Studio 29

Drupal / PHP Developer

  • Location Salt River, Western Cape
  • Category Back-end Developer
  • Job Type Permanent
  • Salary Negotiable
  • Ref # 5244

Role Responsibilities

· Develop software according to best practice standards and methodologies;

· Work closely with front-end developers and customers to ensure an effective, visually appealing, functional and intuitive implementation

· Managing all technical aspects of the CMS

· Solve difficult technical problems blocking project progress or work quality;

· Ensure that the software is maintainable, scalable, secure and of a high quality;

· Mentor other developers to encourage best practice standards and methodologies;

· Assist with estimations of work;

· Run product demonstrations of completed work to clients and other project stakeholders;

· Able to manage an end-to-end code release process

· Ability to work without supervision.

Technical Skills

· Strong background in PHP, MySQL and JavaScript.

· Ability to build, extend, and configure Drupal sites using core and contrib modules (Views, Paragraphs, Webforms).

· Extensive Drupal (7 & 8) knowledge and experience.

· Thorough knowledge of the entire Drupal ecosystem including Drush, Composer, Configuration Manager, etc.

· Experience developing web solutions in Drupal 8 and PHP implementations in a LAMP environment

· Ability to architect enterprise Drupal 8 solutions including data, display, and information architecture

· Advanced Drupal site-building experience, including content types, taxonomies, custom entities, etc.

· Experience creating custom Drupal 8 modules.

· Utilization/development of API’s and RESTful web services.

· Knowledge of GraphQL, REST, or related technologies.

· Knowledge of Drupal theme layer and theme hooks.

· Experience with Symfony components version 3.4+

· Thorough understanding of the Software Development Lifecycle (e.g. Requirements, Design, Development, Testing) and exposure to Agile or iterative SDLCs.

· Experience with testing frameworks such as PHPUnit, Behat, Nighwatchjs advantageous.

· Advance experience using version control such as GIT.

· Experience working with a Linux environment

· Experience working with Docker advantageous

Soft Skills

· Teamwork;

· Coaching;

· Proactivity;

· Responsible and capable of meeting tight deadlines.

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