Senior Web Developer - Tufts Technology Services - (21001684)
Tufts Technology Services (TTS) is a university-wide service organization committed to delivering technology solutions in support of Tufts' mission of teaching, learning, research, innovation, and sustainability. With staff across all of Tufts' campuses, as well as a 24x7 IT Service Desk, we collaborate with schools and divisions to meet the demands of a global, mobile community. We promote a collaborative, flexible work environment, embrace diversity and inclusion, and encourage personal and professional development. Learn more about TTS on our website.
As a Senior Front End Web Developer on the Digital Solutions team in Tufts Technology Services, you will develop and enhance responsive and accessible digital applications from design and UX specifications using Drupal and other contemporary technologies. You will manage the visual design system in use on over 100 sites; and engage in custom Drupal theme development. You are a passionate front-end technologist steeped in contemporary patterns, frameworks, and practices who seeks continuous learning and opportunities for rapid prototyping, and who excels in an environment based in agile software methodologies you. A skilled collaborator, you will have the opportunity to work in a dynamic team with other developers, UX designers, and content strategists to deliver high impact digital solutions that support teaching, learning, research, and digital marketing. You have excellent communication skills, are self-motivated and able to work with minimal supervision, and are not afraid to ask for help or to offer it. This has been designated as a fully remote position.
Skills and knowledge typically acquired through a Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or related field and 6+ years' relevant Front End development experience
Demonstrated ability to develop technical solutions with Drupal and other contemporary technologies.
Understanding of best practices for semantic structure with sustainable development, accessibility and SEO.
Desire to excel at design
Excellent analytical and communication skills
Demonstrated ability to work in a fast paced technology environment
Solid experience with all aspects of the software development cycle from analysis through evaluation and documentation.
Flexibility and the ability to work effectively in a dynamic, collaborative environment
Strong written and verbal communication skills
Ability to brainstorm creative solutions to problems
Experience collaborating with a diverse, multidisciplinary team.
Experience with UX testing.
Experience working in Agile environment.
An employee in this position must complete all appropriate background checks at the time of hire, promotion, or transfer. Equal Opportunity Employer - minority/females/veterans/disability/sexual orientation/gender identity.
Primary Location: United States-Massachusetts-Medford/Somerville
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