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Thursday, January 17, 2013

F/T - Web Content Specialist - Kaplan (NYC)

Web Content Specialist
New York, NY

Kaplan Test Prep is looking for a college graduate or a bright and highly motivated individual with 6 months to a year of experience working with technology for a full-time gateway/entry level opportunity in our digital media/technology department. In order to succeed in this role and to perform the functions highlighted below, a candidate would have a degree in information systems, computer science, math, or engineering. Non-college graduates must have demonstrated technical experience and have been exposed to technology in either a production environment or in a functional capacity.

Impact & Scope
The Web Content Specialist will work with a small team to create, update, and maintain student facing preparation and testing content for test prep products in all business units.

• Create and edit XML web content
• Execute technical configuration on using custom learning content management system to create instructional learning products
• Provide technical analysis, estimates, task breakdown, and execution of business requests
• Collaborate with internal business partners and quality assurance team to provide quality product to students
• Work as an agile project team member to accomplish technical project objectives
• Investigate bug reports and drive to quick resolution
• Perform impact analysis on bug reports to aide in prioritization
• Communicate with business partners and technology leadership

• Familiarity and experience with technology, and ability to learn new software
• Drive to solve problems quickly and mitigate customer facing implications
• Willingness to learn all aspects of the business as needed
• Focus on quality
• Ability to work under pressure and meet tight deadlines
• Focus on contributing to the overall business objectives
• Good communication skills

Preferred Experience
• at least 6 months of experience in a formal technical role is preferred but, internships will also be considered
• Familiar with web content production
• Experience with content management systems
• Experience with relational database and SQL
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