Development Lead - PHP Drupal

Time Inc. India
  • Bangalore
  • Confidential
  • 6-8 years
  • 10 Feb 2015

  • Software Design & Development

  • IT/ Technology - Software/ Services
Job Description

As a Drupal Lead you will be responsible for leading a team of developers responsible for building new and support existing Time Inc websites on our internal Drupal platform. You'll be working closely with project stakeholders including editorial, sales, marketing, and business development. Successful candidates will be strong engineers who can prioritize well, communicate clearly, have a consistent track record of delivery, and excellent software engineering skills. Our customers require creative engineering balanced with high quality and a customer focus. In addition, this person must be able to work across multiple facets of the project and juggle multiple responsibilities at the same time. The individual must have strong analytic capability and the ability to create innovative solutions. We are looking for a highly motivated individual who is looking to grow their career in a fast paced environment.

Professional traits those are not unique to this position, but necessary for Time Inc leads:
Strong engineering background and software development skills

Exhibits excellent judgment

Has relentlessly high standards

Strong results focus

Thinks big

Primary Responsibilities:
Ability to work on more than one project/module at a time

Helps/Mentors Junior engineers in understanding the feature implementation, unit and integrated testing

Take ownership of team's deliverable

High quality design, implementation and testing to meet customer needs.

Ability to drive code review with the team

Ability to troubleshoot technical issues and provide out of box solution

Provide pseudo code, where applicable, to developers.

Create and maintain the overall project schedule with the assistance of Manager(s).

Position Requirements:
Candidates with excellent verbal/written communication skills and strong time management

6+ years of Web Development experience in Drupal, PHP and JS

1-2 years of experience in leading a Drupal team.

Very strong knowledge in Object Oriented concepts, design and architecture

Strong responsive design skills using HTML/CSS and JS

Strong communication skills, motivation skills, project scheduling, tracking and coordination skills

Strong debugging skills and the ability to easily and quickly read and modify existing code

Having good exposure using source control tools like subversion or GIT

Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science or related field or equivalent experience to a Bachelor's degree based on 3 years of work experience for every 1 year of education

6+ years professional experience in professional web development

Fluency in PHP & JavaScript

Experience coding, testing and documenting Drupal themes -- including all front end functionality and templates -- and modules -- using contributed modules and developing custom modules as needed

Experience with modern web development standards and tools

Preferred Qualifications:
Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or equivalent

Experience building complex web systems that have been successfully delivered to customers

Ability to take a project from scoping requirements through actual launch of the project

Experience in communicating with users, other technical teams, and management to collect requirements, identify tasks, provide estimates and meet production deadlines

Experience with mission critical, 24x7 systems

Experience implementing and consuming large scale web services

Experience developing software utilizing workflow or ESB software

Experience with professional software engineering best practices for the full software development life cycle, including coding standards, code reviews, source control management, build processes, testing, and operations

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