PHP/Symfony Software Developer at Moodle

Computer Software, Full-time, Remote, Perth, Western Australia, Australia perth remote engineering full-time
Posted 14 days ago

Moodle with us!

We're the world's most popular learning platform and we’re on a mission to empower educators to improve our world.

Find out about your new workplace...

Moodle builds and maintains an open source learning management system, with over 180,000 registered sites and 300 million users worldwide. We’re growing rapidly, with the recent introduction of exciting new products to help us become an even bigger contributor to the world of education technology.

We’ve built a passionate team of hard-working and driven people from all over the world, united by a shared belief in the ability of our platform to make a positive difference to our world. We respect our colleagues and value an open and innovative workplace, filled with integrity and of course a strong focus on education (yes, these are our company values!)

About this role

The MoodleCloud ecosystem runs a significant proportion of the world’s registered Moodle sites, and is central to the growth strategy for the organisation over the coming years. The MoodleCloud product is nearing our seventh year of rapid adoption and is uniquely placed to grow in both diversity of offering and market reach, creating opportunities for you to learn and grow at every turn.

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What your new job can look like…

With the pace of Moodle, no two days will ever be the same! But most days will involve a mix of:

  • Working within a small agile team
  • Writing PHP and JavaScript code to help build and maintain our front-end site
  • Collaborate with Moodle LMS team on MoodleCloud-related issues
  • Sometimes dig into Moodle code, AWS cloud infrastructure and PostgreSQL databases to improve performance, help diagnose and fix issues, and recommend improvements
  • Collaborate with the team in improving our Python back-end code
  • Collaborating closely with teammates to implement new features for MoodleCloud
  • Working on a product that directly generates revenue for an amazing open source project


We'd love to meet you…

Especially if you can talk to us about your:

  • Proven experience with PHP and Symfony or similar frameworks
  • Friendly, approachable and fun communication style that earns trust and credibility
  • Enthusiasm for both team play and deep dives into solo work
  • Pride in setting realistic targets that you can achieve under pressure
  • Experience working in an organisation where software is the product
  • Experience with high scale, clustered web application infrastructure
  • Experience with Moodle

Technologies you'll work with regularly...

  • PHP, JavaScript, SQL
  • Configuration Management (Chef, Puppet)
  • Source Control (Gitlab)
  • Databases (RDS, PostgreSQL)


What's in it for you?

We’ve already talked about the importance we place on achieving our mission to empower educators to improve our world, our passion for our values and some of the cool things we are doing as a company.

So what about this?!

  • Work at a place that genuinely improves the world
  • Work with people who actually believe in the organisation’s mission
  • Join a small team of damn funny and sociable people
  • Come into the office or work remote, it’s fully flexible and your choice
  • Work in the fastest growing team in one of the fastest growing sectors in the world
  • Learn new stuff every single day, plus get your own learning and development budget
  • We don’t believe in formal dress codes, bring your full self to work in your own style
  • Plus, we’ll provide you with a competitive salary

Does all this sound good? If yes…

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Moodle is an Equal Opportunity Employer and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any kind. Moodle is committed to the principle of equal employment opportunity for all employees and to providing employees with a work environment free of discrimination and harassment. All employment decisions at Moodle are based on business needs, job requirements and individual qualifications, without regard to race, color, religion or belief, family or parental status, or any other status protected by the laws or regulations in the locations where we operate. Moodle will not tolerate discrimination or harassment based on any of these characteristics. Moodle encourages applicants of all ages.