Sr. Software Engineer, Web Services

Web Services
Chicago, New York, and Portland, ME

Position Purpose

Consider joining the talented staff at HIMSS as our Sr. Software Engineer, Web Services as we transform health through information technology. The purpose of this position is to be responsible for software engineering, programming, modifying, and maintaining websites belonging to the HIMSS enterprise digital platform built on Drupal.  This is a hands-on developer position. The person develops software and enforces technical standards for the entire suite of HIMSS websites. S/he is responsible for following the coding processes and procedures established by the Sr. Director, and mentoring and training the coding processes and procedures to other web developers, both internal and contracted.

Primary Accountabilities

  • Follow coding standards for templates and building blocks within the CMS environment. Develop/code templates and web pages using Drupal, PHP, HTML, JSON, JavaScript, CSS, and Usability Standards
  • Analyze project needs and determine technical solutions to fit time and budget constraints.
  • Perform routine HIMSS website maintenance, updates, and upgrades.
  • Participate on multiple development teams on various projects, participate in and lead development scrums, attend department meetings and participate with IT and Web Services in developing and improving HIMSS enterprise application architecture.
  • Identify new web technologies that can enhance the visitor experience to the HIMSS’ websites.
  • Helps manage the ticketing system and fulfill requests to update websites.
  • Enhance editorial tools to allow content owners to format and get content on their sites in a timely manner.
  • All duties as assigned to achieve HIMSS goals and objectives.
  • Create automated processes for uploading and organizing the mass amount of HIMSS Conference data on line for Conference attendees including session data and speaker presentation files.
  • Perform other related duties as required or assigned that contribute to the effectiveness of the department and to accomplish strategic goals and objectives. 

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in design or related field.
  • Minimum of five (5) years job experience with hands on development experience in a web production environment. 4+ Years Drupal
  • Experience in planning, developing and launching websites for large audiences
  • Proficient in the following:
    • Drupal 7
    • Object-Oriented PHP
    • Git / Github
    • Jenkins / Continuous Integration
  • Experience working with optimizing code for SEO preferred.
  • Ability to Q&A own work as well as other team members work
  • Strong communication skills – oral and written
  • Knowledge of current web technologies and best practices. Including mobile web design & development
  • Strong understanding of Drupal, object-orientation, PHP, JavaScript, user interface components, cross-browser compatibility, general web functions and standards.
  • Experience with BEHAT/Selenium a plus.
  • Experience with Google Analytics preferred.
  • contributor and Acquia certified preferred
  • Certified preferred


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