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Job offered: MOODLE EXPERT

Type: Full-time
Location: Louvain-la-Neuve

The Moodle Expert (m/f) reports to the Department Manager and works closely with the Pedagogical Experts and Instructional Designers. He/she is an expert on technological features and advises the team administering the Moodle LMS hosting language courses (30 languages) for Erasmus participants. He/she ensures the learning plan fits Moodle specifications and makes the most of core Moodle features. He/she acts as point of contact for the technical team of the client Moodle administration.

Details of the function

  • Participate in the design of application architecture, search for solutions for non-standard Moodle implementation tasks.
  • Develop functional modules of an e-learning system based on LMS Moodle.
  • Implement and adapt new plugins.
  • Provide guidance and advice to the team and to the client.
  • Act as 3rd line of technical support on the operational aspects of the e-learning system:
  • Provide operational/technical support of the Moodle platform, such as event monitoring, log file maintenance and performance tuning. 
  • Monitor system and resolve underlying issues.
  • Configure server including setting up and maintaining a load balanced multi-server environment.
  • Deploy and configure major software releases including Apache, PHP and Moodle.
  • Administer the Moodle applications.
  • Prepare process to upload content on Moodle databank such as question bank.
  • Select and/or prepare formats, menus, page layout, text, graphics, etc. for individual courses on the LMS.
  • Advise on the creation of new user accounts, both manually and via bulk uploads, and manage course enrollment keys.
  • Select, configure, and prepare course resources and activities.
  • Set up and configure class gradebooks and attendance.
  • Design, develop and modify program, course and student reports.
  • Backup, archive, restore, and reset courses.
  • Perform technical implementation of gamification strategy : Badges, Competencies, gradebook.

Your profile

  • You hold a University degree in Information Technology, Instructional Design or Educational Sciences.
  • You have minimum 3 years of experience in a similar position: e-learning experience, technical and functional experience with LMS, digital learning etc.
  • You are proficient with Moodle application and its plugins.
  • You have proven experience with LMS Moodle, scorm compliance, xapi, tin can.
  • You have basic knowledge of PHP, HTML / CSS / Javascript, SQL query language, desire to develop in this direction.
  • You are able to debug web pages through the browser console.
  • You have a knowledge of English to level C1 as defined by the CEFR (you can clearly communicate technical issues). The knowledge of another language is an asset.
  • You have excellent analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • You are able to work in a fast-paced technical environment with tight deadlines.
  • You have demonstrated knowledge of service support.
  • You have a strong interest in language learning.

Experience or knowledge in the following areas is an asset:

  • Moodle plugin development.
  • Windows Server / Azure. 
  • Development and execution of scripts for server administration and monitoring/logging. 
  • Development and execution of SQL scripts/queries.
  • Practical experience in monitoring a database and developing database maintenance plans, particularly with MS SQL server. 
  • Customer and supplier liaison.

We offer you

  • Exciting work in a constantly changing environment.
  • The opportunity to develop your skills by working on innovative projects.
  • The opportunity to work for an organisation renown for the quality of its services and for its pro-active management.
  • A salary package to match your profile.
  • Fringe benefits.


Send your cover letter and CV by email directly to Florence Baily: using the reference number: ME-FBA0322.

Entry added by christophe debarge - Friday, March 18, 2022, 9:55 PM
Last updated - Friday, March 18, 2022, 9:55 PM