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Drupal Technical Architect (India)

As an Axelerant Drupal Technical Architect, you would be required to research, scope, estimate and present Drupal solutions for mid to enterprise-grade web sites and applications. You'll also act as a key conduit between our business development team and our technical engineers, both helping sales staff to better position Drupal and Axelerant’s services, as well as bringing feedback from customers back into the development of new products and processes.

Requirements

  • Prior experience building, leading and architecting Drupal applications 
  • Ability to guide technical discussions with both technical and non-technical audiences
  • Ability to negotiate mutually agreeable outcomes with clients, partners and Acquia stakeholders
  • Ability to perform complex Drupal development tasks including custom module development using the Drupal API system and hooks from major Drupal core systems
  • Experience defining and scope a technical solution for large-scale Drupal projects
  • Experience working in a consulting or agency environment with direct interaction with enterprise level clients preferred
  • Excellent ability to partner with both internal and external stakeholders
  • Strong leadership and presentation skills
  • Understands how their function contributes to the strategic direction of the business and makes valuable contributions.
  • Solves problems effectively by gathering insight from Employees to ensure that they have all of the information they need for accurate analysis and consideration, involving them and supporting them in the right balance.
  • Seeks to identify, analyze and solve problems systematically rather than solely by intuition or instinct. Looks for root causes, not just symptoms of the problem. Weighs pros and cons of actions. Differentiates when to or when not to escalate issues.
  • Provides coaching and mentoring to team and colleagues.

Qualification

  • Passion for the web, open source development, and for helping us build a hot and growing start-up.
  • Experience in mentoring and coaching small/mid-sized teams.
  • Deep experience architecting web solutions.
  • PHP coding, SQL administration and optimization, and Unix/Linux or Windows server administration is key
  • 6+ years developing Drupal applications.
  • Must be a self-starter that thrives in a fast-paced work environment
  • Knowledge of or experience with other CMS technologies and/or open-source technologies is a plus
  • Long-time Drupalists, that are active contributors, are well rewarded, but we’ll also help great developers and consultants become one
  • Experience providing technical support or consulting strongly preferred
  • Strong problem-solving abilities, initiative, and the ability to thrive under pressure
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Bachelor's or Master's degree in Computer Science or related discipline preferred

About Axelerant

At days end Axelerant is a enthusiastic, open, and giving software company of empowered and distributed teams who leverage and contribute to open source software to help clients with their mission. We provide high-end strategy, implementation, and support services for our partners.

Our team members span the world and we follow agile delivery processes. Further, we’re actively giving back to many open source communities and have fostered an innovative, incubator culture to give ideas a chance to succeed.

Perks of Being at Axelerant

  • 52 weekends and 35 days per year of consolidated leave plus bereavement, maternity, paternity, and sabbatical allowances.
  • Annual retreats, quarterly townhalls, and monthly celebrations.
  • Group health insurance.
  • Engaged working environment with frequent feedback and clearly set expectations.
  • Extremely flexible work hours.
  • Hackathons and community contributions.
  • Professional development, certifications, and training.
  • Referral bonuses.
  • Sponsored domestic and international event attendance.
  • Work from home or anywhere via location independence.
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