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JOB

Drupal Developer


Deadline:
Thu Jul 31, 2014 00:00

Location:
Troy, New York
United States of America

The Curtis R. Priem Experimental Media and Performing Arts Center (EMPAC) at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute in Troy, NY seeks a Sr. Systems Programmer (Drupal Developer) to research, design, program, implement and maintain all public facing backend web systems on www.empac.rpi.edu. The programmer will provide technical leadership for EMPAC’s external and internal web services and technologies.

Minimum qualifications include:
- Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, Human Computer Interaction, or closely related field
- Five (5) years experience in web development or related field, including a minimum of three (3) years experience in Drupal development
****A combination of education and experience can be substituted for a degree
- Experience with web services and structured data such as XML
- Experience with data-driven web applications, data modeling, and interchange

The incumbent will have experience with source control such as Git and Bazaar, and experience building and integrating complex information environments and web-based systems. Experience implementing search tools and analyzing site structure and traffic, and demonstrated experience of database development and administration with MySQL, PostgreSQL,etc.


JOB

Drupal Programmer


Deadline:
Tue Apr 15, 2014 15:40

Location:
Troy, New York
United States of America

The Curtis R. Priem Experimental Media and Performing Arts Center (EMPAC) at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute in Troy, NY seeks a Sr. Systems Programmer (Drupal) to assume primary responsibility and technical leadership for EMPAC's back-end web services and technologies. This position researches, designs, and implements both external and internal web services, including empac.rpi.edu.

Reporting to the Manager, Design Communications, the Systems Programmer will maintain complex web-based software systems using appropriate technologies. Additionally, the incumbent will perform unit tests and troubleshoot systems, making sure front-end systems perform as specified using multiple platforms, browsers, and breaking points under various loads. The Programmer will adhere to user-centered design principles including user experience design, information architecture, user interface design, and accessibility.

Minimum qualifications include:

• Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, Human Computer Interaction, or closely related field
• Five (5) years experience in web development or related field
• Working knowledge building/managing systems/web sites in current CMSs such as Drupal, WordPress, and Joomla.

The successful candidate will have:

• Expert knowledge in at least one server-side programming language such as Java, PHP, and XML.
• Demonstrated understanding of, and experience with, web and Internet protocols, standards, and practices.
• Experience with web services, and structured data such as XML, and data-driven web applications, data modeling, and interchange is highly desired.

The incumbent will have:

• Experience building and integrating complex information environments and web-based systems.
• Demonstrated experience of database development and administration such as MySQL, PostgreSQL, etc. is preferred.

EMPAC/Rensselaer's current infrastructure:

• Drupal 7 with custom modules developed using features and Drush
• jQuery library
• Responsive across three break points
• LESS with mixins
• Varnish and memcached
• Bazaar
• Developed exclusively in a exclusively Mac/Linux (RHEL, CentOS) environment