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Senior Drupal/PHP developer at FishChoice • Part-time • Remote

Senior Drupal/PHP developer at FishChoice • Part-time • Remote

FishChoice launched in 2008 with a mission to create tools and relationships that increase efficiency and transparency in the ocean conservation movement. We provide scalable support mechanisms for the seafood industry and for NGOs working on marine sustainability. FishChoice is focused on using web technology to help retailers, restaurants and suppliers source, sell and promote sustainable seafood.

We currently run two Drupal 7 websites to meet this mission—www.fishchoice.com and www.fisheryprogress.org. They are both relied upon by core users for a variety of functions.

Over time, these sites have grown in complexity with new features, additional modules, views and a lot of custom code. They have older UX/UI and are visually outdated. As such, adding new functionality, fixing bugs, and maintaining and improving the sites has become a large of our workload and expense. We are also about to start a major visual overhaul of one of the sites (and eventually the other). We have been working with an external development firm for our primary builds and ongoing maintenance, but are now looking to move that work in-house.

We are seeking a Drupal/PHP developer to take the architecture, design and requirements provided by Fishchoice and develop and test upgrades, new features and fixes to our sites. If you can also handle implementing themes and the visual overhaul from our existing designs that would be fantastic, but otherwise we will bring on a second contractor for this depending on skillset, etc.

This position reports to the Director of Technology.

Responsibilities

Develop and implement new features and functionality

Work with the Dir. of Technology to add new features to our sites Implement modules, views and/or custom code to add/update tools Ensure compatibility with other site functions Unit & Integration test new implementations on dev instances as well as the live site Leave thorough and clear comments in the source code for each function, fix, module, etc. Work with our designer (in house) and themer (if that’s not you) to overhaul fishcoice.com Give technical input, best practices and reality checks into feature requests Execute minor improvements and additional functionality to various site elements

Upgrade the display of data and data access features Updates to content and content management system Report configuration within Drupal Salesforce integration Bug fixes

Address bugs as needed based on joint prioritization between you and the Dir. of Technology Monitor and detail site anomalies you may find in the sites so we can address them Work with the Dir. of Technology to help prioritize all requests based on complexity, timing, etc. Site maintenance

Security updates Module updates Occasional spot checks for critical site functionality General performance and functionality oversight Regression testing after updates/improvements
Theming?

Can you handle this too? If you are our unicorn, this would add more hours to the contract. At minimum you’ll need to work with whoever takes on the role of refreshing our sites visually.

Experience and Skills

Required

Advanced understanding of Drupal structure, modules and their interdependencies, the ability to install, modify and maintain the site and its modules, and implement new features and functions as needed to meet our business needs PHP expertise to work with our significant amount of existing custom code, and to write new code as needed for our custom tools and resources
Solid understanding of current and emerging web technologies to help guide our forward thinking work Ability to work closely with a small, flat team and with minimal supervision
Significant work history demonstrating you can meet the needs described above Nice to Have

Experience with front-end web design (and/or designers) to ensure our users’ needs are met through upgraded features and UI Theming skills to implement our new designs History of activity in the Drupal community Interest in environmental sustainability or ocean conservation Location

This would be a part-time, year-long contract. We estimate a need of 24-32 hours per week for 12-18 months.

This position can be in office in either Portland, OR or Fort Collins, CO or remote. Ideally you would be within driving distance of either city for occasional meetings/work sessions, though that is not critical for the right person. You must, however, be willing to work West Coast hours and be online during the workday to communicate with the team via Slack, join team meetings, etc. We are a small, laid back and flexible organization that values the balance of work and play. We also take our conservation mission seriously.

Pay Scale: Compensation is hourly and competitive dependent on experience and expertise.

Please send your resume (or a link to it), any project examples and your hourly rate.

URL: https://fishchoice.com/

Contact: brett@fishchoice.com

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