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Senior Application Developer

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Education Requirement:
Bachelors degree in a related field or equivalent combination of education and related experience.

Required Qualifications:
• Typically 5+ years of current professional web development experience, preferably in a higher education or agency setting
• Current professional experience developing and maintaining Drupal 7 and/or 8 websites
• Experience working with Drupal's key contributed modules, extending modules, and developing your own modules
• Experience integrating content from third party systems to Drupal (or other CMSes, websites, and platforms) via APIs and data feeds
• Current relevant experience (typically 3+ years) with HTML5, CSS, Javascript, jQuery, PHP, and MySQL
• Effective oral and written communication with content providers, designers and developers, non-technical stakeholders, and end users
• Demonstrated ability to interact positively with a diverse population
• Attention to detail

Desired Qualifications:
• Typically 3+ years of experience with Drupal theming and back end development
• Experience working with Drupal's key contributed modules and developing your own modules
• Familiarity with implementing modern frontend experiences using tools such as SASS, Gulp and JavaScript Frameworks (Vue, Angular, React)
• Experience developing with Bootstrap (or other grid framework)
• Experience with Git workflow, continuous deployment, and development best practices
• Experience developing with CMSes other than Drupal, including Wordpress, headless CMSes and modern frameworks
• Experience building responsive and adaptive websites and web experiences
• Experience developing websites to WCAG 2.x and WAI-ARIA standards
• Current experience with modern UX, Interaction, and Usability standards
• Awareness of SEO, what it is, why it’s important, and how to implement SEO improvements and best practices
• Experience with Scrum/agile philosophy and methodologies

Application Process:

Please attach a resume, cover letter, and a portfolio of links to websites and apps that you have worked on and/or developed.

Job openings are posted for a minimum of 14 calendar days. This job may be removed from posting and filled any time after the minimum posting period has ended. For questions or additional information, please contact Kim Kuebrich Yordi, kim-yordi@uiowa.edu.

The person in this position is expected to maintain effective, civil, and respectful working relationships with the University of Iowa campus community and uphold a high standard of cultural competency and respect for difference that represents the University of Iowa’s commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion.

Successful candidates will be subject to a credential and criminal background check.

Please note regarding references: 3-5 professional references will be requested and required at a later step in the recruitment process.

Equal opportunity/affirmative action employer


The University of Iowa is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment free from discrimination on the basis of race, creed, color, national origin, age, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, religion, associational preference, status as a qualified individual with a disability, or status as a protected veteran.


Persons with disabilities who need assistance or accommodations with the application or interview process may contact University Human Resources/Faculty and Staff Disability Services, (319) 335-2660 or fsds@uiowa.edu.  For jobs in UI Health care, please contact UI Health care Leave & Disability Administration at 319-356-7543.

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