Client, a leader in nonprofit investigative journalism, is seeking a fast learning, flexible web developer with a background in LAMP stacks to work at its headquarters in Washington, DC.
The Drupal/LAMP developer is responsible for maintaining and developing the Drupal 7 codebase, associated web services, databases and cloud servers. Position reports to the web editor and the Chief Digital Officer.
Leading development of the next generation of web platforms, social networking tools and publishing tools to showcase the Center’s award winning reporting.
Coordinating with editors and web producers to ensure that needed functionality meets usability and workflow requirements.
Implement bug fixes and assist with routine maintenance of existing websites.
Research emerging technologies to help identify potential revenue opportunities and/or enhancements to website user experience.
Participate in all aspects of website development / redevelopment: analysis, planning, testing, development, maintenance.
Minimum 3 years experience developing in PHP
Minimum 2 years experience with Drupal, including Drupal 7 module development and theming using Drupal API
HTML, CSS and Web Standards experience and knowledge.
Understanding and experience managing MySQL Server and Linux.
Management of projects using Git and Github.
Experience building and using web services and AJAX, including authentication schemes using OAuth 1 and 2.
Experience in the new media industry
Experience working in other programming languages / frameworks.
Experience in traditional software development.
Prior leadership experience in web development enterprise.
Experience with Linux web server management.
Experience with these software or services is a also a plus: Hudson, Varnish
Must be able to produce high quality code under clear deadlines.
Must be able to manage multiple projects and consistently meet project deadlines
Must be able to lead a tame of other developers to produce quality code
Excellent written and spoken communication skills
Excellent interpersonal skills
Innovative, self-motivated approach to work
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