Learning Pool to create 30 IT jobs

Learning Pool, Derry’s fast growing e-learning company is to recruit 30 people over the next two to three years in technology, technical support and content development roles.

Learning Pool provides e-learning, online training and LMS solutions including a rich suite of off the shelf e-learning, bespoke development services and customisation. Their unique service allows members to work together to create, share and access quality e-learning.

More than 300 organisations use Learning Pool and together they will train more than 1,000,000 people next year saving their customers up to £100 million in the process. Learning Pool has been one of the 50 fastest growing tech companies in Ireland for the last four years and is on track to grow revenues strongly into the future.

The company is initially looking for people to join its software team, so if you are open source developer or even a net engineer and looking to grow on a new platform, such as the LAMP stack – Linux, Apache, MySQL and PHP, then this is an ideal opportunity Learning Pool will also provide cross training from Net or Java into PHP to assist in your transition.

Learning Pool is also adding roles across customer and technical support and content development where we are interested in talking to graphic designers, instructional designers, technical writers and project managers.

Cpl Resources Plc has partnered with Learning Pool to recruit the new workers and Cpl, IT recruitment consultant Neil Corrigan said this was a unique opportunity for Cpl to work in sync with a thriving online e-learning provider in the North West.

Learning Pool Director, Paul McElvaney commented: “As a growing company with high standards and a great team, finding the people with the right skills and more importantly the right attitude is absolutely critical for Learning Pool. Cpl has successfully placed many of the people who are currently driving our growth.

“Their ability to really understand what we need and to find interesting candidates in a crowded marketplace, makes us happy to keep working with the Cpl team.”