Requisition # 2017-8239 Department Academic Technology Services Category Information Technology Date Posted 12 hours ago Full-Time / Part-Time Full-Time Application Deadline
Princeton University's Office of Information Technology is seeking a web developer to work within its Web Development Services (WDS) group. WDS provides comprehensive design, development, and technical support services across multiple platforms for Princeton University websites. WDS is highly collaborative, with close working relationships between developers, designers, managers, and service stakeholders.
The web developer is responsible for developing bug fixes and enhancements to the University's enterprise content management system (Drupal) and assisting the WDS team and its campus customers with the migration of University websites.
Migrate current site content to Drupal and develop code and practices to automate parts of the migration process
Work with a team of project managers, designers, developers and content strategists to complete customer website work on time and at a high standard of quality
Maintain, troubleshoot, and provide customer support and documentation for websites built in the University's content management systems (primarily Drupal)
Perform code reviews for other developers
Continually research and learn evolving web technology, tools and approaches that support evolving needs, actively exchanging knowledge and expertise with colleagues
Maintain positive working relationships with and provide service to colleagues and customers with diverse technical aptitudes
A minimum of 3 years of web development experience
Knowledge of PHP and object-oriented design principles
Experience troubleshooting with code debuggers, such as Xdebug and Kint
Experience with Drupal 7
Comfortable using the command line in a Unix environment
Experience with Git or comparable version control system
Excellent communication skills
Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills
Ability to manage multiple concurrent projects, while maintaining attention to detail
Ability to work successfully in a collaborative environment
Enthusiasm for learning emerging technologies and integrating them into projects
Experience with Drupal 8
Experience migrating content to Drupal
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
Bachelor's Degree or equivalent related experience
This is a two year term position.
Princeton University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. EEO IS THE LAW
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Eligible for Overtime
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