Web Developer III
University of Southern California - Los Angeles, CA

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The University of Southern California (USC), founded in 1880, is located in the heart of downtown L.A. and is the largest private employer in the City of Los Angeles. As an employee of USC, you will be a part of a world-class research university and a member of the "Trojan Family," which is comprised of the faculty, students and staff that make the university what it is.

USC's Information Technology Services is seeking a Senior Web Developer to join its team.

We're looking for someone who loves developing for the web, can handle multiple projects in different phases simultaneously, isn't afraid of deadlines, and likes contributing to a team environment. You have:

A strong knowledge of HTML 5, CSS3, JavaScript, jQuery, and browser technology.

A love of web standards.

An ability to translate a design into semantic markup and CSS

A working knowledge of PHP and SQL

Experience developing web applications for a variety of devices like mobile and touch.

Experience with a number of content management systems. WordPress a must.

The Senior Web Developer will leads the design, development and implementation of front-end and back-end software for Web sites.

Job Accountabilities:
Designs and implements complex Web-based systems with minimal direction.

Leads the development effort and provides architectural guidance for future migration of existing product features to the Web-based platform.

Creates graphics, logos, or identifies Web site, as needed.

Discusses new features with designers and other university teams, giving input on what is technically feasible.

Establishes and communicates Web-based best practices and design patterns for use within assigned area.

Establishes project plans and schedules, identifies staffing and resource requirements. Monitors progress providing status reports as needed. Reviews work of team.

Performs object oriented analysis.

Provides leadership, guidance and direction to junior level staff.

Stays informed of new developments and technologies by reading journals and other pertinent publications, maintaining contact with vendors, and participating in professional organizations, meetings and seminars.

Creates written, video and/or audio content for Web site, as needed.

Identifies and implements protocols and procedures to ensure Web site security.

Leads the resolution of Web site technical support issues.

Maintains program libraries, users' manuals, and/or technical documentations, as needed.

Resolves bugs found in different areas of code.

The University of Southern California values diversity and is committed to equal opportunity in employment.

Minimum Qualifications:
Minimum Education:
Bachelor's degree
Combined work experience and education as equivalent

Minimum Experience:
4 years

Minimum Field of Expertise:
Understanding and strong technical knowledge of and experience with object oriented design; Web servers; Web applications and programming languages; Web content management systems, search engine optimization, and usability engineering.

Preferred Qualifications

Preferred Education:
Bachelor's degree

Preferred Experience:
5 years

Preferred Field of Expertise:
Front-end and back-end Web site design.

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