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Manager, Web Development

Posted 17 Jun 2024
Work experience
3 to 5 years
Full-time / part-time
Job function
Degree level
Required language
Dutch (Fluent)

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Position Summary:

WebMD Ignite is seeking a highly skilled Manager, Web Development to lead our team of front-end developers implementing projects for our healthcare clients. This pivotal role involves overseeing the technical implementation of our web-based solutions, with a particular focus on leveraging the Drupal platform to its full potential. Knowledge of healthcare interoperability standards like FHIR is highly beneficial, as you will be working to integrate our solutions seamlessly into varied healthcare IT ecosystems. The ideal candidate will have a proven track record of managing development teams, deep technical knowledge of Drupal, and the ability to drive projects from conception through to successful delivery.

Primary Responsibilities & Essential Functions:

  • Lead and manage a team of front-end developers, providing guidance, mentorship, and support to ensure high-quality code, innovative solutions, and timely project delivery.
  • Serve as the technical expert in Drupal, overseeing its implementation across various projects, including custom module development, theme customization, and performance optimization.
  • Collaborate with project managers, UX/UI designers, and stakeholders to define technical requirements, project scope, and deliverables.
  • Develop and maintain technical documentation, including system architectures, API specifications, and deployment procedures.
  • Ensure adherence to best practices for secure, scalable, and maintainable code.
  • Facilitate code reviews and quality assurance processes to maintain high standards of development.
  • Stay abreast of the latest trends and advancements in Drupal and front-end technologies, advocating for and implementing innovations that can enhance project outcomes.
  • Manage the deployment of web applications and ensure seamless integration with existing systems and infrastructure.
  • Troubleshoot and resolve complex technical issues, providing expert technical support to the development team and stakeholders.
  • Serve as a subject matter expert on implementation methodologies (e.g., Agile, Waterfall), tools (e.g., JIRA, Workfront), and industry best practices.

Minimum Required Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Qualifications:


  • Bachelor’s or master’s degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, or a related field.
  • 8+ years of professional experience in web development, with at least 3 years of proven experience in managing front-end development teams.
  • Proficiency in Drupal 10, including custom theme development and thorough understanding of Twig files and YML configuration.
  • Strong proficiency in front-end technologies, including HTML5, CSS3, JavaScript, and modern frameworks/libraries (e.g., React, Angular, Vue.js).
  • Experience with version control systems (e.g., Git), continuous integration/continuous deployment (CI/CD) workflows, and automated testing frameworks.
  • Excellent problem-solving skills, with the ability to lead complex technical challenges to successful outcomes.
  • Strong leadership and team management skills, with a track record of mentoring developers and driving professional growth.
  • Outstanding communication and interpersonal skills, capable of working collaboratively across teams and with stakeholders at all levels.
  • Demonstrated experience in implementing, integrating, and managing healthcare IT projects using FHIR.
  • Strong understanding of healthcare processes, EHR systems, and data standards beyond FHIR, such as HL7 v2, CDA, and DICOM.
  • Familiarity with Agile/Scrum methodologies and the ability to thrive in a fast-paced, iterative development environment.


  • Ability to articulate clear logic in recommending solutions to customers based on business needs
  • Excellent business judgment; effective at articulating value propositions to customers
  • Ability to thrive working in a fast paced environment with competing deadlines
  • Ability to work collaboratively with cross functional teams

Compensation Considerations

  • Figma, VueJS, CI/CD with Pantheon, experience integrating oAuth and/or SSO with Active Directory
  • Drupal certification(s) strong plus
  • Experience with managing projects that integrate with EHRs, and involve PHI
  • FHIR experience strong plus
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WebMD is a leading provider of health information services to consumers, physicians, healthcare professionals, employers and health plans.

3,000 employees