Drupal Backend

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Job Description

Backend Developer (Drupal,PHP,MySQL)

Essential Responsibilities
This posting is for a part time (20h-30h) off-site contractor with possibility for 30h-40h in the near future.

Architect, implement, and launch both web services and intranet functionality
using Drupal.
Develop performance oriented and reliable web services that build upon a
Drupal web service layer.
Conceive and implement solutions that are extensible and tightly integrated
with Drupal core and contrib modules
Create Drupal modules that integrate with our foundation modules; CCK,
Views, Panels, Services, and Features
Support operations by troubleshooting Drupal issues on the site
Occasional site administration and reporting duties
Effectively communicate and coordinate with project managers, project
stakeholders, designers, other developers, etc. (take ownership of projects)

Technical Qualifications
Experience programming in PHP (3+ years)
Experience in database design, reporting, and general administration,
especially MySQL
Demonstrated experience in Drupal development (3+ years)
Experience using and developing with CCK, Views, Panels, Services, Features
Comfort with UNIX/Linux environments
Experience with SVN or Git.

Bonus Traits
Previous experience with memcache, Varnish, and similar open source caching
and web acceleration mechanisms
Experience developing and scaling large web sites
Must be committed to helping the team achieve our objectives (we need a
team player)
Motivated, self-starter, independent, results oriented and professional
Ability to manage multiple projects and to prioritize effectively
Ability to work within Agile project cycles and manage rapid changes

Required Tests
Please take these tests to help us understand your level of expertise on the above areas.

1. Drupal 6.14 Test - https://www.odesk.com/tests/811?pos=0
2. PHP5 Test - https://www.odesk.com/tests/557?pos=0
3. U.S. English Basic Skills Test - https://www.odesk.com/tests/511?pos=0
4. LAMP Drupal Developer Assessment Test - https://docs.google.com/a/rocegroup.com/spreadsheet/viewform?fromEmail=true&formkey=dGktTDhsNmxPZHcybFVlc0V0cjNGdmc6MQ

When applying for the job make sure you have taken this simple tests.

Skills: unix, linux, agile, troubleshooting, varnish, english, apache