Drupal Migration Architect

Confidential Company  •  Bethesda, MD

15+ years experience  •  Staffing & Recruiting

$80K - $140K
Posted on 11/30/17 by Candy Johnson
Bethesda, MD
15+ years experience
Staffing & Recruiting
$80K - $140K
Posted on 11/30/17 by Candy Johnson



Required skills/Level of Experience:


•            15 plus years in IT and software development;

•            6-10 years’ experience working on Drupal projects;

•            Previous experience migrating from Drupal 7 to Drupal 8.

•            Extensive experience and knowledge in Drupal 8 code

•            Extensive and diverse background creating custom PHP modules within the Drupal framework.

•            Strong background in one or more of Drupal’s major themes, i.e. Zen, Omega, etc.

•            Understanding of browser/client-side, particularly jQuery.

•            Mastery of Drupal's key contrib modules, i.e. CTools, Views, Rules, etc.

•            Deep familiarity with Drupal’s 'hook' system for modifying contributed modules remotely -- from functions written in custom modules;

•            Experience building or working with Drupal 8 sites.

•            Strong background in 'site building': to be good at vetting Contributed modules from Drupal.org, installing and configuring modules for 'sandbox' projects;

•            Command line competence in Linux to be able to work with sandbox instances. This includes editing server files, navigating server folders, modifying permissions and other such actions

•            Familiarity with GIT

•            Strong familiarity with DB and DB Modeling – in particular MySQL

•            ‘Full Stack’ development capability


Nice to have skills:


•            Experience with SASS or LESS.

•            Familiarity with webserver configuration and URL rewrites, regex, etc

•            Familiarity with PHP and MySQL configuration settings for optimizing Drupal performance.

•            Passing competence and awareness of system architecture issues like load balancing, proxies, caching, etc.

•            Experience with Drupal AJAX.

•            Degree in Computer Science


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