Sr. Software Engineer - Drupal

Time Inc. India
  • Bangalore
  • Confidential
  • 7-10 years
  • 10 Feb 2015

  • IT/ Information Technology

  • IT/ Technology - Software/ Services
Job Description


Time Inc. India is looking to bring a Senior Drupal/Wordpress Development on board to lead development efforts to build Drupal / Wordpress websites for Time Inc. You will be responsible for developing, managing and enhancing the technical infrastructure of Drupal-based websites, built mostly in Drupal/Wordpress. You will have the opportunity to work independently and with the team, producing creative, reliable solutions.


  • Develop and implement custom modules in PHP/Drupal/Wordpress according to requirements
  • Hands-on design, coding, and testing of front and back end technologies on Drupal / Wordpress platform.
  • Assist in release/deployment planning and execution activities
  • Code, test and document Drupal/Wordpress theming & templates including all front end functionality and templates
  • Code, test and document object-oriented site JS using standard libraries like jQuery as well as shared company libraries and third-party plugins.
  • Define and Manage project scope and deliverables and ensure they are aligned with the project objectives and business outcomes.
  • Communicate to and drive the project plan with all stakeholders. Ensure that stakeholder expectations are set in line with the project plan.
  • Monitor, control and manage all areas of a project plan or project phase.
  • Monitor project progress and performance, identify and quantify any schedule variances, take appropriate corrective actions, and communicate to all stakeholders.
  • Baseline, record and communicate project plan revisions to all stakeholders
  • Ensure that the project meets the project constraints: scope, schedule and budget with defined and agreed upon quality levels.
  • Identify, allocate and manage resources (as part of the cross-functional team) required to deliver the project.
  • Identify opportunities for improvement and makes constructive suggestions for change.
  • Exhibit sound decision making and problem solving skills.
  • Mentor team members, motivate and recognize team for success.
  • Engage actively and continuously with extended team members as needed to enhance communication.
  • Define project scope, WBS
  • Define schedule, task list and resources. Allocate tasks to resources
  • Identify project stakeholders (internal and external)
  • Define communication plan and RACI charts.
  • Track project execution, continuously identify internal and external roadblocks and dependencies and work with appropriate stakeholders to resolve them
  • Track risks and issues continuously
  • Prepare and provide project updates as per the communication plan
  • Escalate timely with stakeholders and work for resolution of risks and issues.
  • Generate and maintain useful project data and stats for continuous improvement initiatives
  • IT professional who can work and thrive in a multicultural environment over multiple geographies
  • Strong competence with various Project Management tools, procedures and methodologies
  • Ability to cultivate and develop lasting customer relations (either internal or external)
  • Excellent client facing and stakeholder management skills
  • Excellent planning/organizational skills and techniques
  • Excellent analysis and problem solving skills
  • Excellent decision making skills
  • Excellent negotiating skills
  • Excellent conflict resolution skills
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Excellent coaching and mentoring skills
  • Experience leading process improvement projects Nice to have
  • Generate and maintain useful project data and stats for continuous improvement initiatives
Work Experience Required:
  • 7+ years of advanced expertise in Drupal/Wordpress development including extensive experience in related technologies.
  • Advanced knowledge of browser side web markup and scripting languages including: JavaScript, JQuery, XHTML, and CSS.
  • In depth knowledge of Drupal theming practices, including responsive design execution.
  • Experience managing Drupal/Wordpress deployments between server environments (Dev, QA, Stage, Production)
  • Experience developing projects under Agile, SCRUM or similar iterative unified processes
  • Experience with software development life cycles including design and implementation, unit testing, and production deployment.
  • Bachelor's or Master's in IT/Computer Science Engg.
  • Professional Certifications (Preferable but not mandatory)

Competencies/Skill sets for this job

Drupal Javascript Jquery PHP Drupal 7 LAMP

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Time Inc. India