Web Applications Developer II (Part Time - Full Time)

Tucson, AZ
Aug 05, 2020
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
Web Applications Developer II (Part Time - Full Time) Posting Numberreq586 DepartmentAHS BioCommunications Department Website Linkbiocom.arizona.eduLocationUAHS - Tucson AddressUniversity of Arizona Health Sciences, Tucson, AZ 85724 USA Position HighlightsBioCommunications, part of the Office of Communications at the University of Arizona Health Sciences, is seeking an experienced Drupal developer to join our team of designers and developers responsible for more than 115 Drupal sites. We need a developer that has a proven track record of working on multiple simultaneous projects, doing everything from selecting and configuring contributed modules to writing theme preprocessors to crafting custom modules to extend Drupal’s features to meet the needs of our clients. The incumbent must be just as comfortable performing a needs analysis with a room full of faculty and staff as working independently on custom module development.

Outstanding UA benefits include health, dental, and vision insurance plans; life insurance and disability programs; paid vacation, sick leave, and holidays; UA/ASU/NAU tuition reduction for the employee and qualified family members; state and optional retirement plans; access to UA recreation and cultural activities; and more!

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Duties & Responsibilities
  • Consults with clients to develop measurable goals and specifications for custom websites using the Drupal content management framework.
  • Selects and configures contributed modules to meet project goals.
  • Creates custom content types and views, including those with arguments and relations.
  • Writes, documents, and maintains custom Drupal modules and theme preprocessors in compliance with Drupal best practices.
  • Plans andimplements unit and functional testing of all custom code.
  • Develops standards-based HTML and CSS and is experienced with the validation of both.
  • Designs and implements jQuery, AJAX and other client-side scripts to improve the user experience.
  • Collaborates with designers and other members of the development team to achieve the best implementation for a project in the least amount of time.
Minimum Qualifications
  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent advanced learning attained through professional level experience required.
  • Minimum of 3 years of relevant work experience is required.
Preferred Qualifications• Demonstrable expertise in standards-compliant HTML, CSS, JavaScript, PHP and MySQL

• Experience developing custom modules using the Drupal API (7.x and 8.x)

• Experience working and managing a LAMP stack

• Knowledge of current and emerging programming techniques and technologies, especially test-driven development

• Knowledge of current design practices and technology, including Adobe Photoshop

• Expertise in turning user requests into manageable, measurable milestones

• Skills in writing technical documentation

• Ability to effectively communicate verbally and in writing

• Experience working collaboratively in a team environment

• Experience working in a fee-for-service environment

FLSAExempt Full Time/Part TimeTo be DeterminedNumber of Hours Worked per Week30 - 40 Job FTE.75 - 1.0Work CalendarFiscalJob CategoryInformation TechnologyBenefits EligibleYes - Full Benefits Range Minimum52024 Range Midpoint75145Range Maximum92487Rate of Pay$52,500 - $57,000Compensation Typesalary at 1.0 full-time equivalency (FTE) Grade9 Career Stream and LevelPC2Job FamilyWeb Sites & Applications Job FunctionInformation Technology Type of criminal background check required:Name-based criminal background check (non-security sensitive) Number of Vacancies1 Target Hire Date3/22/2020 Expected End Date Contact Information for CandidatesDenise [email protected] Open Date3/2/2020Open Until FilledYesDocuments Needed to ApplyResume and Cover LetterSpecial Instructions to ApplicantPlease note that BioCommunications is unable to provide financial support for travel or relocation expenses. Diversity StatementAt the University of Arizona, we value our inclusive climate because we know that diversity in experiences and perspectives is vital to advancing innovation, critical thinking, solving complex problems, and creating an inclusive academic community. As an Hispanic-serving institution, we translate these values into action by seeking individuals who have experience and expertise working with diverse students, colleagues, and constituencies. Because we seek a workforce with a wide range of perspectives and experiences, we provide equal employment opportunities to applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or genetic information. As an Employer of National Service, we also welcome alumni of AmeriCorps, Peace Corps, and other national service programs and others who will help us advance our Inclusive Excellence initiative aimed at creating a university that values student, staff and faculty engagement in addressing issues of diversity and inclusiveness.

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