[Corpora-List] Job: Product Support Developer at Collins Learning

Ruth O'Donovan ruthieodonovan at gmail.com
Thu Apr 10 10:01:29 CEST 2014

Product Support Developer, Collins Learning

Collins Learning, a division of HarperCollins Publishers, produces a wide range of titles in both digital and print format across language, geographical and education markets. Flagship titles include Collins English Dictionary, the Times Comprehensive Atlas of the World and Collins Big Cat reading scheme.

We are currently looking for a Product Support Developer to join our Development Team based in Glasgow. This team is responsible for supporting the specialised technology used to support our Language publishing as well as a wider remit to contribute to the effective use of technology across the Learning division.

Reporting to the Head of Digital Resources, the successful candidate will have specific responsibilities supporting and developing XML workflows and associated technologies for content creation and management.

You will have excellent organisational skills, be self motivated and able to manage your own time effectively. You will be a good team player with an interest in language, an eye for detail and a degree level qualification in Computational Linguistics, Publishing Technology or a related discipline. You will comfortable working with structured language data in XML format and familiar with standard data formats used across language and educational publishing such as Docbook, QTI, SCORM etc.

Though not essential, practical experience of DPS (Digital Publishing System) from IDM, and management of large language corpora would be an advantage.

To apply for this role please send your CV together with a covering letter stating current salary to: vacancies at harpercollins.co.uk by Monday 14th April 2014.

Please Note: we will require proof of eligibility to work in the UK.


Dr Ruth O'Donovan

Head of Asset Development (Dictionaries) Collins Learning | HarperCollins Publishers | 103 Westerhill Road | Bishopbriggs | Glasgow | G64 2QT

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