IMS Global Learning Consortium, the world leader in edtech interoperability and learning impact, is hiring!
IMS facilitates and leads member collaboration to develop, implement, and evolve open interoperability standards and practices to enable a plug-and-play architecture and ecosystem that provides a foundation on which innovative products are rapidly deployed and work together for the benefit of instructors, students, and institutions. As part of the IMS team, you will be working with IMS member organizations who are leading edtech suppliers, K-12 districts, higher ed institutions, and states around the world to enable better education from better education technology. This includes working closely with educational institutions and schools to set priorities and accelerate adoption.
- IMS Europe Program Director: IMS Global, the world leader in edtech interoperability and impact, is looking for an experienced and independent Program Director in Europe to support, engage and connect current IMS members across Europe, work on growing the IMS Europe community, organize several IMS Europe events and observe trends within the European edtech arena and translate them into practical results that benefit the edtech community in Europe. Learn more about the responsibilities and requirements for this position.
- DevOps Engineer: IMS Global, the world leader in edtech interoperability and impact, is looking for an experienced, independent DevOps Engineer to join our distributed development team. This position is 90% remote with travel required 4 times per year, working as part of a small, multi-functional team. You must be confident at working alone, defining your own objectives and deliverables, be a self-starter, willing to ask questions and connect the dots to deliver mission-critical solutions aligned to the organization’s roadmap, business goals, and timeframe. Learn more about the responsibility and requirements for this position.
Job Requisition: Europe Program Director
IMS is happy to announce a job opening for the role of IMS Europe Program Director. The IMS Europe Program Director plays an important role in the IMS Europe community. The Europe Program Director supports, engages, and connects the current IMS members, works on growing the IMS Europe community, organizes several IMS Europe events and observes trends within the European edtech arena and translates them into practical results that benefit the edtech community in Europe.
If you are eager to contribute to a seamless edtech ecosystem and are enthusiastic about connecting and engaging people to reach that goal, consider applying for this position.
Support, engage and grow the IMS Europe community
- Point of contact for the existing 70+ IMS members in Europe and help them make the most out of their membership
- Engage members to participate in the work of IMS Europe
- Invite organizations to become part of the IMS Europe member community
- Maintain the IMS Europe website
Initiate and support IMS Europe collaboration initiatives
- Support the meetings of the IMS Europe Leadership board
- Support the meetings of the technical Task Forces of IMS Europe
Organize the yearly IMS Europe summit and other meetings throughout the year
- Identify relevant topics and define the program in cooperation with members and IMS Staff
- Organize on-site venue and/or virtual meeting
- Chair the events
European trends in edtech
- Work with the IMS Europe leadership board to translate these trends into practical initiatives in Europe, like additional Task Forces
Represent the European region within the IMS organization
- Work with the IMS Europe leadership board to identify relevant trends in Europe and them back into the IMS Global organization
- Work with the IMS Global staff to keep track of the trends within the Global IMS organization
Skills and Qualifications
- Substantial working experience in the EdTech arena
- Conceptual knowledge of the IMS Global standards and able to translate the vision of IMS Global to practical collaboration in Europe
- Fluent in verbal and written English
- Based in Europe
- Substantial international (Pan European and US) working experience
- Excellent verbal and written communication skills
- Excellent networking skills; is able to connect people
- Can make people enthusiastic for the IMS work
- Independent and self-motivated
- Good collaborator.
- Project Management skills
- There will be a contract with IMS Global organization (US-based) on a contractor basis, not on an employee basis
- Starting with a one year contract and with the expectation of extending every 12 months (subject to achievements)
- The size of this position is 40-50% fte
- You will be working from home
- Willingness to travel (once a year continental, 2-3 per year European)
To apply for the position, please send a letter of interest and a short resume to firstname.lastname@example.org before or on Friday, January 8, 2021. For questions, please refer to Nynke de Boer at email@example.com. All inquiries will be treated confidentially.
Job Requisition: DevOps Engineer
IMS Global, the world leader in EdTech interoperability and impact, is looking for an experienced, independent DevOps Engineer to join our distributed development team. This position is 90% remote part-time to full-time, working as part of a small, multi-functional team. You must be confident at working alone, defining your own objectives and deliverables, be a self-starter, willing to ask questions and connect the dots to deliver mission-critical solutions aligned to the organization’s roadmap, business goals, and timeframe.
- Work closely with architects and application teams to develop, plan and implement application deployments to public clouds
- Drive technical innovation and efficiency in cloud infrastructure operations via automation scripting and working with APIs
- Manage cloud servers including security configurations, patching, and troubleshooting
- Develop scripts for automating client/server functions
- Monitor automated systems recovery solutions
- Develop and maintain the comprehensive systems architectures, frameworks, and application interfaces
- Provides consultation and assists project teams in formulating solutions
- Research and recommend innovative, and where possible automated approaches for system administration tasks. Identify approaches that leverage our resources and provide economies of scale
- Must be able to perform under tight timeframes and execute problem-solving skills
- 4+ years of experience in a DevOps engineer and systems administration role
- An undergraduate degree is required
- Solid understanding and experience with Docker, Google Cloud Platform, Helm, and Kubernetes, including experience deploying, monitoring and updating applications
- Strong knowledge and experience with Tomcat, Spring, MySQL, Hibernate, monitoring, application security, scaling, and CI/CD pipelines
- Strong knowledge and experience with Jenkins and ci/cd pipelines
- Strong fundamental knowledge of version code control
- Strong knowledge of centralized log management and monitoring tools
- Solid understanding and application of web services, SOAs, database performance, and networking
- Solid experience in Linux shell scripting
- Knowledge and understanding of configuration management, distributed systems design, multi-region, and geo-distributed deployment
- Ability to quickly triage problems under pressure, determine root cause and drive resolution
- Strong verbal and written communication skills
- Knowledge of IMS Interoperability Standards and specifications a definite plus
To apply for a position, please send an email explaining why you are a good fit along with your resume and salary requirements to firstname.lastname@example.org. All inquiries will be treated confidentially.