Job: Web Developer – Transportation Research Education Center at PSU

Job Title
Web Developer

Transportation Research Education Center at PSU

Job Description
The Transportation Research and Education Center (TREC) is the transportation research center at Portland State University. TREC houses large federal grant programs, including the National Institute for Transportation and Communities (NITC) along with smaller research programs. The mission of TREC is to advance transportation through research, education, and technology transfer activities. TREC currently operates and maintains a number of complex and dynamic Websites that provide detailed information on grant programs, projects, professional development courses, events, and other essential information. Additionally, TREC will play a role in helping to operate and maintain Portal, the transportation data archive for the Portland-Vancouver region. Portal consists of a ~3 terabyte PostgreSQL transportation data archive and web interface that provides visualization tools for local transportation professionals. Portal is a key tool used by local tr ansportation professionals to help drive decision-making in the region. This position will:

• Assist in implementation, upgrade, integration, and support of TREC-related websites and databases.
• Developing code and scripts to ingest new data sources and an interface to monitor and assess data quality.
• Design, analyze, develop, implement, and maintain enhancements to these systems.
• Troubleshoot, research, communicate, and resolve problems for the TREC Websites and corresponding databases.
• Engage with staff in the implementation and ongoing support of core Websites and databases.

Minimum Qualifications from Classification
This classification requires a basic foundation of knowledge and skills in systems analysis and related programming support functions generally obtained by a bachelor’s degree in computer science, or an equivalent amount of training and applied experience.

Additional Minimum Qualifications for this Position
At least 2 years’ professional experience in web development and support.
At least 2 years’ professional experience with HTML, CSS, and JavaScript.
At least 2 years’ professional experience with PHP, Python, or Perl.
At least 2 years’ professional experience with MySQL, PostgreSQL, MSSQL, or Oracle.
Experience with all aspects of Drupal (setup, optimization and configuration), custom module development, views and feature modules.
Proven ability to work in a collaborative, technical, team-driven environment.
Bachelor’s of Science

Preferred Qualifications
CodeIgniter and HighCharts experience desirable.

Total Compensation Range
The starting annual salary rate for this position will be between $50,000-$60,000, dependent upon qualifications and experience. Compensation includes an excellent benefits package including 95% premium paid healthcare; a generous retirement and vacation package; and reduced tuition rates for employee, spouse or dependent at any of the Oregon University System schools.

How to Apply
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Contact: Hau Hagedorn

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