Drupal Engineer

Malta  |  up to €60,000 

Our client, who is a leading specialist in television and video services, is looking to recruit a Drupal Engineer to join their growing team. Within this role, you would be working closely with the CTO to: 

  • Develop and improve the company's websites based on specifications and Drupal best practices, whilst maintaining website security and compliance;

  • Be responsible for both back-end and front-end development with minimal oversight;

  • Build fully functional Drupal websites according to the company requirements and corporate branding;

  • Work with other departments and upper management to develop and maintain website layout, structure, content, appearance and performance;

  • Keep abreast of the latest technologies and techniques related to web development;

  • Develop, test, document, and maintain processes and procedures related to web development;

  • Provide technical support;

  • Designing and building the website front-end.;

  • Collaborate on the website architecture.;

  • Designing and managing the website back-end including database and server integration.;

  • Develop responsive, standards-compliant HTML and CSS3 themes and plugins for Drupal;

  • Conducting website performance tests to guarantee a high SEO benchmark score;

  • Troubleshooting issues.;

  • Solve bugs and address issues in a fast-paced environment. Upgrade and refactor legacy code if required.;

  • Conducting Drupal training for your teammates.;

  • Monitoring the performance of the live website;

  • Work within cross-functional teams throughout the product development, testing, troubleshooting, and implementation phases to ensure product integrity.

Salary depends on one's exposure and experience.

 

Skill-sets and Requirements

  • 5 years+ of Drupal development professional experience, in an agency or production environment;
  • Experience in plugin development.;
  • Performance-driven mentality when developing;
  • Strong understanding of computer science fundamentals;
  • Strong understanding of SEO and its implications in website development.;
  • Knowledge of the HTTP protocol and its implications in website development.;
  • Knowledge of software testing.;
  • Experience in using and developing CMS tools.;
  • Strong PHP with PSRs (PHP Standards recommendations) and best practices.;
  • Strong OOP (Object Oriented Programming), SQL / MySQL knowledge;
  • Frontend experience with HTML markup, JavaScript, style sheets, CSS/CSS3 and responsive design.;
  • Basic knowledge of Docker, Linux and Bash scripting.;
  • Familiarity with Pull Requests and Code Reviews.

Education & Experience

  • A Bachelor's degree or higher in IT or computer science program or a related field would be an advantage;
  • Experience with Drupal 7 (current version of our client);
  • Wordpress development experience

Job Reference: TN686


  • Primary job focus
    Software Development
  • Job type
    Full Time
  • Employment level
    Experienced (3 years +)
  • Employer industry
    Business Support Services
  • Languages
    English
  • Job Reference
    TN686
  • Closing Date
    28/02/2023
  • Date Published
    16/12/2022
  • Status
    Evaluating CVs

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