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Chicago, Illinois
United States
Information Technology
Position type:
Full Time
Experience level:
1-2 Years
Education level:
Bachelor Degree

Web Technical Analyst

Status: Full-time, exempt
Schedule: M-F, 8:30 a.m. 4:30 p.m., 37.5 hours per week including occasional evening and weekend work and/or travel based on business needs/position requirements. Note: This is an exempt position and there may be a need to work outside of core hours based on the essential duties and responsibilities of the position.
Reports to: Web & Analytics Manager
Direct reports: None
Start date: ASAP
Location: While IES Abroad is headquartered in Chicago, the Web Technical Analyst will work out of his or her home office or work out of IES Abroad headquarters in Chicago, as required.

About us:

Everything we do is about the IES Abroad student. Our profoundly passionate team of study abroad professionals believes in creating once-in-a-lifetime educational adventures that transcend expectations. Our goal is to rock the world of some 8,000 study abroad students every year.

From our headquarters in Chicago to our 140+ study abroad programs in 85 global locations worldwide, we create authentic global education and life-affirming cultural experiences. We work at IES Abroad because we believe that every student should have the opportunity to go abroad - especially in a fun, safe, and superior academic and cultural environment.

We believe so strongly in the power of our program, that we actively recruit students from diverse populations and provide more than $4 million in scholarships year after year. We are proud that our students are as diverse and exciting as the countries we study.

We're not ashamed to admit, we're a little bit obsessed with study abroad.

Summary of position:

The Web Technical Analyst is part of the team that supports the design, development and maintenance efforts for the yet to be created Study Abroad Foundation (SAF) Public Website(s), the IES Abroad Public Website at, and all other related sites. A member of the Marketing Department, the Web Technical Analyst is responsible for performing technical analysis, development, and enhancement activities of the Drupal based websites and their integrations with 3rd party and IES Abroad-developed systems. The Web Technical Analyst should understand various methodologies, including agile, related to the listed technologies and associated processes and participate in all phases of the software development life cycle (architecture and conceptual design, requirements analysis, design, coding, unit test, integration and system, user and performance level test). It is common for multiple projects to run concurrently requiring the ability to multi-task along with managing multiple organizational efforts. The Web Technical Analyst needs to be a team player and work well with other technical and development teams, must have a desire to learn and the ability to teach others. Success factors for this position are a depth of technical knowledge, development and integration experience coupled with ability to understand and support practical, effective, customer-driven processes.

Experience & Qualifications/Skills:

  • Learn and adapt to a fast-paced results-oriented environment
  • Work towards and meet established deadlines
  • Strong collaboration and ability to coordinate work with team members
  • Demonstrate good multi-tasking and organizational skills
  • Ability to stay on task and perform from a remote office, if based remotely
  • Ability to build and sustain strong relationships
  • Ability to accept constructive criticism
  • Show ability to effectively analyze a problem and prove good problem solving skills
  • High level of self-motivation and integrity
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Ability to multi-task
  • Self-starter with ability to pick up new technology quickly

The candidate should demonstrate experience and/or training in the following:

  • 1-3+ years' experience with Drupal 8, including a working knowledge of Drupal 7
  • 1-3+ years' experience supporting web applications
  • Knowledge and experience with PHP, MySQL, XML, JSON, SOAP, HTML, CSS, JavaScript, AJAX, JQuery, and Solr search
  • Experience working with RESTful web services and XSLT
  • Knowledge of web standards and cross-browser development is required
  • Knowledge of version control systems (Git and Github), build scripting and deployment workflows
  • Experience with Linux/Unix operating systems
  • Demonstrate a solid portfolio of Drupal and web development work; preference will be given to candidates who are active contributors to the Drupal community.


Experience planning and implementing Google Analytics offsite conversion tracking and sales funnel


This job description reflects management's assignment of essential functions; and nothing in this herein restricts management's right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time. The duties above are not to be considered a complete list of duties and responsibilities assigned to this position.

*A background check may be conducted, based on responsibilities, as a condition of employment.

Application Deadline:

Open until position is filled.

No phone calls or emailed status inquiries accepted.

How to Apply:

All applicants should submit an application including cover letter, resume, and salary requirements by clicking 'Apply Now' at the right hand side of this page.

Please visit for more information about working at IES Abroad.

Equal Opportunity Employment:

IES Abroad is an equal opportunity employer and encourages applications from all qualified candidates. We strive to treat people with respect; fully utilizing employee's abilities and promoting workforce diversity.

We are committed to a policy of equal opportunity and do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), disability, age, national origin, citizenship, gender, gender expression, gender identity, sexual orientation or genetic information or veteran status and/or any other status protected by applicable laws.