Open edX Developer (Remote)

Posted 2 months ago by mselect
Location Remote, United Arab Emirates Job Type
Salary Sector IT

mselect is looking for an Open edX Developer (Remote) for an international technology client in UAE . Candidates must have a minimum of 4 years of experience working with Open edX exclusively, with 3 years of experience in HTML, JavaScript, and CSS. Fluency in English is a must.

Job Description
Development specialized on the free software project Open edX, used by many universities and companies to run online courses. It’s a large Python/Django codebase, with good code standards and architecture (a lot of the edX engineers come from MIT). You would work on a large e-learning provider’s contracts using the platform. Tasks are varied, from developing core platform features, custom exercises and tools for specific courses (XBlock), customizing and deploying instances, working on both client/server sides, documentation etc.

Skills & Requirements

  • 4+ years working with Open edX exclusively (Development environment setup, Theming, Core customizations, Plugins/XBlock, REST APIs)
  • Experience with Python web frameworks, specifically Django
  • 3+ years of HTML, JavaScript, and CSS (jQuery or other)
  • You feel comfortable working in a Docker based development environment
  • Experience with relational databases (MySQL)
  • Comfortable using git source control
  • Experience with unit testing
  • Experience with SDLC and tools like Jira and Confluence

*Only applicants meeting the strict criteria outlined above will be contacted as part of the shortlisting process.

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