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Sr Drupal Developer

Rockville, MD

Our Direct Client is looking to hire a Sr. Drupal Developer for a full time direct hire position.

Position : Sr Drupal Developer
Location : Arlington, VA
Full Time Permanent Hire

Do you have the following?

Ability to lead a small team of 3-5 individuals
Construct conceptual and technical designs that include the use of    Object-Oriented (OO) techniques
Write Java and / or PHP code based on requirements defined in use cases
Develop Object-Oriented (OO) code and/or provide maintenance and enhancements to existing code based upon a solid understanding of OO design
Work with business users to gather requirements, write functional and technical specifications
Conduct multiple levels of testing including unit, system, integration and performance
Estimate and plan iterative / agile releases
Configure Drupal and create custom modules to meet requirements
Design, develop, and test an overall solution that includes a content management system (CMS), including capabilities such as social collaboration, analytics, CMS content entry, CMS content migration, explicit / implicit personalization, developing content types or content objects, site architecture, and page templates
 Estimate and plan releases for a CMS implementation
  Anticipate issues and risks at the module level and escalate appropriately
 Facilitate workshops and client meetings
  Mentor junior team members
Must haves:

 Minimum 4 years’ overall software development experience
 Minimum 1 year design and development experience with Drupal web content management  solution (WCMS)
 Solid understanding of all parts of Software Engineering (e.g. Requirements, Design, Implementation, Testing) and the Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC)
 Experience working in agile or iterative SDLCs
 Experience with Object Oriented Technologies

Nice to haves:

Ability to learn new technologies quickly
Experience working with PHP and / or Drupal solutions in a cloud-based environment is desirable
Experience with database technologies such as Oracle or Microsoft SQL Server
Ability to work with key owners and stakeholders to document requirements
Proven leadership skills to independently manage a track of work with 3 - 5 people, during various phases of the project lifecycle
Demonstrates ability to configure Drupal and create custom Drupal modules using the core API
Demonstrates ability to use common Drupal modules such as CTools, Views, and Panels, extending them through code
Can code in PHP, HTML/5, CSS/3, and JavaScript/jQuery
Bachelor’s degree required and degree in Computer Science or related field preferred
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