Senior Developer, Web jobs at The American University in Cairo May 2020

Purpose: The holder of this position is responsible for supporting AUC institutional website. He/she is also responsible for analyzing user requirements, procedures, and problems to provide software solutions using open source tools that will automate or improve existing systems.

Principal Accountabilities:

  • Plan a roadmap for the AUC systems development including AUC community intranet
  • Defines site objectives by analyzing user requirements; envisioning system features and functionality
  • Evaluate user requirements compared to business rules
  • Design software solutions that meet users’ requirements
  • Plan, develop, maintain and enhance systems based on business requirements using approved technologies and coding standards
  • Collaborate with various departments to gather accurate specifications for new enhancements and applications
  • Monitor and optimize systems to ensure best performance
  • Translate requirements and use cases into technical designs and functional code
  • Monitor routine content changes and ensure accuracy of content data feeds
  • Create and present multiple technical solutions that show thoughtful approaches to strategy and issue resolution
  • Maintaining web development documentation, testing cases and specifications
  • Act as a mentor to other developers with programming issues
  • Generate design documents, source code, and other work products necessary for the ongoing success of the product(s)
  • Performs software testing and write test cases and software validation scripts
  • Applies and maintains quality standards
  • Assesses severity of problems, determines corrective action, resolves technical problems, and performs fault isolation and implements solutions
  • Responsible for site building, backend/module development, administration including patching and upgrades
  • Responsible for designing and implementing new features and functionality, ensuring high performance and availability and managing all technical aspects of the environment
  • Responsible for helping formulate an effective, responsive design and turning it into a working theme.
  • Keeps abreast of improvements in programming techniques
  • Perform other related duties as requested from direct supervisor


Minimum Education Requirement: 

o  Bachelor in science in computer science or computer engineering


o Minimum six years of experience including four years in the same field

o   Experience in the Drupal environment is a plus


o  Excellent command of spoken and written Arabic and English

o  Ability to architect enterprise Drupal solutions including data, display and information architecture

o  Excellent programming skills in PHP, HTML5/XHTML, CSS, JS and jQuery

o  Familiar with Java coding including different frameworks: JSF, JWT, JHipster, Spring

o  Familiar with C++ and C sharp language

o  Strong understanding of industry trends and content management systems

o  Good experience with responsive and adaptive design

o  Good knowledge of open source databases implementation such as MySQL

o  Comfortable working with debugging tools like firebug, chrome inspector

o  Capable of quickly learning and applying new technologies and software

o  Good organizational and time management skills

o  Good communication skills

o  Ability to work and contribute in team projects

o  Ability to conduct research in a chosen domain

The position is open until May 4, 2020

Placement is based on the candidate’s experience and skills. Only candidates who make it to the short list will be contacted.

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