Drupal Front End Developer

| Greater Boston Area

Acquia, is transforming the digital strategies of companies all over the world with our open cloud platform. We are passionate and relentlessly committed to helping our clients create digital experiences that are more relevant, personalized, and built for a fast-changing, always-connected, mobile-first world. Headquartered in the US, we have been named as ​one of North America’s fastest growing software companies as reported by Deloitte and Inc. Magazine, and have been​ rated a leader by the analyst community and named one of the Best Places to Work by the Boston Business Journal. We are Acquia. We are building for the future of the web, and we want you to be a part of it.

The Front End Developer will play an integral role on the Digital Marketing Team. You will work on Acquia’s flagship web property, www.acquia.com, as well as other public-facing sites. In this role, you will work on a tight-knit team, interacting daily with the Backend Developer, Drupal Developer and Digital Content & Web Manager. You’ll have the opportunity to perform front end development work as you receive designs from our Designer and build them from the ground up. Tasks will include module installation, content type creation, site configuration, building views, implementing strategies for custom layouts, writing HTML markup, custom CSS, compiling in Sass or Less, utilizing variables when possible, implementing standard Drupal coding standards. Custom jQuery or JavaScript may be required. You’ll be implementing fully responsive, component-based designs, based on our style guide.

Day-to-day responsibilities

  • Adept with working on large, complex sites (bonus points if experienced in multi-lingual sites)
  • Experience developing on a team, using Git version control, Github (bonus points for experience with Acquia Cloud), scrum methodology, Jira, and Atlassian product suite
  • Comfortable working in an Agile environment
  • Ability to create custom template files for D7 and Twig files for D8
  • Capable of writing custom pre-process theme functions
  • Implement custom JavaScript solutions when required
  • Using Sass and/or Less and tools for compiling
  • Skilled at collaborating with team members and partners in a matrixed environment
  • Ability to multi-task and prioritize work assignments in a fast-paced environment
  • Detail-oriented with strong time management and organization skills, and dedication to quality
  • Commitment to achieve results against personal and team’s quarterly goals
  • Willingness to perform Ad Hoc duties, as assigned
  • Ability to travel, as necessary

Background and Skills

  • Must have Drupal theming experience (Drupal 8 a MUST)
  • 2-3 years of relevant experience
  • Proficiency in HTML, CSS, basic jQuery and JavaScript
  • Sharing a Portfolio of previous related work projects
  • Thrive in a fast-paced, collaborative team environment where our employees are our customers
  • Bachelor's or Master's Degree in Computer Science or related discipline preferred
  • Extra points for passing the Acquia Certified Front End Developer exam or D7 or D8

Acquia is an equal opportunity (EEO) employer. We hire without regard to age, color, disability, gender (including gender identity), marital status, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, veteran status, or any other status protected by applicable law.


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Technology we use

  • Engineering
    • JavascriptLanguages
    • PHPLanguages
    • PythonLanguages
    • jQueryLibraries
    • ReactLibraries
    • AngularJSFrameworks
    • Ember.jsFrameworks
    • HadoopFrameworks
    • Node.jsFrameworks
    • SymfonyFrameworks
    • MemcachedDatabases
    • MySQLDatabases

Location

Excellent, busy area close to Faneuil Hall with shopping and fun after-work options. Tons of varied and great lunch options - we have a great list!

An Insider's view of Acquia

What are some social events your company does?

The Boston office partnered with the Department of Children and Families to pair employees with the holiday wish lists of children in DCF care. In December, 2017, we helped fulfill the wishes of 200 children through gifts of toys and clothing.

Amy H.

Senior Talent Operations Partner

What projects are you most excited about?

I believe we will see even more significant technology-driven changes in our lives in the next decade or two . . . I am optimistic that the good in us will prevail and that we will achieve a more just society driven by technology. I am proud to be a part of the software industry which is a major factor in this technological advancement of humanity.

Radhika

Manager and Principal Software Engineer

How does the company support your career growth?

Our people are motivated by professional growth and development, and every day, there’s an opportunity to learn something new that can help you develop your career. We have a really strong peer-to-peer learning culture, and our internal mobility program encourages Acquians to explore new roles within the company.

Amy P.

Senior Director, Global Talent Development

How do your team's ideas influence the company's direction?

Acquia’s made an invaluable impact to raise the profile of the amazing creative and technical work that’s happening across the city. Innovation in Boston spans AI to cryptocurrencies, security and fintech. We’re driving innovation around the customer experience, and Boston is a great place to do that.

Matt

Senior Vice President, Product

What are Acquia Perks + Benefits

Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Wellness Programs
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
Company Equity
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Child Care Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Adoption Assistance
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited Vacation Policy
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Beer on Tap
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Game Room
Stocked Kitchen
Some Meals Provided
Happy Hours
Fitness Subsidies

Additional Perks + Benefits

Work/life balance is important to us. Employees take time off when they need it, and come back to work feeling refreshed. We offer up to 13 weeks of maternity, six weeks of adoption leave paid at 100 percent. Our returning-parent transition program allows new parents to ease back into work. Office amenities include snacks and beverages, comfortable space, common areas, game rooms, and Mac computers.

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