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Senior Drupal/PHP Developer

at APCO Worldwide (Washington, DC or New York City, USA) Full Time Tuesday, January 25th, 2011

Job Description:

APCO Worldwide, a global integrated communication consulting firm headquartered in Washington, DC, is seeking a senior back-end focused Drupal or PHP developer to work on a breadth of web-based tools and sites within a fast-paced agency environment. This position may be located in DC or New York City and we are open to relocating stellar candidates to either office for this position.

You’ll work alongside our online production team which includes designers, information architects, and content developers to support our client project teams and digital strategists in creating cutting-edge interactive solutions such as websites, web-based applications, mobile applications and interactive online tools for APCO’s wide array of clients.

Responsibilities for this position include custom programming and web application development, troubleshooting of existing client sites, contributing ideas and efforts toward internal projects and working as part of a team to find solutions to various problems (i.e. development platforms, documentation, etc.).

To qualify, the ideal candidate will have at least two prior years of experience in all aspects of Drupal or PHP development; proficiency in custom module development, key contributed modules and the core API, CCK, Views; proficiency in PHP, ideally within a GNU/Linux, Apache, MySQL environment; proficiency in SQL, relational databases and MySQL; skills with tools like phpMyAdmin and the mysql CLI; proficiency in JavaScript; familiarity with major JavaScript libraries; proficiency in the maintenance and administration of Drupal modules and sites; hand-coding HTML and tableless CSS; and sound knowledge of using templates to theme components.

Top candidates will also have strong competencies and hands-on experience with browser debugging, search engine optimization, AJAX and jQuery, as well as the ability to deliver projects on time and within budget. Candidate also must be active within the Drupal community.

APCO Worldwide, named one of the “Top Places to Work in PR” by PRNews, is an award winning firm and offers a collegial work environment, countless training and development opportunities, and a competitive compensation and benefits package. EOE M/F/V/D

Job Perks

We’ve been named a “Top Places to Work in PR” by PRNews for our collaborative environment, amazing clients/front page issues, tuition reimbursement, global exchange programs and more… but it’s also things like weekly pizza and beer that make a big difference!

How to apply:

To apply, visit http://www.apcoworldwide.com/content/careers/job_opportunities_americas.aspx#drupal. You can also network with us at www.facebook.com/joinAPCO or www.twitter.com/APCOjobs.