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DRUPAL Lead Software Engineer -

Location: Reston
Posted on: May 11, 2024

Job Description:


Location: Reston, VA

Salary: up to 135K

Lead Software Engineer - DRUPAL


The Lead Software Engineer - Drupal will be a senior member on the Web Technology and Content Management team, responsible for guiding and mentoring engineers in web design and development. The successful candidate will be a seasoned software engineer with extensive knowledge and experience in service design and development for highly scalable distributed systems.

The candidate will lead by interacting with architects, project managers, and software engineers to establish and enforce Web technology standards, design patterns, process, development, and deployment


? Works with other members and lead to establish the Web Architectural Standards and Patterns

? Supports development teams with design, implementation, testing, deployment, and operations for new and legacy services including the definition / revision of service contracts and SLA?s.

? Provides technical and thought leadership in support with service standards, Web technology standards realization through service pattern development, technical mentorship, service development, developer training, and task management using a continuous delivery model.

? Supports production issues and activities, as necessary, by researching, analyzing issues, and identifying and/or delivering solutions.



Bachelor?s degree required.

Seven + years of directly-related work experience in a professional position in software development or a related field.

Related Skills & Other Requirements:

? Minimum 7+ years? experience in web development preferable with 5+ in Drupal

? Expert-level understanding of the PHP programming language, related optimization techniques, and design patterns.

? Expert-level understanding of the Drupal and Drupal API of version 6.x and 7.x

? Expert-level understanding of LAMP system environment.

? Familiarity with Acquia cloud solution.

? Familiarity with Configuration Management toolsets

? A strong understanding of common service implementation technologies such as: SOAP, REST, XML, JSON, and dependency management.

? Must have strong knowledge in one or more of the following: HTML, JavaScript, DOM, AJAX, CSS/CSS2, XML, XHTML, DHTML, JQuery

? Must have deep knowledge of PHP, Drupal, , SQL/PL-SQL

? Experience working in an iterative development environment (familiarity with RUP and/or Agile/Scrum is a plus)

? Familiar with tools i.e. Jenkins, SVN, Artifactory, Jira/Fisheye/Cruciable/confluence etc.

? Experience in documenting design and architecture artifacts and presenting artifacts for architectural review

? Effective communication skills are a must along with a strong customer service orientation, and the ability to clearly discern client needs.

? Understanding of modern software engineering principles and practices as well as modern/Web 2.0/3.0 tools and frameworks.

We are an equal employment opportunity employer and will consider all qualified candidates without regard to disability or protected veteran status.

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