Front-End Web Developer (7299U) - 27345

San Francisco
Jul 29, 2019
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Front-End Web Developer (7299U) - 27345
About Berkeley
The University of California, Berkeley, is one of the world's most iconic teaching and research institutions. Since 1868, Berkeley has fueled a perpetual renaissance, generating unparalleled intellectual, economic and social value in California, the United States and the world. Berkeley's culture of openness, freedom and acceptance—academic and artistic, political and cultural—make it a very special place for students, faculty and staff.

Berkeley is committed to hiring and developing staff who want to work in a high performing culture that supports the outstanding work of our faculty and students. In deciding whether to apply for a staff position at Berkeley, candidates are strongly encouraged to consider the alignment of the Berkeley Workplace Culture with their potential for success at

Application Review Date
The First Review Date for this job is: August 9, 2019

Departmental Overview
UC Berkeley Extension is the continuing education branch of the University of California, Berkeley. Extension offers more than 2,000 courses per year in a variety of subjects both online and in the classroom. Extension's administrative departments and units include student records (transcripts), registration, scheduling, international student services, facilities, financial services, and the cashier's office. In addition to the main Berkeley center, it has responsibility for the maintenance and operation of regional centers in San Francisco (Spear Street), and Belmont and other leased facilities in the San Francisco Bay Area.

  • Designs, develops, modifies, debugs and evaluates websites by applying professional application programming concepts including HTML 5, CSS 3.1 including media queries; CSS variables, grid and flexbox, Vanilla JavaScript and jQuery, Sass, Git, .jsp and Drupal.
  • Plans and develops website systems architecture to be extensible.
  • Creates holistic web solutions to address short and long-term business goals.
  • Under general supervision, analyzes existing programs or works to formulate logic for moderately complex new systems, devises logic procedures, prepares flow-charting, performs coding, data analysis, and tests/debugs programs.
  • Monitors and modifies current web solutions to address business goals. Works across departments to ensure the needs of stakeholders are being met.
  • Ensures that all customer facing websites meet accessibility standards.
  • Designs and uses basic relational databases.
  • Executes test plan.
  • Systematically tests changes to websites for quality control and usability.
  • Responsible for monitoring the critical functions of the websites, documenting and responding to errors.
  • Develops conversion and system implementation plans.
  • Gathers and analyzes data to prepare system and programming documentation.
  • Assists with implementation of changes in development, maintenance and system standards using Angular, Object-Oriented JavaScript, Drupal (front-end), RESTful APIs, Google Analytics, Pardot/Salesforce implementation.

    Required Qualifications
  • Requires advanced knowledge of applications programming function specifically Destiny Solutions but also HTML 5, CSS 3.1 including media queries; CSS variables, grid and flexbox, Vanilla JavaScript and jQuery, Sass styling language, Git version control, .jsp and Drupal.
  • Expertise relating to the design and development of applications programs.
  • Requires practical, hands-on knowledge of accessibility standards and how to build sematic solutions which meet those standards.
  • Requires knowledge of other related areas of IT.
  • Ability to gain knowledge of department processes and procedures.
  • Requires skills associated with programming design, modification and implementation.
  • Requires interpersonal skills in order to work with both technical and non-technical personnel at various levels in the organization.
  • Must be able to communicate technical information in a clear and concise manner.
  • Must be self-motivated, able to learn quickly, meet deadlines and demonstrate problem solving skills.
  • Must be familiar with web applications, web programming language and object oriented programming concepts.

  • Bachelor's degree in related area and/or equivalent experience/training.

    Preferred Qualifications
  • Masters Degree or equivalent years experience/training.

    Salary & Benefits
    This position is a non-exempt, bi-weekly paid position. Hourly pay for this role is commensurate with experience.

    For information on the comprehensive benefits package offered by the University visit:

    Conviction History Background
    This is a designated position requiring fingerprinting and a background check due to the nature of the job responsibilities. Berkeley does hire people with conviction histories and reviews information received in the context of the job responsibilities. The University reserves the right to make employment contingent upon successful completion of the background check.

    Equal Employment Opportunity
    The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status. For more information about your rights as an applicant see:
    For the complete University of California nondiscrimination and affirmative action policy see:

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