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Senior Drupal Developer

A Senior Drupal Developer demonstrates a broad depth of domain understanding, with commercial experience in multiple aspects, platforms, and frameworks. They are often seen as the delivery powerhouses on projects where they support leaders with decision making, especially around systems architecture.

A Senior Drupal Developer breadth of knowledge makes them exceptional domain problem solvers and core contributors to the community through demonstrations and guidelines. They are well-respected for their domain abilities and authority at Axelerant.

A Senior Drupal Developer at Axelerant could progress to a Drupal Technical Architect role within four years.

Responsibilities

  • Responsible for designing and building high-traffic Drupal applications with non-trivial content structure and functionality
  • Responsible for guiding technical discussions with both technical and non-technical audiences
  • Responsible for mutually agreeable outcomes with clients, partners, and other stakeholders
  • Responsible for complex Drupal development tasks including custom module development using the Drupal API system and hooks from major Drupal core systems
  • Responsible for understanding how system functions contribute to the strategic direction of the business and the ability to make valuable contributions
  • Responsible for solving problems effectively by gathering insight from team members, ensuring that they have all the information they need for accurate analysis and consideration, involving them and supporting them as needed
  • Responsible to identify, analyze, and solve problems systematically rather than solely by intuition or instinct; look for root causes, not just symptoms of the problem; weigh pros and cons of actions; and decide when to escalate issues
  • Responsible for coaching and mentoring to team and colleagues
  • Responsible for transforming requirements into technical architecture and then into tasks delegated to team members
  • Responsible for documenting incidents and issues for communication and reference purposes
  • Responsible for PHP and SQL administration and code optimization
  • Responsible for Unix/Linux or Windows server administration

Requirements

  • 6+ years of relevant Drupal experience
  • 2+ years of experience using agile methodologies
  • 2+ years of experience using Git source code versioning and Pull Requests
  • 2+ years of working in a consulting or agency environment with enterprise-level clients
  • Experience with Drupal development technologies such as Drush, Features, and Panels

Nice to Have

  • Actively contributing to Drupal or other open-source projects
  • Coachable leadership and presentation skills
  • Experience providing technical consulting and support
  • Experience with cloud-based infrastructure and large scale application deployment
  • Experience with Drupal-adjunct techniques such as the LAMP platform, HTML5, CSS3, SASS, and JavaScript
  • Experience with other content management systems and open-source technologies

Special Considerations

Though all of Axelerant’s roles are work from anywhere, we are India-based for fixed salary ranges and full-time work timings. Explicitly, we expect people to typically have at least a five-hour crossover with the 11 AM to 7 PM India (UTC+05:30) timezone workday.

About Axelerant

We began as an idea in 2012 to build a unique, work from anywhere professional services organization with empowering benefits for our team members. Today, we have achieved that and are continuously improving our career, feedback, performance, and recognition management programs. Further, leadership can happen by anyone, at any time from within Axelerant's team.

We're a very collaborative bunch of enthusiastic achievers who are being open about how we're doing it and kind to make people feel welcome in all that we do. So, when you're excited about learning from and helping others – you'll find a great home here.

Discover the Axelerant Difference

Axelerant is an open organization with fantastic team members and a rocking 4.8/5.0 Glassdoor rating. Our growing team of 100+ includes some of the best and brightest from around the world.

Diverse and Inclusive

We believe that a diverse and inclusive team is critical to our success as a global company, and we seek to recruit, develop, and retain the most talented people from a diverse candidate pool. The more inclusive we are, the better our work will be. Kindness and openness are core values at Axelerant, and when you qualify for a role, we will make an effort to include and accommodate you, even when that looks different than it seems for others. E.g., non-standard work hours, specialized work equipment, modified work agreements.

Remote & Flexible

All you need is a reliable Internet connection. Work from anywhere you're comfortable and choose work hours to balance your life.

Unique Culture

Our culture is distinctive. We do everything in our power to create an empowered and fulfilling work environment for team members.

Professional Development

We're always teaching and learning. Peer mentorship, life coaching, certifications, and training help our team members advance professionally.

International Events

We want you to attend events related to the things you care about. Get sponsored by us when you're contributing to those events.

Retreats & Meetups

With annual retreats, quarterly town halls, and monthly celebrations, we never let remote get in the way of work or fun.

Leave Policy

52 weekends and 35 days per year of consolidated leave plus maternity, paternity, and sabbatical allowances.

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