Web Developer

California, United States
03 Oct 2019
End of advertisement period
02 Dec 2019
Contract Type
Full Time

Stanford University School of Medicine is seeking a web developer to join the Anesthesia IT team in department of Anesthesiology, Perioperative and Pain Medicine).

Anesthesia IT supports the faculty and staff websites and various back-end database and fileservers.

The web developer will contribute to our team by creating and updating aesthetically pleasing department, division and lab websites that are uniform across most web browsers, computers and portable devices. The web developer need to be extremely independent and proactively engaging various faculty and staff with regards to their website needs as well with working with the Anesthesia IT team, department photographer, and other University resources as needed.

All candidates are asked to submit a cover letter resume and provide work samples or links to completed projects.

Duties Include:

  • Design, implement, and deploy web-based applications and websites from initial design and architecture through development, test, and deployment.
  • Implement and maintain content management systems, including installation, configuration, troubleshooting, and creation of Stanford-specific modules.
  • Evaluate third-party modules for functionality, accessibility, security, and maintainability.
  • Perform selected website administration duties for existing clients. Ensure web server and site technical performance.
  • Create web pages and tools for Stanford websites using core technologies. Create and/or modify clean, well-structured, search engine optimization-friendly documented code.
  • Provide technical expertise in front- and back-end web development. Support web infrastructure by providing end-user support, applications maintenance, product evaluation, back-end development, and internal management tools.
  • Interpret website design and layout visually in a creative, contemporary style and fully integrated manner. Ensure high quality and consistent look and feel across multiple devices and browsers.
  • Optimize the display of original online content, and collaborate with content manager to produce animated gifs, static buttons, and email and landing pages.
  • Work with site architects to develop and document functional specifications based on requirements gathered from stakeholders. Support the implementation of life-cycle.
  • Help develop and deploy upgrade/migration plans for existing content management system as needed.

* Other duties may also be assigned

Education & Experience (Required):

Bachelor's degree and three years of relevant experience or a combination of education and relevant experience.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities (Required):

  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to develop web content management systems.
  • Demonstrated ability to develop complex websites and web applications using open source tools, languages, libraries, and current standards-compliant code. 
  • Knowledge of web content development and cloud services.
  • Expert level knowledge of front-end development languages and ability to hand code HTML, CSS, and JavaScript. 
  • Solid understanding of web standards and usability methods.
  • Expert knowledge of content management systems, such as Drupal, including the ability to perform standard installation and configuration.
  • Demonstrated ability to write, compile, test, debug, and deploy software. 
  • Knowledge of web analytics tools and related analyses.
  • Ability to design and manage relational databases.
  • Ability to design and implement web services.
  • Ability to interact positively with and build consensus among a diverse group of colleagues, clients, and senior leadership.

Physical Requirements:

  • Constantly perform desk-based computer tasks, grasp lightly/fine manipulation.
  • Frequently sitting.
  • Occasionally stand/walk, use a telephone. 
  • Rarely writing by hand, lift/carry/push/pull objects that weigh up to 10 pounds.
  • Strong visual acuity.

*Consistent with its obligations under the law, the University will provide reasonable accommodation to any employee with a disability who requires accommodation to perform the essential functions of his or her job.

Work Standards:

  • Interpersonal Skills: Demonstrates the ability to work well with Stanford colleagues and clients and with external organizations.
  • Promote Culture of Safety: Demonstrates commitment to personal responsibility and value for safety; communicates safety concerns; uses and promotes safe behaviors based on training and lessons learned.
  • Subject to and expected to comply with all applicable University policies and procedures, including but not limited to the personnel policies and other policies found in the University's Administrative Guide, http://adminguide.stanford.edu.

Additional Information

Schedule: Full-time
Job Code: 4872
Employee Status: Regular
Grade: I
Requisition ID: 84871