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Drupal Developer / Applications Support & Development Officer (Digital) - Ref: RT02824

Walsall Council
£31364 pa (pro rata for part time)
Closing date
31 Jul 2024

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Drupal Developer / Applications Support and Development Officer (Digital) - Ref: RT02824
Salary: G7 £31,364 - £35,745 per annum
Contract: Full-time, permanent

Walsall Council is seeking an enthusiastic and talented Drupal developer to play a key role in revolutionising our website and digital services.

Our ideal candidate will have a strong working knowledge and familiarity with PHP, HTML5 and CSS. They will be familiar with Drupal configuration and understand Drupal distributions such a Local Gov.

We are active within the Local Gov Drupal and Digital forums and value candidates who are engaged within the community.

Our ideal candidate will either start with, or be able to gain, skills across the Microsoft platform including Microsoft Forms and Power BI. They will easily be able to learn skills in other CMS software, such as DNN.

Key Responsibilities:
  • engage in project sprints, handling tasks of different complexities and implementing features according to project requirements
  • troubleshoot and debug issues as they arise
  • ensure all code adheres to coding best practice and fits into the software development lifecycle
  • drive development of Walsall Council’s Drupal Content Management System (CMS) and integration into digital deliverables.
  • collaborate closely with stakeholders at all levels to address issues, answer questions and provide advice and guidance

Qualifications and Skills:
  • proficiency in CMS solutions and Microsoft Power Platform (Power automate, Power BI), SharePoint and Azure DevOps.
  • strong problem-solving and decision-making abilities.
  • experience in software development, with programming languages like PHP, Twig, SQL, HTML and CSS preferred.
  • excellent communication skills with a customer-centric approach.

Why Join Us?

At Walsall Council, you'll be at the forefront of digital transformation, working alongside a dynamic team dedicated to improving the lives of our community members. Embrace innovation, drive change, and make a real impact with us.

Walsall Council is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity and inclusion in the workplace.

You will be expected to meet the Government’s Code of Practice on the English Language Fluency Duty.

Apply now to shape the future of Walsall!

Important note: When completing your online application form, you will be asked to enter supporting information. You must enter a detailed supporting information statement describing how your skills, abilities and experience meet the specific criteria included in the employee specification. If you do not include a supporting information statement, you will not be shortlisted. Please also ensure that you complete the work history and qualifications sections of your application form. Please do not add a CV as we do not accept them. Please see our Information for Applicants leaflet for further information.

Walsall Council takes seriously the responsibility to safeguard and promote the welfare of all the children, young people and adults entrusted to our care and it is our expectation that all staff will share this commitment. Completion of an enhanced Disclosure & Barring Service (DBS) check is a requirement for this role.

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Closing Date for applications: Wednesday 31st July 2024

Interview date: to be confirmed after shortlisting

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