Web Developer

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Position Number: 00106295

Primary Function of Organization Unit: Academic & Student Affairs Technology Services (DASA Tech) provides technology leadership and support to the Division of Academic and Student Affairs, and serves as the central technology unit for the entire Division. DASA Tech is responsible for technology planning, budgeting, hardware, software and service procurement, and overall technology oversight.

Essential Job Duties: The Web Developer serves as a member of the Applications & Development team in DASA Tech, which supports custom and vendor applications, and websites, for the 50 departments in the Division of Academic & Student Affairs (DASA). This position focuses on maintenance of cPanel and WordPress Multisite environments, and production support for 135+ websites. The other primary focus is maintenance and support of custom web applications, and occasional light development tasks. Production Support for Websites: * Responds to help requests from DASA employees and student organizations for assistance with managing 135+ websites. * Coordinates with DASA Marketing & Communication on protocols and trends Support WordPress Multisite and cPanel environments: * In coordination with OIT Design, manage WordPress Multisite and cPanel environments. Includes site creation, migration, deletion; plugin management; file management; FTP accounts; storage management; database management Maintain and support custom and vendor web applications: * Maintain application compatibility with browser updates; scheduling of data uploads * Research and develop additional features or functionality as requested by users * Respond to updates from university environment that impact user interfaces * Responding to user input issues Assist with development of custom web applications: * Develop functionality for projects in progress under the direction of senior developer * Create small, simple, custom web application

Minimum Education/Experience: Associate's degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, or related discipline and two years of experience in the information technology field related to the area of assignment; or bachelor's degree and one year of experience in the information technology field related to the area of assignment; or bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, or related discipline; or an equivalent combination of training and experience. *All degrees must be received from appropriately accredited institutions.*

Department Required Skills: - Understanding of WordPress Multisite environments - Experience with supporting WordPress websites, including content management, themes, templates, plugins, utilizing custom CSS and HTML - Experience with cPanel and other hosting environments and tools - Understanding of full stack application development, including Object Oriented Programming, and front-end technologies such as HTML5, CSS3, Javascript, and Bootstrap - Experience using code versioning tools (Git, SVN or Mercurial) and debugging tools (Chrome Debugging Tools, Firefox's Firebug) - Experience with programming languages, primarily PHP and PHP frameworks such as Laravel and Zend - Understanding of RESTful API and data formats (JSON and/or XML) - Experience using ServiceNow or similar call tracking system - Experience managing multiple technical projects with varying complexities and timelines - Excellent written communication skills, including technical and end-user documentation - Excellent verbal skills, including presentation of technical material to non-technical end users, and communicating - Ability to develop and facilitate training for end-users of applications, in both one-on-one and group settings

Preferred Experience, Skills, Training/Education: - Bachelor's degree and some computer coursework from an appropriately accredited institution; - Three years of experience in managing WordPress websites, content management, themes, templates, plugins, utilizing custom CSS and HTML; - One year of experience working in WordPress Multisites; - Two years of experience with cPanel and other hosting environments and tools; - Two years experience with application development.

Necessary Licenses and Certifications: N/A

AA/EOE: NC State University is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, gender identity, age, sexual orientation, genetic information, status as an individual with a disability, or status as a protected veteran.

Individuals with disabilities requiring disability-related accommodations in the application and interview process, please call 919-515-3148. Final candidates are subject to criminal & sex offender background checks. Some vacancies also require credit or motor vehicle checks. If highest degree is from an institution outside of the U.S., final candidates are required to have their degree verified at "www.wes.org":http//wes.org. Degree must be obtained prior to start date.

NC State University participates in E-Verify. Federal law requires all employers to verify the identity and employment eligibility of all persons hired to work in the United States.




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Posted: 12/18/2018
Application Due: 2/8/2019
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