Lead Web Front-End Developer

in Chantilly , VA

Job #:278624

Practice Area: Creative

Date Posted: 11/22/2019

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Job Title:  Lead Web Front- End Developer 
Location:  Arlington, VA 
Industry:  Government Solutions 
Terms:  Permanent
Requirements:  Secret Clearance 

Job Responsibilities:

  • Evaluate existing OIG website hosted in a Drupal environment
  • Create a plan for migrating the existing website with no data loss and minimal downtime from Drupal version 7 to Drupal version 8 or higher version as relevant at the time of task order award
  • Create a plan for setting up and configuring new hosting environment for the Drupal 8 environment in conjunction with the OIG infrastructure team
  • Integrate and modify existing and new Drupal modules based upon OIG website design requirements to achieve required functionality
  • Create a design and implement integration of external components and/or cloud services such as website search services, content subscription services, reporting services, analytics and business intelligence services in the Drupal environment.
  • Perform website migration with no data loss and minimal downtime while following industry best practice IT security requirements. The migration must be completed within six months after start of work on this task order. Migration activities include Drupal platform (any existing customizations and integrations) as well as all migration of all website content
  • Meet with stakeholders to gather requirements for enhancing and/or modifying existing and migrated websites
  • Create wireframes for user interface and user experience working with stakeholders for new designs as needed
  • Get IT management approval for enhancements and implement all changes with no downtime or data loss
  • Provide continuous ongoing operational support (including performance issues such as website slowness, website availability, break fix) for existing and future Drupal environments including minor/major version upgrades, security patches, module updates and new module installations. Test new software in development environment and follow OIG processes to promote new code/software to production environments.
  • Utilize a mature process to manage the software development and operations tasks by using various industry standard tools and processes such as software source code repositories, bug/issue tracking software and automated build/release and deployment tools.

Job Requirements:

  • Must be a US Citizen, hold an Active Secret Clearance. 
  • Subject matter expert with demonstrated strong and current skills with website architecture design, development, upgrade and migration.
  • Strong and current skills with selecting web hosting software with content management system (CMS).
  • Demonstrated skills and hands-on current experience with Drupal CMS, Drupal headless, Azure hosting, web server configuration, database integration, public website security, DNS, integration with other applications and/or plugins, organizational branding.
  • Experienced with development and management with Linux, Apache, MySQL and PHP stack.
  • Strong and current skills with building mobile responsive websites
  • Demonstrated skills with integrating Drupal with other external services such as social media tools, search engines, web analytics, reporting services and other tools
  • Experience with migrating existing Drupal content from one environment to another including between different Drupal versions
  • Strong and current skills with project management for complex web projects
  • Demonstrated strong and current skills creating wireframes for user interface (UI) and user experience design (UX) for websites, experience using graphical design tools to create/manipulate images, PowerPoint presentations, posters, handouts, brochures etc.
  • Experience with HTML5, XHTML, XML, CSS, Javascript and similar web technologies
  • Current skills with the DevOps methodology
  • Demonstrated skills with Section 508 compliance requirements
  • Hands on troubleshooting skills to support operations for the Drupal websites including slowness or other performance issues
  • Experience analyzing and implementing independent government IT infrastructures
  • Extensive experience deploying new infrastructure requirements in government IT offices
  • Strong demonstrated experience planning new programs and initiatives to address problems identified in situational assessments
  • Substantial understanding of enterprise, platform, industry, and solution architecture best practices related to web technology stacks
  • Ability to prepare clear and concise reports to and present to senior leadership
  • Ability to provide logical and consistent recommendations for change based on industry best practices
  • Demonstrated knowledge of statutes, standards, guidance, mandates, and regulations governing Federal IT systems and networks

Frequently Asked Questions:
Benefits?  Yes, provided by ettain group / Yes, provided the client
Remote Workers?  Not eligible, must work onsite with the team / Allows for #-# days per week remote / Yes, remote workers are being considered
Visa Sponsorship?  Not offered / Yes, sponsorship is being considered
Corp-to-Corp?  Not eligible / Yes, C2C candidates are being considered

How to Apply:
For immediate attention please apply online and send a text message or leave a voicemail for (recruiter name) at (phone number)

ettain group is a talent solutions company dedicated to matching people with the most relevant employment opportunities in IT, healthcare IT and the digital creative space. Top employers and highly skilled talent throughout the U.S. select ettain group for a better recruitment experience. Our culture empowers teams with the flexibility to deliver a superior candidate experience and client experience using market intelligence. We recruit resources, own projects and manage programs to offer a wide range of IT development and talent solutions to our clients and candidates. To learn more about ettain group visit www.ettaingroup.com. To explore more job opportunities with ettain group, visit www.ettaingroup.com/job-board.aspx

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