Web developer + Drupal

ESN is looking for a web developer with proven professional experience in the field of open-source based solutions, including Web content management systems and complex, mission-critical multi-tier information systems. The successful candidate will strengthen our digital team based in Brussels and will work full time with a permanent contract.

If you are a great, passionate, developer who wants to join a dynamic, creative web-development team please read on.


ESN operates several large contracts developing and implementing online services for EU institutions, the Flemish government and the private sector. In the framework of those projects, we develop various solutions ranging from content management systems, creative front-end solutions, and fully integrated information services.

In strong collaboration with the Digital Team based in Brussels, the successful candidate will develop creative solutions in web content management systems (Drupal), site integration, and the development of online applications (PHP) and mobile services. ESN is running different Drupal-based content management platforms, in different environments, for various clients. The successful candidate will contribute to the maintenance and the evolution of those platforms, together with the implementation of new projects. In addition, he/she will also develop custom applications to cover specific needs, such as voting platforms, online contests or data visualisation projects.


Main skills (mandatory)

  • You love technology and are able to conceive creative, scalable solutions
  • Object-oriented / functional PHP development
  • Excellent knowledge of databases (eg. MySQL)
  • Experience with Linux based environments
  • Strong knowledge of HTML, JS, CSS / Sass
  • Drupal 7
  • You have excellent analytical skills
  • Pro-active and team player
  • Strong sense of your responsibilities
  • You are able to understand business needs and develop customer-oriented solutions
  • IT degree or equivalent experience
  • You have at least 5 years of professional experience
  • You feel comfortable in a multi-cultural environment where English is the working language, good control of French or Flemish will be an asset.

Additional skills (asset)

  • Scrum , AGILE
  • PHP Frameworks (FatFree Framework, CodeIgniter etc)
  • Continuous Integration (Git and Jenkins)
  • Strong front-end/UX experience a plus
  • Javascript frameworks such as Ember.js or Angular
  • Experience with Xdebug and in combination with an IDE
  • Writing unit tests and acceptance tests
  • Vagrant


Please attach your CV with clippings/links and motivation letter using the online form or send directly to