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Junior Web Developer

Job ID 7479
Job Location Lenexa - KS
Full-Time/Part-Time Full-Time

SUMMARY

The Junior Web Developer supports the Department of the Interior’s (DOI) Office of Special Trustee for American Indians (OST). The OST is in the process of converting historical documents stored at the American Indian Records Repository (AIRR) to electronic records. The collection of documents contains materials related to Indian Trust, education and other topics received from across the United States reaching back into the 18th Century. The Junior Web Developer will develop an internal / external web portal solution in support of the Digital Center of Excellence. This position builds and supports websites, web pages and SharePoint sites.

 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

Essential duties and responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

 

Responsible for the integration of CNI Core Competencies into daily functions, including: commitment to integrity, knowledge / quality of work, supporting financial goals of the company, initiative / motivation, cooperation / relationships, problem analysis / discretion, accomplishing goals through organization, positive oral / written communication skills, leadership abilities, commitment to Affirmative Action, reliability / dependability, flexibility and ownership / accountability of actions taken.

 

Develops an internal / external web portal solution in support of the Digital Center of Excellence. The portal will serve as the main interface for OST, BIA, BIE, AS-IA and other party Tribal and non-Tribal records. The Portal will also serve as a research center for those seeking access in support of research needs as well as a processing portal for records requests and management of records. The portal will replace the existing Versatile platform and will be developed and reside in a fully compliant existing cloud instance provided by the OST.

 

Responsible for the design, layout and coding of websites.

 

Responsible for the technical and graphical aspects of a website, how the site works and looks.

 

Develops and integrates current solutions that meet customer needs (including customization), as well as future upgrades and workflows. Creates / debugs custom web parts.

 

Develops, adds, edits and monitors social media sites and information.

 

Identifies the target audience and type of content a website will host.

 

Writes programming code or adapts existing code and graphics packages to meet business requirements.

 

Properly documents code by including well-written, clear and complete code comments.

 

Troubleshoots problems identified by users, and communicates solutions and program changes to technical staff.

Uploads the sites onto a server and registers sites with search engines.

 

Identifies, communicates, demonstrates and applies best Web development practices that utilize current and developing design principles and technologies. Demonstrates best practices in all phases of content management.

 

Recommends products, innovations and process changes to improve quality of service delivery and management of current SharePoint.

 

Responsible for aiding in own self-development by being available and receptive to any training made available by the company.

 

Plans daily activities within the guidelines of company policy, job description and supervisor’s instruction in such a way as to maximize personal output.

 

Responsible for keeping own immediate work area in a neat and orderly condition to ensure safety of self and coworkers. Will report any unsafe conditions and/or practices to the appropriate supervisor and human resources. Will immediately correct any unsafe conditions to the best of own ability.

 

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE REQUIRED

Bachelor’s degree in Web Design / Development or a similar field of study preferred, but not required. Minimum of two (2) years’ relevant experience (or an equivalent combination of education and experience).

 

CERTIFICATES / LICENSES / REGISTRATION

Driver’s License

 

JOB SPECIFIC KNOWLEDGE / SKILLS / ABILITIES

Advanced knowledge and understanding of software development languages (.NET, ASP.NET, C#, SQL, JavaScript, HTML 5 / CSS, Web, XML)

Skilled proficiency related to MS Access database management systems

Proficient working knowledge of Windows server administration

Proven ability to conduct network / application troubleshooting

Ability to interface and link SQL services to web based applications (ASP) and to utilize database management best practices

Operational knowledge of Web creation and development

Exceptional computer skills with advanced proficiency in Microsoft Office (i.e., Word, Excel, Visio, Outlook, etc.)

Excellent organization and time management skills with ability to handle multiple priorities

Exceptional analytical and problem-solving skills with ability to assess business requirements

Ability to collaborate with others for the timely achievement of designated goals and accomplishments

Excellent verbal and written communications skills

Excellent customer service skills

Detail-oriented with ability to proactively identify problems and effectively respond

Ability to use discretion concerning highly sensitive and confidential data and information

Ability to work effectively individually or in a team environment

 

LANGUAGE SKILLS

Bachelor’s degree preferred, but not required. Have a minimum of two (2) years’ experience (or an equivalent combination of education and experience).

MATHEMATICAL SKILLS

Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as discounts, interest, commissions, proportions, percentages, area, circumference and volume. Ability to apply concepts of basic algebra and geometry.

 

REASONING ABILITY

Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists.  Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.

 

PHYSICAL DEMANDS

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to perform successfully the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of this job. Work is primarily performed in an office environment. Regularly required to sit. Regularly required use hands to finger, handle, or feel, reach with hands and arms to handle objects and operate tools, computer, and/or controls. Required to speak and hear. Occasionally required to stand, walk and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. Must frequently lift and/or move up to 10 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus. Exposed to general office noise with computers printers and light traffic.