Web Developer (Full Stack)

Silver Spring, MD
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posted by:
Sheena Arias

Job Description:

Our Digital Education and Professional Development client is looking for a web developer with experience creating and maintaining scalable, dynamic, high-traffic web sites using the Drupal 8 and Drupal 7 platforms. The candidate will work closely with other developers, graphic/interactive designers, project/product managers and QA to build solid deliverable's.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Develop and maintain websites using Drupal 8 and 7
  • Maintain and patch Drupal Core and contribute to building modules
  • Help to maintain and manage web servers
  • Provide support to product development teams in defining and reviewing product design, helping to determine feasibility and time requirements, and compatibility with existing systems and capabilities
  • Prioritize and manage multiple tasks to meet aggressive deadlines


Mission-Driven: Passionate about Discovery Education's vision to transform teaching and learning, experience in education or ed-tech industry a plus

Professional Experience: Minimum 3-5 years in web development work, preferably front and back end development

Education: Bachelor’s Degree in computer science, web development, or related field. Comparable work and technical experience may be considered.

Knowledge & Skills: Proficient in PHP, Drupal module and theme development, some experience in Drupal 8 preferred, experience with Git or Subversion

Technical Skills:

• Experience with use and maintenance of a LAMP stack:

o Bash

o Apache and/or Nginx

o Basic MySQL use

• Proficient in HTML5, CSS3 and JavaScript

• PHP, Drupal and Twig

• Experience with proxy caches such Varnish

• Experience with Rackspace Cloud

• Accessibility and i18N experience preferred

• Experience with Adobe design software preferred



Client Description:

Why partner with Aquent? 

  • Highly competitive salaries: commensurate with experience (W2; paid weekly) 
  • Insurance: Excellent medical benefits with premiums largely subsidized by AQUENT
  • 401k Plan
  • Flexible Spending Account
  • Perks and Discounts at leading major retailers
  • 24-hours Paid Sick Leave in CA  



Please email resumes to Sheena Arias at sarias@aquent.com