Lead, Software Development (PHP/ Drupal) (LD012106) (View all jobs)

Zyxware Technologies, established in 2006, has been offering Digital Platform Engineering and Quality Assurance services to a global clientele. With offices in India and Australia – Melbourne, Zyxware provides quality Drupal solutions across the U.S, the U.K, Europe, Middle East and Australia. Having executed and delivered more than 200+ Drupal projects over the last 15 years, Zyxware brings a strong commitment to the quality of work. Our clientele includes large enterprises like Islamic Development Bank, INSEAD, 24Mantra Organic, UNESCAP and mid-sized enterprises like Audeze, 3ie, Benzinga, The News Minute etc. We have had long standing relations with our clients and established ourselves in the USA, Australia and APAC region.

  • Zyxware Technologies is a featured service provider listed on Drupal.org/Marketplace and is one amongst the 7 Signature Support Partners of Drupal Association.
  • Zyxware has extensive experience working with Drupal themes & modules. Contributed modules by team Zyxware are used by more than 60,000 sites using 30 odd modules and themes on drupal.org. One of the modules, Search404, is a top 100 Drupal module and it is also one of the top 10 SEO modules in Drupal.
  • Zyxware has also released around 10 themes on Drupal.org that are being used by over 1,500 sites.

 

We are looking for a Lead, Software Development (PHP/ Drupal) who is proficient in handling mid sized development on Drupal 7 and Drupal 8, including custom module development, core API, content creation, views and theming and handles a team of software engineers. We are looking for someone who is comfortable with a fast-moving environment and can learn quickly. Selected candidates will be placed at our office in Technopark, Thiruvananthapuram or at Kochi. Outstation candidates can avail work from home option on a permanent basis. 

 

Specifically, the person will be responsible for the following:

 

  • Define technical strategy for a mid-sized project covering choice of framework to use, selection of contributed modules and prepare technical architecture and design document. 
  • Advise Project Managers on managing scope, cost and timeline of software development activity in projects.
  • Contribute in Technical Consultancy client projects. 
  • Implement security and performance improvement measures identified. 
  • Make technical assessment of competencies during the selection process (recruitment). 
  • Provide technical consultancy to sales team (on estimated timelines, questions on requirement) 
  • Execution as per requirements and technical design 
  • Preparation of design documents, executing complex technical tasks, building requirements clarity through engagement with clients. 
  • Project plan development, finalization of deadlines and negotiations with clients.
  • Ensuring technical quality of projects, developing standards and processes for project execution, educating team members on standards, processes and motivating them to adhere to the standards. 
  • Developing case studies from projects executed, maintaining project documents like SRS, Technical Design and Project Plans Process Adherence 
  • Contributing to development of processes for improvement, educating team members on processes.

We are looking for the following attributes.

  • 5 to 7 years of software development experience  preferably in Drupal (themes, custom module developments etc)/ PHP Open Source technologies & LAMP 
  • Good understanding of SDLC, frameworks, design patterns
  • 4+ years of experience in building  Drupal 6 / 7 / 8  based CMS 
  • Developed Custom Modules & Themes for Drupal CMS.
  • Customize Drupal Themes
  • Ability to code in HTML, CSS3, JavaScript frameworks 
  • Understanding of progressive web apps
  • Experience with a testing framework 
  • Proficiency with browser-based debugging and performance testing
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Familiarity with modern front-end build pipelines and tools
  • Demonstrated capability of architecting medium-sized solutions in Drupal. 
  • Demonstrated capability of working independently without guidance. 
  • Has experience handling deployments, merging pull requests, maintaining codebase, and defining branching and tagging strategies for the codebase. 
  • Experienced with guiding team members on technical issues, debugging code and unblocking team members on a day-to-day basis. 
  • Experienced with reviewing code for logical, performance and security issues. 
  • Demonstrated acting as technical lead on simple small and medium-sized projects, and as a secondary contributor to complex or large projects. 
  • Takes technical responsibility for several stages in the software development process. Contributes to project and quality plans.
  • Demonstrated capability of architecting medium-sized solutions in Drupal. 
  • Demonstrated capability of working independently without guidance. 
  • Has experience handling deployments, merging pull requests, maintaining codebase, and defining branching and tagging strategies for the codebase. 
  • Experienced with guiding team members on technical issues, debugging code and unblocking team members on a day-to-day basis. 
  • Experienced with reviewing code for logical, performance and security issues. 
  • Demonstrated acting as technical lead on simple small and medium-sized projects, and as a secondary contributor to complex or large projects. 
  • Takes technical responsibility for several stages in the software development process. 

You may apply here or share your resume at [email protected] with the subject line - 'Application for the post of Lead, Software Development - LD012106’

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