Applications Developer III



Applications Developer III Hybrid, New Jersey

Title: Applications Developer III

Job Type: Contract

Primary Location: New Jersey (Hybrid)

The Challenge:

Our client is seeking an applicant for a Sr Web Developer (Drupal) who will play a key role in overseeing the design, development, and maintenance of our Drupal-based Customer Portal website. The candidate will be responsible for reviewing code releases, coordinating with stakeholders, and ensuring the timely completion of projects while maintaining the highest standards of quality. Expertise in Drupal and web development best practices will be crucial in driving the website’s growth and enhancing its performance.


Role and Responsibilities:

  • Responsible from a technical perspective on internet-related technologies including, but not limited to, Drupal platform updates, web hosting architectures, cloud- and on-premise web application development, phone & tablet apps, social & new media
  • As Veolia goes through a digital transformation, coordinate with colleagues in Marketing/Communications, IT and OT to collectively select the appropriate platform, give recommendations on best practices, assist in the migration, code reviews and operationalize the processes
  • Responsible for maintaining strong partnerships with business users, colleagues, vendors, service providers and management including where applicable, work with the vendors and coordinate clear goals, objectives and deadlines for system development, integration/implementation, end-user training and system administration include monitoring various new and existing site dashboards to be proactive on issues
  • Responsible for technical documentation on enhancements and projects, writing or reviewing vendor statements of work or similar documents containing details and accurate deliverables that specify processes and technology
  • Collaborate with stakeholders, including project managers, designers, and content creators, to gather requirements and translate them into technical specifications
  • Oversee the full development lifecycle, including planning, coding, testing, and deployment of new features, enhancements, and bug fixes
  • Contributes to optimizing the performance of the Drupal website, identifying and resolving any performance bottlenecks or security vulnerabilities
  • Collaborate with our third-party vendor to ensure smooth integration and support of Drupal modules and plugins
  • Stay up-to-date with the latest industry trends, Drupal updates, and best practices, and recommend improvements to enhance the website’s functionality and user experience
  • Conduct code reviews, ensure adherence to coding standards, and implement quality assurance processes
  • With assistance from our 3rd party vendor, troubleshoot and resolve complex technical issues related to the website and provide technical support to the development team and end-users
  • Provide technical guidance and expertise to stakeholders on Drupal-related matters

Essential skills and requirements:

  • HTML, CSS and JavaScript/jQuery
  • Experience building & working with a responsive website
  • Configure and manage web service solution stacks such as LAMP, WAMP, etc. on cloud computing platforms including Microsoft Azure or Amazon Web Services (AWS)
  • Microsoft SQL / PostgreSQL / MySQL Server experience
  • In-depth knowledge of web development technologies such as PHP, HTML, CSS, JavaScript, and related frameworks
  • Understanding of data modeling and database design
  • Familiar with TCP/IP networking, firewalls, VPNs
  • Business Analysis – ability to understand and translate business needs into user requirements and communicate them to internal/external developers
  • Process re-engineering- the ability to document business requirements and develop new business processes
  • Configure and manage content management systems such as Drupal (ability to update
  • and/or implement)
  • Lead the team in the design, development, and deployment of Drupal solutions, ensuring that they are robust, scalable, and meet the business requirements
  • Knowledge of automation and scripting tools
  • Provide technical guidance to the team, ensuring that best practices and industry standards are followed
  • Collaborate with other teams and stakeholders to ensure the successful delivery of projects.
  • Develop and maintain technical documentation, including design documents and technical specifications
  • Excellent troubleshooting, debugging, and performance tuning skills
  • Keep up to date with the latest cloud technologies and recommend improvements to existing systems and processes
  • Strong leadership and communication skills, with the ability to work effectively with cross-functional teams
  • Experience with Agile methodologies


  • Bachelor’s degree in computer science, Software Engineering, or a related field.
  • Relevant certifications are a plus
  • Experience in writing technical documentation
  • 5+ years as a Web Developer, with a focus on Drupal development.
  • Strong proficiency in Drupal, including custom module development and administration.
  • 4+ years’ experience in a Utility Customer Service/Operations (preferred)
  • Experience in a Digital / Self-Service Customer Service environment (preferred)


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