This is a full time (40 hours per week) position working on a team actively participating at the center of the Open edX open source community. You will work on development of extensibility solutions to the Open edX platform as well as on initiatives bringing the whole of the international open source community together, particularly building plugin frameworks, APIs, documentation, and processes in order to build a generative ecosystem.
The team is harnessing the energy of a growing community running thousands of online learning sites today. You will coordinate engineering efforts and collaboratively build frameworks that maximize developer flow and valuable contributions not just within your direct team, but with the whole community.
We understand that applying for a job can be intimidating. Applicants rarely meet every single job requirement, and we know there are many skills and backgrounds that will contribute to success in this role.
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The engineering team at The Center for Reimagining Learning is a small group of developers with over 40 years of collective experience working on the Open edX software. Every day, it tackles complex challenges and advances the platform’s core architecture to support the growth and involvement of the community. In this role, you’ll work with the team, as well as the Open edX community, to influence and improve the platform. Our team focuses on pure platform development; other community members run instances of the software, which in aggregate hosts 35k+ courses and 55M+ learners.
We are a non-profit organization founded by MIT and Harvard University with the mission to:
Through research and thought leadership activities, we aim to improve the accessibility and viability of online education and advance technical innovations for teaching and learning including via ongoing support for the Open edX open source platform.
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