This position within Online Platforms (Division of Marketing and Communications) will join a team of back-end/front-end web developers, systems administrators/platform architects, and an information architect to develop and maintain the central web presence of Syracuse University.
The developer will have direct access to production hosting environments, and will be responsible for the template files controlling our central, public web presence and simultaneously the presences of all other sites using centrally supported themes.
Currently developed and managed using the WordPress CMS, the web developer will work closely with our Senior Interactive Designer regarding front-end UI/UX requirements, and will lead discussion on industry best-practices with particular focus on enterprise scalability, site performance, cross browser/device compatibility, and search rank. This position will mentor junior teammates and serve as an authority on best-practices in current web development.
The web developer will be responsible for architecting and developing the back-end CMS in addition to API integrations with other systems such as Qualtrics and SalesForce.
Internal Number: 76615
About Syracuse University
Syracuse University is a place where talent, desire, and opportunity thrive. In 12 different schools and colleges that span the liberal arts and professional disciplines, students, faculty, and staff from diverse backgrounds come together to learn, create, and break boundaries.
The University is also a vital part of the community, providing services as well as being a leader in employee benefits, work-life and organizational development, training, student employment, staff relations, and workforce diversity.
Syracuse itself is located at the crossroads of New York State, and offers a lush landscape of seasons. From fun-filled summers in the Finger Lakes to snowy winters that thrill outdoor sports enthusiasts, the area truly has something for everyone.