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Digital Services Technical Architect


Boston, MA | Posted: 4 months ago

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Job Description

"US citizens and those authorized to work in the US are encouraged to apply. We are unable to sponsor H1b candidates at this time.

Job Description:
  • The Digital Services Technical Architect is responsible for Drupal development and architecture on the Commonwealth's primary constituent website,, and its open-source fork, OpenMass, as well as collaborating with front-end engineers and designers on our PatternLab-based front-end component library, Mayflower.
  • They will lead collaboration with internal and external hosting and support teams, as well as coaching and mentoring our internal team of engineers.
  • Write high-quality code to deliver web applications in an Agile environment, including participation in weekly planning sessions and daily stand-ups
  • Collaborate with product managers, UX designers, front-end developers, operations/hosting, security, content teams, and more from design through implementation and remediation within Drupal
  • Follow best practices for data security, application security, and documentation
  • Troubleshoot uptime, performance, or security problems
  • Participate in release/deployment planning and execution activities
About the Clients Digital Services:
  • The Digital Services team is a vital piece of the Massachusetts Executive Office of Technology Services and Security secretariat.
  • Our mission is to use the best technology and information to make every interaction with the government of Massachusetts simpler, faster, more meaningful, and wicked awesome.
  • We take an agile, human-centered approach to developing great public services, and the products and services that we work on have the potential to touch the lives of thousands of people in Massachusetts.

Required Skills and Experience:
  • Experience developing websites in Drupal
  • Knowledge of PHP, PHP files and theme functions, and knowledge of the Drupal theme layer
  • Experience using Git version control
  • Experience working in an Agile development environment
  • Effective communicator and presenter
Preferred Skills and Experience:
  • A Bachelor's Degree or higher in computer science, web development, or a related field strongly preferred
  • At least 5+ years of experience in Drupal website development including multiple projects
  • Experience designing and building enterprise-scale Drupal sites in a collaborative, team environment
  • Knowledge site-building experience including deep familiarity with common Drupal modules in D7 and D8
  • Experience building responsive websites using Drupal CMS, HTML/HTML5, CSS/CSS3, and JavaScript/jQuery
  • Knowledge of hosting Drupal sites with Acquia's hosting environment desirable
  • An understanding of accessible design principles and Section 508 compliance
Additional Requirements:
  • Please include a list of projects candidates have worked on including the role you played; their main responsibilities; length of assignment; and a link to code samples, Github repos, CodePens, or other technical documentation.

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