Department: IT Services, Learning Systems DevelopmentReference number: 16-047-T0121Closing date: Sunday, July 17, 2016 - 17:00Employment status: OngoingFull or part time: Full-timeCompetition status: Completed Job description: As a member of the Learning Systems Development team, you’ll work with like-minded, technical professionals in a collaborative and innovative environment.The team is actively involved in development and management of web applications including modules for our learning platform (Moodle), upcoming educational technologies and other software packages as they are required (primarily PHP/MySQL). You must be able to provide evidence of your firm understanding of conceptual programming practices and be enthusiastic in learning more about emerging technologies as they arise. You will have demonstrated expertise with PHP/MySQL, some experience with Linux and Apache and a keen interest in the Open Source community. Familiarity with iterative application development including AGILE development methodologies and ITIL practices, development experience in a team environment and using version control, such as Git, would be an asset.Additionally your day to day work environment will offer ongoing opportunities for you to: brainstorm creatively with a diverse group of other IT and educational professionals find and implement efficiencies within our systems and processes contribute back to the Open source community bring innovative solutions to the table to be explored enjoy a relaxed, fun and highly stimulating environment Qualifications: To be well suited to the role you will possess the following qualifications and competencies:Must have a degree or diploma in Computer Science and a minimum of three (3) years’ related software development work experienceDemonstrated knowledge and experience working within LAMP hosting environmentsDemonstrated experience with PHP/MySQLProven experience in building functional specifications and coding to prepared specificationsAn in-depth understanding of information systems and familiarity with the software development life cycle (SDLC) and Agile development practicesLinux administration skills is an assetExperience in the module and plugin development for open-source software is an assetAdvanced problem solving skillsExcellent time management skillsAbility to communicate complex and technical ideas to others in plain languageGood communication and interpersonal skills and a strong customer service orientationProven ability to work well independently as well as part of a team Application submission information: This is a regular full-time position working 37.5 hours per week. The position has been evaluated at Grade 3 and the recruitment range is $42,864 to $53,581 per annum. The university is pleased to offer a comprehensive benefits package.To apply please forward your cover letter and curriculum vitae (preferably in electronic format) to: email@example.com with a subject line of:16-047-T0121 – Last name, First nameOr mail to: Human Resources - Career OpportunitiesRoyal Roads University2005 Sooke RoadVictoria, B.C. V9B 5Y2Fax: (250) 391-2570 Tel: (250) 391-2511The competition began on July 4, 2016 and will close on July 17, 2016; however, the competition will remain open until a successful candidate is found. While Royal Roads University values all applications we receive, only those candidates short-listed for further consideration will be contacted. RRU is an equal opportunity employer, committed to the principle of equity in employment. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority consideration.If you are sending your application via e-mail, please ensure that your electronic file is saved in MS Word or Adobe pdf.