Drupal Architect | CGI

Anju Dhadwal's picture
Employment type: 
Full time

CGI is looking to hire a Drupal Architect in the Interactive Solutions team. Our Interactive Solutions team creates the architecture for intuitive and easy to use platforms, while always striving to exceed our clients' business and marketing goals. CGI designs and builds scalable and stable platforms that deliver user-centric functionality. CGI specifies the best technology to ensure successful business results.

Job Duties and Responsibilities include creating, refining, or contributing to the following:

  • Participate and/or select technical implementation platforms / frameworks
  • Participate in functional specification / architecture phases
  • Review Creative/UX/Strategy deliverables from a technical point of view
  • Weekly reports will be produced for the project manager showing progress against outstanding milestones, status, resource requirements, issues, risks and dependencies

Must have skills :

  • Expert with Drupal (6 and 7). Experienced with multi-site setups.
  • Expert with PHP technologies (Pure PHP development, Magento, Wordpress, LAMP stack setup and support)
  • Able to work (and lead a project development team) based on high level requirements
  • Organized and a self starter
  • Good problem solving skills
  • Ability to escalate issues to leadership when necessary
  • Knowledge of source control, configuration and release management techniques
  • Experience estimating projects of small to large size
  • Experience producing low level (WBS) plans and tracking team progress
  • Experience implementing design patterns
  • Experience with client side frameworks such as knockout.js, bootstrap.js, dojo or backbone.
  • Expert with client side technologies (HTML5, CSS3, JQuery, Javascript)
  • Experience with database design and implementation
  • Experience with Mobile platform and devices development (iOS, Android, Blackberry)
  • Experience with smartphone and tablet development (iPhone/iPad, Samsung Galaxy, Blackberry)
  • Experience with web Accessibility development
  • Experience with responsive design development
  • Experience with bug tracking and maintenance processes (ex: JIRA, HPQC)
  • Ability to manage priorities effectively
  • Ability to adapt to a fast-moving and rapidly changing work environment
  • Client facing experience (participate in requirement gathering, training, status reports)

Required Work Experience:

  • Direct experience working in a Web-related solutions team
  • Direct experience working in a CMS (cataloguing, taxonomies, template design, style sheet design, workflows, identity mgt)
  • Background in Internet Services related projects
  • Experience building/deploying web applications
  • Understanding of website development; with awareness of at least five of the following technologies:
  • Web design – HTML, CSS, JavaScript
  • Implementing web analytics (Google Analytics, Webtrends)
  • Enterprise Architecture
  • Document Management (DM)
  • Portal development
  • Web application development (J2EE, PHP, or .NET)
  • eCommerce development and tools
  • Search Engine Optimization (SEO)

  • Strong analytical skills

  • Experience in facilitating business process improvement
  • Experience in documentation of business requirements
  • Experience working with a diverse group of stakeholders from executive to business clients

Required Level of Education (include certifications):

  • Computer Science degree or diploma or equivalent education and experience.

Soft Skills:

  • Excellent interpersonal and customer service skills,
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Superior communication skills, both verbal and written
  • Excellent problem solving and decision making skills in a technical environment
  • Attention to detail is extremely important
  • Ability to multitask and work on multiple projects at the same time

Nice to have skills

  • Knowledge of agile delivery methodologies
  • Experience with server side technologies Java, .Net
  • Experience with Magento/ATG/Hybris platforms
  • Experience with multi-tiered application architecture
  • Familiar with enterprise-class web applications and related technologies
  • Business Systems Analysis experience
  • N-Tier architecture experience on .Net or JSE

At CGI, we’re a team of builders. We call our employees members because all who join CGI are building their own company - one that has grown to 68,000 professionals located in 40 countries. Founded in 1976, CGI is a leading IT and business process services firm committed to helping clients succeed. We have the global resources, expertise, stability and dedicated professionals needed to achieve results for our clients - and for our members. Come grow with us. Learn more at www.cgi.com.

This is a great opportunity to join a winning team. CGI offers a competitive compensation package with opportunities for growth and professional development. Benefits for full-time, permanent members start on the first day of employment and include a paid time-off program and profit participation and stock purchase plans.

We wish to thank all applicants for their interest and effort in applying for this position, however, only candidates selected for interviews will be contacted.

No unsolicited agency referrals please.


Please send your resume to anju.dhadwal@cgi.com or please copy and paste the link below to your web browser address line and press enter to apply on-line: