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Test Publisher

Dundalk, Co. Louth, Ireland Req #2232
Monday 7 October 2019
 

SUMMARY

 

The post holder will take our client’s very specific requirements and develop them into a functional, high quality computer-based examination that will give candidates the best possible examination experience. You will need to be able to work to deadlines, with a good eye for detail and accuracy, while being able to think outside the box and look for new ways to improve quality. Organisation and strong communication skills are a must.

 

DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES

 

  • Participate in test design, incorporating changes necessary to adapt paper and pencil exams to computerized format; coordinate changes with program management and clients.
  • Design and construct tests to client, workstation and channel specifications; assure accuracy and quality of finished product.
  • Troubleshoot software and operational problems; provide support to clients and client services on software and technical issues; special projects as assigned.
  • Participate in the test design process, as well as in the development of efficient and effective test production plans.
  • Import and distribute computer-based test resources and surveys.
  • Maintain meticulous control of test source code and revision histories.
  • Verify functionality of tests; design testing strategies for complex delivery or scoring methods.
  • Imbed third party applications into computer-based tests.  Participate in integration and test teams.
  • Review tests and report typographical errors, formatting errors, internal inconsistencies, and other quality problems.
  • Train clients in the use of test construction software and provide on-going technical support.

 

QUALIFICATIONS & EXPERIENCE

 

  • IT/Computing Diploma highly desirable or equivalent work experience

  • Good overall technical skills; working knowledge of MS suite, visual studios , Windows and a wide variety of PC software, including advanced MS Office skills.

  • Good communication, organizational, and problem solving skills; detail oriented, flexible and thorough

  • Interest in language, grammar, and punctuation, plus proven proofreading experience

  • Knowledge of HTML required

  • Knowledge of VBScript, C# and XML a plus.

  • Strong at assessing requirements of new projects.

  • Project experience in a product-development setting (preferably software) a plus.

  • Skilled at troubleshooting technical problems.

  • Skilled at explaining to clients clearly and diplomatically the exact nature of a problem; ability to work with clients and program management in creating appropriate solutions.

  • Ability to work effectively on a variety of complex tasks simultaneously.

  • Independent, resourceful worker.

In addition to a competitive salary, Prometric offer the following Benefits;
  • Company paid health insurance
  • Company pension scheme
  • Life Assurance
  • Income Protection
  • Employee Assistance programme
  • 25 days annual leave
  • Free Parking
  • Wellbeing Initiatives
  • Social club

Other details

  • Pay Type Salary
  • Dundalk, Co. Louth, Ireland