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TEKsystems Drupal Developer in KANSAS CITY, Missouri

Description:

Candidates should be solid PHP developers with strong Drupal or Laravel skills..

As part of a team of engineers, the typical developer at TEKsystems will find themselves as an essential contributor to the construction of client projects that they find themselves on. Our developers need to be more than just a programmer, we are looking for problem solvers and technical enthusiast. Someone that is up to facing the highest challenges by creatively finding solutions, adapting to unforeseen requirements, learning new technology and sometimes just plowing through. Duties for our developers include producing code that adheres to established development protocols and bests practices as defined by our technology department. They are also expected to participate in a team environment to determine scopes, estimate tasks and promote solutions. Other key duties include evaluating emerging technologies, performing proof of concepts, documenting recommendations and contributing to our constantly evolving best practices. It is also expected that as a self-starter, our developers will be able to balance priorities across all aspects of the system development life cycle, which will encompass both support of legacy products as well as new green field development.

Responsibilities

  • Collaborating with management, departments and customers to identify end-user requirements and specifications

  • Designing algorithms and workflows to create new software applications and backend systems

  • Producing efficient and elegant code based on requirements

  • Testing and deploying programs and applications

  • Troubleshooting, debugging, maintaining and improving existing software

  • Compiling and assessing user feedback to improve application performance

  • Observing user feedback to recommend improvements to existing solutions

  • Developing technical documentation to guide future development projects

Participates in Code Reviews

Requirements

  • 4+ years of in-depth experience utilizing object-oriented programming

  • Proven experience as a Application Developer

  • Familiarity with architectural styles and design patterns

  • Excellent troubleshooting and communication skills

  • Comprehensive understanding of Agile methodologies

  • Effectively work on multiple tasks against shifting priorities

  • Rapidly absorbs complex technical and/or conceptual information

  • Anticipate issues and provide solutions for complex problems

  • Possess superior analytical and problem-solving skills

Competencies

  • At least 4 years prior experience as a PHP developer with proficiency in HTML, CSS, and JavaScript

  • Experience with at least one application framework (e.g. Laravel, Symfony) or CMS (e.g. Drupal, WordPress)

  • Familiarity with implementing and deploying solutions via CI/CD pipeline tools

  • Familiar with using git within a team structure

  • A good understanding of best practices related to website builds (e.g. SEO, accessibility, performance)

  • Experience with external system integration, consuming and providing APIs

  • Familiar with relational databases and related best practices

  • Other experience that distinguishes candidates includes:

  • Experience with the Drupal CMS

  • Experience with frontend JavaScript frameworks such as Vue or React)

  • Experience designing and developing REST APIs

Top Skills:

Php, Symfony, Laravel, Drupal

Experience Level:

Expert Level

About TEKsystems:

We're partners in transformation. We help clients activate ideas and solutions to take advantage of a new world of opportunity. We are a team of 80,000 strong, working with over 6,000 clients, including 80% of the Fortune 500, across North America, Europe and Asia. As an industry leader in Full-Stack Technology Services, Talent Services, and real-world application, we work with progressive leaders to drive change. That's the power of true partnership. TEKsystems is an Allegis Group company.

The company is an equal opportunity employer and will consider all applications without regards to race, sex, age, color, religion, national origin, veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information or any characteristic protected by law.

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