Chicago, IL
Job type: 
Full time
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Drupal Team Members (Front End/ Back End)

Custom web development is a main service HS2 provides to its clients.  This position will be responsible for taking projects through the entire life cycle.  You will tackle problems and resolve complex issues for some of the largest eCommerce companies on the Internet. Working in a distributed environment, one must be able to be proactive and reach out to co-workers and clients on a regular basis.

Our Drupal Shop is growing, and there is a ton of opportunity for individuals to add value! We have multiple roles available within the front as well as backend space. These developers will interface with our clients and set the bar for future teams at HS2.

  • Deep understanding of cross-browser compatibility issues and approaches
  • Cutting-edge grasp of SEO-friendly practices and Google Analytics
  • Insight to test-driven development and Agile development practices
  • Ability to get things done without being micromanaged
  • Top-notch written and oral communication skills
  • Technical proficiency to accurately document code
  • Tailor messages and understand your audience
  • Actively participate in client meetings, professionally and expertly
  • Experienced in building mobile, tablet implementations, and/or sophisticated web Enjoyment from both teaching and learning from others
  • Deep desire to work hard and love what you're building
  • Require minimal supervision and provide oversight for assigned projects
  • The willingness to periodically travel to client locations

Minimum Qualifications:

  • BA/BS in Computer Science or equivalent degree
  • At minimum 5+ years of experience in Drupal (Magento, HUGE plus!)

Front End (Theming) Qualifications:

  • Programming Skills that include: PHP, DHTML, CSS, JQuery, and JS (Jira is a plus)
  • Strong understanding of industry trends and content management systems
  • Built user interfaces for websites/web applications
  • Proficient with AJAX and SOAP/RESTful API usage
  • Experience with responsive and adaptive design
  • Understanding of the entire software development process, including: design, development and deployment (back end knowledge is a plus)
  • Have excellent oral and written communication skills

Back End (Module Development) Qualifications:

  • Built sites using: Drupal CMS, HTML, CSS, JavaScript, JQuery, Backbone.js, Node.js, or JQuery Mobile
  • Experience in creating custom Drupal modules
  • Particularly within the Java space, experience with CQ, AEM, or Hybris is highly preferred
  • Proficient in the maintenance and administration of Drupal modules and sites
  • Understanding of the entire software development process, including: design, development and deployment (back end knowledge is a plus)
  • A proficiency with AJAX and SOAP/RESTful API usage
  • Maintained and administered Drupal modules and sites
  • Knowledge of PHP, PHP files and theme functions, and Drupal theme layer
  • Deep SQL database experience (Oracle, MS SQL, My SQL)
  • Used best practice version control methodologies and tools such as Git or SVN
  • Ability to work fast with attention to detail within a fast paced work environment with hard deadlines
  • Support remote users via VPN technologies
  • Have excellent oral and written communication skills

Why HS2?

Here at HS2, you have the freedom to influence your own career path.  We give our team members not only state-of-the-art facilities to execute web and mobile experiences for some of the greatest brands in the world, but people love working here. And we love having them!

  • First-rate salary, “Take What You Need” vacation policy, and competitive bonus incentives
  • Catered meals and stocked refrigerators to accompany Beer O’Clock Fridays. (Yes, we do have Craft Beer!)
  • The opportunity to work side-by-side with smart, passionate team members and to be paired with a Mentor and Career Coach to help you reach your personal and professional development goals!
  • Amazing, holiday parties and frequent team activities, get-togethers, shindigs, and powwows, including an annual Hackathon!
  • Opportunities to regularly participate in community volunteer events and our charitable contribution program
  • Customizable workstations with sophisticated technology. Sit or stand, take your pick!
  • An incomparable benefits package for you and your family, including: 401(k) retirement; fully paid premiums for healthcare, long-term disability, and, life insurance; and dental and vision programs
  • The option to work in either one of our fresh locations in Wheaton or Chicago-Ravenswood with the option to work some days from home

Surround yourself with a family of team members who enjoy working and playing together!

Interested? Send your resume to [email protected]