Job offered: LMS Operations Developer

Type: Full-time
Location: Remote / Telecommute within US only

Job Summary

Applies skills as a seasoned, experienced software professional with a full understanding of industry practices, community standards and relevant policies and procedures to medium-sized projects or portions of large projects with moderate scope and complexity. Resolves a wide range of issues. Demonstrates competency in selecting tools, methods and techniques to obtain results.

***Salary range is $110,000 - $140,000 annually based on commensurate experience and education.***

Department Description

The Collaborative Learning Environment (CLE) is the online learning environment used by all UCSF schools, graduate medical education, and some administrative departments for delivering curricular content, instruction, and training. The CLE provides critical services which are an integral part of the University’s instructional activities. The four professional schools create an online version in the CLE of every course they teach. The CLE is also being used by a wide variety of campus groups and departments to support collaborative activities. The CLE consists of several core systems including a learning management system (Moodle), a curriculum management system (Ilios), a video hosting platform (Kaltura), and several other components. In addition, other key services integrate with the CLE including the Registrar’s student information system, the lecture capture system (Mediasite) managed by Educational Technology Services, external file repositories (Box, etc.), and other systems. The CLE hosts thousands of UCSF courses and averages thousands of unique users per month.

The UCSF Library is one of the preeminent health sciences libraries in the world, containing an expansive collection of the world’s health sciences knowledge base. At its core, the Library facilitates connection to information and people by delivering a diverse range of human-centered services to the UCSF community and public visitors. Through its digital and physical spaces, the Library cultivates experiences that nurture progressive learning, meaningful engagement, and open creativity. As a vital campus resource, the Library is dedicated to supporting the UCSF mission of advancing health worldwide.

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in related area and minimum three years of experience or equivalent combination of experience / training.
  • Experience with AWS services administration and automation
  • Ability to manage Linux operating systems

Preferred Qualifications

  • AWS Certified DevOps Engineer - Professional
  • Focused expertise with one or more specific aspects of LAMP stack engineering such as writing and debugging code in PHP, Apache web server management, or MySQL database tuning
  • Familiarity with LDAP, Shibboleth/SAML, or similar related identity services
  • Familiarity with IT business continuity planning
  • Working knowledge of network configuration and operations
  • Experience with Moodle development and architecture
  • Familiarity with git (or other dscvm tool)
  • Familiarity with Github
  • Experience with fundamental web technologies (HTML, CSS, JavaScript)
  • Experience with CDK, CloudFormation, Terraform or other provisioning tools
  • Familiarity with agile software development practices

About UCSF

The University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) is a leading university dedicated to promoting health worldwide through advanced biomedical research, graduate-level education in the life sciences and health professions, and excellence in patient care. It is the only campus in the 10-campus UC system dedicated exclusively to the health sciences. We bring together the world’s leading experts in nearly every area of health. We are home to five Nobel laureates who have advanced the understanding of cancer, neurodegenerative diseases, aging and stem cells.

Pride Values

UCSF is a diverse community made of people with many skills and talents. We seek candidates whose work experience or community service has prepared them to contribute to our commitment to professionalism, respect, integrity, diversity and excellence – also known as our PRIDE values.

In addition to our PRIDE values, UCSF is committed to equity – both in how we deliver care as well as our workforce. We are committed to building a broadly diverse community, nurturing a culture that is welcoming and supportive, and engaging diverse ideas for the provision of culturally competent education, discovery, and patient care. Additional information about UCSF is available at

Join us to find a rewarding career contributing to improving healthcare worldwide.

Equal Employment Opportunity

The University of California San Francisco is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran or disabled status, or genetic information.

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Entry added by Carson Tam - 13 Sep 2022
Last updated - 13 Sep 2022