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Drupal Developer
Ref No.: 16-00561
Location: Des Moines, Iowa
Client: OCIO: Office of the Chief Information Officer
Location: Des Moines,IA
Duration: 6+ Months
Agency Interview Type: In Person Only
 
 
Job Description:
We will be hiring TWO Drupal developers from his requisition.
This SDP5 position will be joining the Office of the Chief Information Officer Application Development team as a Drupal Content Management System developer. 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.
 
Skill
Required / Desired
Amount
of Experience
 
Drupal development experience, with a clear understanding of how a Drupal site is built from the ground up. Drupal versions 7 & 8 experience is a must
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
– o Full stack experience strongly desired, LAMP environment, as well as front-end
Desired
 
 
–o Experience working with ORM tools a plus (Doctrine, Propel/Creole, etc)
Desired
 
 
o Experience with site/server optimization a plus (Memcached, Varnish, APC, etc)
Desired
 
 
o o Working on an Agile Scrum development team
Desired
 
 
 
 
Questions
 
 
Description
 
Question 1
The Contractor must report any disciplinary action, misdemeanor or felony convictions to the State for any temporary IT staff provided. Do you agree to this requirement?
Question 2
Absences greater than two weeks MUST be approved by CAI Management in advance, and contact information must be provided to CAI so that a resource can be reached during his or her absence. The client has the right to dismiss the resource if she or he does not return to work by the agreed upon date. Do you accept this requirement?
Question 3
This requirement falls under the e-RTR process. The candidate MUST submit their Right to Represent electronically following the process to be considered. Do you accept this requirement?
Question 4
Please list candidate's email address HERE that will be used when submitting E-RTR.