The Stanford Graduate School of Business (GSB) Engineering Solutions Team is seeking a talented web development engineer. This is an exciting opportunity to join a dynamic IT organization committed to being a critical enabler and competitive differentiator for the GSB to excel at its mission of developing innovative, principled, and insightful leaders who change the world. To that end, GSB Digital Solutions (DS) is pursuing excellence in many key areas including online and distance learning, data modeling, analysis and visualization, revolutionizing the student experience, transforming GSBs digital presence and more.
As part of the Engineering Solutions Team, this position will be primarily focused on developing and supporting our next generation web sites/apps, both internally and externally facing, thereby contributing directly and significantly to the student experience and digital presence initiatives. The ideal candidate will be able to take a hands on, technical leadership role in web development in general and Drupal development in particular, including coding, testing, release management, cloud based hosting management and other aspects of delivering top notch web sites and solutions. Successful candidates will also have the opportunity to contribute beyond the web area as opportunities arise.
Develop and maintain all aspects of GSB web sites and applications
Collaborate closely with the rest of the engineering solutions team, DS, and GSB staff to help define requirements, plan development, and deliver high quality solutions on time
Provide thought leadership around GSBs Drupal and web development practices
Drive innovation, results, and quality across different IT projects and initiatives
Contribute broadly to the missions of the GSB and GSB Digital Solutions
Work with offshore partner on day-to-day projects
Research, evaluate, and enforce web standards for usability and accessibility. Develop and enforce programming and application design standards.
Conduct security and code reviews of applications written by other developers.
* Note: Other duties may also be assigned
Education & Experience:
Bachelors degree and five years of relevant experience or a combination of education and relevant experience. Experience in web development and Drupal development (7 and 8) including module and theme development and installation profiles is strongly preferred.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Experience and strong skills in Git and Jenkins
Experience with developing/maintaining responsive websites
Experience with creating and using REST/SOAP web services
Strong communication and collaboration skills
Strong technical leadership skills and ability
Agile development experience
Preferred Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Knowledge of web analytics tools such as Google Analytics and related analyses.
Deep server side experience with areas such as MySQL, service oriented architecture, MVC and related patterns
Experience with cloud hosting (i.e. Acquia, Pantheon, Amazon EC2, Google Cloud Platform etc.)
Experience with mobile development and frameworks
Knowledge of PHP frameworks such as Symfony
Familiarity with browser devices and platform differences and idiosyncrasies, and ability to develop workarounds to accommodate specialized user/client needs and device platforms.
Rarely writing by hand, lift/carry/push/pull objects that weigh up to 10 pounds.
Strong visual acuity.
* - Consistent with its obligations under the law, the University will provide reasonable accommodation to any employee with a disability who requires accommodation to perform the essential functions of his or her job.
Interpersonal Skills: Demonstrates the ability to work well with Stanford colleagues and clients and with external organizations.
Promote Culture of Safety: Demonstrates commitment to personal responsibility and value for safety; communicates safety concerns; uses and promotes safe behaviors based on training and lessons learned.
Subject to and expected to comply with all applicable University policies and procedures, including but not limited to the personnel policies and other policies found in the University's Administrative Guide, http://adminguide.stanford.edu.
Located between San Francisco and San Jose in the heart of Silicon Valley, Stanford University is recognized as one of the world's leading research and teaching institutions. Leland and Jane Stanford founded the University to "promote the public welfare by exercising an influence on behalf of humanity and civilization." Stanford opened its doors in 1891, and more than a century later, it remains d...edicated to finding solutions to the great challenges of the day and to preparing students for leadership in a complex world. The University's thriving diverse community is comprised of nearly 7000 undergraduate students, 9000 graduate students, 2000 faculty members, 1900 postdoctoral scholars, and over 11,000 academic and administrative staff in seven schools including several interdisciplinary research centers and institutes. The campus spreads over 8000 contiguous acres and nearly all undergraduates live on campus. Stanford offers bachelor's and master's degrees in addition to doctoral degrees (PhD, MD, DMA and JD) plus a number of professional and continuing education programs and certifications. More at http://facts.stanford.edu and http://www.stanford.edu.
Stanford University is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to increasing the diversity of its faculty. It welcomes nominations of and applications from women, members of minority groups, protected veterans and individuals with disabilities, as well as from others who would bring additional dimensions to the university’s research, teaching and clinical missions.