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Drupal Developer (Back-end-developer)

Portland, ME

Are you a Drupal developer with a strong understanding of computer programming fundamentals and therefore don’t need a lot of mentoring in that area? Are you smart and adapt to learn new languages and technologies easily? Do you have excellent communication, computer, and project management skills, which you use to focus on writing better, more efficient code?
Are you also very comfortable investigating issues and debugging them?
Most importantly, are you passionate about what you do and love sharing what you learn?
If you answered yes to any of the above questions, then this job is for you!

Job description

  • You will work with team members and clients to troubleshoot and improve current and future back-end applications and processes.

  • You will use your understanding of programming languages and tools to analyze issues, formulate more efficient processes, solve problems, and create a more seamless experience for users.

  • You will be responsible for writing server-side web application logic and integrating front-end markup built by your coworkers into the sites and applications we build and maintain.

  • Most work will involve writing PHP to power our Drupal websites, but we also have React/JavaScript, and DevOps work that comes up from time to time.

  • Your focus will initially be in our Client Support department.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Be involved and participate in the overall website application lifecycle

  • Focus on coding, debugging, and step debugging

  • Collaborate with clients and co-workers

  • Define and effectively communicate technical requirements

  • Provide training, help, and support to other team members as needed

  • Build high-quality reusable code

  • Develop functional and sustainable web applications with clean code

  • Stay up to date with current best practices

  • Participate in conferences and educational programs

  • Follow new and emerging technologies

  • Compile and analyze data, processes, and code to troubleshoot problems and identify areas for improvement

  • Collaborate with the front-end developers and other team members to establish objectives and design more functional, cohesive code to enhance the user experience

  • Recording data and reporting it to the proper parties, such as clients or leadership

  • Taking lead on projects, as needed

Requirements and Qualifications

  • Preference with those willing to relocate to the Portland, ME area

  • 1+ years of experience solving back end coding problems

  • In-depth understanding of web development

  • 2+ years of experience with web programming languages like Java, Ruby, PHP, or Python

  • 1+ years of experience with Drupal CMS framework

  • Familiarity with front-end languages such as HTML, JavaScript and Sass/CSS

  • Comfortable using Git

  • Can type 30+ WPM using all your fingers ;)

  • Bachelor’s degree in computer programming, computer science, or a related field

  • Strong understanding of the web development cycle and programming techniques and tools

  • Excellent project and time management skills

  • Strong problem solving and verbal and written communication skills

  • Ability to work independently or with a group

  • Willingness to sit/stand at a desk for extended periods

The successful applicant for this job will be:

  • Passionate about solving complex programming problems

  • Self-motivated (ready to dig into a web search to solve a problem)

  • Curious and ready to learn

  • Able to communicate clearly and effectively in person and on paper (with co-workers AND clients)

  • Able to adapt quickly to changing client needs

  • Ideally able to work in our office in Portland, ME

If this sounds like you, please upload a MS word copy of your resume under this job posting at www.IntWork.com

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