Drupal Developer (Westwood)


: $107,040.00 - $160,420.00 /year *

Employment Type

: Full-Time


: Information Technology

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Job Description:

Candidate Responsibilities:

  • Independently engage and partner with agency designers, business stakeholders and onshore/offshore IT teams to translate business and technical requirements to well-engineered and tested scalable solutions
  • Provide subject matter expertise and thought leadership on architecture, management, digital asset governance, configuration, upgrades and functional evolution of the Drupal 8 platform and capability
  • Bring deep technical expertise to content management, decoupled software development, user experience, quality assurance, architecture, instrumentation and performance decisions
  • Improve and maintain the integrations with third-party SaaS providers to ensure exemplary performance and security
  • Drive successful delivery of all projects, handle and prioritize multiple simultaneous projects and consistently meet deadlines while bringing flexibility and adaptability to dynamic business needs
  • Ensure compliance with security, infrastructure processes, policies and other administrative/corporate procedures
  • Ensure project success by providing feedback after reviewing project plans, timelines, estimates, and requirements documents; identify risks and mitigation strategies. Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Proactive with finding efficiencies in design elements and consistency across multiple site designs
  • Be proficient in agile development methodology including the translation of user stories to dev requirements, pair programming, iterative epic development, testing/debugging, reporting, documentation, deployment and maintenance/support.
  • Design/build /update/removal of content and links
  • Develop, enforce and ensure adherence to content standards, meta-tagging, policies, procedures and frameworks that foster flexibility and re-use
  • Provide SEO best practices monitoring and tagging methodology/framework to enhance and maintain Guardians organic search visibility
  • Coordinate, review, traffic and deploy content on conjunction with business, agencies and other stakeholders
  • Candidate Qualifications:

  • BA/BS Degree in Computer Science or related field
  • 7 years of relevant professional experience in website development, ideally in managing and developing within CMS-managed site environments
  • Seasoned, proven expertise in building responsive, scalable, robust, consumer-facing websites, cloud services and apps using modern library frameworks and web architecture components
  • Experience with managing and building out Drupal 8, including custom module and theme development, experience migrating to Drupal 8 from previous versions a plus. Experience with Acquia or Lightning preferred
  • Experience working on a large website rebuild or re-platform project
  • Experience with PHP, SQL, JavaScript, HTML, CSS
  • Experience utilizing SOAP and REST APIs
  • Experience with modern JavaScript frameworks such as Node, React, or Angular
  • Experience with Apache Solr, Tomcat
  • Knowledge of PHP Symfony Framework, jQuery, Bootstrap a plus
  • Knowledge of code versioning using Git or similar tools
  • Knowledge of JIRA, CI/CD tools a plus
  • Strong knowledge of Cloud technologies - AWS (preferred) or Azure, Middleware, Micro-services, Application development platforms, High Availability designs and technologies
  • Google Analytics, Adobe Analytics or similar web analytics platform a plus
  • Experience with Adobe Creative suite (Photoshop, Dreamweaver, InDesign, Illustrator) a plus
  • Experience with Agile/Scrum development environments essential
  • Individual should be verbally articulate and demonstrate excellent written communication skills
  • Must be an active member in tech communities and demonstrate contributions
  • Strong project management experience coupled with outstanding multi-tasking skills

  • Associated topics: algorithm, application, back end, c++, developer, perl, python, sde, sdet, software programmer * The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.

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