Analyst Programmer 1
University of Oregon - Eugene, OR

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o The University of Oregon Library invites applications for a full-time Web Application Developer (Analyst Programmer).

o This is a classified position represented by the Oregon Public Employees Union.

o University of Oregon positions that are at least half-time are eligible for excellent benefits, including health and dental, employer-paid retirement, and tuition benefits for employee or an eligible dependent, sick and vacation leave.

o Due to budgetary shortfalls, the person appointed to this position will be required to take unpaid furlough days between date of hire and June 30, 2013.

o This recruitment is open to any applicant who meets the qualifications listed below. TO QUALIFY YOU MUST HAVE:
... a basic foundation of knowledge and skills in systems analysis and related programming support functions generally obtained by a bachelor's degree in computer science, or an equivalent amount of training and applied experience.

In addition this position requires:
  • At least one year experience developing and maintaining complex Web sites, preferably with an education institution; 2-3 years' experience preferred.
  • Professional level proficiency and experience in Web site production tools, including HTML, CSS, WYSIWYG Web publishing tools, at least one standard server-side scripting language, preferably PHP, SQL/MYSQL, open source content management systems, such as Drupal or Wordpress.
  • Ability to work well both independently and in a collaborative environment.
  • Ability to quickly troubleshoot and solve technical problems, learn new technologies, work on multiple tasks, and meet deadlines.
  • Demonstrated skills in project management, consensus building, and problem solving.
  • Demonstrated familiarity and experience with Web accessibility and usability norms/guidelines.
  • Demonstrated familiarity with cross-platform Web development and support.
  • Familiarity with user interface issues and information architecture.
  • Excellent oral and written communication, and the ability to translate technical processes and solutions into terms understandable by a non-technical audience.
Position is subject to criminal background check. DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:
This position provides lead technical support and management of the library's Web sites and intranet. Duties include:

... providing technical support and management of the library Web presence and assisting library staff who are responsible for creating Web content; monitoring and implementing appropriate standards and guidelines, including 508 compliant web design standards and communicating these with staff; maintaining web analytics for Web sites.

... installing and configuring Web applications in both development and production environments; installing software updates and patches for blogs, wikis, other content management systems, and other Web based applications.

... developing HTML/CSS standards for library Web pages to allow optimal display, accessibility, and functionality on Windows, Macs, and mobile platforms; supporting library Web sites that are managed by Drupal and Wordpress; designing, developing, maintaining, theming, documenting, testing, and modifying dynamic Web sites, library-based Web applications and databases for Internet and intranet sites using standard programming languages, software communities, and software libraries.

... training Web content creators in the use of Web development or content management applications; participating on the library Web development team.

SUPPLEMENTAL QUESTIONS
To assist us in making the selection for this position, please respond to the following questions on a separate sheet(s) of paper. Please limit your responses to no more than one page per question. Number your responses to correspond to the questions and describe experience and training related to each question. Make sure that any experience or training described in your responses is included on your application.

1. Describe a project for which you used PHP, Javascript, HTML, CSS, and any other tools to design the functionality for a major website. Provide specifics about your role, strategies you used, and highlights of the resulting project.

2. List at least 3 web technologies that you are most proficient in (for example, PHP, Javascript, ActionScript, MySQL, Content Management Systems, etc.) and state what you feel are the strengths and weaknesses of these technologies for web application development.

3. Describe your experience programming with relational databases. Describe your experience working with SQL or variations, including your strategies for efficient SQL queries and database optimization for web delivery. Give an example where a non-relational data model makes more sense.

4. Describe your experience working as a developer in a collaborative environment, including version control, documentation, bug tracking, and communication.

5. Please indicate your experience using the following languages and tools. For each, indicate your length of experience (years or months) and your level of experience: basic, intermediate, advanced.

a. PHP

b. MySQL

c. HTML/CSS

d. Javascript

e. Drupal

f. Wordpress

g. Unix/Linux literacy

h. Windows literacy

i. Other programming languages (please specify)

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