Job Description :
Location: Crystal City, VA

Job: Drupal Developer

Type: Contract to hire (6 month)

PHONE / SKYPE

Only GC/USC

Job Description:

The client is seeking to hire a Drupal Developer to support the Federal Government customer in the DC metro area. The right candidate must be an experienced Drupal developer able to work on custom modules, existing modules and back-end website administration and databases and assist a Lead Front-end Developer on creating these websites.

Duties and Responsibilities:

Assist with Drupal custom module and custom theme development and advanced content management functionality.
Produce a solid, detailed technical design for each application that is being worked
Work with the development team to help re-platform legacy applications to Drupal
Write clean, modular, robust code to implement the desired requirements as outlined by the Lead Developer and Applications Development Manager
Proof and resolve technical issues
Work on taxonomy, back-end content administration, databases and Drupal blocks
Performing estimation of task(s) durations and levels of effort
Experience developing user interfaces for Drupal.
Experience developing PHP Unit Test Scripts and performing code reviews
Familiarity with program specifications and diagrams, and develops coding logic flowcharts and various UML diagrams.
Ability to effectively communicate information, both verbally and written, to end users and executive management, understanding when to speak up and deliver an assertive message in support of the project.
Must be self-motivated, detail oriented, and take initiative in performing tasks
Team player must be able to work professionally and collaboratively with the government customer and other contract members of the project team.

Qualifications:

Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or equivalent
5 – 10 years of software development experience specifically with PHP development
Experience developing in an Agile and Waterfall methodology
Ability to take business requirements and develop solid technical solutions.
Previous development of custom Drupal modules; preferred 5 – 10 years' experience with PHP development
Experience using Drupal 7 to manage web applications and websites

Desired Skills/Certifications:

Experience with Amazon Web Services
Experience with the Rational Jazz Tool Suite
Experience creating and submitting code to a Git/GitHub Repository.
ColdFusion (8, 9, 10)