Drupal Developer

General Dynamics Washington , DC 20319

Posted 2 months ago

Location: USA DC Washington

Full Part/Time: Full time

Job Req: RQ55281

Type of Requisition:

Regular

Clearance Level Must Currently Possess:

None

Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain:

None

Suitability:

Agency Specific

Public Trust/Other Required:

Job Family:

Web Development

Job Description:

The Office of Public Affairs (OPA) Web Communications Team is looking for a Drupal Front-End Web Developer/Drupal Site Builder responsible for front-end development, theming, and building functional websites. This position requires a combination of theme development skills (PHP, HTML, CSS, JS, etc.) and aesthetics (understanding element arrangements on the screen, the color and font choices, and so on). The incumbent shall have a strong understanding of industry trends and content management systems. Experience with responsive and adaptive design is strongly preferred. In addition, an understanding of back-end development, web technologies, best practices, how to evaluate contributed modules for stability, and how to configure contributed modules for functionality and performance is required.

Responsibilities Include:

Helping formulate an effective, responsive design and turning it into a new working theme.

Performing Drupal site-building activities including creating and modifying views, layouts, contexts, blocks, etc.

Working closely with back-end developers, designers, and stakeholders to ensure an effective, visually appealing, functional, and intuitive web design.

Skills and Qualifications:

  • Experience building user interfaces for websites and/or web applications

  • Experience with theming Drupal (7 & 8)

  • Extremely fluent with HTML5/XHTML and CSS

  • Experience with Sass or other CSS processors

  • Experience working with, JavaScript, and jQuery

  • Experience with advanced JS frameworks like React and Angular

  • Experience developing responsive design websites

  • High proficiency debugging cross-browser rendering issues

  • Ability to create the basic structure and functionality of a site by converting comprehensive mockups and wireframes into working Drupal pages

  • Ability to apply usability standards, responsive web design, and accessibility (508 and/or WCAG) compliance and their implementation into web design

  • A strong understanding of image optimization, and the pros/cons of svg image use versus png and jpg standards for web design

  • Experience in researching, evaluating, and configuring Drupal contributed modules

  • Experience with Agile and Scrum development methodologies a plus

Scheduled Weekly Hours:

40

Travel Required:

None

T elecommuting Options:

Some Telecommuting Allowed

Work Location:

USA DC Washington

Additional Work Locations:

We are GDIT. The people supporting some of the most complex government, defense, and intelligence projects across the country. We deliver. Bringing the expertise needed to understand and advance critical missions. We transform. Shifting the ways clients invest in, integrate, and innovate technology solutions. We ensure today is safe and tomorrow is smarter. We are there. On the ground, beside our clients, in the lab, and everywhere in between. Offering the technology transformations, strategy, and mission services needed to get the job done.

GDIT is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status, or any other protected class.


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