CIRES/ NOAA GSD Web Developer

Location
Boulder, Colorado
Posted
Sep 20, 2019
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
Requisition Number:

21252Location:

Boulder, Colorado Employment Type:

Research FacultySchedule:

Full-Time Close All Job SummaryThe Cooperative Institute for Research in Environmental Sciences (CIRES) at the University of Colorado Boulder collaborates with the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) located at the Earth System Research Lab (ESRL), Global Systems Division (GSD) in Boulder, CO.
GSD conducts world-class applied research and directed development resulting in technology transfer of environmental data, models, products, and services that enhance environmental understanding with the outcome of supporting commerce, supporting NWS in protecting life and property, and promoting a scientifically literate public.
GSD is seeking a web developer to manage both internal and external websites. This position will provide all of the content management to maintain a professional web presence in a technology-rich science-focused organization. This developer will manage the day-to-day look and feel of the externally facing websites as well as the informational internal websites (Intranet). Particular attention will be focused on Web security and related processes and procedures to ensure compliance with Federal mandates. Who We AreAt CIRES, the Cooperative Institute for Research in Environmental Sciences, more than 800 environmental scientists work to understand the dynamic Earth system, including people’s relationship with the planet. CIRES is a partnership of NOAA and the University of Colorado Boulder, and our areas of expertise include weather and climate, changes at the Earth’s poles, air quality and atmospheric chemistry, water resources, and solid Earth sciences. Our vision is to be instrumental in ensuring a sustainable future environment by advancing scientific and societal understanding of the Earth system.
https://cires.colorado.edu/
GSD conducts world-class applied research and directed development resulting in technology transfer of environmental data, models, products, and services that enhance environmental understanding with the outcome of supporting commerce, supporting NWS in protecting life and property, and promoting a scientifically literate public.
Global Systems Division Website: https://www.esrl.noaa.gov/gsd/
What Your Key Responsibilities Will Be
  • Coordinate with communication specialists to develop compelling content on GSD accomplishments, research, and contributions.
  • Design, develop, and maintain GSD internal (intranet) and external websites and web pages.
  • Coordinate with IT Services group to securely implement, configure, operate, and maintain the GSD web infrastructure.
  • Research and evaluate commercial and open-source web technologies to meet GSD requirements and recommend appropriate and cost-effective implementation.
  • Collaborate with various technical and project teams to determine requirements and propose solutions to meet GSD requirements with web technology.
  • Review requirements and provide recommended priorities and time estimates for the development of GSD web technology solutions and features throughout GSD.
  • Represent GSD in NOAA web committee meetings.
What You Should KnowThis position requires applicants to:
  • Be a U.S. Citizen or Green Card Holder
  • Pass a National Agency Check with Inquiries (NACI, Federal background check)
This position will be rostered in CIRES at the University of Colorado Boulder, but will be physically situated in the David Skaggs Research Center, 325 Broadway, Boulder, CO 80305. If you are the selected finalist you will be required to pass a federal laboratory background clearance for site access.What We Can Offer

We can offer a competitive salary and a comprehensive benefits package.

Benefits

The University of Colorado offers excellent benefits, including medical, dental, retirement, paid time off, tuition benefit and ECO Pass. The University of Colorado Boulder is one of the largest employers in Boulder County and offers an inspiring higher education environment. Learn more about the University of Colorado Boulder.

Be StatementsBe Effective. Be Resourceful. Be Boulder.What We Require
  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or equivalent / related discipline.
  • Be a U.S. Citizen or Green Card Holder.
  • Pass a National Agency Check with Inquiries (NACI, Federal background check).
What You Will Need
  • Must be proficient in:
    • HTML, CSS, javascript, CGI, Python
    • Content Management Systems such as Django-CMS or Wordpress
    • Secure coding methods
  • The ability to develop attractive device-responsive layouts.
  • Demonstrated skill generating and maintaining application documentation and databases.
  • Excellent verbal and written communications skills.
  • Must be able to work as part of a team, prioritize projects, and multi-task.
What We Would Like You To Have
  • At least two years of experience in web technology design and development.
  • Knowledge of and experience with:
    • Apache webserver & Perl
    • Dreamweaver or Photoshop
Special InstructionsTo apply, please submit the following materials:
  1. Resume or CV
  2. Cover letter addressed to the Search Committee briefly describing your qualifications, professional goals, and specific interest in this position.
  3. List of contact information for 3 references who will be willing to write a confidential Letter of Recommendation for you.
If you are selected as the finalist, your degree will be verified by the CU Boulder Campus Human Resources department using an approved online vendor. If your degree was obtained outside of the United States, please submit a translated version as an optional attachment.
The position will be open until filled. Applications will be screened as they are received.
Note: Application materials will not be accepted via email. For consideration, applications must be submitted through CU Boulder Jobs.Posting Contact Name: Susan Cobb

Posting Contact Email: [email protected]

The University of Colorado Boulder is committed to building a culturally diverse community of faculty, staff, and students dedicated to contributing to an inclusive campus environment. We are an Equal Opportunity employer, including veterans and individuals with disabilities.

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