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Drupal / DKAN Open Source Technologist

Thu, 07/27/2017 - 10:45

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Title:                                        Drupal / DKAN Open Source Technologist
Location:                                Sacramento, CA
Position Type:                       Contract
Estimated Project Start:     August, 2017
Duration:                                12 months, plus possible 2-year extension

ANVAYA Solutions has IMMEDIATE NEED to fill a position for a consultant, for a government client. This consultant is being sought to migrate, maintain, and support an open data platform for the State of California.

Mandatory Technical Knowledge and Skills
(gained within the last 10 years):

Consultant MUST have all the following skills and experience:

  • 3 years’ experience in DKAN implementations
  • 5 to 10 years’ experience in Drupal deployments
  • 5 years’ experience in data management
  • 3 years’ of DevOps experience
  • 5 to 10 years’ experience in API development
  • 5 years’ experience in data management and support
  • Experience working with Helpdesk, with a specialization in supporting DKAN

Tasks and Deliverables:

  1. Migration of current platform
  • Migrate current State of California (DKAN) instance from current hosting service to new hosting service, without interruption of accessibility or usability of the Open Data Platform
  1. Harvester API
  • Complete development and successfully launch the Drupal based data harvester application that pulls datasets and resources from multiple open data platforms, such as Socrata, CKAN and DKAN portals
  1. Migrate DKAN platform to hosting solution
  • Migrate the most up-to-date version of the vendor hosted portal to the cloud services hosting solution
  • Ensure the migration is successful and continue to provide technical support, including email, phone and remote-in (or account access) to the server support
  1. Technical Support
  • 24/7 System Monitoring (until migration of hosting)
  • DKAN patches to resolve application defects and security issues that inhibit use (until migration of hosting, then assist staff as requested)
  • DKAN release upgrades (until migration of hosting, then assist staff as requested)
  • Application only security scans (until migration of hosting)
  • Application support from 7:00AM – 7:00PM Central Time
  • Unlimited support tickets


Candidate must provide at least two (2) client references from prior engagements. Please provide contact person, phone number, and e-mail address for each reference. Descriptions must include the department/project name that relates to the experience of the proposed candidate, duration of project and brief project summary.

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Pay Scale: 
Pay depends upon experience