Tech Lead, Drupal - Back End (Anywhere in India)

  • Anywhere in India, Remote, India
  • Employees can work remotely
  • Full-time

Company Description

Working At QED42:

QED42 crafts ambitious digital experiences using Design and Drupal. Recognized as leading Drupal experts in India, we are strategically aligned with Acquia to deliver enterprise Drupal applications. Today 150+ global customers trust us for thoughtfully designed web and mobile solutions.

As our Tech Lead, you'll own the company's responsibility for administering and developing our enterprise level websites including all the factory sites. You will dive into problem-solving challenges, think creatively about ways to deliver quality, and contribute to the Drupal community. This is a client-facing role where you will also assist in consulting. We are looking for a Tech Lead who is talented and driven to manage robust solutions to business requirements keeping Drupal’s best practices in mind. 

We focus on communication, collaboration and culture. You will find rewarding work experiences. Your teammates respect open-mindedness, growth, learning and your voice. If you’re looking for a career (not a job), a company that’s invested in your personal development, a solid compensation package, and a good team, this could be for you.

QED42 Respects: Excellence, Ownership, Open-Mindedness, Integrity and Empathy

Drupal Contributions:

Job Description

This Role is for you, if -

  • You have expert knowledge of site building in Drupal 7 and 8 using top contributed modules.
  • You have the ability to vet, choose, and configure Drupal 8 core and Drupal 8 modules.
  • You have subject matter expertise in Drupal and general web development best practices.
  • You have a solution-oriented approach and are eager to take charge to get stuff done.
  • You don’t leave things to chance - rather you’re calculated, prepared and take measured risks. 
  • You’re resourceful, good with technology and intellectually curious to learn new things. 
  • You have very strong conversational communication skills.
  • You can expand the company's digital business footprint and client satisfaction.

As Technical Lead Developer you will –

  • Lead back-end projects varying from designing information Architecture to implementing external APIs and bridging the gap between back-end and front-end.
  • Actively participate in design discussions and code reviews. 
  • Provide technical input to site or application roadmaps.
  • Design and normalize database(s) and/or communicate database needs to team members responsible for database administration.
  • Ensure continuity of code through commenting and other documentation.
  • Deploy websites including setting up and configuring web servers and related services. 
  • Audit code to meet quality standards expected from modern websites.
  • Audit application for performance & provide suggestions for improvement.
  • Produce technical documentation and diagrams for technical and non-technical audiences.
  • Deploy websites including setting up and configuring web servers and related services. 
  • Migrate websites between servers and manage data migration across different CMS.
  • Participate and lead in knowledge improvement opportunities, code reviews and a mentorship          program.


What we are looking for:

  • More than 6 years of experience building sites in both Drupal 7 and Drupal 8 in a modern development environment (i.e. separate dev and production sites, Git version control).
  • Minimum 4 years of experience managing large multi-environment database-centric web applications.
  • Experience in leading a team of developers to help achieve business objectives.
  • Experience in managing client meetings/calls to scope and answer technical questions.
  • Experience with integrating major 3rd party APIs
  • Experience in using Git, on the command line, or via a GUI.

A plus, but not mandatory:

  • Acquia Certifications.
  • Experience with other web frameworks/CMS.
  • Drupal contributions.
  • Experience with UI (CSS, Sass).
  • Knowledge of other web frameworks.
  • Performance Audit and Optimisation.
  • Experience with semantic code reviews.