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    ATTENTION: Due to the large number of qualified applicants for positions of this type, this job announcement will close at 11:59 pm Eastern Time on either: (A) The closing date listed above or (B) The date that 100 applications are received; whichever occurs first. If the announcement closes on the date that 100 applications are received, all applications submitted by 11:59pm that day will be given consideration, including those in excess of 100.

    We encourage applicants to apply as soon as possible to ensure their applications are submitted before the announcement closes. We will not consider applications which are late due to the announcement closing once the above number of applications is reached.

    This position is located in the System Architecture and Product Assurance Staff (SAPA), Office of the Chief Information Officer (OCIO), Smithsonian Institution (SI). SAPA develops and maintains the foundation system architecture, which describes how information systems co-exist at the Smithsonian and how they support SI administrative and program functions; develops information technology policies and procedures, including technical standards and guidelines.

    This position creates, configures, migrates, deploys, and maintains websites using Drupal and WordPress platforms. Provides website configuration, hosting, testing, and deployment support for a large enterprise with over 5,500 staff and over 200 websites.

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    Responsibilities

    • Maintains up-to-date knowledge in web, mobile, and social media technology and practices, including the technological, business, user experience, aesthetic, and content-related aspects of web production; Maintains up-to-date technical expertise in Open Source web architectures with a strong focus on large enterprise, high-availability LAMP infrastructures running multiple Drupal, WordPress, PHP, and HTML5 websites using Varnish, Memecache and other caching technologies.Applies web development techniques for Drupal and Word Press platforms. This includes requirements gathering and creating information architectures, user interface design, wire-framing, module implementation, testing, application deployment, and maintenance.

    • Applies web development techniques for Drupal and Word Press platforms. This includes requirements gathering and creating information architectures, user interface design, wire-framing, module implementation, testing, application deployment, and maintenance.

    • Uses tools and techniques for designing interfaces, configuring website content, and maintaining /deploying websites / mobile content on Drupal or WordPress platforms. The following are tools and techniques are required for design: knowledge of Adobe InDesign, Adobe Illustrator / Photoshop design and graphic editing software. The following tools and techniques are required for configuring website content: PHP, HTML5, CSS, SASS, Twig, JavaScript.

    • Performs database migrations, query creation and integration of websites with other systems through API / web service interactions, and XML / JSON creation / consumption. Migrates websites / web applications and corresponding data / databases and content from older to newer platforms, including cross-platform migrations, upgrade-migrations from older to newer versions of Drupal and WordPress, and migration of sites from external hosting providers to the Smithsonian’s hosting infrastructure.

    • Maintains up-to-date technical expertise in Open Source web architectures with a strong focus on large enterprise, high-availability LAMP infrastructures running multiple Drupal, WordPress, PHP, and HTML5 websites using Varnish, Memecache and other caching technologies; Maintains day-to-day familiarity with collections, research, publishing, exhibition, education, and public programs throughout the Institution and how metadata and related digital surrogates are made available to Institutional web and mobile applications.

    Travel Required

    Not required

    Supervisory status

    No

    Promotion Potential

    12

    Who May Apply

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    This position is open to all U.S. Citizens or U.S. Nationals.

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This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/490926800. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.