New City, New Opportunities: 30 new Open Source Developer jobs to be created in Derry

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Learning Pool partner with Cpl Recruitment to create 30 IT jobs in the '2013 City of Culture'

Learning Pool
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

Cpl Resources Plc has partnered with Learning Pool, a software company based in the beautiful and historic city of Derry, to recruit 30 new IT candidates for them over the next two to three years.

Learning Pool offer 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. Over 300 organisations use Learning Pool to train 700,000 people each year. They’ve saved over £50 million and delivered high quality relevant e-learning, proving a real return on investment.

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 to live in Derry and further your technical skills. Learning Pool will also provide cross training from .Net or Java into PHP to assist in your transition. With a potential of 30 new PHP developer positions over the next few years, we’re interested in talking to everyone who is interested.

Cpl, IT recruitment consultant Neil Corrigan spoke about this exciting new partnership with Learning Pool, “This unique opportunity is an exciting venture for Cpl to work in sync with a thriving online e-learning provider in the Northwest. This will be a fruitful partnership creating many new jobs in a booming sector and we are humbled to be included in this going forward”.

Learning Pool Director, Paul McElvaney spoke about the positive nature of their relationship with Cpl, “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.”

Paul went on to describe the Learning Pool Company ethos as being “challenging, rewarding and fun”. He said that their staff aspires to make the business a great place to work and one where they can achieve their career ambitions. “The result is that they work really hard and are rewarded and recognised for that. Best of all they are part of something that we all believe in and we think is pretty special.”

Derry is the only remaining walled city in Ireland, it has become a vibrant and exciting city to live and work in and offers a rich 1500 year history. In 2013 it will be celebrating its status as the 'City of Culture'. Derry boasts many major shopping outlets and popular high street chains, the cost of living remains relatively low, and the city is very close to Donegal, which has a plethora of beaches and outdoor activities.

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