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Senior Drupal Developer

We are in search of top-notch talent to fill a Senior Drupal Developer role for one of our non-profit clients to start in mid-February 2013. Please review the position profile below, and if you are seriously looking for a new challenging opportunity, send your cover letter and resume to talent@adroitenterprisesolutions.com. This is a long-term consultant/contractor position with no benefits for the first twelve (12) months. The negotiated hourly rate will be based on your experience and proven track record. The mandatory job site is in Raleigh, North Carolina.

Senior Drupal Developer – Consultant/Contractor

 

BACKGROUND

Employee Intranet

 

Our client is revamping its intranet with a redesign and migration to a content publishing site on the Drupal 7 platform. Construction of the new intranet site is almost complete; only modifications are needed from this point forward. The intranet is a high‐availability site with more than 50,000 visits per month, serving roughly 8,000 employees.

 

PRIMARY ROLE:

This position will serve as the lead developer for the redesigned intranet, including code modifications, site launch, and improvements. Candidate will work on a content publishing site with multiple content types, roles, and workflows in Drupal 7 in a multi‐stage Windows (WISP) environment. This individual will work closely with product owners and developers to define needs, evaluate alternatives, and analyze and solve problems.

 

POSITION DUTIES:

- Quickly come up to speed on the current state of development and be able to identify and implement system improvements proactively

- Modify existing or build new site features and support content migration

- Contribute to QA / QC planning and help perform QA / QC tasks efficiently

- Ensure appropriate continuity across multiple environments (e.g., development, staging, and production) throughout rolling build, test, and publish cycles

- Work with internal team to plan and execute a seamless site rollout in early 2013

- Facilitate site functionality that supports user objectives and site analytics

- Ensure code is optimized for site operation and content delivery in the WISP environment

- Provide guidance on best practices for content publishing sites and technical standards for Drupal 7 and related technologies

- Contribute to mentoring other developers in content publishing skills

 

REQUIRED EXPERIENCE AND SKILLS:

- 3+ years of experience working on high‐traffic, high‐availability, complex Drupal sites; at least 1 year with Drupal 7

- 2+ years of experience building content management and publishing sites with workflows and roles

- Custom module development and integration with core API, Views, Taxonomy, workflows and roles in a WISP environment

- Advanced PHP, SQL, and JavaScript skills

- Theming / CSS experience

- Clear and concise verbal and written skills

- Excellent interpersonal and customer relations skills

- Excellent organization and time management skills

- Comfortable working in a Microsoft Windows environment

- Proficient in Microsoft Office (Word and Excel)

 

Desired Experience and Skills:

- Knowledge of industry standards and best practices for content management systems

- Experience configuring the Drupal Workbench module

- Experience optimizing Solr search engine with Drupal 7

- Knowledge of WISP stack administration skills, such as IIS configuration or SQL Server optimization

- Experience implementing and configuring JQuery

- Experience optimizing Drupal site for analytics

Must be able to pass criminal background check and drug test!

Agency RFP for Services - 8/15/00