Senior Drupal Developer

McLean, VA, USA

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DESCRIPTION


Currently we are looking for a Senior Drupal Developer for our McLean office to make the team even stronger.

The Senior Drupal Developer has a wealth of proven experience in building complex applications in the Drupal ecosystem, and is capable of scoping and developing larger chunks of functionality with a greater degree of independence. The ideal candidate is visibly active in the Drupal community (e.g., active on Drupal.org discussions, contributes to or maintains a public Drupal project, has presented at a Drupal event, etc.).

Responsibilities

  • Architect and build/theme custom Drupal 7/8 websites and applications;
  • Develop responsive HTML/CSS themes using a multitude of software/tools such as Photoshop, Sketch, and Zeplin provided by the creative team;
  • Show a strong desire and passion to implement new technologies to make the next project better than the last. We can always do better;
  • Work closely with creative team as necessary, to ensure proper implementation of designs to ensure adequate retention of user experience;
  • Work directly with creative director, designers, project managers, and user experience leads on assigned projects;
  • Be responsible for thorough cross-browser and cross-device testing of the product.

Requirements

  • 5+ years of experience building Web applications in PHP/MySQL and at least 3 years developing with Drupal CMS;
  • Experience managing deployments of Drupal projects with multiple developers across multiple environments;
  • Ability to communicate software and system design architectures with other engineers using tools like Visio and familiarity with UML;
  • Bachelor’s degree or sufficient related experience;
  • Experience building Web applications in PHP/MySQL and at least 1 year developing with Drupal CMS;
  • Expertise in Drupal core concepts, APIs, module and theme development;
  • Knowledge of user-contributed module landscape and ecosystem and corresponding ability to determine whether existing modules can fulfill solution requirements;
  • Understanding of HTTP request/response lifecycle;
  • Basic familiarity with LAMP stack (SSH, command line tools, web server);
  • Comprehension of SQL queries and basic database design concepts;
  • Proficiency in using Git and related workflows for source control management;
  • Excellent written and spoken communication skills;
  • Strong analytical, problem solving, and decision-making capabilities.