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Software developer position open

We are looking to hire a software developer



This position will involve working at TIDE-UPF in Barcelona to support their research and technology transfer projects, especially with respect to the development and maintenance of web platforms. 

Deadline for application: September 1st 2020

Desired skills:

  • Experience in full stack web development.
  • Experience with PHP 7+
  • Experience with large PHP projects using an IDE.
  • Familiarity with Laravel, elgg or other MVC frameworks.
  • Experience with MySQL or MariaDB databases.
  • Experience with Doctrine DBAL or other ORMs.
  • Experience with HTML5, CSS3 and ES6.
  • Ability to debug PHP and Javascript code.
  • Experience with CSS preprocessing tools.
  • Experience with jQuery and Vue.
  • Experience with PHPunit and selenium.
  • Familiarity with git and environments like github or gitlab.
  • Fluent in English, Catalan and Spanish. 

ABOUT TIDE-UPF: The TIDE group (Interactive & Distributed Technologies for Education) is part of the Engineering School and ICT Department of Universitat Pompeu Fabra, Barcelona. Universitat Pompeu Fabra is a public university in Barcelona, founded in 1990, that stands out for its quality in teaching, research, and international outreach.

TIDE is an official research group recognized by the Catalan Government (2017 SGR 1698) and UPF.

TIDE has expertise in research around design, development and evaluation of technology-enhanced learning applications, learning design, analytics to support teaching and learning, (co-)authoring and social tools, computer-supported collaborative learning, serious games, mobile learning, competence development and assessment tools, interoperability specifications, …  through European and national research and innovation projects. The group is led by a Full Professor and a team of members including senior and postdoc researchers a developer, PhD students, and research assistants. TIDE has developed a number of educational tools that are available for community and has also a large experience in designing and offering teacher development workshops and courses.

For more information on TIDE-UPF please visit

HOW TO APPLY?  Interested people should send a resume as well as an introduction letter to [email protected].




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