Senior Drupal & PHP Developer

DecisionPoint | Cortek
Arlington, VA
Jun 09, 2021
Jun 19, 2021
Full Time
Overview: DecisionPoint is currently looking for an experienced Senior Drupal & PHP Developer/Engineer to develop, maintain, upgrade, migrate existing and new OIG websites based on Drupal CMS platform. The Developer will support our team and our government customer in the Arlington, VA area. Duties & Responsibilities: Evaluate existing OIG website hosted in a Drupal environmentCreate a plan for migrating the existing website with no data loss and minimal downtime from Drupal version 7 to Drupal version 8 or higher version as relevant at the time of task order awardCreate a plan for setting up and configuring new hosting environment for the Drupal 8 environment in conjunction with the OIG infrastructure teamIntegrate and modify existing and new Drupal modules based upon OIG website design requirements to achieve required functionalityCreate a design and implement integration of external components and/or cloud services such as website search services, content subscription services, reporting services, analytics and business intelligence services in the Drupal environment.Perform complex XML data and files migration with no data loss and minimal downtime while following industry best practice IT security requirements. Migration activities include Drupal platform (any existing customizations and integrations) as well as all migration of all website content Get IT management approval for enhancements and implement all changes with no downtime or data lossProvide continuous ongoing operational support (including performance issues such as website slowness, website availability, break fix) for existing and future Drupal environments including minor/major version upgrades, security patches, module updates and new module installations. Test new software in development environment and follow OIG processes to promote new code/software to production environments.Utilize a mature process to manage the software development and operations tasks by using various industry standard tools and processes such as software source code repositories, bug/issue tracking software and automated build/release and deployment tools. Qualifications: Required Qualifications:Strong PHP 7 and SQL skills, this is a backend development positionDemonstrated strong and current skills with selecting web hosting software with content management system (CMS).Demonstrated strong and current skills and hands-on current experience with Drupal CMS, Drupal headless, Azure hosting, web server configuration, database integration, public website security, DNS, integration with other applications and/or plugins, organizational Demonstrated strong and current skills with development and management with Linux, Apache, MySQL and PHP Demonstrated strong and current skills with building mobile responsive websitesDemonstrated strong and current skills with integrating Drupal with other external services such as social media tools, search engines, web analytics, reporting services and other toolsDemonstrated strong and current skills with migrating existing Drupal content from one environment to another including between different Drupal versionsDemonstrated strong and current skills with project management for complex web projectsDemonstrated strong and current skills creating wireframes for user interface (UI) and user experience design (UX) for websites, experience using graphical design tools to create/manipulate images, PowerPoint presentations, posters, handouts, brochures Demonstrated skills with HTML5, XHTML, XML, CSS, Javascript and similar web technologiesDemonstrated strong and current skills with the DevOps methodologyDemonstrated skills with Section 508 compliance requirementsDemonstrated hands on troubleshooting skills to support operations for the Drupal websites including slowness or other performance issuesDemonstrated experience analyzing and implementing independent government IT infrastructuresExtensive experience deploying new infrastructure requirements in government IT officesStrong demonstrated experience planning new programs and initiatives to address problems identified in situational assessmentsSubstantial understanding of enterprise, platform, industry, and solution architecture best practices related to web technology stacksAbility to prepare clear and concise reports to and present to senior leadershipAbility to provide logical and consistent recommendations for change based on industry best practicesDemonstrated knowledge of statutes, standards, guidance, mandates, and regulations governing Federal IT systems and networksOur Equal Employment Opportunity PolicyThe company is an equal opportunity employer. The company shall not discriminate against any employee or applicant because of race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender or gender identity (except where gender is a bona fide occupational qualification), national origin, age, disability, military/veteran status, marital status, genetic information or any other factor protected by law. We are committed to equal employment opportunity in all decisions related to employment, promotion, wages, benefits and all other privileges, terms and conditions of employment.

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