualifications

Schedule: FULL_TIME

Req ID: 7748

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More Information on Pearson
Pearson operates in the Edtech industry. The company is located in Chandler, AZ, Iowa City, IA, Minneapolis, MN, Tupelo, MS, Concord, NH, Hoboken, NJ, Albuquerque, NM and San Antonio, TX. Pearson was founded in 1871. It has 29811 total employees. It offers perks and benefits such as Flexible Spending Account (FSA), Disability Insurance, Dental Benefits, Vision Benefits, Health Insurance Benefits and Life Insurance. To see all 97 open jobs at Pearson, click here.
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