Drupal Developer, (LA)

Location: Los Angeles, CA

Type: Full Time

Min. Experience: Experienced

Intermediate Full-Stack Drupal Developer


Overview
AMP L.A. is seeking an energetic Drupal 8 developer reporting to the Group Technology Director, to join our team. The ideal candidate will bring a solid and experienced portfolio of Drupal module and theme coding work to bring our clients the best solutions possible on time and on budget. S/he will be strongly grounded in Drupal coding standards, software development methodologies and adapts easily to a fast-paced agency environment.

 

Skills/Responsibilities

  • Self-managed and motivated.
  • Demonstrated ability to deliver, launch projects under pressure.
  • Fluidly adapts to a highly dynamic agency environment.

 

Collaboration

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • Must work well in a team environment.
  • Contribute to development of department-wide standards.
  • Contribute to evaluation of new technologies, vendors, contractors, and software products.
  • Must be willing to learn from developers and agency collaborators of all skillsets and backgrounds.

 

Drupal Expertise

  • Adaptive Theme (responsive)
  • Drush
  • Features
  • Views handlers
  • Apache Solr
  • Organic Groups
  • Ctools
  • Purl
  • Ubercart experience (preferred)
  • Varnish
  • Memcached

 

Expertise

  • Demonstrated experience in developing responsive solutions for IE8/9/10 and contemporary releases of Chrome, Firefox, and Safari across mobile, tablet, and desktop.
  • 1+ years programming experience building complex Drupal 7 sites using responsive themes, Apache Solr, Views handlers, Features, Organic Groups and Purl
  • 2+ years designing, developing and programming to APIs and web services-based integrations and applications, such as JQuery, Backbone.js, Underscore, JSON, REST, SOAP, etc.
  • 2+ years hands-on programming experience with server side web technologies, object oriented or scripting languages PHP, Python, Ruby, Node.JS, and related languages SQL, XML, JSON, XAML, etc. including expertise with design tools as Photoshop.
  • 2+ years hands-on programming experience with client side web and/or device technologies as HTML (HTML5 a plus), CSS, JS, and/or iOS, Android, Windows 8 Metro.
  • 2+ years experience with software development process tools (JIRA, Git, SVN, Basecamp, etc.).
  • Working knowledge and experience with software development best practices and standards.
  • Strong analytical and problem solving ability.
  • Creatively handle unexpected challenges and innovating solutions.
  • Ability to balance both immediate needs and longer-term ownership/maintenance needs of the application.

 

Optional/Beneficial

  • Experience with Vagrant, Capistrano and other deployment/provisioning technologies preferred.
  • Experience modeling, tuning, designing and managing MySQL databases.
  • Digital agency experience is a plus.
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