Web Developer II

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Work type: Staff Full-Time
Location: Remote/Flexible
Categories: Information Systems/Technology
Department:13010100 - COTA-DEAN'S OFFICE-GEN ADMIN

Classification Title:

Web Developer II

Job Description:

Position: Full-time, 12 month, TEAMS staff position  

Date of Expected Hire: September 1, 2020 

Salary: $64,300 

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, abilitiesand 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 

Other Duties as Assigned 

Expected Salary:

$64,300

Minimum Requirements:

A bachelor’s degree in an appropriate area of specialization and two years of appropriate experience, or an associate’s degree and four years of appropriate experience. 

Preferred Qualifications:

The successful candidate will bring to the position: 

Fundamental understanding of HTML, CSS, version control, and SQL 

Advanced PHP (5.X and 7.X) 

Security and Hardening 

Performance Optimization 

Debugging 

Design Principles and Patterns (e.g. OOP, Functional Programming, Factory Method, MVC) 

Working knowledge of JavaScript 

ES5 

jQuery 

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) 

Special Instructions to Applicants:

Application Deadline: Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until August 20, 2020 All application documents must be submitted by August 20, 2020.  Applications will not be accepted after this date.   

Application Process: Applications must be submitted via the University of Florida’s online application system.  Online applications must include the following: (1) a cover letter; (2) a resume; (3) names and contact information of three professional references. The Search Committee may request additional materials at a later time. 

Nominations and Inquiries may be sent to: 
Basharat Choudhry 
ChairWeb Developer II Search 
Email: bchoudhry@arts.ufl.edu 

If an accommodation due to a disability is needed to apply for this position, please call +1 (352) 392- 2477or the Florida Relay System at +1 (800) 955-8771 (TDD). Hiring is contingent upon eligibility to work in the US. Searches are conducted in accordance with Florida's Sunshine Law. 

Health Assessment Required: No

 

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