Drupal Developer

Sep 14, 2021
Oct 14, 2021
Full Time
About U.Group
U.Group is an advanced technology and creative design company radically focused on using customer-centric innovation to create new opportunities in the public and private sectors. Working collaboratively out of offices in Arlington, VA, Washington, DC, Portland, OR, and in the heart of the action at client sites-U.Group delivers best-in-class digital services, powerful data platforms, augmented reality solutions, integrated marketing strategies, bundled services, and more. To learn more, visit www.U.Group .

Role Summary
U.Group is looking for an experienced remote Drupal Developer for developing in the Drupal frontend with a love of solving problems in a creative environment. You'll work with designers, other developers, UXers, strategists and project managers to redesign and maintain Drupal websites. We're looking for a candidate with experience developing and maintaining custom responsive themes, performing site display building and configuration.

Key Objectives

Objective #1: Plan, organize and execute Frontend solutions in Drupal platform development
    • Perform site-building activities, including creating and modifying views, contexts and blocks in order to match functionality specified in wireframes and designs
    • Create responsive Drupal 8 themes using Gulp/Sass/Twig
    • Install and test Drupal modules

Objective #2: Collaborate and support cross-functional delivery teams that include fellow developers, designers, project management, and customer stakeholders
    • Evaluate designs, wireframes and other deliverables during the design and user experience phase for potential development issues and flag feasibility challenges when needed
    • Prototype functionality for internal review and client review

Objective #3: Apply Frontend expertise to team and assignments
    • Communicate the intricacies of frontend and display development challenges/issues both internally across departments and externally with clients
    • Conduct peer review of code created by other developers
    • Conduct cross-browser and cross-device testing to ensure consistent display in major supported browsers on Mac, Windows, iOS and Android platforms

Specialized Experience
    • Experience with site display configuration and development.
    • Expert in Drupal 8 theme development and configuration, including the ability to theme and style the frontend display of a Drupal web site to match a design comp.
    • Expert HTML and Sass/CSS skills
    • Experience with Git version control
    • Ability to estimate time and level of effort for development tasks
    • Experience with Composer/Drush CLI
    • Strong understanding of Javascript
    • Familiarity with PHP development and Twig templating
    • An understanding of accessibility frontend best practices, Section 508 compliance and/or WCAG 2.1 standards
    • Able to prioritize and manage time on multiple projects
    • Preferred experience with USWDS library
    • 3+ years professional web development experience, 2+ years of experience with Drupal
    • U.S. Citizenship required

Life at U.Group
We encourage our colleagues to lead balanced lives. Our comprehensive benefits include medical, dental, vision, disability, wellness programs, flexible spending, 20 days paid time off, and paid holidays. We also offer:
Flex Time and Remote Work Options
Education reimbursement program
Fitness Reimbursement
Transit/parking subsidy program
Parental Leave Policy
Professional Development Program
401(k) with Company Match

EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY - Our policy is to provide equal employment opportunity (EEO) to all persons regardless of age, color, national origin, citizenship status, physical or mental disability, race, religion, creed, gender, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, genetic information, marital status, status with regard to public assistance, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law. In addition, we will provide reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities.

U.Group shall abide by the requirements of 41 CFR •• 60-300.5(a) and 60-741.5(a). These regulations prohibit discrimination against qualified individuals on the basis of protected veteran status or disability, and require affirmative action by covered prime contractors and subcontractors to employ and advance in employment qualified protected veterans and individuals with disabilities.