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Drupal Front-End Developer

Location: Bethesda, MD, United States
Date Posted: Apr 17, 2024

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Are you passionate about Drupal front-end development and eager to take on new challenges including large scale enterprise website migrations? We are seeking a skilled mid-level Drupal front-end developer to join our RIVA team, where you'll collaborate with cross-functional teams to deliver high-quality Drupal-based web solutions. If you have a strong background in PHP, Drupal front-end development, and a commitment to writing clean, efficient code, we'd love to hear from you!

The ideal candidate can translate design concepts into functional and visually appealing Drupal websites, adhering to best practices, with a collaborative mindset and commitment to high-quality solutions meeting the overall project requirements.


  • Integrate and customize Drupal modules to achieve specific front-end requirements.
  • Design, develop, and maintain Drupal-based websites and web applications.
  • Create custom Drupal themes or modifying existing themes to achieve specific design requirements.
  • Develop custom Drupal modules to extend the functionality of Drupal core or contribute modules.
  • Implement front-end functionality using HTML, CSS, JavaScript, and Drupal's theme layer (Twig templating).
  • Use version control systems like Git for managing codebase efficiently and collaborating with other developers.
  • Identify techniques needed to optimize front-end performance, such as minimizing HTTP requests, optimizing images, and leveraging caching mechanisms.
  • Ensure consistent user experience across different browsers and compatibility, accessibility, and web standards, including W3C guidelines and WCAG.
  • Ensure design fidelity and consistency throughout the Drupal site.
  • Work with the client and with the team to determine client needs and appropriate enhancements.
  • Build, implement and troubleshoot core and custom functionality that extends the websites capabilities.


  • Minimum Education: BS/BA degree (Computer Science, Engineering, or equivalent)
  • Minimum Experience: 6-8 years experience in related field

Desired Qualifications

  • Demonstrated experience in web design/Drupal theming and development including mobile and responsive design in Drupal 9/10
  • PHP development experience.
  • Expert in Drupal 9/10 development and configuration.
  • Strong working knowledge of and hands-on experience with current technologies and web development tools, including AngularJS, Bootstrap, JavaScript, Twig, CSS, HTML5, and Web Services.
  • Experience in all aspects of the software development lifecycle, including design, functional and technical requirements, coding, debugging, testing, release, and operation support.
  • Familiarity with PHP development and templating using Twig
  • Expert HTML and Sass/CSS skills
  • Strong understanding of JavaScript
  • Experience with site display configuration and development.
  • Familiarity with the SDLC, Agile, Scrum, and associated tools such as JIRA and Confluence
  • Experience migrating websites from non-Drupal legacy systems (i.e. Kentico) to Drupal 9/10
  • Ability to build views and building blocks
  • Ability to write custom modules in Drupal 9/10
  • Ability to configure modules in Drupal 9/10
  • Ability to write APIs from scratch
  • Experience with US Web Design Standards, WCAG 2.1, 508 Compliancy
  • Experience with software development best practices, including coding standards, code reviews, source control management, build processes, testing, and operations.
  • Experience with Agile Software Development Methodology.
  • LAMP stack experience
  • SQL experience

RIVA Solutions is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identify, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any protect class. If you need a reasonable accommodation to search for a job opening or to submit an online application, please email[email protected]. Only messages left for this purpose will be returned.

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