Web Designer & Developer

11-11-2018 - 31-12-2019

Position Summary

The Web Designer & Developer, reports to the Chief, IT Division within the Finance and IT Department at the Arab Monetary Fund.  The web designer & developer is responsible for the design, layout and coding of AMF website and AMF Web Applications. He/She is involved with the technical and graphical aspects of a website - how the site works and how it looks. He/She is also involved with the maintenance and update of an existing website and Intranet.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Manage and perform hands-on activities for the complete application development cycle for AMF website projects: Perform requirement gathering/ design/ development/ customization/ test/ implementation tasks for web content management systems such as Drupal, following best practices and standards, product roadmap and translate user requirements into systems specifications.

  • Provide first level maintenance, enhancement, and troubleshooting support for web content management and hosting system/applications.

  • Perform enhancement and customization to implemented solutions, as and when required.

  • Run and analyze QA tests.

  • Provide administration/management and monitoring support for all web applications.

  • Provide support on installation, configuration, upgrade, and maintenance of the content management systems, website hosting environment, log analytics tool/software management, website search software/tool, and website security management software/tool.

  • Preparation and maintenance of documentation: Ensure necessary technical documentation for tools and modules is in place. Prepare application documentation, update procedures and processes as necessary. Measure and periodically report on key performance indicators.

  • Research, evaluation of new technologies: Conduct research and make recommendations on web tools/software and services for external-facing websites; Assist in tools/software selection and vendor evaluations.

Success Factors

  • Excellent organizational and time management skills.

  • Systematic, with a strong eye for detail.

  • Can work quickly, accurately and to deadlines.

  • Able to build and maintain effective internal and external relationships.

  • Strong team worker and communicator.

  • Able to cope with changing priorities, often at short notice, and work well under pressure.

  • Proactive and solutions-based attitude.

  • High levels of motivation, professionalism and resilience.

  • keep up to date with advances in computer technology and how this affects the business environment

  • be aware of international web standards and protocols

Position Requirements

  • Bachelor Degree in Information Technology or Computer Science from a recognized university.

  • At least five years work experience of developing web systems with Drupal and other PHP-based implementations, JavaScript, SQL (MySQL, PostgreSQL or other flavours), Node.js

  • Expert understanding of Drupal’s code structure, module architecture, and theming components.

  • Expertise in authoring and extending Drupal modules.

  • Experience in Advanced site-building including deep familiarity with Drupal multisite, Drupal Modules CTools, Views, Features, and Feature Overrides.

  • Experience using Drush commands, maintenance scripts, and a web-based repository such as GitHub

  • Experience building responsive websites using Drupal CMS, HTML5, CSS3, and JavaScript/jQuery, and RSS technologies

  • Proficiency in PHP, PHP files and theme functions, Drupal theme layer, Apache, MySQL, the Linux Shell and have experimented with various JavaScript frameworks.

  • Ability to design enterprise Drupal solutions, with consideration for data, display, and information architecture, and to create RSS feeds for Digital Signage.

  • Experience with Pingdom or other site monitoring service.

  • Experience with Google Analytics, campaign management, and tagging.

  • Must have a strong understanding of UI cross-browser compatibility general web functions and standards.

  • Mastery of Adobe Creative Suite

  • Familiar with the agile development methodology.

  • Arab National.

  • Arabic and English Language skills are a must, French is an advantage.

 
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