Senior Full-Stack Developer - University Communications and Marketing
Carnegie Mellon University
Location: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Internal Number: 2018136
Are you a developer ready to step up and join a world-class university? This Sr. Full Stack Web Developer position puts you in a critical role to develop and improve our CMS offering that serves more than 1,000 users and hundreds of sites.
University Communications and Marketing at Carnegie Mellon University is searching for a Sr. Full Stack developer with demonstrated experience in content management system development. The Sr. Full Stack Developer will work within an agile development team to create, extend, and maintain content management and digital outreach systems for a world-class organization.
The primary role of this position, as part of the University's Digital Strategy team, is to lead in driving the application and operational aspects of the CMS, including application development and enhancements for our automated testing and deployment infrastructure (GitLab CI). The Sr. Full Stack Developer will be empowered to oversee process and platform improvements, working with other team members and stakeholders to ensure that our offerings are stable, quick-to-test and develop, and meet the needs of our users.
This is an exciting opportunity for someone who enjoys collaborating with a diverse group of people and developing with a user-focused mindset.
Participate directly in the concept, design, development, testing, and deployment of a novel, innovative content management platform-as-a-service on Drupal 8/9 which powers part the university's web presence
Use PHP, server scripting, and a strong knowledge of integration between systems to create and maintain the infrastructure that supports our applications as well as our development process.
Build integrations and pipelines so that our development team can review, test, and deploy changes to production environments. Work at all levels of development but with a focus on developing new features in existing applications and creating the infrastructure of development and deployment processes (eg automated testing, CI/CD, custom tooling)
Lead the design for our projects' development and deployment processes
Explore advanced concepts including accessibility, application performance, API development, containerization, and more in a practical, enterprise context with compelling use cases and constraints
Maintain technical documentation as needed
Work alongside a creative, talented, driven team, in a collaborative environment committed to technical innovation, inclusion, and work-life balance
May be responsible for mentoring junior level web developers
Other duties as assigned
You must demonstrate:
Experience with full stack, including HTML/JS, PHP, Shell scripting, SQL
Experience with server maintenance and development
Web Content Management Experience
Web Development Experience
Experience with system and service integration
Experience creating development workflows and tooling
Adaptability, excellence, and passion are vital qualities within University Communications and Marketing. Inclusion, collaboration, and cultural sensitivity are valued competencies at CMU. Therefore, we are in search of a team member who can effectively interact with a varied population of diverse audiences. We are looking for someone who shares our values and who will support the mission of the university through their work.
Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science, Information Science or related field
At least 5 years of development experience
Or a combination of education and relevant experience from which comparable knowledge
Successful background check.
Must be able to travel to on- and off- campus locations as requested; evening and weekend hours may be required.
Interested in this exciting opportunity? Apply today!
CMU's COVID-19 Vaccination Requirements: As a condition of employment, Carnegie Mellon University requires all staff and faculty working in the United States to be fully vaccinated, including a booster when eligible, against COVID-19. Prior to commencement of employment, new hires in the United States must provide proof of vaccination or obtain an approved exemption. (Exemptions may be requested for medical reasons or for religious or strong moral or ethical conviction.) Those granted an exemption must comply with all applicable COVID-19 mitigation requirements. The most up-to-date information on CMU's COVID-19 mitigation requirements can be found here: Minimum Requirements to Return to Campus.
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Carnegie Mellon (www.cmu.edu) is a private, internationally ranked research university with programs in areas ranging from science, technology and business, to public policy, the humanities and the arts. More than 12,000 students in the university’s seven schools and colleges benefit from a small student-to-faculty ratio and an education characterized by its focus on creating and implementing solutions for real problems, interdisciplinary collaboration and innovation. A global university, Carnegie Mellon’s main campus in the United States is in Pittsburgh, Pa. It has campuses in California’s Silicon Valley and Qatar, and programs in Africa, Asia, Australia, Europe and Mexico.
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