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Details of Drupal SME

Washington D.C.

Job Description/Responsibilities:

The Drupal SME will work in a technical leadership capacity with a team of several developers working in an Agile environment. The ideal candidate will be expected to be able to multitask and work in a diverse environment. The SME will be expected to take the lead on tasks including Drupal upgrades and migrations, system design and architecture; custom module development and implementation; issue resolution and troubleshooting; and operations and maintenance tasks. In addition to technical tasking, the Senior Drupal Developer will be expected to contribute to technical solutions across multiple projects and provide input on technical proposals.


As an SME position, the candidate will be expected to take ownership to deliver assigned technical tasks, working with the rest of the technical team and junior developers in a leadership capacity. The SME will provide mentorship and support to more junior-level team members to help teach and enforce tools, techniques, and coding standards.


The candidate must be eligible for a Public Trust clearance with the U.S Government.


Required Qualifications/Skills:

  • BA/BS degree in IT or related field
  • 10+ years of experience with Drupal (including 7x and 8x)
  • 5+ years leading development efforts working in a team environment
  • Proven time management skills to ensure that tasks and documents are delivered according to schedule
  • Demonstrated attention to detail
  • Experience with Microsoft SQL or MySQL
  • Strong technical writing and documentation skills
  • Experience with Bootstrap
  • Expert oral and written communication skills to facilitate critical discussions between business customers, project stakeholders, and contracting team
  • Experience with issue/change management software (i.e. JIRA)
  • Experience with configuration management tools
  • Related certifications including Acquia Certified Drupal Developer

Desired Qualifications/Skills:

  • Capability to determine, understand, and document the business case and project scope
  • 5+ Experience with JavaScript
  • Working knowledge of Agile methodologies and approaches
  • Demonstrated experience using Docker
  • Experience using Angular and/or ReactJS

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