Technical Architect - Drupal

Gurugram Full-time

About Grofers:

Grofers is a low-price online supermarket that gets products across categories like grocery, beauty & wellness, household care, baby care, pet care and meats & seafood delivered to your doorstep. At Grofers we believe in improving the quality of life of our customers by providing them the best products at the best prices. To be able to meet customer expectations and enrich their shopping experience, we provide them with products they best relate with, help them save money on everyday purchases, and give them the spending power they need.

Objective of the Role:

Drupal Architect to lead our CMS/Drupal initiatives and liaison/review technology implementation done by our vendor.

Roles & Responsibilities:

Will be responsible for:

  1. design and code review of the implementation/design/architecture
  2. quality of technology delivery
  3. being the day to day primary technical point of contact for our Drupal vendor team
  4. resolve any technology issues, dependencies, roadblocks faced by the vendor team
  5. timely escalations for any delays/concerns.

Desired Skills & abilities:

  1. 8+ years of IT experience with hands-on experience in large-scale Drupal application/system/platform/integration architectures
  2. Expertise in scoping, architecting and implementing Drupal site, including Site building, Workflows, Preview/Deployments, System Integrations and Custom module development using the Drupal API system and hooks from major Drupal core systems (Drupal 7.x and 8.x at least) built for high-performance Drupal/LAMP architectures
  3. Expertise in designing and implementing Headless architecture and sound knowledge of REST API Driven platforms
  4. Proficiency in PHP, MySQL, JavaScript (Frameworks like - react, angular or vue), CSS3, HTML5
  5. Understanding of building Drupal themes and working with PHP Templates and Drupal templating system
  6. Expertise to and first-hand experience working in engineering practices such as cross-functional teams, continuous integration, test driven development and incremental design on quality software that complies with Drupal Coding Standards in an Agile way of working
  7. Knowledge in architecting and implementing Decoupled Drupal development, & deployment
  8. Ability to lead teams and work with business users to analyze requirements and decipher functional and technical specifications
  9. Experiences of code refactoring, design patterns, design-driven development, continuous integration, building highly scalable applications, application security. Familiarity with performance metric tools.
  10. Experience with Microservice based architecture and containerization technologies such as Docker and Kubernetes
  11. Experience with Cloud platforms like AWS, Azure, Google Cloud
  12. Ability to work with multiple teams to provide technical guidance, hands-on support, and oversight


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