Backend Drupal Developer at Four Kitchens

Austin, Texas, United States
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Organization : Four Kitchens
Location :
Austin, Texas, United States
Job type : Full-time, Telecommute/Remote
Salary : We are targeting a starting salary between $80,000 - $110,000 DOE
Posted on : February 25, 2022


Four Kitchens is looking for a Backend Developer with experience in PHP and JavaScript who is proficient in or wants to learn Drupal development. Backend Drupal Developers with Four Kitchens are growing their skills, and passionate about learning best practices. They work collaboratively within close-knit project teams to develop new custom and community modules, troubleshoot and maintain existing code, and migrate content from legacy CMS systems.

As a Web Chef, you will first and foremost exemplify our Core Values. You will also exhibit a natural curiosity and a passion for making cool stuff for the web. We expect our whole team to self-lead and prioritize as distributed team members—your frequent communication and participation in company culture will be key indicators of your engagement at Four Kitchens. Being a constant self-educator is essential, so advanced degrees are not a requirement for this role as we believe that experience and passion are more important.

We’re committed to providing an inclusive workplace and building a diverse team. At our core, we believe deeply in diversity and inclusiveness as being critical parts of a healthy team. We aim to create an environment where everyone, from any background, can do their best work. If you look at our team page and don’t see yourself, don’t shy away. Come work with us!

As a Backend Drupal Developer, you will...

  • Write clean, scalable code that adheres to project requirements and client need
  • Develop for multiple devices and interactions.
  • Participate in peer code reviews.
  • Help architect Drupal solutions for our clients.
  • Write PHP and Javascript code to build custom modules and migrations. 
  • Work closely with Clients on project engagements to deliver exceptional code, consulting, and advice.
  • Proactively identify, own and solve hard technical challenges 
  • Passionately keep pace with rapid innovation in web technologies.
  • Engage with the open source community via code contributions, projects, presentations, blog posts, etc.

You’re our next Backend Drupal Developer if...

  • You have mid-level experience and a passion for developing with PHP and Javascript.
  • Exposure to Drupal or a similar CMS like WordPress. If you are passionate about web development and interested in learning the specifics of working with Drupal or WordPress we will get you up to speed.
  • You have a foundation in computer science fundamentals and an understanding of how web technologies work.
  • You have strong verbal and written communication skills for presentations, demos, client consultations, and ongoing documentation. 
  • You have industry experience in higher education, media, or publishing.
  • You have worked with React or other modern Javascript frameworks. 
  • You come from an agency environment or from a small to medium size business.
  • You have a bachelor's degree. (Experience and passion are more important, and being a constant self-educator is essential. We feel higher education is not directly correlated to your success.)

About Four Kitchens

Four Kitchens is a leading digital strategy firm with strong roots in the open-source and free-culture communities. We build websites and apps to engage audiences on virtually any device in our pursuit of setting knowledge free. We hire developers, designers, and strategists with strong consultative skills and a desire to make a difference, both to our clients and each other.

Our Values and Culture

Our Web Chefs bring more than their professional skills to the kitchen, and we encourage everyone to help guide our company’s direction. We all have a strong voice in what we do and how we do it. Collectively, our values—The Way Of the Web Chef—guide how we interact with each other, our colleagues, and our clients. Four Kitchens is not just a company—it's a closely-knit team. We believe in the power of individuals coming together to do something bigger than they could have done alone.

Distributed Work

We believe the right talent is where you find it, and, as a distributed team, we’re excited to be pioneers in what we believe is the future of work culture. Even though we have no physical office, we strive to remain a collaborative community using tools like Slack and Zoom. The Web Chefs span four time zones, yet our goal is for team members to feel like they are working together in the same room, even if they're thousands of miles apart.

Our Benefits

We care for our teammates as people, which is why we have a generous PTO policy, encourage time off, and have an excellent benefits package. Not only do we strive to maintain a healthy work-life balance, but we also participate in exciting and creative projects outside of client work to expand our abilities.

We hope you'll join us!

Four Kitchens welcomes applications from all backgrounds, particularly from people of color; women; LGBTQ+ people; immigrants or refugees; differently-abled people; and people from low- or moderate-income backgrounds. Four Kitchens is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate in its employment decisions on the basis of race, creed, color, ethnicity, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender expression, age, height, weight, disability status, veteran status, military obligations, marital status and policy party affiliation, or on any other basis that would violate any applicable federal, state or local law.


Four Kitchens
Four Kitchens is a digital agency that helps organizations create websites, applications, and design systems. They make transformative digital platforms for universities, publishers, and nonprofits. Four Kitchens is also the creator of Emulsify Design systems, an open-source tool for creating design systems with clear guidelines and reusable components. They specialize in user experience, decoupled architecture, user-friendly interface, development, and staff augmentation. Four Kitchens uses tools like content management, static site generator, JavaScript, Storybook, Pattern Lab, ...