What is Cornell University and what is Information Technology @ Cornell?
Cornell University, unique among peers, is the federal land-grant institution of New York State, a private endowed university, and a member of the Ivy League. Information technologies (IT) is a strategic enabler for many functions at Cornell. Staff working in IT are found in most colleges and units across Cornell. We are comprised of many organizations, but we work as one. By being where Cornell faculty, staff, and students are, we are able to offer services—whether needed at your desktop or to solve a major business, academic or research objective—to everyone at Cornell. Check out this link to find out more about IT@Cornell
What you will do:
You as the Web Developer will play a key role on the Custom Development Team at Cornell where you will help to make our client's visions a reality. Cornell is a large institution and the Custom Develop team supports a wide range of projects. These could be anything from a faculty member looking to create a new web page for their research to one our colleges requesting a complete overhaul of their web presence. Regardless of the scope of the request you will strive to utilize your vast knowledge of development skills to provide our clients with the most robust solutions possible to address their needs. Additionally, you will:
Automate ruthlessly!You will be migrating current sites to Drupal or Wordpress and develop code and practices to make this migrations process as seamless as possible
Collaborate - Collaboration is key!You will develop effective working partnership's with Project Manager, UX Specialists, QA Specialist and programmers across campus to deliver phenomenal end products
Maintain, troubleshoot, and provide customer support and documentation for websites and web applications built by our CD team
We like to be on the cutting edge here, so you will stay current by continually researching and learning about evolving web technology, tools and approaches that support client needs
You will explain all this technical ‘stuff’ to less-technical stakeholders
What you will be:
You will be a people person who is passionate about technology and solving complex problems. You will be a forward leaning technologist who is open and embracing of new technologies. We work as a team here, so collaboration is key! Additionally, you will have:
A Bachelor's degree or equivalent related work experience
A minimum of 4 years of web development experience
Experience with Drupal 7
Comfortable using the command line in a Unix environment
Experience with Git or comparable version control system
Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills
Ability to manage multiple concurrent projects, while maintaining attention to detail
Enthusiasm for learning emerging technologies and integrating them into projects
Lastly, it goes without saying that communication skills are paramount.You will be working with all different levels of the organization and should enjoy explaining complex technical concepts to both technical and non-technical people
If you have all those things, great! We have a few more things that we would prefer you to have, but it's ok if you don't.
Experience with Drupal 8
Experience migrating content to Drupal
Experience with Wordpress
Professional experience in higher education
Experience with XML and XSL
Understanding of W3C Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG)
Experience with web services technologies, such as REST, SOAP, WSDL, Ajax, and JSON
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No Visa sponsorship is available for this position.
No relocation assistance is available for this position
University Job Title:
Applications Programmer IV
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