The University of Pennsylvania, the largest private employer in Philadelphia, is a world-renowned leader in education, research, and innovation. This historic, Ivy League school consistently ranks among the top 10 universities in the annual U.S. News & World Report survey. Penn has 12 highly-regarded schools that provide opportunities for undergraduate, graduate and continuing education, all influenced by Pennâ™s distinctive interdisciplinary approach to scholarship and learning.
Penn offers a unique working environment within the city of Philadelphia. The University is situated on a beautiful urban campus, with easy access to a range of educational, cultural, and recreational activities. With its historical significance and landmarks, lively cultural offerings, and wide variety of atmospheres, Philadelphia is the perfect place to call home for work and play.
The University offers a competitive benefits package that includes excellent healthcare and tuition benefits for employees and their families, generous retirement benefits, a wide variety of professional development opportunities, supportive work and family benefits, a wealth of health and wellness programs and resources, and much more.
Posted Job Title
Web/QA Automation Developer
Job Profile Title
Application Developer C
Job Description Summary
POSITION SUMMARY: The Web/QA automation developer works with internal departments and constituencies throughout the University to create and maintain Drupal 7 and 8-based websites including the central University website as well as Penn Today, the Office of the President and special projects.
This position requires strong front-end and back-end development skills, including the ability to write custom modules, themes, and QA automated testing scripts.
Communications and interpersonal skills are essential, since the web developer works closely with departmental staff and external vendors to continuously improve the universityâ™s web presence, as well as define and document new projects.
QUALIFICATIONS: Â· A Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science, Mathematics or related fields preferred is preferred and 3 years to 5 years of related experience is required. Â· Proven Drupal development skills, including conversion of existing websites and data migrations from Drupal 7 to 8solve problems.
- Understanding of Git including pull requests and continuous integration - Must be experienced with high-profile, high-traffic websites. - High level of motivation, attention to detail, clear communication skills & reliability. Strong analytical skills, desire to research, discuss share knowledge, make decisions, and
Job Location - City, State
Department / School
$50,684.00 - $138,391.00
Affirmative Action Statement Penn adheres to a policy that prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, creed, national or ethnic origin, citizenship status, age, disability, veteran status, or any other legally protected class.
Special Requirements Background check required after a conditional job offer is made. Consideration of the background check will be tailored to the requirements of the job.
Internal Number: JR00003833
About University of Pennsylvania
Penn has a long and proud tradition of intellectual rigor and pursuit of innovative knowledge, begun by Benjamin Franklin in 1740. That tradition lives today through the creativity, entrepreneurship, and engagement of our faculty, students, and staff. Academic life at Penn is unparalleled, with an undergraduate student body of 10,000 from every U.S. state and around the world. The entering class of 2015 is the most talented and diverse in Penn's history. Consistently ranked among the top 10 universities in the country, Penn welcomes an additional 10,000 students to our top-ranked graduate and professional schools.