Senior Web Applications Developer and Architect - Drupal / PHP

BAE Systems is looking for a highly motivated, skilled and experienced Senior Web Applications Developer and Architect – Drupal/PHP to build and maintain a new complex and customized government information sharing website serving users across the United States. The new Drupal website will replace a legacy website using Java/Oracle technology.

The candidate will interact with project managers, and software engineers to design, implement, configure, migrate, and operational launch of a new Drupal site including developing complex custom modules, themes, content, taxonomies, and workflows. Candidate must have a proven ability to integrate systems and third party products; and a track record of delivering high-quality, web-based business solutions in a timely and effective manner.


The candidate will lead the development, configuration, migration, integration, testing and maintenance for a new Government Drupal website. Coordinating with the legacy IT website team and other Government stakeholders, the candidate must ensure that the new Drupal website supports existing and enhanced legacy website capabilities using Drupal, modules, and themes. The candidate must lead the migration, integration, configuration, and operationally launch and maintain the new Drupal website from a Government approved Cloud service provider.

Work with other members to establish web architectural standards and patterns. Lead the design, implementation, and testing for a new Drupal website. Lead the designing of robust architectural solutions and contribute towards meeting the government business needs. Work with a cross-functional team and provide guidance to team members to support the open-source implementation, development, integration, and maintenance of web-based solution. The candidate should use best industry practices in software development processes, including change management, supporting backlog prioritization and LOE estimates, sprint planning, unit-testing, and continuous integration.

Minimum Education and Experience Bachelor’s Degree and 12 years work experience or equivalent experience Required Skills and Education 6+ years of experience configuring, developing, integrating, and maintain new complex and custom web-facing Drupal sites, modules, and themes from a Cloud service environment.

5+ years of experience with Drupal 7, Drush, MySQL, Apache SOLR, and LAMP architecture, including the ability to import data into MySQL

5+ years of experience effectively communicating with non-IT Government and contractor stakeholders to identify and manage requirements

4+ years of experience as a strong front end developer with PHP 5.x, AJAX, HTML5, CSS 2/3, JQuery, JavaScript and front-end libraries

3+ years of experience with web services and single sign-on using SAML or similar technologies

3+ years of experience with visual design expertise and building responsive design web sites to support multiple platforms including desktops and mobile devices

Knowledge with DoD/DHS security and section 508 compliance

Strong communication and presentation skills

Excellent problem solving, troubleshooting and analytical skills

Ability to formulate solutions based on objectives and requirements

Proven ability to prioritize tasks, meet aggressive deadlines, and work collaboratively in a team environment

Knowledge of configuration management practices and use of code repository tools such as SVN

Ability to manage and facilitate relevant portions of the SDLC using agile practices

Strong design sense and expertise in information architecture and usability Preferred Skills and Education Bachelor’s degree required; preferably in Engineering, Computer Science, or equivalent About BAE Systems Intelligence & Security BAE Systems Intelligence & Security, based in McLean, Virginia, designs and delivers advanced defense, intelligence, and security solutions that support the important missions of our customers. Our pride and dedication shows in everything we do—from intelligence analysis, cyber operations and IT expertise to systems development, systems integration, and operations and maintenance services. Knowing that our work enables the U.S. military and government to recognize, manage and defeat threats inspires us to push ourselves and our technologies to new levels. That’s BAE Systems. That’s Inspired Work.

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