Drupal and PHP Lead

IT @Grayson Talent

Job Description


  • Lead a team and be responsible for the planning and distribution of tasks within his/her team depending on projects.
  • Create a team spirit, share knowledge and provide support as and when required.
  • Keep our knowledge database up-to-date.
  • Encourage collaboration and address issues that impact performance of team members.
  • Provide consultancy services to the client and translate technical jargon into business language and vice versa.
  • Perform day-to-day project management tasks.
  • Ensure client and company expectations are met in terms of quality of deliverables, cost and time elements.
  • Identify and flag high-risk issues, which can jeopardize good delivery on projects.
  • Coordinate Unit, Integration and Stress testing of all components of applications we develop and/or implement.
  • Create and maintain documentation and deliverables and ensure team is adhering to the prescribed methodology.
  • Analyze the root cause of issues and attend to them, troubleshooting and resolving them in a timely manner and providing permanent solutions.
  • Be responsible for the task status reporting for team members up the reporting line.
  • Participate in technical meetings and provide support relating to our clients’ requirements.
  • Build efficient, testable, and reusable Drupal modules.
  • Ensure coding standards are at their best level and perform quality assurance on development work.
  • Keep up to date with latest technology.
  • Contribute to and participate in R&D.
  • Develop prototypes and applications.
  • Participate in identifying and developing business opportunities at existing/new clients.
  • Work on project implementation proposals.

Mandatory Requirements

  • Degree Holder in Information Technology.
  • A minimum of 5 years of experience in Drupal and PHP development projects.
  • Team management and coaching skills.

Core Competencies

  • Good communication, presentation and writing skills.
  • Good time management and relationship management skills.
  • Strong inter personal skills.
  • Good negotiation skills and outgoing personality.
  • Ability to work autonomously.
  • Conflict management skills.
  • Proactive and self-motivated.

Work Experience

  • Proven software development experience in PHP.
  • Extensive knowledge of web technologies, in particular Drupal CMS, HTML, CSS, JavaScript.
  • Understanding of design patterns, such as PAC and MVC.
  • Knowledge of object-oriented programming and Agile environment.
  • Familiarity with SQL/MySQL databases and Linux OS.

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