Open LMS is one of the world’s largest Moodle™-based LMS platforms provider. We leverage open-source software to deliver a highly effective, customised, and engaging learning experience. 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.

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Role Description

As a member of our Product Development team, you’ll work in an agile environment delivering industry-leading SaaS products and web service platforms.

As Senior Software Engineer, you will be responsible for demonstrating expertise with PHP, MySQL and PostgreSQL, JavaScript and REST APIs. You will become an active member of an agile team of developers participating in daily stand-ups, design sessions, code reviews, and sprint demos. You will embrace test development as an integral part of what you deliver as a software developer. You will also be willing to respond to the unique challenges of delivering and maintaining cloud-based software including troubleshooting live production environments, minimizing downtime, and responding to client-reported issues.

Skills and Aptitudes

The Candidate will have these required skills:

  • Experience designing, writing, and deploying scalable software
  • Hands on experience with the LAMP stack (PHP), SQL databases, and web application development
  • Excellent Object-Oriented design and coding skills
  • Strong oral and written communication skills, can communicate effectively with both technical and non-technical audiences, and is fluent in English
  • Strong problem-solving and analytical skills
  • Experience writing unit and integration tests such as PHPUnit and Behat
  • Experience working with a team of engineers on cross-functional agile projects
  • An understanding of data structures, algorithm analysis, and design skills
  • Experience with cloud-based hosting solutions (AWS) is preferred
  • Experience leading code reviews and mentoring more junior engineers
  • Experience with agile methodologies (Scrum) is preferred

Preferable skills

  • English B2 or higher
  • Knowledge of Moodle
  • Bachelor degree in computer science or similar

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.