Open LMS is a Moodle-based Learning Management System that helps educators improve the learning experience and outcomes of millions of learners across the globe. In partnership with our community of educators, we continually innovate to better enable educators, parents, and learners of all types to teach, learn, connect, and communicate whenever they want and wherever they are. Most importantly, we help every student achieve their full potential through access to lifelong learning.

We also offer a full portfolio of education technologies, including exclusive reseller relationships for web conferencing, accessibility improvement, and innovative content offerings from Learning Technologies Group.

For more information about Open LMS, please visit our website, and hit our Youtube channel to get a feel for our culture and meet members of the team.

Role Description

As Staff Technical Consultant, you will be responsible for resolving technical challenges, through projects for custom developments, Code reviews, use case creation, and technical documentation delivery. You will guide the technical team to follow the right practices, help to find efficiencies in processes and validate the quality of delivery.

What you’ll be doing

Specific responsibilities include:

  • Bringing a long-term perspective to the technical processes to find efficiencies and replicable success
  • Create trust among the team pursuing the objectives of the business
  • Direct communication with customers
  • Following up with project managers and other team members.
  • Provide custom developments over Open LMS and Moodle
  • Deliver code reviews of third-party Moodle plugins
  • Translate customer requirements in use cases
  • Support, maintain and document technical requirements
  • Help on internal initiatives focus principally to improve customer experiences and processes
  • Guide technical consultants to have the best quality
  • Serve as point of escalation for complex development
  • Serve as a technical leader for the team and inspire others

Skills and Aptitudes

The Candidate will have these required skills:

  • Has a bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or equivalent work experience
  • Has excellent problem-solving skills
  • Has excellent writing, communication, and analytical skills
  • Senior knowledge in PHP/MySQL/Javascript
  • Experience using Git-flow
  • Knowledge in automatic testing using Behat
  • Be able to work in an international environment with remote teams and different timezones
  • Located in Bogotá
  • Experience in Moodle development or other Learning Management Systems
  • Experience working with direct communication with international customers

Preferable Skills

  • Experience in new technologies to develop in Frontend or Backend (for internal initiatives) like Nodejs or Angularjs.
  • Self-paced courses certifications related to the development

Open LMS is an equal employment opportunity/affirmative action employer and considers qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, gender, age, color, religion, national origin, marital status, disability, sexual orientation, or any other protected factor.