• The Cient is seeking an experienced senior Drupal consultant to lead the migration of existing IBM WebSphere Portal content management solution to Drupal 8. As part of the migration, the consultant will need to perform Drupal installation, configuration, developmental enhancements if needed and maintenance. The consultant must have the skillset to architect a Drupal environment and develop a plan and execute it.
• The client currently has two portal websites. One of the websites services external (internet) users, while the other services internal (intranet) users. These websites are focused on the dissemination of information and documents relevant to the legal community, public education and outreach programs, service to litigants, jurors, law enforcement agencies and other court users. It also provides the users the ability to search the website directories and content which includes graphic and video content. The external website have over 70,000 files and 26 million page views per year. The intranet website has over 50,000 files and serves over 12,000 employees statewide.
• The project will include: leading Drupal 8 installation, configuration and maintenance, advising IT staff on best practices for building a Drupal 8 environment, leading a team of web developers in architecting, designing and building out the site, advising management on training and tools necessary to maximize the system's potential for building custom solutions. The project is expected to take approximately 9-12 months.
• The consultant is expected to: work closely with in-house IT staff to ensure that standards and best practices are being followed, provide knowledge transfer to in-house staff that includes developers and management, advise and train in-house staff that have varying degree of familiarity with Drupal and have all of the required skillsets mentioned; desired skills a plus.