Senior Drupal/PHP Engineer - REMOTE (Mid-Atlantic)

Job Locations US-PA-Harrisburg
Akeso Talent Engagement - Harrisburg, PA
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Akeso Talent Engagement is looking for a dynamic Drupal/PHP Engineer to join our partner's team in order to service a variety of clients they have developing custom CMS solutions. The main goal of this role is to be the point person for all development tasks, optimization, and client strategy moving forward.


Will be responsible for coding, testing, debugging, documenting, and monitoring production websites
Preparing application for live environment.
Unit-Testing and End-to-End testing of code.
Determine time estimates to complete tasks.
Documenting technical specifications.
Write the application according to specifications.
Coordinating with designers, administrators, project managers and other programmers.
Ability to work independently and work with other team members to ensure on-time quality delivery of applications.
Prioritizing tasks and daily activities.
Part of a project where he/she will receive the technical specifications and write code from it.
Daily stand-up meetings to review current progress and obstacles with direct team.
Weekly meetings to review with the entire technology team.


Skills: PHP, Javascript, HTML, Website Design, CSS, ACQUIA, DRUPAL, ARCHITECT, ENGINEERMinimum 4+ years of commercial experience with PHP
Minimum 5 to 8 years' experience in software development and IT consulting.
Experience developing web solutions in Drupal and PHP implementations in a LAMP environment
Experience developing web solutions in Wordpress and PHP implementations in a LAMP environment
Experience with Composer, Drush (Drupal command line tool), Git, Twig, Jenkins, Apache
Experience developing and consuming REST web services
Familiarity with SASS/LESS, Bootstrap
Knowledge of PHP, PHP files and theme functions, and knowledge of the Drupal & Wordpress theme layer
Through understanding of the Software Development Lifecycle (e.g. Requirements, Design, Development, Testing).
Experience with Agile or iterative SDLCs methodologies
Familiarity with JIRA or Agile ticketing system and Confluence or other collaborative workspace
Strong Communication skills with both internal team members as well as customers.
Able to effectively communicate with third party collaborators to jointly contribute to the project's success.
Basic Photoshop Skills for slicing and producing web assets from layered PSDs files.
Experience developing responsive and adaptive design websites
Familiarity with Section 508, WCAG, ARIA accessibility standards
Ability to write JavaScript with and without the use of frameworks such as jQuery
Comfortable working with debugging tools like Firebug, Chrome inspector, etc.
Ability to understand CSS changes to have consistent style across platforms and browsers
Ability to convert comprehensive layout and wireframes into working HTML pages


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