Job Opportunities - Software Development


The NGO Open Institute is the leading Cambodian organization applying technology to support the social and economic development of Cambodia. Open Institute's expertise brings together its deep knowledge of development issues in Cambodian society and innovative ideas on how to use technology to solve these problems. The Open Institute is working on several exciting programs in which technology is used to improve education, health, prevent human trafficking, or facilitate employment for unskilled workers. The organization works closely with UNICEF to support Education, Health, and Child Protection in Cambodia. To work on these social programs, the Open Institute is looking for qualified candidates to fill a position for a Software Developer and a position for a Junior Software Developer. The selected Software Developers will join a knowledgeable and experienced collaborative team with wide experience on open source web environments (PHP, MySQL, Javascript, mobile, etc.) and on development of mobile applications that connect to web back-ends. The new staff members will be working on some of the most innovative software projects in Cambodia. They will provide meaning to their lives by finding innovative ways to solve social problems, while still receiving very competitive salaries. The team works together to ensure that the new software developers quickly acquire new skills that will increase their professional value. A qualified Software Developer must fulfill the following requirements:

  • Have a degree in Computer Science.
  • At least two years of experience programming PHP or Java applications.
  • Being familiar with the Linux operating system and open source work environments. Experience on programming in Android will be highly valued.
  • Strong teamwork spirit. Willingness to share knowledge and learn new skills for social change.

A qualified JuniorSoftware Developer must be able to demonstrate a minimum of experience creating databases using PHP or developing Android or IOS applications, must be studying or have completed an IT career, and must be available to work full time or part-time, at least four hours per day. She or he must have a strong ability to learn and the desire to make a career in software development.   The positions are based in Phnom Penh. If you think that you fit any of these descriptions and that you are qualified for the position, we invite you to submit a CV and a cover letter by e-mail to Application closing date is 10th April 2018 at 17:00. For further inquiry please write to
Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.