| Advertised Summary Job Description: 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.
General Minimum Qualifications: 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.
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.
Additional Specific Minimum Qualifications: The candidate selected for this position must undergo a full background check before a final offer of employment is made.
Preferred Qualifications: Prefer 5-7 years of related experience.
As a member of the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) and the Council of Ivy Group Presidents (Ivy League), it is imperative that members of the Columbia University community, in all matters related to the intercollegiate athletics program, exhibit the highest professional standards and ethical behavior with regard to adherence to NCAA, Conference, University, and Department of Intercollegiate Athletics and Physical Education rules and regulations.
Columbia University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.