Senior Web Developer at The Ohio State University

Senior Web Developer at The Ohio State University

Job Type
Posting Date
September 23, 2016
Location of Position

Columbus, OH

Company Summary

For 144 years, The Ohio State University's campus in Columbus has been the stage for academic achievement and a laboratory for innovation. It's where friendships are forged. It's where rivalries and revelry are born.

The university's main campus is one of America's largest and most comprehensive. As Ohio's best and one of the nation's top-20 public universities, Ohio State is further recognized by a top-rated academic medical center and a premier cancer hospital and research center. As a land-grant university, Ohio State has a physical presence throughout the state, with campuses and research centers located around Ohio.

Duties and Responsibilities

As a member of Interactive team within University Marketing, the ideal Senior Web Developer candidate serves as the technical expert and leader responsible for web development and programming of all public and internally facing Marketing products including: websites, applications, systems and underpinning technologies.

A vital team member focused on scalable and high-quality solutions, this position plays a key role in leading the creation, delivery and maintenance of digital experiences within a fast-moving marketing environment; Advises, consults and partners with Marketing team colleagues, including front-end developers, designers, project managers, strategists and writers; Has demonstrable knowledge and expertise programming web sites and applications within open-source environments (LAMP preferred); Understands and has experience implementing and extending CMS applications (Drupal, etc.).

Position Requirements

Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, or related field OR an equivalent combination of education and experience; 7+ years of professional web application development experience; 2+ years of experience coding responsive web experiences in HTML5 and CSS3; 3+ years of professional development experience following the SDLC, delivering, maintaining and documenting projects built with object-oriented PHP & MVC frameworks; Professional work experience using MySQL: Querying, relational data, database schemas; Professional work experience creating and consuming data via web-services and APIs; Demonstrated strong communication skills, both oral and written, especially in communication with non-technical colleagues

Application deadline: October 9, 2016

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Required Experience

Desired: Professional work experience with Drupal development, including custom module development/theming, hooks, database API; Professional work experience with code versioning and management tools, such as Git, continuous integration methodologies.

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The Ohio State University is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation or gender identity, national origin, disability status, or protected veteran status.