Acuity Systems, LLC Drupal Developer in Herndon, Virginia
Who We Are and What We Do
Acuity Systems is a leading software and services company focused on complex and large scale big data analytics solutions. Our unique expertise and enterprise-wide approach enables our customers to harness the full power of data in a real-time and actionable manner.
Acuity combines deep Federal Government, technical and services expertise with thorough understanding of compliance requirements for rapid delivery of analytics applications and solutions. Acuity’s platform integrates the latest open source technologies to deliver high performance, scalable and future proof analytics applications. Acuity’s analytics applications are delivered in the cloud, on premise, or hybrid
General Services Administration’s Data to Decisions (D2D) Program implements cutting edge technology principles and is designed to collect, manage, and analyze complex data from multiple sources, providing faster and more accurate data analysis. It provides a suite of user-friendly data analytics tools to enable operational-to-executive decision making utilizing big data and descriptive/prescriptive/predictive analytics methodologies. The program meets the federal government's mandate to use open source technologies and solutions whenever possible.
GSA is embracing open source technology because it delivers cost savings while fostering continuous innovation. In support of these goals, GSA worked with Acuity Systems to design and implement the next generation data and decision management framework capable of government-wide scale to allow the government to better use its data resources to make more intelligent decisions while lowering costs and addressing the government’s security requirements.
Taxpayers benefit when government is more efficient and in a better position to make the right decisions based on accurate analytics. This platform gives users a glimpse into the future by bringing hidden patterns and valuable insights on current and future behaviors to light. Acuity Systems has an exciting opportunity for a self-motivated and accomplished Drupal Developer to join our team to help solve complex problems with innovative solutions.
Position Description and Responsibilities
Custom programming and web application development with Drupal
Turn design and user interface mock ups into functional websites
Test, maintain and troubleshoot of exist sites
Contribute ideas and efforts towards projects and work as part of a team to find solutions on various problems
Resolve and/or escalate issues in a timely fashion
Provide technical leadership and assume overall accountability for a successful implementation phase on all projects
Seek opportunities to increase customer satisfaction
Ensure compliance with government standards on accessibility/disability requirements
Work with stakeholders, perform requirements analysis. and gather requirements
Proficient in Drupal, including custom module development, key contributed modules and core API
Minimum 4+ years of Drupal hands-on development experience
Minimum 3+ years of PHP development experience
Proficient in the maintenance and administration of Drupal modules and sites
Experience integrating open source and third-party applications into existing systems
Familiarity with source control systems
Ability to communicate technical ideas to business users and other teams (Design, QA)
Familiarity with revision control systems, and JIRA
Familiarity with Amazon Web Services (AWS)
Experience enhancing the performance of high-traffic sites
Ability to handle a fast-paced work environment, deadlines and new challenges; communicate and work well with others; deliver on time and on budget
Self-starter, ability to work with minimal supervision. Equally skilled at working collaboratively in a team-oriented environment.
Strong written and oral communication skills.
A Bachelor degree in Computer Science or a related field (or combined with related experience).
Ability to obtain a US Government Clearance is required (Greencard will be considered)
The Acuity Systems Culture
Beyond the competitive compensation and benefits package, Acuity Systems is comprised of highly technical and talented individuals who solve problems with innovative solutions and you will be surrounded and immersed in a culture of experienced engineers who are relentless in their pursuit of excellence. Because of Acuity System’s specialization, we develop our employee’s career and skills with projects that push the technological boundaries while challenging you to grow as a business and technical professional.
Acuity Systems is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law.