Durham, North Carolina

Duke Web Services (DWS) is seeking a Web Developer with Drupal development experience to join our team in the Office of Information Technology (OIT). DWS Web Developers are responsible for the development and ongoing enhancement of websites, applications, and associated digital services in support of Duke University’s faculty, staff, and student groups.

Sites@Duke express is a WordPress network that offers Duke faculty, staff, and students self-service web sites at no charge while Sites@Duke Pro is a robust decoupled service utilizing Drupal for content management and React/Gatsby for static front-ends. Both of these platforms will provide unique opportunities to gain familiarity with their respective content management systems.


Work Performed

Deliver both enterprise-level and highly customized web-based software solutions that support the mission of the university by planning, architecting, developing, implementing, and supporting web technology infrastructure.


●            Build and support websites with a focus on the frontend

●            Create and maintain reusable front-ends using React/Gatsby

●            Code concise and re-usable CSS (SASS)

●            JavaScript


Recommend standards for acceptable design and content of Duke University application interfaces and processes in coordination with University standards and policies.

Act as a resource for other developers across Duke University and Duke Health. Present at meet-ups and other Duke community forums, sharing both knowledge and code.

Perform other duties as assigned.




4-year degree or equivalent relevant experience preferred





  • 2 – 4 years of web development experience to include JavaScript frameworks (particularly Gatsby/React), PHP, and CSS
  • Experience with Git or similar
  • Familiarity with a multi-environment dev-to-production workflow
  • Comfortable using the *nix command line
  • Ability to determine functional requirements from wireframes and feature requests
  • Ability to continuously learn and apply new technologies
  • Motivated, focused and self-guiding; works well on a small team
  • Excellent written, oral, and interpersonal communication skills, including the ability to interact with both technical and non-technical audiences



  • 2 - 4 years’ experience working in responsive web development with Drupal 7/8/9 and/or WordPress
  • Experience working in a containerized environment
  • Familiarity with Web Services, such as REST and WebSockets
  • Experience creating, maintaining, and tuning enterprise-scale web applications


This position may have an opportunity to work remotely.  All Duke University and Duke Health remote workers must reside in one of the following states or districts:  Arizona; California; Florida; Georgia; Hawaii; Illinois; Maryland; Massachusetts; Montana; New Jersey; New York; North Carolina; Pennsylvania; South Carolina; Tennessee; Texas; Virginia or Washington, DC.

Job Code: 00002423 ANALYST, IT

Job Level: C


Duke is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer committed to providing employment opportunity without regard to an individual's age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or veteran status.


Duke aspires to create a community built on collaboration, innovation, creativity, and belonging. Our collective success depends on the robust exchange of ideas—an exchange that is best when the rich diversity of our perspectives, backgrounds, and experiences flourishes. To achieve this exchange, it is essential that all members of the community feel secure and welcome, that the contributions of all individuals are respected, and that all voices are heard. All members of our community have a responsibility to uphold these values.


Essential Physical Job Functions: Certain jobs at Duke University and Duke University Health System may include essential job functions that require specific physical and/or mental abilities. Additional information and provision for requests for reasonable accommodation will be provided by each hiring department.

Durham, North Carolina

As a world-class academic and health care system, Duke Health strives to transform medicine and health locally and globally through innovative scientific research, rapid translation of breakthrough discoveries, educating future clinical and scientific leaders, advocating and practicing evidence-based medicine to improve community health, and leading efforts to eliminate health inequalities.

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