Web Developer
University of Toronto
Mississauga, ON
Job Number: 1902384

Faculty / Division: University of Toronto Mississauga

Department: UTM: Information and Instructional Technology Services

Campus: Mississauga

About us:
The university’s second largest division, U of T Mississauga has 17 academic departments and offers 156 programs in 92 areas of study. Home to approximately 15,000 students and over 1,000 faculty and staff, the campus houses the Mississauga Academy of Medicine, Centre for Medicinal Chemistry and Institute for Management and Innovation. With its distinctive interdisciplinary programs such as forensic sciences and biomedical communications, U of T Mississauga offers a broad array of continuing education programs and professional masters programs. Established in 1967, the campus features award-winning architecture, robust community partnerships and a dynamic student environment set amongst 225 acres along the Credit River in Mississauga.

Your opportunity:
I&ITS is a high-volume service delivery operation, processing over 15,000 incident, change, and service requests annually, and is the primary support for the teaching, learning, and research mission at UTM. As the Web Developer, you will join the Datacenter Operations team, responsible for maintaining the services and infrastructure housed in the UTM datacenters. The scope of responsibilities of the Datacenter Operations team includes enterprise storage, high-performance computing, as well as a heterogeneous environment of physical and virtual servers. You will apply your unique expertise to achieving the vision of the team to ensure these services are solid, speedy, and secure.

Your responsibilities will include:
Creating, customizing and maintaining open source web applications.
Analyzing user needs and business processes to create programming solutions.
Evaluating code to ensure it has validity, compatibility, and that it meets appropriate standards.
Monitoring the performance, integrity and security of applications.
Troubleshooting complex problems.
Analyzing server and application performance data.
Creating complex and technical documentation and user support guides.
Providing detailed analysis and recommendations on the suitability of major new technology and software systems.

Essential Qualifications:
Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science or an acceptable combination of equivalent experience.
Minimum 2 years administering and developing on Drupal CMS 7 and 8.
Minimum four years relevant experience including experience with database design, implementation and management (MySQL) and experience working with multi-server, enterprise-level web infrastructures.
Expert knowledge of modern web development frameworks including but not limited to PHP, HTML5, CSS/SASS/SCSS, JavaScript/JQuery and strong knowledge of accessible web design practices.
Working knowledge of shell scripting and CLI tools.
Working knowledge of programming to APIs.
Knowledge of current AODA and ability to apply standards to existing code.
Must be proficient in theming and customizing Drupal 7 and 8 instances. Must have expertise in current web design trends and practices and persistent web-database integration.
Understanding of Software Development Life Cycles, system and application security hardening, vulnerability assessment, enterprise patch management in a production environment.
Demonstrated proficiency using git.
Skilled in working with legacy code and incrementally upgrade using progressive enhancement principles.
Strong communications skills, with the ability to communicate professionally and efficiently both verbally and in writing.
Strong analytical, problem solving, and time management skills to permit simultaneous action on many tasks, many of which will demand timely completion.
Strong project management and team leadership skills.
Strong commitment to high quality service.
Strong initiative and the ability to work both independently and as a member of a team.

Assets (Nonessential):
Experience in a Drupal 7 multisite environment.
Experience migrating websites from Drupal 7 to Drupal 8.
Experience with search engine optimization principles.
Experience with Gulp.js or other task runners.
Familiarity with Continuous Development principles.
Knowledge of Shibboleth and other authentication protocols.
ITIL foundations level (or higher) certification.
Experience working in a structured change management environment (CAB or equivalent body).

To be successful in this role you will be:
Team player

Travel: None

Notes: An extended job description is available upon request.

Employee Group: United Steelworkers (USW)

Appointment Type: Budget - Continuing

Schedule: Full-time

Pay Scale Group and Hiring Rate: USW Pay Band 12 - $69,730 with an annual step progression to a maximum of $89,172. Pay scale and job class assignment is subject to determination pursuant to the Job Evaluation/Pay Equity Maintenance Protocol.

Job Field: Information Technology

Job Posting: Jul 16, 2019

Job Closing: Jul 28, 2019, 10:59:00 PM