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United Way Worldwide is looking for an individual who is passionate about ensuring our web assets are well-designed and aligned with UWW’s brand, include fresh and quality content, as well as function properly. As a Web Developer you will collaborate with organizational content owners, vendors, consultants, brand/marketing and other department /business unit leaders. You will monitor website traffic, troubleshoot problems associated with web assets when they arise, and complete updates /upgrades as necessary. You will also be responsible for planning and developing the overall delivery of assigned work projects within the department/team; determines work tactics, project deliverables and resource requirements; and participates in the development of departmental action plans, work processes and systems.
KEY RESPONSIBILITIES/ESSENTIAL DUTIES OF POSITION
An individual must be able to perform each essential duty listed below at a satisfactory level:
- Maintaining and developing web sites developed in Drupal 7 and 9/10
- Integrating third party software and components into UWW web sites
- Partnering with content owners, support teams and external vendors to troubleshoot issues with web infrastructure and plan the launch of new services
- Migrating web sites from Drupal 7 to 9/10
- Producing concise, descriptive documentation of planned development
- Working with internal stakeholder and external partners to manage UWW’s web properties
- Formulating effective, responsive web designs and deliver as a functional theme
- Designing and implementing new features and functionality
- Working closely with customers to ensure an effective, visually appealing, functional and intuitive implementation
Minimum requirements include a degree in Web Development or equivalent experience.
At least three years of experience in a similar role.
Prior experience hosting web sites in AWS infrastructure
Proficient in PHP and PHP libraries
Knowledge of continuous integration tools (i.e., Github, Jenkins, etc.)
Experience and knowledge in migrating older systems into Drupal (i.e., ColdFusion)
Drupal and Content Management System best practices knowledge
An automation first mindset
Effective verbal and written communication skills
Ability to collaborate with a distributed team
Desire to learn new languages and frameworks for delivery of web properties
Excellent time and project management skills
Experience with and knowledge of other CMS systems (i.e. WordPress, Expression Engine, etc.)
Experience with and knowledge of theme functions and of the Drupal theme layer
This job description describes the general nature and level of work performed by employees assigned to this position. It should not be construed as an exhaustive list of all required duties, responsibilities, and skills. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable disabled individuals to perform the essential functions of the job.
NOTE: If you are selected for an interview, you will be contacted. Thank you.
ABOUT UNITED WAY WORLDWIDE
United Way Worldwide seeks diverse, qualified professionals who want to make a difference in the world. If you are passionate about your work and desire to help others achieve enhanced education, income, and health, United Way Worldwide is the place for you.
United Way Worldwide is an equal opportunity employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, creed, disability, veteran status, marital status, age, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin or ancestry, genetic information, and other legally protected characteristics, in accordance with applicable laws. The EEO is the Law poster is available here: http://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/eeopost.pdf. If you need a reasonable accommodation because of a disability for any part of the employment process, please e-mail Jennifer.Chavez@uww,unitedway.org or call 703-683-7874 and provide the nature of your request and your contact information.
We are a charter member of Employers of National Service and encourage AmeriCorps, Peace Corps, and other national service alumni to apply.
United Way Worldwide is located in Old Town Alexandria, VA. We offer competitive salary and excellent benefits including: health, dental, life, short-term and long-term disability, employee assistance program, 403(b) plan, tuition assistance, paid time off, family sick leave, medical appointment leave, parental/adoption leave, dress for your day, free parking, onsite gym, monthly volunteering opportunities, and more. Most benefits begin on the first day of the month following your start date.
UNITED WAY WORLDWIDE’S DIVERSITY, EQUITY & INCLUSION STATEMENT OF PRINCIPLE
We take the broadest possible view of diversity.
We value the visible and invisible qualities that make you who you are.
We welcome that every person brings a unique perspective and experience to advance our mission and progress our fight for the health, education, and financial stability of every person in every community.
We believe that each United Way community member, donor, volunteer, advocate, and employee must have equal access to solving community problems.
We strive to include diversity, equity, and inclusion practices at the center of our daily work.
We commit to using these practices for our business and our communities.
Join us in embracing diversity, equity and inclusion for every person in every community.