Position: Full-time, 12 month, TEAMS staff position
Date of Expected Hire: September 1, 2020
The College of the Arts Dean’s Office seeks a Web Developer II. Reporting to the Lead Web Developer and Manager, this position is responsible for the maintenance and development of complex web-based applications and websites across the College of the Arts and all of its Schools, Centers and Institutes. The successful candidate will demonstrate a commitment to contributing to a respectful and caring community for all, including individuals of diverse backgrounds, experiences, races, ethnicities, gender identities, sexual orientation, abilities, and perspectives.
The University of Florida is an equal opportunity institution dedicated to building a broadly diverse and inclusive faculty, seeking faculty of all races, ethnicities, genders, backgrounds, experiences and perspectives.
Responsibilities, Work Location and Schedule:
Content Management System Administration: Serves as the initial contact and liaison with the lead web developer (and supervisor) for all client requests for web features and content updates. Analyzes those requests and other user needs to determine technical requirements. Identifies problems uncovered by testing or customer feedback, and corrects problems or refers problems to appropriate personnel for correction.
Application Development: Serves as the initial contact and liaison with the lead web developer (and supervisor) for all client application development requests. Analyzes those needs to determine technical requirements. In consultation with supervisor, defines the scope of the project and plans the development process. Designs, builds, and/or maintains websites and web applications, using various web-based programming or scripting languages. Confers with management and/or development teams to prioritize needs, resolves conflicts, develops functional criteria, or chooses appropriate solutions. Analyzes and evaluates code to ensure it is valid, is properly structured, is secure, meets industry standards and is compatible with browsers, devices, or operating systems. Prototypes web applications. Develops and validates test routines and schedules to ensure that test cases mimic external interfaces and address all browser and device types.
Professional Development & Documentation: Maintains understanding of current web technologies or programming practices through continuing education, reading, or participation in professional conferences, workshops, or groups.
Migrates Systems when needed
The successful candidate will bring to the position:
Fundamental understanding of HTML, CSS, version control, and SQL
Advanced PHP (5.X and 7.X)
- Performance Optimization
- Design Principles and Patterns (e.g. OOP, Functional Programming, Factory Method, MVC)
- Knowledge of one framework (e.g. React, Vue, Angular), TypeScript, or ES6+ is good, but not required
Basic understanding of web accessibility/a11y, WCAG 2.X, Section 508 Compliance
Familiarity with content management systems (e.g. ProcessWire, WordPress, TerminalFour)