Drupal Developer

Metrostar Systems Washington , DC 20319

Posted 2 months ago

MetroStar Systems is an award-winning IT management consulting firm that works with over 20 public sector clients across law enforcement, foreign affairs, military, and regulatory. We are looking for a Drupal Developer who is passionate about bringing creative software solutions to end customers. If you want to join a company that values people that are fearless about making technology work and are open to commuting to Reston, VA and Washington DC, we want you to work for MetroStar!

You're a great fit if:

  • You understand the craftsmanship of code, picking the right techniques for the job

  • You know how to ship code in fast, iterative cycles

  • You are adept at creating stateless and secure experiences interfacing with highly scalable back-end systems

  • You have the ability to learn new languages and technologies quickly

You'll love our {company/technology/position} if: (This is the stuff you MUST have to be a fit)

  • You have 3+ years of experience in Drupal site building, administration, custom module development, configuration management/features and theming

  • You have working experience with the Drupal 7 and Drupal 8 ecosystem components (Git, Composer, TWIG, Site Building and Module development)

  • You understand Drupal architecture and can develop a strategy for site development and maintenance

  • You have experience with Drupal user interface development to include user experience, theme development, and customization of community themes

  • You have experience with migrations and upgrades from Drupal 7 to Drupal 8

  • You have experience syncing admin changes between multiple environments

  • You have experience with configuration and modification of contributed modules, implementation of standard hooks, and implementation of standard self-test regimes

  • You have ability to code and debug in PHP, HTML, CSS and JavaScript/jQuery

  • You have breadth of experience covering the "stack" of front-end web user interfaces and web servers through to back-end analysis and storage systems

We'll REALLY love you if: (This is the bonus stuff that makes you stand out)

  • You have working experience in managing products or services in Cloud platforms and/or SaaS at scale

  • You utilize and understand the benefits of test-driven development and continuous integration

  • You are familiar with component driven development and design processes

  • You have experience with advanced PHP development frameworks and workflows (Symfony, Composer)

  • You have familiarity with Configuration Management toolsets

  • You have familiarity with Acquia tools and solutions (Lightning, BLT, DevDesktop, Acquia Cloud).

  • You have experience working in an iterative development environment (Jira, Kanban, Agile, SCRUM)

  • You have significant prior experience in Javascript, CSS, HTML5, Ajax, web frameworks like Express or AngularJS

  • You have significant prior experience with backend technologies like NodeJS, Python, or Ruby and scalable server technologies

  • You have experience in Scrum and Kanban, and thrive in an Agile environment

What your day will look like:

  • You will work directly with the program team, including developers, QA engineers, Scrum Masters and Product Owners, and a lot of other great teammates

  • You will be working on long-term architecture and design strategies

  • You will implement content and layout updates to the current website

The Admin Stuff: Applicants selected may be subject to a government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for a Public Trust. Accordingly, US Citizenship or Permanent Residence is required. Please note we are unable to provide sponsorship for this position.

The Legal Stuff:MetroStar Systems is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status. The statements herein are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by employees, and are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified. Furthermore, they do not establish a contract for employment and are subject to change at the discretion of MetroStar Systems.

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