Web Software Developer
at Mindbank

Date Posted: 6/22/2020

Job Description

Mindbank Consulting Group has an immediate need for a Web Software Developer.

Web Software Developer Responsibilities:
• Work with a team of web developers, designers, web content administrators, and project/program managers to facilitate the ongoing design, development, testing, implementation, maintenance and administration of the Antitrust Division’s intranet and Internet websites.
• Responsible for web application development, database design, system integration, version control, and web infrastructure maintenance in compliance with government policies, standards, and best practices.
• Assist in the design, development, installation, and configuration of a new Drupal instance (Prod, Dev/Test, and COOP/DR) to replace the current Antitrust Division intranet website.
• Research, identify, and recommend Drupal third-party modules.
• Install and integrate Drupal modules, templates, custom themes, nodes, URLs, permissions, and other setup and infrastructure administration tasks.
• Design, code, and integrate custom workflow with Drupal.
• Provide guidance on how Drupal is setup, configured, and administered.
• Train and tutor web support staff as necessary to establish proficiency in the use of Drupal systems.
• Assist in the analysis, planning/architecture, design, and development of all web support applications.
• Function as Principal or Subject Matter Expert level technical resource, work with minimal supervision, and guarantee the technical delivery of all assigned projects and tasks.
• Write code that is functional, optimally efficient, and standards-compliant.
• Prepare and maintain all necessary technical documentation including: user requirements, process / configuration / change management, user guides and manuals, infrastructure diagrams, resource spreadsheets, development efforts, and other documentation as requested.
• Prepare project plans, task summaries, support tickets, change requests, regular and ad hoc status reports, technical resource and other documentation as requested.
• Effectively communicate orally and in writing when presenting ideas and recommendations to a wide range of audiences, including technical and non-technical, junior and senior staff.
• Assist in the development and maintenance of:
o Website search systems, and prepare usage reports as requested
o Website analytics, and prepare usage reports as requested
o Accessibility testing tools, and prepare compliance reports as requested
o COTS and custom designed website utility tools including those that identify broken links and orphan files; prepare reports as requested; and assist in the resolution of identified issues
o Custom scripts, “cron” jobs, and other application development tools
o Media systems including the creation, editing, and publication of multimedia
• Perform all application development and technical support tasks in compliance with Section 508 / 504, WCA 2.0, W3C, federal government and industry best practice standards.

Web Software Developer Required Skills and Experience:

Work Schedule Requirements:
• Work schedule is between the hours of 7:30 am and 7:30 pm; have a flexible schedule, willing to work early mornings, late evenings, weekends, and holidays, when necessary.
• Occasionally requested to work additional hours (more than 40/week).

Skills Requirements:
• Experience building large Drupal CMS sites “from scratch” utilizing the LAMP Stack (Linux/Apache/MySQL/PHP).
• Experience using Java, Servlet, JSP and PHP.
• Experience with all aspects of Drupal development.
• Experience researching, identifying, and recommending Drupal themes, site building, and best practices, consistent with user requirements.
• Experience building custom themes and sub-themes for Drupal.
• Experience with Web application development in Java, PHP, and .NET.
• Knowledge of object-oriented design, template engines, HTML5, CSS3, Node JS, JavaScript, jQuery, Rest APIs, and AJAX.
• Experience with database modeling, design and stored procedures using MySQL, Microsoft SQL Server, or Oracle.
• Installation, configuration, maintenance and administration of Linux and Windows servers.
• Ability to work proficiently in Linux and Windows environments.
• Familiarity with software development tools such as Jira, GIT, Team Foundation Server, Remedy, or Service Now.
• Experience with web search engines, analytics tools, multimedia support, and general website and application utilities.
• Communication skills: Strong verbal and written communication skills.
• Interpersonal skills: Strong interpersonal skills including demonstrated abilities to collaborate with technical, professional, senior management, and administrative/support staff; and function well in a “team” environment.
• Organization skills: Ability to prioritize multiple tasks effectively.
• Demonstrated good process and documentation practices, consistent with industry best practices, to efficiently deliver solutions that meet customer needs.
• Other abilities:
o Microsoft Office Suite: Word, Excel, PowerPoint
o Adobe Acrobat Professional (DC)
o HTML and PHP editors: Dreamweaver
o Demonstrated ability to work within deadlines while balancing multiple projects and tasks
o Strong attention to detail
o Fast learner who takes the initiative in solving problems
• Knowledge of Section 508 / 504 and WCAG 2.0 accessibility standards and compliance relating to websites and web applications.

Why should you work for Mindbank?

Mindbank has been providing business solutions to Fortune 1000 companies and government agencies for over two decades. We provide IT Services Supplemental Staffing, Specialized/On-Demand Recruiting, Supplemental Human Resources Services, Vendor Management Solutions, and Outplacement Services.

Our nationwide presence offers consultants many interesting assignments locally and around the country. As a Mindbank consultant, you have choices. You advise us for which companies you are most interested in working. We never submit your resume to any company without your prior permission. You determine if you want a full-time or a part-time position, or if you would like to take time off between assignments. We want our relationship with you to last; therefore we listen carefully to your preferences and work hard to match you with the perfect opportunity.

We also offer:

• Competitive Compensation and Medical, Dental and Vision coverage
• 401K Plan
• Education Reimbursement
• Employment Options
• Market Strength – Quality Reputation
• Our Commitment to our employees and clients

Mindbank Consulting is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, gender, gender identity, age, sexual orientation, status as a protected veteran, among other things, or status as a qualified individual with a disability.

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About Us

Mindbank Consulting Group, a Woman-Owned Small Business (WOSB), has been serving the Washington, DC Metropolitan Area with IT consulting solutions for over 31 years! Mindbank has helped hundreds of clients solve some of the most complex IT problems through the strategic implementation of solutions and resources. Our clients include US Federal agencies, State & Local Governments, Tribal Organizations, Fortune 1000 companies, as well as Small Businesses, and we strive to provide support that helps these organizations achieve their mission. We are guided by our core purpose and values.

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