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Senior Drupal Backend Developer

Date: Jan 13, 2021

Location: Edmonton, AB, CA, T6E1X8

Company: EBSCO Industries Inc

EBSCO Information Services (EIS) provides a complete and optimized research solution comprised of e-journals, e-books, and research databases — all combined with the most powerful discovery service to support the information needs and maximize the research experience of our end-users. Headquartered in Ipswich, MA, EIS employs more than 3,300 people worldwide. We are the leader in our field due to our cutting-edge technology, forward-thinking philosophy, and top-notch workforce. EIS, a division of EBSCO Industries Inc., based in Birmingham, AL, is ranked in the top 200 of the nation’s largest, privately held corporations according to Forbes magazine. EBSCO is a company that will motivate you, inspire you, and allow you to grow. We are looking for the best. If you are too, we encourage you to explore our unique opportunities.


EBSCO’s Stacks team has an opportunity for a Backend Web Developer with strong programming and development skills to join our team. This developer will work with Drupal on the Stacks product line.  We're looking for an experienced, imaginative candidate who can create robust code and sites and work well with a team of designers and developers.  


Responsibilities include:  

  • Analyzing customer requirements to research, plan and design the best solution.
  • Writing high quality and well-structured code following proper Drupal Coding standards.
  • Collaborating and working closely with team members to review, test and deliver features and improvements on time.


Required Qualifications

  • High School Diploma/GED
  • 5+ years experience developing with Drupal.
  • Knowledge of JavaScript, jQuery, AJXX and MySQL.
  • Knowledge of GIT version control and GIT workflows.
  • Experience with building large-scale Drupal sites
  • Excellent knowledge of Drupal 8 with creating custom modules.
  • Knowledge of CLI tools, such as composer, drush, drupal console, etc.
  • Experience with integrating with third-party APIs into Drupal.


Preferred Skills:

  • Post-secondary diploma or degree in computer science, engineering, or a related field an asset
  • Experience working with Atlassian products such as JIRA and Bitbucket.
  • Knowledgeable about other technologies and able to suggest integration solutions. You are able to speak confidently about cross-platform integration with Drupal.
  • Understanding of PCI compliance.
  • Eye for design and UX consistency across platform
  • Extreme attention to detail and consistency to minimize error.
  • Contributor to the community in the form of contributed code to Drupal Modules or Core is an asset.




Important things that you will bring to our culture, but things that we can’t teach:

Drive - Positive Attitude - Good Judgement - Open Communication – Collaboration – A Desire to Make an Impact - Eager to Understand – Accountability – Decisiveness – You’re a Team Player



EBSCO Industries, an equal opportunity employer and complies with all applicable federal, state, and local fair employment practices laws.  EBSCO strictly prohibits and does not tolerate discrimination against employees, applicants, or any other covered persons because of race, color, sex (including pregnancy), age, national origin or ancestry, ethnicity, religion, creed, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.  This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including, but not limited to, hiring, training, promotion, discipline, compensation, benefits, and termination of employment.

EBSCO complies with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), as amended by the ADA Amendments Act, and all applicable state or local law.


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