Web Administrator

University of Maryland, College Park

College Park, MD

ID: 7062176
Posted: November 6, 2019
Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description

Campus/College Information:
Founded in 1856, University of Maryland, College Park is the state’s flagship institution. Our 1,250-acre College Park campus is just minutes away from Washington, D.C., and the nexus of the nation’s legislative, executive, and judicial centers of power. This unique proximity to business and technology leaders, federal departments and agencies, and a myriad of research entities, embassies, think tanks, cultural centers, and non-profit organizations is simply unparalleled. Synergistic opportunities for our faculty and students abound and are virtually limitless in the nation’s capital and surrounding areas. The University is committed to attracting and retaining outstanding and diverse faculty and staff that will enhance our stature of preeminence in our three missions of teaching, scholarship, and full engagement in our community, the state of Maryland, and in the world.

Position Summary/Purpose of Position:
Responsibilities will focus on performing operations and maintenance tasks for the Platform, Data and Application Administration team within the Division of Information Technology.

The Web Administrator will be responsible for providing infrastructure support for the Division’s Drupal Hosting service including deploying security patches, upgrades and providing a base level support for site owners to determine if issues are site or infrastructure related. The administrator will also manage, monitor and update the Wordpress platform; manage Google Sites and the corresponding access requests and permissions. The Web Administrator will be responsible for all interactions with hosting clients and will work with ServiceNow administrators to support the hosting clients Drupal Dashboard. The Web Administrator will collaborate with infrastructure team to diagnose and remedy issues and to provide a stable platform; ensure web design and infrastructure complies with security requirements. The admin will participate in new service adoption and integration of services with cloud provider SaaS, PaaS and IaaS solutions.

Minimum Qualifications:
Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in Information Systems, Computer Science, or a related field of study or equivalent experience;


5 years’ experience with a variety of Web application platforms like Apache, Tomcat, and other J2ee application servers.

Proficiency administering Drupal sites.

Proficiency with Git and Drupal development technologies such as Drush.

Proficiency in web development using HTML5, PHP, CSS, and JavaScript.

Experience creating and maintaining websites built on WordPress and standard HTML.

Good understanding of networking: HTTP/HTTPS, firewalls, routing, certificates, load balancing, high-availability systems.

-Strong problem solving skills and ability to work concurrently on multiple projects.
-High proficiency of command line in a UNIX/LINUX environment.
-Effective written and verbal communication skills.

Additional Certifications:
Additional Information:
Seeking a talented PHP/LAMP Web developer to support existing and build new PHP Web applications. Ideal candidates will have a can-do attitude, passion for technology, extensive PHP5/MySQL development experience, and will be able to get up to speed quickly.

This position does not provide sponsorship for Visas.

Salary range: $84,200 – $101,000

Job Risks Not Applicable to This Position
Physical Demands
Sedentary work. Exerting up to 10 pounds of force occasionally and/or negligible amount of force frequently or constantly to lift, carry, push, pull or otherwise move objects. Repetitive motion. Substantial movements (motions) of the wrists, hands, and/or fingers. The worker is required to have close visual acuity to perform an activity such as: preparing and analyzing data and figures; transcribing; viewing a computer terminal; extensive reading.


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