Are you an experienced Drupal developer? Are you looking for an exciting opportunity to work at an award-winning innovative digital consultancy? Are you smart, enthusiastic, and ready to help us architect modern, robust, and permanent software solutions? Then this is the opportunity you’ve been searching for! 

 

The successful candidate will demonstrate passion and commitment to the Open-Source community and is a protagonist for all things Open Source. We have offices in Bristol, and London – where our head office is based, we welcome applicants from any of these areas. For the perfect candidate, we will consider full remote working conditions (UK-based only). 

Read on to find out if you could be a part of our exciting journey. 

About Us 

We’re Reading Room, an award-winning digital consultancy. For over 20 years’ we’ve been helping businesses solve problems and unlocking value for their users. 

One standout thread flows through all our work; we deliver bespoke digital solutions that focus on how people experience technology and bridge the gap between strategic, design, and technical thinking. 

We’re not afraid to challenge conventional thinking and we’re well known for our candid, jargon-free approach to delivery. 

Our culture is built on trust, collaboration, optimism, inclusivity, and diversity. 

Our work adheres closely to the principles of user-centric design and delivers client work using agile processes, and in-depth discovery. 

With a forward-thinking mindset, Reading Room has thrived amongst the chaos of an ever-shifting digital landscape – winning industry accolades and attracting ambitious clients to be part of that journey. 

We’re now fiercely proud to be part of the independently owned Rippleffect Group. The group consists of three independently run businesses – Ronin, an international research agency, Reading Room, a UK-wide consultancy dealing with larger or more complex digital requirements, and Fat Media, a traditional full-service agency based in the North West focused on aspiring SMEs. 

Reading Room’s existing client base is impressive, including well-known organisations spanning; central Government, blue light services, public and private healthcare, membership, not-for-profit, charity, and construction… to name a few. In recent times as many agencies have contracted, we’ve seen an uplift in demand and requirement for our specialist services – with a number of new clients joining our growing Drupal family. 

 

About the Role 

We’re seeking a Mid-Level Drupal Developer who will complement and bolster our current team of talented developers. As part of your role, you will be expected to work within strong technical teams, pick up tickets and own them, work with our Technical Solutions Team, contribute to the project and help flagging issues. And, if you feel comfortable being involved with clients you have the ability to get involved and work with clients to gather requirements and refine tickets. 

You will get to explore new technology and influence our ways of working within our collaborative environment, you will learn from our existing team while also being able to contribute your own ideas to help us progress and innovate. We’re particularly keen to re-establish links back into the Drupal community and we expect the right candidate to share this passion and enthusiasm too. 

We will support you in developing your skills and hope that you will help us develop ours, we are receptive to new solutions and love finding innovative ways of delivering modern software solutions. If you have something to contribute, such as new technology or a streamlined process, we encourage you to explore and share your ideas. 

Benefits: 

You will benefit from 25 days holiday (plus bank holidays), a Christmas shut down, a salary sacrifice pension, and a whole host of retail discounts through our SAGE benefits scheme including cycle to work, reduced gym memberships and access to employee welfare support and counselling services. Choice of Mac or Windows hardware, regular performance and development reviews and personal development time including the cost of professional certifications.

£35,000 - £44,000 DOE  

About You 

This is a key hire for our business, and we’re absolutely determined to seek out the very best Mid-Level Drupal Developer to enhance the skills our existing team has. 

In recent times, we’ve won several new client projects. Forearmed with a great deal of experience in architecting and shaping solid performant Drupal builds, your role will be to an integral developer for one of these projects, owning the solution and delivering an exceptional end-product that we’re all proud to put our names to, and the client is equally delighted with. 

Of course, to meet our expectations there are some key elements you must be prepared to evidence to us: 

Required Skills 

  • Multiple years of professional development in Drupal 8/9, including:  
  • Custom module development in Drupal 8/9 
  • Good knowledge of Form API 
  • Good knowledge of Views 
  • Experience of working with Paragraphs 
  • Using Configuration Manager 
  • Debugging PHP with xdebug 
  • OOP 
  • MySQL 
  • Working with Git + follow branching methodology 
  • Using Composer 
  • Engaged in the Drupal Community (be prepared to demonstrate this) 

Desired Skills 

  • Apache / Nginx configuration 
  • Knowledge of Cloudflare or other CDN providers 
  • Knowledge of and application to Amazon Web Services (AWS) 
  • Integration with 3rd-party APIs 
  • Atlassian suite (Jira, Confluence, BitBucket) 
  • Continuous Integration (Bamboo, Jenkins, Octopus Deploy, Team City, Bitbucket Pipelines) 
  • Automated Testing 
  • Docker 

Get in touch 

Do you like the sound of all of this? If you’d like to explore this opportunity further, then send us your CV and a paragraph telling us who you are, your accomplishments in Drupal, and why you would like to work with us. We’ll be in touch. 

Better still why not share your Drupal.org profile at the same time. 

Applications are open now and the start date can be immediate. 

Given the nature of the business and our clients requirements any job offers issued will be conditional upon return of a satisfactory basic DBS check and employment references.