Forum OpenACS Q&A: OpenACS Job Opening in Vienna, Austria

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


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: (Reference Number 3037).

We are looking forward to your application!

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