Full Stack Web Developer with Drupal

Chicago, Illinois 60613

Employment Type:
Temp to Perm
Date Added:
June 10, 2015

Calling all Full Stack Web Developers with Drupal expertise! Come join the fun in Chicago! Chicago’s IT market is growing faster than the Silicon Valley. We are the sixth largest IT market in America, and growing!

Palace Gate seeks a Full Stack Web Developer with Drupal expertise in Java, PHP or RUBY (Object-oriented programming) for our interactive agency client in Chicago, IL. This is a 6-month contract-to-hire opportunity. Our client is a highly creative high growth company located near several public transportation options.

Technical Skills - Required Experience / Skills

  • 5+ years’ experience implementing solutions using Java, PHP or RUBY (Object-oriented programming skills)
  • 3+ years’ experience architecting and implementing solutions using Drupal 6 and 7, SalesForce, Magento or Wordpress and database knowledge
  • Drupal specialization (deep experience with Drupal augmented by knowledge from various other CMS applications)
  • Knowledge of CMS platform configuration and optimization (Drupal)
  • Proficient in the maintenance and administration of Drupal modules and sites
  • Mastery of all core Web technologies: DHTML/CSS, Javascript, XML, HTML, JavaScript and Web Services development, AJAX, SOAP/RESTful, APIs and SVN or GIT
  • Understanding of Agile and test-driven development
  • Experience with application frameworks such at Backbone.js, node.js and/or JQuery Mobile
  • Must be able to document code

Nice to Have

  • Experience with MySQL database design and integration
  • Understand front-end technologies and libraries, including JQuery, ExtJS and JSON
  • Understand cross-browser compatibility issues and approaches
  • High level of SEO and Google Analytics experience
  • Experience building mobile, tablet implementations and/or Web applications

Education and Training

  • Bachelor’s degree or higher in computer science or engineering
  • Certifications are preferred

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Active participation in the Drupal community
  • Strong analytical, problem-solving and production diagnostic skills
  • Able to conceptualize and design workflows in CMS
  • Create exquisite code in Java, PHP or RUBY (Object-oriented programming skills) on a Drupal platform with exposure to, SalesFroce, Magento and/or Wordpress

Personal Attributes

  • Ability to manage multiple projects and adapt to changing priorities
  • Strong written and verbal skills
  • Desire to thrive in a fast-paced, team-oriented environment
  • Ability and interest in traveling to client locations and interfacing with clients from time to time
  • Must be a self-starter

Qualified candidates may send their resume to: patti@palacegatecorp.com

Palace Gate Corporation is an information technology consulting and full-time placement firm that is committed to the success of our clients and our talented placements alike. Palace Gate is consistent in matching the right people with right opportunity. Our company approach is simple: understand our clients’ requirements, business needs and cultures in order to quickly identify the best resources to meet those needs and achieve business success. Palace Gate offers full medical and dental insurance, 401(k) plus match and weekly direct deposit.

For more information or to view all our open jobs please visit www.palacegatecorp.com.