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April 26

Lead Drupal 8 Developer Remote

My name is Bill Stevens and I have a new remote contract to hire Lead Drupal 8 Developer position located in Downtown, Manhattan that could be of interest to you, please review my specification below and I am available at any time to speak with you so please feel free to call me. This position will allow the ideal candidate to work onsite in New York City the first five days of the contract and then continue to work remotely.

This position pays $90.00 per hour on a w-2 hourly basis or $100.00 per hour on a corp basis. The corp rate is for independent contractors only and not third party firms.


The firm is seeking an experienced, flexible and versatile Drupal developer to help us build interactive, mobile-first websites from the ground up and create leading-edge digital consumer-facing experiences. We value strong interpersonal skills, through-leadership, teamwork, personal drive and initiative, and solutions-orientation along with strong communication skills


Independently engage and partner with agency designers, business stakeholders and onshore/offshore IT teams to translate business and technical requirements to well-engineered and tested scalable solutions

Provide subject matter expertise and thought leadership on architecture, management, digital asset governance, configuration, upgrades and functional evolution of the Drupal 8 platform and capability

Bring deep technical expertise to content management, decoupled software development user experience, quality assurance, architecture, instrumentation and performance decisions

Improve and maintain the integrations with third-party SaaS providers to ensure exemplary performance and security

Drive successful delivery of all projects, handle and prioritize multiple simultaneous projects and consistently meet deadlines while bringing flexibility and adaptability to dynamic business needs

Ensure compliance with security, infrastructure processes, policies and other administrative/corporate procedures. Proactively monitor site stability and performance, work with production support and development teams to identify and implement mitigation strategies

Ensure project success by providing feedback after reviewing project plans, timelines, estimates, and requirements documents; identify risks and mitigation strategies. Strong analytical and problem-solving skills

Proactive with finding efficiencies in design elements and consistency across multiple site designs

Be proficient in agile development methodology including the translation of user stories to develop requirements, pair programming, iterative epic development, testing/debugging, reporting, documentation, deployment and maintenance/support

Design/build/update/removal of content and links

Develop, enforce and ensure adherence to content standards, meta-tagging, policies, procedures and frameworks that foster flexibility and re-use

Coordinate, review, traffic and deploy content on conjunction with business, agencies and other stakeholder


BA/BS Degree in Computer Science or related field

7+ years of relevant professional experience in website development, ideally in managing and developing within CMS-managed site environments

Seasoned, proven expertise in building responsive, scalable, robust, consumer-facing websites, cloud services and apps using modern library frameworks and web architecture components

Experience with managing and building out Drupal 8, including custom module and theme development, experience migrating to Drupal 8 from previous versions a plus.

Experience with Acquia or Lightning preferred

Experience working on a large website rebuild or re-platform project

Experience with MySQL, JavaScript, HTML5, CSS3, JSON

Experience with PHP 7 and programming concepts such as:

OOP (Object Oriented Programming)

Services and Dependency Injection containers

Understanding of core Drupal API and concepts including:

Field API, Form API, Render API

Entities, Views, Fields, Routing, Database abstraction layer

Experience utilizing SOAP and REST API's

Experience with the Twig Templating Language

Experience with modern JavaScript frameworks such as Node, React or Angular

Experience with Apache Solr, Redis, Memcached, Tomcat

Knowledge of PHP, Symfony Framework, jQuery, Bootstrap a plus

Knowledge of code versioning using Git or similar tools

Knowledge of JIRA, CI/CD tools a plus

Strong knowledge of Cloud technologies - AWS (preferred) or Azure, Middleware, Microservices, Application development platforms, High Availability designs and technologies

Experience with Adobe Creative suite (Photoshop, Dreamweaver, InDesign, Illustrator) a plus

Experience with Agile/Scrum development environments essential

Strong experience with backend development with frontend experience as well

The ideal candidate should be focused on the backend

Background in building Drupal environments in AWS a big plus

Based on his experience, he could play the role as backend developer

US citizens and those authorized to work in the US are encouraged to apply, sponsorship for this role is not available at this time.

The interview process will include an initial telephone screening.

Please let me know your interest for this position, availability to interview and start for this position along with a copy of your recent resume or please feel free to call me at any time with any questions.


Bill Stevens

Director of Technical Recruiting

PRI Technology

Denville, New Jersey 07834

Direct Line: 1-973-732-5454 x21

Click here to Apply





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