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Drupal Developer

Location: Newcastle

Salary: £30,000 - £50,000

Job Type: Permanent

Job ID: 166851

NRG are working exclusively with a leading digital transformation agency based in the heart of Newcastle.  Due to growth and expansion they are looking to recruit a number of Drupal Developers


You will be responsible for the following:



  • Building prototypes, writing tests, code and documentation

  • Be proud of your work and confident it will perform within your team projects

  • Architecting systems and applications, producing detailed specifications for review

  • Provide timescales for digital projects and work to those timescales.

  • Develop custom web applications on time and to budget.

  • Presenting ideas for system improvements, including cost proposals

  • Understand the client’s business needs and objectives, and delivering on, on every project you work on.

  • Ability to pick up other areas of team responsibility - eg. QA automation, Systems administration.

  • Ability to communicate technical concepts to a non-technical audience

  • Ability to quickly research and learn new programming tools and techniques

  • Presenting work at user groups and conferences

  • Shares concepts, techniques and skills with other parties including bringing back learnings into the client (eg. Accessibility team) and sessions with 3rd parties.

  • Be proactive in staying on top of digital developments, news and trends.

  • Establishing a detailed program specification through discussion with clients

  • Clarifying what actions the program is intended to perform





  • Desirable - education to degree standard (Software engineering)

  • Proven experience as a Software Developer, Software Engineer or similar role



  • Excellent knowledge of modern MVC frameworks (eg. Symphony, Play)

  • Full working knowledge of HTML5, CSS3, AJAX, REST, JSON

  • Experience with open source solutions and community, including Linux system administration and configuration management skills

  • Strong grasp of security principles and how they apply

  • Good understanding of Accessibility best practices and principles.

  • Resourcefulness and troubleshooting aptitude


The client will consider strong PHP developers who are willing to learn Drupal

Salary: Upto £50,000 plus fantastic benefits