Acuity Systems, LLC Drupal Developer in Herndon, Virginia

Drupal Developer

Information Technology
Herndon, Virginia

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Description

Who We Are and What We Do

Acuity Systems is a leading software and services company focused on complex and large scale big data analytics solutions. Our unique expertise and enterprise-wide approach enables our customers to harness the full power of data in a real-time and actionable manner.

Acuity combines deep Federal Government, technical and services expertise with thorough understanding of compliance requirements for rapid delivery of analytics applications and solutions. Acuity’s platform integrates the latest open source technologies to deliver high performance, scalable and future proof analytics applications. Acuity’s analytics applications are delivered in the cloud, on premise, or hybrid

Program Description

General Services Administration’s Data to Decisions (D2D) Program implements cutting edge technology principles and is designed to collect, manage, and analyze complex data from multiple sources, providing faster and more accurate data analysis. It provides a suite of user-friendly data analytics tools to enable operational-to-executive decision making utilizing big data and descriptive/prescriptive/predictive analytics methodologies. The program meets the federal government's mandate to use open source technologies and solutions whenever possible.

GSA is embracing open source technology because it delivers cost savings while fostering continuous innovation. In support of these goals, GSA worked with Acuity Systems to design and implement the next generation data and decision management framework capable of government-wide scale to allow the government to better use its data resources to make more intelligent decisions while lowering costs and addressing the government’s security requirements.

Taxpayers benefit when government is more efficient and in a better position to make the right decisions based on accurate analytics. This platform gives users a glimpse into the future by bringing hidden patterns and valuable insights on current and future behaviors to light.

Position Description and Responsibilities

  • Custom programming and web application development with Drupal

  • Turn design and user interface mock ups into functional websites

  • Test, maintain and troubleshoot of exist sites

  • Contribute ideas and efforts towards projects and work as part of a team to find solutions on various problems

  • Resolve and/or escalate issues in a timely fashion

  • Provide technical leadership and assume overall accountability for a successful implementation phase on all projects

  • Seek opportunities to increase customer satisfaction

  • Ensure compliance with government standards on accessibility/disability requirements

  • Work with stakeholders, perform requirements analysis. and gather requirements

Requirements

  • Proficient in Drupal, including custom module development, key contributed modules and core API

  • Minimum 4+ years of Drupal hands-on development experience

  • Minimum 3+ years of PHP development experience

  • Proficient in the maintenance and administration of Drupal modules and sites

  • Experience integrating open source and third-party applications into existing systems

  • Solid understanding of AJAX, HTML, Javascript, and CSS

  • Familiarity with source control systems

  • Ability to communicate technical ideas to business users and other teams (Design, QA)

  • Familiarity with revision control systems, and JIRA

  • Familiarity with Amazon Web Services (AWS)

  • Experience enhancing the performance of high-traffic sites

  • Ability to handle a fast-paced work environment, deadlines and new challenges; communicate and work well with others; deliver on time and on budget

  • Self-starter, ability to work with minimal supervision. Equally skilled at working collaboratively in a team-oriented environment.

  • Strong written and oral communication skills.

  • A Bachelor degree in Computer Science or a related field (or combined with related experience).

  • Ability to obtain a US Government Clearance is required (Greencard will be considered)

The Acuity Systems Culture

Beyond the competitive compensation and benefits package, Acuity Systems is comprised of highly technical and talented individuals who solve problems with innovative solutions and you will be surrounded and immersed in a culture of experienced engineers who are relentless in their pursuit of excellence. Because of Acuity System’s specialization, we develop our employee’s career and skills with projects that push the technological boundaries while challenging you to grow as a business and technical professional.

Acuity Systems is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law.