Drupal Content Mgr 8/19/2016

MCI - Contract Des Moines, IA

Company
MCI - Contract
Job Classification
Full Time
Company Ref #
28886628
AJE Ref #
575935379
Location
Des Moines, IA
Job Type
Regular

JOB DESCRIPTION

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MCI - 12 month contract position in Des Moines, IA.

Candida te must be available for ONSITE interview. This is an onsite only role in Des Moines, IA.

Only qualified US CITIZENS and GREEN CARD HOLDERS with the REQUIRED EXPERIEINCE listed below are welcome to apply. Sorry NO H1 SPONSORSHIP is available for this position. NO THIRD PARTY SPONSORED H1 APPLICANTS will be considered. THIRD PARTY AGENCIES NEED NOT APPLY.

We support several websites created in Drupal, so extensive experience in the Drupal platform, including PHP and MySQL, is a must. The candidate will be taking on the Drupal workload, designing new websites, enhancing existing websites, and fixing defects.

The candidate should also have a strong background in website design and development, and must be able to monitor industry trends, technologies, and standards and be able to research, recommend, and apply new technologies as necessary. Job responsibilities include creating design prototypes, site navigation, and architecture and layout of content.

It is expected that this candidate will be the department's "goto" person for Drupal and website design, so taking initiative, managing workload, and working independently are a must. Technical skills will be tested during the interview.

FURTHER JOB REQUIREMENTS:

* Possess strong communications skills and the ability to work closely with a team
* Ability to read, understand, and create design documents.
* Technical understanding of infrastructure components, their dependencies, and interactions between servers, virtual systems, networks, databases, web applications, etc.
* Ability to proactively participate in customer engagements, follow direction from lead technicians, work with customers, and participate in technical planning.

CORE REQUIREMENTS:

Drupal development experience, with a clear understanding of how a Drupal site is built from the ground up. Drupal versions 7 & 8experience Required - 5 YEARS

PHP version 5.3 (or newer) in Enterprise Environments or equivalent OO knowledge Required - 5 YEARS

MySQL version 5, able to read, write, and troubleshoot SQL queries Required - 3 YEARS

HTML/ CSS, JavaScript and jQuery Required - 3 YEARS

Knowledge and demonstrated experience with cross-browser and cross-platform issues (IE, Firefox, Chrome, etc.) Required - 3 YEARS

Full stack experience strongly desired, LAMP environment, as well as front-end - Desired

Experience working with ORM tools a plus (Doctrine, Propel/Creole, etc) - Desired

Experience with site/server optimization a plus (Memcached, Varnish, APC, etc) - Desired

Working on an AgileScrum development team - Desired