Drupal Developer

Rockville , MD
Sep 21, 2021
Oct 31, 2021
Full Time
Westat is an employee-owned corporation providing research services to agencies of the U.S. Government, as well as businesses, foundations, and state and local governments. Westat's research, technical, and administrative staff of more than 2,000 is located at our headquarters in Rockville, Maryland, near Washington, DC.

Job Summary: 
Westat is seeking a Drupal developer to design and build visually appealing and intuitive websites as part of a team of web developers and graphic designers to support our research studies. As a strong candidate, you will have excellent CSS and JavaScript skills as well as experience in coding custom templates, themes, and modules. 

Job Responsibilities:
Working in a collaborative team environment, you will:
• Develop and maintain responsive design websites that are dynamic and data driven.
• Promote best practices in UI, UX, and interaction design.
• Participate in brainstorming sessions with clients to help articulate requirements, preferences, and expectations.
• Code custom templates, themes, and modules.

Basic Qualifications: 
• A Bachelor's degree, preferably in information technology, graphic and interactive digital design or related fields. 
• 5 plus years using Drupal. 
• Excellent CSS, JavaScript/jQuery skills. 
• Experience in coding custom templates, themes, and modules. 

Preferred Qualifications: 
• Experience using JavaScript frameworks (e.g. Angular, Vue, or React). 
• Proficient in LAMP stack (e.g. Linux, Apache, MySQL, or PHP). 
• Able to write clean, readable, and well-documented code, following PHP conventions. 
• Accustomed to working on collaborative, team projects using agile development methodology. 
• Experience writing technical requirements and specifications.
• WordPress experience.

Candidates should have excellent written and verbal communication skills, strong organizational skills and attention to detail.

Westat offers a well-rounded and comprehensive benefits program focused on wellness and work/life balance. Eligible employees may participate in:
  • Employee Stock Ownership Plan
  • 401(k) Retirement Plan
  • Paid Parental Leave
  • Vacation Leave
  • Sick Leave
  • Holiday Leave
  • Professional Development
  • Health Advocate
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Travel Accident Insurance
  • Medical Insurance
  • Dental Insurance
  • Vision Insurance
  • Short Term Disability Insurance
  • Long Term Disability Insurance
  • Life and AD&D Insurance
  • Critical Illness Insurance
  • Supplemental Life Insurance
  • Flexible Spending Account
  • Health Savings Account

Westat is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, creed, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, citizenship status, genetic information, gender identity or expression, or any other protected status under applicable law.

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