Technical Consultant/ Drupal Developer

Company Name:
Blackstone Technology Group
Blackstone technology group is hiring a Drupal developer - Technical consultant for the federal practice. This candidate will be responsibilities over the Drupal Design, Development and Content Migration for federal websites. The ideal candidate will join a high-performing group of technologists committed to driving customer satisfaction through delivery and innovation. The Drupal Developer will lead the design and development of Drupal-based web applications in a fast-moving, cutting edge government client environment.
Responsibilities
Provide guidance on latest Drupal modules and changes
Provide hands on development support at critical stages
Ensure successful technical delivery of software projects
Investigate, analyze, define, tailor, and implement Drupal based solutions
Work with team management to gain knowledge of and execute technology trade-off decisions around scope and complexity
Work with Technical Lead to review business requirements and develop/enhance application architecture for technology solutions
Participate in business and technology planning sessions and anticipate future business / technology changes
Communicate implications of technical decisions, issues and plans to business and IT Leadership
Perform root cause analysis of issues or defects, and provide mitigation recommendations
Provide input into project and application deliverables that are consistent with Client principles, standards, methodologies and technology organization's best practices
Design and develop content migration scripts
Implement or adhere to automation processes for building, testing and deploying Drupal sites
Qualifications
Bachelor's Degree
Must successfully complete a stringent Background Investigation and obtain the required Government Security
Must be able to and have experience developing custom Drupal modules
Minimum 2 plus years PHP development/coding experience
Minimum 1 plus years developing online applications using Drupal
Minimum 1 plus years Linux/shell scripting experience
Strong technical background in LAMP environment
Must be able to write excellent code and applications that are modular and built for scale
Demonstrates outstanding leadership skills and both written and verbal communication skills
Demonstrates the ability to interact comfortably with Senior Leadership and/or Government Executives and staff on a day-to-day basis
Self-starter who can provide client solutions with minimal instructions and can run independently on projects
Preferred Experience:
Experience delivering enterprise-level projects Drupal projects
Committer in Drupal project or submitted changes to project for inclusion into Drupal project
Experience creating Drupal themes
Experience running Drupal in a multi-tenant architecture
Strong RDBMS/SQL experience
Blackstone offers a comprehensive compensation and benefits package.
Equal Opportunity Employer Statement: EOE of Minorities/Females/Vets/Disability
No Solicitation Statement: No phone calls or agencies please
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About Blackstone
Blackstone Technology Group (www.bstonetech.com) is a 275+ person, privately-held, global IT and business consulting firm founded in 1998. Headquartered in San Francisco, with additional offices in Sacramento, Denver, Houston, and Washington DC, our mission is to implement innovative IT and business process solutions that help our clients address industry challenges, achieve cost containment, and transform their business models within their respective commercial and public service marketplaces. Blackstone has garnered an impressive track record of delivering successful results, with a noteworthy client list that includes many Fortune 1000 businesses and US Federal Government and California State Agencies.

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