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Clearance Level: Must Be Able to Obtain Public Trust

Career Level: Experienced

Schedule: Remote

Job Description

The Developer will coordinate with Enterprise Architects, Data Center Leads, IT Managers, Business and Application teams to establish the application development best practices and standards, process baseline and software configuration management and control. The role is responsible for designing, coding and modifying websites, from layout to function and according to a client’s specifications. Strive to create visually appealing sites that feature user-friendly design and clear navigation. Designs, develops, troubleshoots, debugs, and implements software code for a component of the website. Works with graphic designers and other members of a project team to develop the site concept, interface design, and architecture of the website. Responsible for interface implementation. Integrates web applications with backend databases. Deploys large web-based transaction systems using application servers. Researches, tests, build, and coordinates the integration of new products per production and client requirements. Requires strong navigation and site-design skills

Job Description
• Develops the scope for the application development process and governance function for the organization; develop milestones for the roadmap.
• Obtains, evaluates and consolidates best practices from within existing Drupal application development areas, including vendor and in-house teams as well as from outside sources. Work with interested parties to review and reach consensus on policies to be established and governed within for all design and development activities going forward.
• Establishes an inventory of approved technology and tools and processes to ensure adherence to use of these tools. Define and implement processes for updates and possible new software and development tools and retiring old software.
• Coaches and mentors team members to operationalize and ensure adherence to the defined standards and policies.
• Defines and implement periodically reviews to measure compliance to standards from all Drupal staff and vendors.
• Participates in evaluation and selection of new software development tools that project teams propose to introduce to the production environment.
• Plans and delivers software platforms used across multiple products and organizational units.
• Performs web design and production tasks using Dreamweaver, Web Content Management System (Drupal) and/or SharePoint tools.
• Makes use of HTML, XHTML, HTML5, CSS, JavaScript, and JQuery programming languages as needed.
• Creates and optimizes Section-508 compliant images and PDFs for the web using Adobe Creative Suite (Photoshop, Illustrator, Fireworks, and Acrobat).
• Deploys new sites using current template, including configuration of associated files (navigation, heater, footer, etc.).
• Cleans up Drupal code, making certain that each page is W3C compliant and corrects any infrastructure issues. Reviews pages after migration to ensure accuracy.
• Performs QA reviews and all applicable testing before returning to client for final review, approval, and clearance.
• Knows and continues to keep up-to-date on Section-508 accessibility requirements and ensures all web pages and web files are compliant.
• Performs cross-browser testing and follows all internal approval and clearance processes before posting pages.
• Offers suggestions on information architecture, user experience, search engine optimization, Section-508 compliance, use of graphics, mobile optimization, and other web best practices.
• Reviews web site statistics (using Google Analytics, etc.) and uses findings to improve search engine optimization and information architecture as well as to inform customers of site performance and use.
• Attends web team meetings and provides valuable input and maintains strong, positive interoffice and client relations. Represents team in cross-organizational workgroups, communities of practice, project teams, etc.
• Uses MS Office Suite (Word, Excel, and PowerPoint) and WinZip software to format and store files as needed.

Required Education, Experience, & Skills
• Drupal, JavaScript, JQuery, HTML, HTML5, CSS, CSS3, Web Programming Skills, Teamwork, Verbal Communication, cross-browser compatibility, Web User Interface Design (UI), Security Principles, Object-Oriented Design, Multimedia Content Development, API’s

Benefits Package:
• Health, Dental, and Vision
• Life Insurance
• 401k
• Flexible Spending Account (Health, Dependent Care, and Commuter)
• 2 Weeks of Paid Time Off and all 11 Federal Holidays

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