Drupal Developer in McLean, VA at ConsultNet

Date Posted: 6/3/2019

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Job Description

Our client, a federal integrator based in the Washington, DC metro area is seeking a detail oriented Drupal Developer , in McLean, VA. If you want to learn, grow, and help then this is the job for you. We support a project/customer that "seeks to better understand, treat, and ultimately prevent infectious, immunologic, and allergic disease seeks fundamental knowledge about the nature and behavior of living systems and the application of that knowledge to enhance health, lengthen life, and reduce illness and disability.” What you do matters and has significant impact on the medical and scientific communities we serve. Your work here really matters and has real impact.
  • Meet as applicable with representatives of various Government agencies in design/development planning conferences to determine their needs, schedule and recommendations for web site development.
  • Provides consulting services to customers on Drupal-based web solutions that include 508 compliance, security, and other Federal regulated Web development requirements.
  • Designs, develops, tests, modifies, documents, installs, and maintains Drupal modules and web applications for all CMS Web application services web customers (internal and Federal Agencies).
  • Works with the designers to develop web site application features and consults on web solutions the team creates by listening to customers' requirements and coming up with solutions that will meet customers' functional, cost, and schedule requirements.
  • Works with Web infrastructure support to effectively host web sites for customers that are designed and developed in Creative Services.
  • Works with Web teams to develop technical solutions using the latest web technologies with relational databases as the backend system, depending on customer requirements and IT capabilities.
  • Customize and extend existing Drupal modules and themes along with developing and implementing new Drupal 8 modules and themes.
  • Develop and maintain applications using Drupal 8 backend development.
  • Develop new or customize existing themes: knowledge of existing themes, HTML, CSS, JavaScript frameworks/jQuery.
  • Analyze and resolve security issues arising from site configuration or custom code on Servers within pre-defined timeframe provided.
  • Deploy and manage Drupal websites on servers.
  • Provide & implement a proper testing mechanism for Drupal websites.
  • Provides technical documentation and reports as well as ad hoc reports and recommendation point papers related to web development issues.
  • Provides web application development communications with customers, project members, senior management, and other business units within.
  • Provides research on task-specific topics to both design staff and design management.
  • Performs testing of web sites, software applications, software tools and hardware related to Drupal-based environment to validate applicability and value for customers and for Creative Services.
Job Requirements
  • A minimum of 1-3+ years of experience working in major aspects of Drupal web application development and web architecture.
  • Web development work experience with custom Drupal development, and Drupal Web Content Management System (WCMS) implementation.
  • Proficiency in Drupal, including custom module development, key contributed (open sourced) modules and the core API, CCK, Views.
  • Proficiency in creating and configure views for building content list pages, blocks and feeds.
  • Ability to create and use taxonomy vocabularies and terms for classification and organization of content.
  • Proficiency in configuring block types, manage blocks library and configure block layouts. Along with building main and sub-menu navigation systems by using menus.
  • Proficiency in translating requirements/specifications into web apps using full Drupal approach and using headless approach as well (if required).
  • Proficiency in creating and configure content types with appropriate fields and field settings for building data structures.
  • Proficiency in MSSQL, MySQL and other relational databases.
  • Proficiency in building RESTful web applications using core web services capabilities.
  • Proficiency in the developing, maintenance and administration of Drupal modules and sites.
  • Familiarity with Drupal multi-site installation configurations and best practices.
  • Competency in Hand-coding HTML and table-less CSS.
  • Proficiency using templates to theme components.
  • Proficiency in writing template pre-process functions for overriding custom output
  • Ability to utilize hook menu, hook form alter, hook query alter, hook install, add CSS, Drupal add JavaScript etc.
  • Ability to debug Drupal, using devel, drush, firebug, and the various log files (watchdog, Apache, PHP, MySQL etc.).
  • Ability to deploy and manage Drupal websites on servers.
  • Experience in building accessible sites that meet Section 508 compliance standards.
  • Experience with revision/version control systems (such as Git, SVN etc.).
  • Bachelor's degree in Management Information Systems, Computer Science or related discipline.
  • Applicants selected will be subject to a Public Trust background security investigation and may need to meet eligibility requirements for access to sensitive information. US Citizens or Permanent Residents preferred.
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