Job Description :
Need Lead Drupal Developer
Location: Albany, NY 12236
Duration: 12 Months
Rate: Open on c2c or 1099 all inc

DESCRIPTION:
The New York State intends to procure one programmer for staff augmentation (“Consultant”) to provide technical leadership with the development, testing, implementation, and maintenance of a Drupal Content Management System (“CMS”

BACKGROUND
The Consultant, together with the client project team, will develop, test, implement, and maintain a Drupal CMS. The Consultant will provide post-production maintenance and support. The Consultant will also perform the same tasks during the Phase 2 website redesign project, which includes developing, testing, implementing a redesigned website which balances improved end-user engagement, usability, and customer satisfaction with strategic and operational priorities.
BACKGROUND
STATEMENT OF WORK
The Consultant shall assist Client with the developing, testing, implementing, and maintaining of a Drupal CMS and will have the following duties and responsibilities:
Build enterprise Drupal solutions including data, display, and information architecture;
Deliver full stack web solutions, including front-end User Interface (“UI”) and backed services;
Create custom modules as necessary;
Work closely with project team members and stakeholders to ensure an effective, visually appealing and intuitive implementation;
Build a responsive website that meets Americans with Disabilities Act (“ADA”) accessibility guidelines;
Analyze functional requirements and develop technical requirements;
Apply appropriate technology as a solution to the business problem;
Assist other team members in the creation of design documents and other related system documentation, and review and approve final technical design;
Assign development tasks to team members and assist as needed;
Provide CMS coding specifications and standards, and validate code against those standards;
Conduct code reviews and recommend changes;
Manage and monitor user acceptance testing of all code changes in a test environment, resolving any defects;
Conduct on-the-job training in PHP/CMS implementation for staff; and
Provide post-production maintenance and support.

Mandatory Requirements:

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

The Consultant must meet the following minimum qualifications:
Three years’ experience with coding and testing PHP, HTML, XML, and Javascript;
Three years’ experience with installing, setting up and configuring a Drupal CMS;
Three years’ experience with gathering, documenting, and managing functional requirements and developing technical requirements;
Three years’ experience with managing and monitoring unit and user acceptance testing, following a defined testing methodology, and resolving any defects;
Two years’ experience coding using responsive design; and
Two years’ experience working with MySQL.

PREFFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

Client will give preference to candidates with the following qualifications:
Any experience beyond what is required to meet Minimum Qualifications #M1 through M6 for this position;
Acquia Certified Developer – Drupal 8;
Experience coding using HTML5, Bootstrap, and Twig; and
Three years’ experience coding web pages that meet ADA accessibility guidelines