Web Developer

Stanford University

Web Developer

Job Number:

Drupal Engineer

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 GSB's 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 GSB's 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:

Bachelor's 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

Client side development skills including Javascript frameworks(Ex: Node, Angular) , Ajax, CSS, HTML

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.

Certifications and Licenses:



Constantly perform desk-based computer tasks, grasp lightly/fine manipulation.

Frequently sitting.

Occasionally stand/walk, use a telephone.

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.

Job: Information Technology Services

Location: Graduate School of Business
Schedule: Full-time
Classification Level:

To be considered for this position please visit our web site and apply on line at the following link: stanfordcareers.stanford.edu

Stanford is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.


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