(Advomatic) Developer

Job Description: 

Build websites and online tools for progressive organizations with us! We are technical specialists who focus on honing our craft. We use an iterative development process and don't skimp on quality.

We are more than just a development shop; our staff chooses to work for Advomatic because of our commitment to strengthening the progressive movement through awesomely powerful websites.

We are active in the world of open source technology and we make time for professional development and contributions. We encourage our developers to put what they’ve learned into practice. We have a beautiful office in downtown Manhattan, and much of our team also works remotely. We have a generous vacation policy and offer flexible work hours.

If this sounds like a place you’d like to work, read on…

Summary:
Developers at Advomatic are responsible for building websites and applications for our clients, mostly in Drupal. Developers implement tasks from a technical plan and provide ongoing support to our clients.

As a Developer, you would:

  • Implement requirements described in the technical plan. Includes database, PHP code, and module development.

  • Participate in code reviews.

  • Support existing sites via Advomatic’s support ticket system.

  • Run security updates for Drupal core and contrib.

  • Work with the rest of the development team, project managers, Technical Manager, and Director of Web Development to improve our processes.

  • Work with the Technical Manager to implement new tools for managing projects and streamlining development.
Job Responsibilities: 

 

You should have most of these qualities:
  • Experience in web programming, including PHP and MySQL or experience working with Drupal.

  • Superior communication skills (especially written) with an ability to translate complex technical concepts to non-technical clients.

  • Attention to detail. Please start your cover letter/pitch with “Dear Advoteam,” when applying.

  • Have experience with collaborative development tools such as Git or Subversion.

  • Have knowledge of the internal functionality of Drupal Core and Drupal's top contributed modules (and willing to get your hands dirty on the less familiar parts).

  • Be comfortable on the Linux command line and working with common web technologies (Apache, MySQL).

  • Have strong self-management skills with the ability to organize and manage multiple priorities.

  • Located in a timezone shared with the continental United States.

It would be great if you had a few of these qualities, too:

  • Have contributed to and played an active role in the Drupal or other open source communities.

  • Experience in a client service agency or building websites for advocacy organizations.

  • Experience working on a virtual team.

  • Experience with agile development methodologies like Consultancy Scrum or Behaviour Driven Development (BDD).

  • An excellent sense of humor.

  • Comfortable developing and debugging JavaScript.

  • Additional CMS experience besides Drupal.

Additional Info: 

To apply, please go here: http://www.advomatic.com/apply

This posting is open to individuals interested in full-time employment.  Contractors, web agencies, or employment firms need not apply.

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