The PHP programmer supports the Senior programmer in providing Web application evaluation, integration, and/or development services
to the School's administrative units and departments, as well as server administration and Drupal troubleshooting and maintenance.
Development, troubleshooting and maintenance of the School's applications, including Drupal CMS, the School Events calendar, News
feeds, etc. Evaluation and integration/development of hardware and software solutions to optimize business productivity, scalability and
data security). Server administration; reworking of legacy applications to leverage new coding and database standards. Provide expertise related to secure database design, data gathering as it pertains to quality and robustness, data back-up and other data governance issues.
Support Drupal development, maintenance, etc. 30%
Data advisory services 20%
Serve as back-up system admin. for servers 20%
Maintain/enhance existing applications 20%
Evaluate/implement software/hardware 5%
Perform other related duties as assigned 5%
Bachelor's Degree or equivalent in education, skills and experience plus a minimum of 3 years related experience with work as an
application Programmer, Web developer, Webmaster, or a combination thereof, for a large, dynamic Web site.
Demonstrated ability to develop programming projects from concept through launch; programming expertise in:
Experience using Drupal 7 CMS to generate and deliver content; ability to work independently and as part of a team; excellent project management, negotiation, organizational, communication (written and oral), interpersonal, analytical, and people skills; experience planning Web site structure, templates and navigation a strong plus
Understanding of programming for Windows- and Unix-based Web servers; experience supporting/configuring Windows- and Unix-based Web servers strong plus. Example: Apache, IIS, Windows
2008/20012; some .net a plus.
Knowledge of search engine and Web statistics software optimization a plus; experience working in an academic, health-oriented setting is highly desirable.
Ability to collaborate with groups across the School; must be highly motivated.
Must be able to handle multiple projects, respond well to shifting priorities, work well under pressure, and exercise discretion and
judgment in dealing with confidential and sensitive situations.
Equal Opportunity Employer / Disability / Veteran
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