Drupal Developer

Silver Spring, Maryland
Jan 08, 2019
Feb 12, 2019
Full Time


We’re looking for a developer with the skills needed to help build and customize content management systems, and to integrate third-party applications that enhance site performance and functionality. This role is more than just coding. We are looking for someone who is adaptable, collaborative, and interested in working alongside other agile team members to learn about and tackle current and emerging technologies.

Our clients include some of the biggest names in biomedical research and public health, and our mission is to improve lives through better communication.


  • Collaborate with a cross-functional team to understand requirements, communicate about designs, and implement requirements.
  • Clearly and regularly communicate with management and colleagues.
  • Use agile project processes and tools to meet delivery milestones and quality expectations.
  • Build content driven web applications, implementing user interfaces and back-end functionality for both end users and content managers.
  • Produce clean, efficient and well commented code based on specifications.
  • Create technical documentation for reference and reporting.
  • Integrate third-party software components.
  • Apply and test security/platform patches as needed.
  • Participate in integrated team code reviews.
  • Perform unit and integration testing before launch.
  • Conduct functional and non-functional testing.


  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Demonstrated experience working as part of a collaborative team to create products
  • Minimum of 2 years building Drupal sites
  • In-depth knowledge of Drupal module development
  • Able to architect and write well documented code that adheres to coding standards
  • Familiarity with most common contributed modules
  • Skilled at working throughout the LAMP stack: PHP/MySQL development, command line and version control skills and workflows, including a detailed mental model of HTTP, HTML, CSS and JavaScript operation
  • Skilled in Git, Drush, web API design/usage, PHP debugging, automated testing tools (e.g. 
    Katalon, BackstopJS, etc.)
  • 3-5 years of hands-on development experience with CSS, SASS, Bootstrap, and HTML5
  • 3-4 years of PHP programming
  • Deep familiarity with JIRA and agile development workflows
  • Permanent U.S. Resident or a U.S. Citizen
  • Ability to obtain a security clearance

You’ll earn bonus points if you have:

  • Experience deploying code using a DevOps framework
  • Complementary/specialized skills such as migration, front-end development, UX, design, accessibility, performance, system administration/operations, security/compliance are also a plus
  • Drupal 8
  • Python
  • Vue.js
  • Node.js
  • Google Analytics
  • Section 508 compliance and WCAG 2.0

This is a full-time, staff position located at Palladian's headquarters in Silver Spring, Maryland. Palladian offers competitive pay, excellent benefits, and the satisfaction that comes from working on interesting, meaningful projects every day. Palladian's dynamic work environment emphasizes integrity, personal commitment, and teamwork. We invite you to explore exciting and rewarding career opportunities with us.

Palladian Partners is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to, among other things, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, status as a protected veteran, or disability.