The UCLA Center for Health Policy Research's IT Team is looking to hire a frontend Drupal Developer and administrator to manage our public-facing websites. The developer will primarily support web modernization and redesign projects and will be the Center's primary point of contact for internal and external web related inquiries. The developer will be responsible for designing and implementing new frontend features and functionalities and managing all technical aspects of our content management systems. The ideal candidate must have a strong understanding of industry trends and popular content management systems, experience with responsive design, experience with SEO, and an understanding of the entire web development process, including design, development and deployment.
Qualifications for Position
Degree in Website Development, Computer Science, Computer Information Systems or related field, or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
Minimum 3 years of experience in building responsive website pages and designs on Drupal 8 or 9.
Advanced site-building experience including familiarity with Drupal modules and tools such as CTools, Views, Lists, Menus, and Panels.
Advanced knowledge in the latest website design and development techniques, technologies, guidelines and recommendations.
Extensive experience in Drupal 8/9 site administration.
Basic Microsoft IIS, Microsoft Azure, and WordPress Experience.
Experience with Aquia Drupal Hosting, Pantheon Drupal Hosting, any shared Linux web hosting environment, and C-Panel.
Experience with SEO including familiarity with the latest search engine recommendations and online visibility improvement techniques.
Basic experience using design software such as Adobe Photoshop and Dreamweaver.
Deep understanding of the entire web development process, including design, development and deployment.
Detail oriented, organized, willing to continuously learn and improve, and a good team player.
Strong initiative, work ethic, creativity, and time management skill.
Demonstrated ability to write clear, precise, and grammatically correct technical documentation and status reports.
Demonstrated skill in organizing a complex workload, and ability to plan and prioritize the work, seeking and applying new knowledge in solving problems.
Must have strong organizational, interpersonal, communication, and problem-solving skills, and the ability to provide users who have a wide range of technical skills with technical support in clear and understandable language.
Demonstrated experience in researching and determining the best product and best pricing in order to stay within budget while remaining highly effective.
Ability to create presentations and provide training to users on a variety of levels.
Special Employment Designations/ Requirements Per UC Policy
Continued employment contingent upon completion of satisfactory background investigation.
This position does not require E-Verify check.
As a condition of employment, all hires will be required to comply with the University of California SARS-CoV-2 (COVID-19) Vaccination Program Policy. All Covered Individuals under the policy must provide proof of Full Vaccination or, if applicable, submit a request for Exception (based on Medical Exemption, Disability, and/or Religious Objection) or Deferral (based on pregnancy) no later than the applicable deadline. New University of California employees must (a) provide proof of receiving at least one dose of a COVID-19 Vaccine no later than 14 calendar days after their first date of employment and provide proof of Full Vaccination no later than eight weeks after their first date of employment; or (b) if applicable, submit a request for Exception or Deferral no later than 14 calendar days after their first date of employment. Federal, state, or local public health directives may impose additional requirements.
The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer advancing inclusive excellence. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, protected veteran status, or other protected categories covered by the UC nondiscrimination policy. UC Nondiscrimination & Affirmative Action Policy
Please be advised that the final candidate recommended for hire into a critical (or otherwise designated) position will be required to successfully complete a background investigation. Any convictions will be evaluated to determine if they directly relate to the responsibilities and requirements of the position. Having a conviction history will not automatically disqualify an applicant from being considered for employment.
The UCLA Center for Health Policy Research is one of the nation's leading health policy research centers and the premier source of health policy information for California affiliated with the UCLA Fielding School of Public Health. The Center is the home of the California Health Interview Survey (CHIS), the nation's largest state health survey and one of the largest health surveys in the United States. Policymakers, researchers, health experts, members of the media, and others depend on CHIS for credible a...