PHP Web Developer & System Administrator 2017-05-02T18:18:12+00:00

CourseArc, a Baltimore-based EdTech startup, is seeking an experienced and motivated web developer with strong back-end experience and devops/UNIX system administration background. 

CourseArc offers a subscription-based digital content creation tool that allows anyone to efficiently create engaging, attractive, interactive online courses.  The successful candidate for this position will be self-motivated and able to flourish in a semi-structured environment. Although CourseArc’s offices are located in Baltimore, Maryland, we will consider remote work candidates for this position.


  • Monitor servers, install updates, and troubleshoot any performance problems
  • Perform code deployments
  • Perform stress tests of application, identify and fix bottlenecks
  • Develop backend enhancements to CourseArc’s course authoring tool
  • Complete updates to an internal Laravel application


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or a related field, or equivalent experience
  • Excellent verbal and written skills
  • Expert ability to manage and troubleshoot UNIX servers
  • Expert understanding of LAMP stack
  • Strong experience in backend languages/skills: object-oriented PHP, SQL
  • Experience integrating with other third-party services using REST APIs
  • Understanding of AWS OpsWorks, EC2, and CodeDeploy
  • Experience with Laravel a plus
  • Experience with automated testing tools a plus
  • Front-end experience in HTML, CSS, JavaScript, Grunt/Gulp, Bootstrap, jQuery are a plus

Benefits of Our Company Culture:

  • Ability to work for an innovative startup with more opportunities and responsibilities than a traditional corporate environment
  • You will be working with a small, close-knit team
  • You will have active input regarding technical decisions
  • Progressive work environment with a focus on the results of your efforts instead of your time or presence in the office
  • Ideal environment for self-driven individuals
  • Flexible schedule and the ability to work from home/remotely
  • Occasional dog visits at our office
  • Excellent benefits and a salary commensurate with experience.
  • CourseArc values diversity and is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Please send all inquiries and resumes to with the following:

  • Resume
  • Github link
  • Links to any websites you’ve worked on, with a paragraph explaining your contributions