Web Applications Developer x2 – Sydney Office


Learnosity web developerLearnosity’s mission is to make a difference to education, worldwide, through technology.

At Learnosity we build powerful interactive assessment tools that make a positive difference to how students learn. We believe that education is the most important investment we can make in our future and aim to empower all educational companies with our interactive assessment toolkit.

We’re looking for a talented and passionate Developer to join our Sydney team and help build the future of Education Technology.

What is the role?

This is a Developer role within our Product Engineering department. Daily workflow operates around a fortnightly SCRUM process. You’ll be involved with development of our products through the use of JavaScript, PHP and other related web technologies.

Responsibilities

  • work with, learn from, and contribute to an incredibly strong developer team
  • use plenty of JavaScript, PHP, ColdFusion and some other languages
  • create robust cloud based systems used by students globally
  • design new interactive question types
  • get to experiment with cutting edge technologies and contribute to the company product roadmap

Requirements

  • a great attitude, and willingness to tackle any problem
  • fluent written & spoken English
  • 2-5 years of programming experience
  • competent in at least one Server side language (eg PHP, Ruby, Python, Java, .Net etc.)
  • SQL querying skills
  • understanding of Object Oriented design principles
  • in-depth knowledge of HTML and CSS

Ideal Attributes

  • a degree in Computer Science, Engineering or similar.
  • been contributing to open source projects
  • version Control System experience (Git and SVN)
  • a great attitude, and willingness to tackle any problem
  • a team player who likes to get involved with new challenges
  • passionate about technology  & keen to continue learning

Working with us

Being part of the Learnosity team is a commitment to push yourself and those around you to do better, constantly adapt and learn new technologies, and be able to apply yourself to any challenge, whether you’re just starting out or a veteran of the industry.

We encourage staff to get involved in individual advancement and professional certification programmes, and will sponsor certification exams where appropriate. Our team is on the cutting edge of web development and we want it to stay there.

We are keen to try and maximise the value of your time and will design a schedule around your preferred working style, whether you need to accommodate a school or nursery run, avoid busy commute periods, a gym or sports club schedule, we’ll do our best to accommodate you.

This is a full time role where you’ll be working with a diverse team in a great office based in Sydney’s CBD.

Application Process

Please email a cover letter explaining why you’ll be great and your resume to careers.sydney@learnosity.com – subject: “Your Name – Web Applications Developer – no agencies please.


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