Reporting to the Assistant Director, Web Creative Services, this position is responsible for programming and maintenance of University Relations’ multi-site Drupal CMS as well as the design, programming, and maintenance of complex web-based projects and applications for university clients. Creates web-based interfaces and administration tools for databases and works collaboratively with other web development personnel in the office including the web/multimedia project manager, as well as freelance developers. This position also supervises a student programmer.
Requires a bachelor’s degree in computer science or related field and demonstrated technical competency. Two or more years database experience including MySQL development, coding, and maintenance, two or more years experience in web development including experience in in PHP driven site development, developing sites in Drupal and resolving browser compatibility and limitation issues. Strong interpersonal and communication skills, service orientation, and the ability to function as an integral part of a team is essential. Analytical ability, creativity and attention to detail are required, as well as skill in expressing technical terms to those less familiar with media and technology. Ability to problem solve/troubleshoot database and website configuration issues. Experience working in conjunction with other developers. Specific skills required: HTML/CSS, Linux administration – Debian or CentOS, Apache configuration, MySQL administration, PHP programming, working with Drupal in a multi-site implementation, Drupal custom module development (samples required), theming for Drupal for pages, nodes, blocks, views – ‘Zen’ theming preferred, strong experience with the Drupal API, Views, CCK, integration of jQuery elements, experience with SVN or other version control system, development of or integration of Flash-based objects a plus, graphics editing skills a plus, experience with Python and/or Plone a plus.