We're Hiring!

Below are the current career opportunities at Course Merchant. As the number one supplier of ecommerce for elearning services, Course Merchant are always on the lookout for bright, talented and highly motivated people to join the team!

If this is you, yet there are no positions indicated that suit you - please don't be deterred. Feel free to send us your Resume / CV on spec at any time. Just email to and indicate how you may be able to help us.

Note that this offer does not extend to agencies!

Currently, we have the following vacancies:

  1. PHP Software Developer

Position: PHP Software Developer (for Course Merchant and CourseCRM e-commerce products for Moodle LMS)
Type: Full-time
Location: UK (ideally within commute of Bury St Edmunds. Home working is acceptable subject to regular office attendance).
Contact: richard@coursemerchant.com
Anticipated start date: As soon as possible


We develop both the Course Merchant and CourseCRM software applications for Moodle, Totara, Joule, Brightspace and other LMS systems.

Course Merchant is an e-commerce shopping cart. CourseCRM is an LMS to CRM integration utility.

Our continued growth means we now have a vacancy for a talented and experienced PHP developer. You will be engaged in the development of the Course Merchant shopping cart system. This will include new feature development, new LMS integrations development, new payment gateway integrations development, and other related software development tasks.

Ideally, you will have experience of development on either ecommerce (shopping cart) systems, or Moodle LMS development.

Although you may not have all of the below, we would anticipate you meeting the majority of the following:

  • 3 to 5 years of experience with PHP development.
  • Experience with Moodle LMS development.
  • Familiarity with object-oriented programming.
  • Experience using PHP debugging tools.
  • Web development experience including HTML, Javascript/JQuery, and CSS.
  • Experience with Rest and XML RPC APIs.
  • Experience with data management in MySQL, Postgres or other databases.
  • Experience of ecommerce shopping cart development.
  • Experience developing shopping cart payment gateways.
  • Knowledge of compliance requirements in ecommerce, such as PCI.
  • Knowledge of e-learning related standards such as SCORM, IMS, etc.

Interested? If so, please email richard@coursemerchant.com with:

  • Your CV
  • A general covering email introducing yourself to us
  • Information on your geographic location
  • Your availability

We can then respond with further information.