PHP Data Engineer

Washington, DC
As a PHP Data Engineer you will use your exceptional database and development skills and experiences to architect and develop data models and structures for responsive Drupal websites and web applications. As a member of our world-class agency, you will work on innovative and inspired work across a variety of clients. 


    • Perform ETL processing. Deal with raw data that contains human, machine or instrument errors, may be un-validated, unformatted or contain suspect records or system-specific codes.
    • Recommend and sometimes implement ways to improve data reliability, efficiency and quality.
    • Design, build, and maintain efficient database structures
    • Develop functions and scripts to import data into the designed database structure, via RESTful APIs, manual uploads, and other methods.
    • Develop functionality to query data for use in web applications and visualizations.

Skills & Experience

    • 5+ years’ experience developing in PHP
    • 2+ years’ experience working with the Drupal Content Management system, version 8 preferred
    • Solid understanding of object-oriented programming
    • Familiar with various design and architectural patterns
    • Experience working with ElasticSearch and MySQL database management systems
    • Demonstrated experience with REST API integrations
    • Experience working with NoSQL data architectures is a huge plus
    • Understanding fundamental design principles behind a scalable application
    • Creating database schemas that represent and support business processes
    • Ability to work independently, prioritize tasks and hit deadlines in a fast-paced work environment.
    • Demonstrates good judgment, excellent planning, problem-solving, troubleshooting, management, and communication (verbal and written) skills with the ability to think strategically, act quickly, multi-task, and work collaboratively in an environment that values creativity and flexibility to make things happen.
Applicant Eligibility: Please note, only candidates who are US citizens or able to work on a permanent basis without visa sponsorship are eligible to apply. No recruiters or staffing agencies please.