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Posted by Gustaf Neumann on
The Vienna University of Economics and Business is looking for an additional web developer for the Learn@WU team in Vienna/Austria. Applicants should have development experience with OpenACS and its components, preferably from the e-learning domain. According to published figures, Learn@WU [1] is one of the most intensively used E-Learning Platform on Universities worldwide [2]. We offer a participation in an highly motivated team in an attractive new campus [3] in a city with high quality of living [4]. The official job announcement is below

In case of questions, please contact:
Monika Andergassen
mailto:monika.andergassen@wu.ac.at

[1] https://learn.wu.ac.at/
[2] http://nm.wu-wien.ac.at/research/publications/b1013.pdf
[3] http://www.wu.ac.at/campus/en/
[4] http://www.mercer.com/newsroom/2014-quality-of-living-survey.html

WU (Vienna University of Economics and Business), the largest business university in the European Union, is located at the heart of Europe. The university maintains an excellent position as a center for research and teaching and attracts an international group of students and faculty.

The Institute for Information Systems and New Media is currently inviting applications for a SYSTEMS MANAGER for the Learn@WU systems

Area of responsibility

With Learn@WU, the Vienna University of Economics and Business (WU) runs one of the largest and most successful academic e-learning platforms worldwide. As part of the team, you actively take part in continually enhancing this service.
Your responsibilities include:

- Planning and implementation of agile development projects for Learn@WU to support technology enhanced learning (team size 2 to 7 people)
- Software development within the existing web application framework (OpenACS, Linux, PostgreSQL)
- Development of innovative e-learning multimedia projects, support of the existing infrastructure for the recording and streaming of lectures
- Technical support for faculty, staff and students

Your Profile:

- Academic Master degree or close to completion of studies in Information Systems or Computer Science or equivalent qualification
- Experience in the development of web-based applications using current technologies
- Experience in the operation and administration of high availability Linux systems
- Knowledge of scripting languages
- Knowledge of SQL
- Interest in multimedia and video streaming technologies
- Ability to work in a team, eagerness to learn, self-responsibility, structured approach to work
- Good language skills in English is an asset
- Experience with operation and technologies of e-learning platforms is an asset
- Experience with (xo)Tcl, JavaScript, CSS and GIT is an asset

Gross monthly salary, paid 14 times per year: € 2,457,90. This position will be limited to a period of 2 years, starting on May 01, 2016 (commencement date subject to change).

Application materials can be submitted online until April 20, 2016 at the
following Web address: http://www.wu.ac.at/jobs/ (Reference Number 3037).

We are looking forward to your application!

See also: http://nm.wu.ac.at/nm/file/app_learnAtWU_systemManager_en.pdf?m=download