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Senior Web Developer

Company: University of Texas
Location: Austin
Posted on: February 22, 2021

Job Description:

The University of Texas at Austin Staff Jobs Senior Web Developer UT MAIN CAMPUS Job Posting Title:Senior Web Developer----Hiring Department:University Development Office----Position Open To:All Applicants----Weekly Scheduled Hours:40----FLSA Status:Exempt----Earliest Start Date:Feb 18, 2021----Position Duration:Expected to Continue----Location:UT MAIN CAMPUS----Job Description:Manage the design, development and deployment of websites and applications and administer and maintain the University Development Office web infrastructure. Act as primary developer and maintain all public-facing web applications. Serve as subject matter expert in website usability, accessibility and content management system deployment/development. ----Job Details:Responsibilities

  • Build, deploy, and maintain web applications on the University's hosting infrastructure (Patheon, UT Web) using tools including Apache, NGINX, Drupal, MySQL, PHP, HTML, CSS, and Javascript.
  • Complete external and internal web design and user interface design projects from concept development to the production of the final deliverable.
  • Manage the daily maintenance, compliance, continuity and security of the University Development Office web infrastructure.
  • Develop custom applications.--Participates in all levels of custom application development from proposal through development, implementation, operation, and retirement.
  • Develop reports for website performance and quality assessments. Manage Google Analytics on new and existing sites to ensure successful benchmark.
  • Ensure compliance with applicable policies on website usage, security and standards.
  • Keep abreast of current and emerging internet standards and web development trends, including new web client technologies and web applications and make recommendations for new software acquisitions or practices.
  • Conduct research, user/usability/benchmarking tests, ideation, sketching, prototyping and user-testing experiences for digital products.
  • Make strategic design and user-experience decisions related to core, and new functions and features.Required QualificationsAt least five years of professional web development and web maintenance experience. Extensive experience developing, maintaining, and theming open source content management systems in a professional setting. Knowledge of web dev-adjunct technologies such as the LAMP platform, HTML5, CSS3, CSS frameworks (such as Boostrap or Foundation), Git version control, and SASS jQuery/JavaScript a plus. Experience with a Linux/UNIX operating system and command line tooling in a Web publishing environment. Demonstrated understanding of the entire scope of complex, database-driven Web applications. Familiarity with version control systems, including git, a must. Understanding of information architecture and user experience design. Demonstrated experience with analysis and remediation of web-related accessibility issues. Strong attention to detail/accuracy. Strong command of best practices in SEO, analytics and reporting, and documentation. Evidence of--skills in the following areas: working with new technologies, being--highly organized, planning and coordinating multiple tasks, effective--time management, attention to detail, effective problem solving skills,--using excellent judgment, working independently and with teams, maintaining a professional demeanor, working--as a team member without daily supervision, effectively communicating--with diverse groups of clients, accepting--supervision and demonstrating regular/punctual attendance.Relevant education and experience may be substituted as appropriate.Preferred QualificationsBachelor's degree in Computer Science, Information Technology or related field. More than three years relevant WordPress experience. An advanced understanding of user experience design. Ability and eagerness to identify and address opportunities and needs without specific direction. Experience working in higher education or other complex nonprofit entities. Experience working within a creative, marketing and/or communications team. Strong sense of design principles.Salary Range$75,000 + depending on qualificationsWorking ConditionsTypical office environment. Must also be able to work remotely.Required Materials
    • Resume/CV
    • 3 work references with their contact information; at least one reference should be from a supervisor
    • Letter of interestImportant--for applicants who are NOT current university employees or contingent workers:--You will be prompted to submit your resume the first time you apply, then you will be provided an option to upload a new Resume for subsequent applications. Any additional Required Materials (letter of interest, references, etc.) will be uploaded in the Application Questions section; you will be able to multi-select additional files. Before submitting your online job application, ensure that--ALL--Required Materials have been uploaded. Once your job application has been submitted, you cannot make changes.Important for Current university employees and contingent workers:--As a current university employee or contingent worker, you MUST apply within Workday by searching for Find UT Jobs. If you are a current University employee, log-in to Workday, navigate to your Worker Profile, click the Career link in the left hand navigation menu and then update the sections in your Professional Profile before you apply. This information will be pulled in to your application. The application is one page and you will be prompted to upload your resume. In addition, you must respond to the application questions--presented to upload any additional Required Materials (letter of interest, references, etc.) that were noted above.----Employment Eligibility:Regular staff who have been employed in their current position for the last six continuous months are eligible for openings being recruited for through University-Wide or Open Recruiting, to include both promotional opportunities and lateral transfers. Staff who are promotion/transfer eligible may apply for positions without supervisor approval.----Retirement Plan Eligibility:The retirement plan for this position is Teacher Retirement System of Texas (TRS), subject to the position being at least 20 hours per week and at least 135 days in length.----Background Checks:A criminal history background check will be required for finalist(s) under consideration for this position.----Equal Opportunity Employer:The University of Texas at Austin, as an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer ,--complies with all applicable federal and state laws regarding nondiscrimination and affirmative action. The University is committed to a policy of equal opportunity for all persons and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, marital status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, disability, religion, or veteran status in employment, educational programs and activities, and admissions.----Pay Transparency:The University of Texas at Austin will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor's legal duty to furnish information. ---- Employment Eligibility Verification: If hired, you will be required to complete the federal Employment Eligibility Verification I-9 form. You will be required to present acceptable and original documents to prove your identity and authorization to work in the United States. Documents need to be presented no later than the third day of employment. Failure to do so will result in loss of employment at the university. ----E-Verify:The University of Texas at Austin use E-Verify to check the work authorization of all new hires effective May 2015. The university's company ID number for purposes of E-Verify is 854197. For more information about E-Verify, please see the following:
      • E-Verify Poster (English) [PDF]
      • E-Verify Poster (Spanish) [PDF]
      • Right To Work Poster (English) [PDF]
      • Right To Work Poster (Spanish) [PDF]---- Compliance: Employees may be required to report violations of law under Title IX and the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Crime Statistics Act (Clery Act). If this position is identified a Campus Security Authority (Clery Act), you will be notified and provided resources for reporting. Responsible employees under Title IX are defined and outlined in HOP-3031 . The Clery Act requires all prospective employees be notified of the availability of the Annual Security and Fire Safety report. You may access the 2020 report here or obtain a copy at University Compliance Services, 1616 Guadalupe, Suite UTA 2.206, Austin, TX 78701. Posted 3 Days Ago Full time R_00012027 About Us The University of Texas at Austin is one of the largest employers in the great city of Austin, offering thousands of career opportunities in a wide variety of fields. Deeply committed to recruiting and retaining a diverse and talented workforce, the university offers competitive salaries, full benefits, an extensive support network,--and above--all, an enriching and highly collaborative working community that is deeply passionate about our vision for higher education and public service. Additional information for applicants can be found on the Human Resources web page: Applying for Employment . For more job information, call the Human Resource Service Center at (512) 471-4772, or toll-free at (800) 687-4178.

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