• WCMS Developer Lead

    Job Locations US-MD-Rockville
    Job ID
    # of Openings
    Information Technology
    Public Trust
    Work Authorization
    US Citizens, preferred
  • Overview

    VariQ is seeking a Drupal Development Lead to guide the development effort for our customer’s Content Management System.  In this role the candidate will lead the planning, development and implementing of custom applications, providing application support; managing projects. The person in this role works across a variety of platforms, frameworks and front-end technologies. The person will develop applications, websites, resolves code errors and researches new technologies and solutions.


    Additional Information:

    • Available: March 2019, currently in proposal stage
    • Location: Rockville, MD
    • Security Clearance: ability to attain IRS clearance required
    • Salary: Dependent upon experience


    • Develop and maintain custom PHP applications/modules on Drupal 8x
    • Improve existing frameworks and modules to support additional functionality.
    • Works closely with business analysts and team members to understand business requirements that drive the analysis and design of quality technical solutions.
    • Aligns business and IT strategies and complies with architectural standards.
    • Ability to lead software development lifecycle, including analysis, design, configuring, programming, documentation, and unit testing for Drupal
    • Add new taxonomies, as needed, by the business requirements
    • Makes recommendations towards the development of new code, tools and products or reuse of existing systems.
    • Support senior management in the development, communication, and execution of the program’s strategy
    • Participates in systems analysis and design using development, quality assurance and integration methodologies.
    • Works with internal teams and vendors on defining deliverables, tools and methodologies for projects.
    • Independently designs technical solutions for modules of a project, or to resolve most problems.
    • Selects appropriate work procedures or approaches to address technical challenges.
    • Engage in regular and sustained client interaction, encompassing both formal presentations and informal, routine communication
    • Develop documentation and briefings
    • Perform tasks on time and with high level of diligence


    • 8+ years of experience with PHP, HTML, CSS, and JavaScript
    • 4+ years of experience with Drupal; working knowledge with Drupal 8
    • Ability to write custom Drupal modules and themes
    • Experience developing Custom Drupal modules
    • Firm understanding of Drupal API
    • Knowledge of front-end frameworks: jQuery, Sass
    • Knowledge of the Drupal “Features” module
    • Knowledge of PHP framework for testing purposes
    • Ability to follow Drupal coding standards
    • Experience contributing patches and/or modules on
    • Experience performing code reviews
    • Experience using PHP unit for Unit testing
    • Experience / understanding of JSON and AJAX
    • Front End Skills for developing a Drupal theme
    • Working knowledge of relational databases (MySQL Preferred)



    VariQ is an equal opportunity employer.


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