Sapient Government Services (US) - Arlington, VA

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SAPIENT Government Services, INC.

Sapient Government Services (SGS) is looking for people who – simply put – are driven to make a difference.

By solving some of today’s toughest challenges, our teams are helping to transform the government in the areas of business, technology and marketing. Working at SGS, you will be in an environment that fosters growth and creativity, demands openness and client-focused delivery, and celebrates initiative and innovation.

The chance to bring your ideas and new thinking to today’s challenges and work in a truly unique work environment is now – it’s at Sapient Government Services.

JOB TITLE – Sr. PHP / DRUPAL developer

Job Title: Sr. Associate, Technology L1

Reports to: Program Manager

Location: Rockville, MD and Arlington, VA

Employee Status: Regular, Full time

Travel: < 5%

Start Date: Immediately

Clearance Requirement: Public Trust

Job Summary: The Sr. Associate, Technology is a member of the project team who takes responsibility for implementing parts of the system architecture using best practices. This will include coding, unit testing, using design patterns, learning new technologies, and becoming an expert in one part of the system.

Qualified applicants must be detail-oriented, result-driven individuals who work well within team environments and have good interpersonal skills, as well as good client interaction skills.

Configure Drupal and create custom modules to meet requirements
Create scripts to automate deployment and build out of site
  • Design and develop new code and/or support operations, maintenance, and enhancements of existing code.
  • Develop conceptual and technical design including use of OOA and OOD techniques.
  • Conduct unit testing.
  • Must be a U.S. Citizen or U.S. Legal Permanent Resident
  • Eligible for U.S. Government Clearance.
Experience Guidelines:
Demonstrates ability to configure Drupal and create custom Drupal modules using the core API
Demonstrates ability to use common Drupal modules such as CTools, Views, and Panels, extending them through code
Can code in PHP, HTML/5, CSS/3, and JavaScript/jQuery
Ability to learn new technologies quickly
Minimum 3 years’ experience with the LAMP (Linux, MySQL, PHP) technology stack
Minimum 1 year design and development experience with Drupal web content management solution (WCMS)
Experience working with PHP and / or Drupal solutions in a cloud-based environment is desirable
Familiar with SQL and / or experience with database technologies such as Oracle or MySQL
Good understanding of all parts of Software Engineering (e.g. Requirements, Design, Implementation, Testing) and the Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC)
Experience working in agile or iterative SDLCs

Bachelor’s Degree required from college or University

About Sapient Government Services

Sapient Government Services, a division of Sapient, is a leading provider of consult­ing, technology, and marketing services to a wide array of U.S. governmental agencies. Focused on driving long-term change and transforming the citizen experience, we use technology to help agencies become more accessible and transparent. With a track record of delivering mission-critical solutions and the ability to leverage commercial best practices, we serve as trusted advisors to government agencies such as the Federal Bureau of Investigation, Library of Congress, National Institutes of Health, United States Department of Health and Human Services, and United States Department of Homeland Security. For more information, visit .

Sapient is a registered service mark of Sapient Corporation.

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