Drupal Developer

Reed Technology
18 May 2017
17 Jun 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Drupal Developer / Web Developer - CMS, PHP, LAMP

A talented and passion Drupal / Web Developer is required to join the growing web development team of a leading Edtech organisation in the heart of Bristol. The role will be responsible for the development and maintenance of a web estate and portal services both for public facing and internal systems and for other work across the group.

Role Responsibilities:

Work on projects as agreed with the web development team leader that provide web and portal services across the wider group
Be responsible for the design, functionality, usability and accessibility of the web portal and associated websites, ensuring that technical continuity is maintained and development standards are met
Design, schedule and deliver new and enhanced portal applications through the Drupal platform according to priorities agreed with the web development manager
Build, test, implement and maintain web-based applications/services, troubleshooting web application and infrastructure problems to reach resolution as required
Design and build SOAP/REST web services, interfacing to non-web systems to support the development of our information architecture and end-to-end processors
Develop and extend CRM functionality, in particular consuming data from various information systems
Discuss and recommend technical developments to improve the quality of the website/portal and supporting infrastructure
Create and maintain technical documentation to a high standard
Develop an understanding of existing information systems and consider opportunities for future development for web/portal solutions
Keep abreast of new technology for future-proofing applications and infrastructure, sharing knowledge with colleagues as appropriate
Experience in some of the following areas is required:

Knowledge and experience of developing and deploying production websites and web applications, complemented using web development packages such as Eclipse or PHPStorm
Knowledge and experience of: PHP, HTML 5, CSS, JQuery, XML and XML schemas, JSON, REST and SOAP
Experience of developing custom modules for content management systems on production websites
Experience of working with and developing against APIs and data frameworks
Experience of developing scalable web services across multiple platforms and systems
Experience of working with relational database engines, ideally MySQL or MSSQL
A good level of understanding of relational database design concepts and usage, preferably working knowledge of information systems design and implementation
Awareness of the Drupal content management system
Good knowledge of coding, usability and accessibility standards (WCAG), Drupal coding standards would be a distinct advantage
Experience of working in a development team to build and implement web sites and applications, following deployment and build processes using code
Candidates with less commercial experience but who can demonstrate a desire to learn are welcome to apply.

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