Your responsibilities will include:
Maintain scheduling and coordinating efforts including the priority of work and tasks to be accomplished
Log tasks and progress on a weekly basis
Recommend hardware and software purchases and the use of emerging technologies
Build, test, and integrate new code and intranet webforms
Attend project team and departmental meetings
Attend seminars, workshops, and other professional development training
Supervise and approve content uploaded by others
Coordinate with other university departments on back-end system administration and data integrity
We are looking for someone who has:
A solid understanding of WordPress Content Management System, single and multisite installations.
Experience developing WordPress Custom Plugins.
A deep understanding of custom post types using WP Types and/or Advanced Custom Fields (ACF).
Deep understanding of PHP development and MYSQL.
Experience building user interfaces for websites and/or web applications.
Experience designing and developing responsive design websites. Ability to convert comprehensive layouts from the Design Team into working HTML pages.
Experience with developing or customizing parametric search.
Comfortable working with browser debugging tools.
Ability to understand CSS changes and their ramifications to ensure consistent style across platforms and browsers.
Knowledge of how to interact with data APIs and formats (JSON, XML, CSV). Experience with data migration.
Proficient understanding of code versioning tools.
Attention to detail, superb written and verbal communication skills, and ability to work well within teams.
Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Information Systems or other relevant field required
At least 3-5 years of relevant web development experience, preferably using Wordpress
This position is full-time and is based at Carnegie Mellon University’s main campus in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. For full consideration, please include a resume, cover letter, and URLs of developed websites. The successful incumbent will be available to begin full-time work no later than September 1, 2017.
We are proud of the open, friendly culture that has been the hallmark of the Robotics Institute since its inception. Faculty keep their office doors open to encourage informal meetings with students and colleagues. Graduate students organize frequent department-wide social activities, ranging from Friday afternoon get-togethers to white water rafting trips. And the department’s strong support for collaboration creates an ideal environment for world class robotics research.
We are an intellectually diverse, multi-disciplinary department. The Institute’s faculty and students come from a wide variety of backgrounds and represent many unique areas of expertise. This diversity stems from the multi-disciplinary nature of the robotics, which encompasses aspects of computer science, mechanical engineering, electrical engineering, psychology, and many other disciplines.
Please visit “Why Carnegie Mellon” to learn more about becoming part of an institution inspiring innovations that change the world. http://www.cmu.edu/jobs/why-cmu/index.html.
A listing of employee benefits is available at http://www.cmu.edu/jobs/benefits-at-a-glance/index.html.
Carnegie Mellon University considers applicants for employment without regard to, and does not discriminate on the basis of, gender, race, protected veteran status, disability, or any other legally protected status.
Carnegie Mellon University (CMU) is a global research university with more than 12,000 students, 95,000 alumni, and 5,000 faculty and staff.
CMU has been a birthplace of innovation since its founding in 1900.
Today, we are a global leader bringing groundbreaking ideas to market and creating successful startup businesses.