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Senior Drupal Backend Architect

About the job

Senior Backend Drupal Developer – Join our Mission-Driven Digital Agency!

About Us

We are a dynamic digital agency specializing in designing and developing innovative websites for mission-driven organizations, such as museums, universities, nonprofits, and cities. We take pride in creating a professionally rewarding environment that fosters growth and creativity.

Position Overview

As a Senior Backend Drupal Developer, you will play a crucial role in developing websites and web applications for our mission-driven clients. Join our collaborative and supportive team, where your contributions are valued, and together we work towards improving our communities.


  • Lead and guide other developers as the tech lead and senior architect for large, complex projects.
  • Architect complex Drupal solutions, including custom integrations with other systems and platforms.
  • Create beautiful and compelling websites for appreciative and mission-focused clients.
  • Collaborate as part of a project team that typically includes a technical project manager, developers, designers, and quality assurance specialists.
  • Participate in 3-5 meetings with colleagues per week.
  • Plan and create websites using Drupal 7, 9, and/or 10.
  • Maintain clear, concise documentation and ticket updates.


  • Over 15 years of experience in web development.
  • More than 10 years of experience with Drupal.
  • In-depth knowledge of Drupal architecture and Symfony, including modules, themes, hooks, the Drupal API, and the database layer.
  • 3+ years of experience with Drupal 9/10.
  • 5+ years of experience with Acquia.
  • Over 10 years of experience with PHP and MySQL.
  • Familiarity with Agile/Scrum methodologies.
  • Acquia Certified Backend Specialist certification is a plus.
  • Proficiency in Git, Bootstrap, HTML, CSS, and JavaScript.
  • Experience with Pantheon is advantageous.
  • Knowledge of AWS is a plus.
  • Bachelor’s degree in any field.

Career Advancement

This position offers multiple career advancement opportunities within our organization. High-achieving technical team members can progress to roles such as Web Developer, Associate Web Engineer, Web Engineer, Senior Web Engineer, and Architect/Director.

Location & Availability

  • Must be a U.S. Citizen.
  • Work remotely from any location in the United States, available from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. in any U.S. time zone.
  • Our office is based in sunny Los Angeles, CA. This position is available for fully remote (US ONLY), partially remote (a few days in the office), or in-person in our LA office.

Why Work With Us?

  • Engage in interesting, meaningful projects for appreciative clients.
  • Enjoy the flexibility to work from anywhere in the United States.
  • Collaborate on creating a personalized career path that suits your goals.
  • Benefit from our stability, with 22 years in business and continued growth.
  • Experience a casual and flexible working environment with ample growth opportunities.
  • Embrace a reasonable work-life balance with 40-hour work weeks.
  • Utilize the latest hardware and software.
  • Participate in weekly events that foster team connections, including Developer Lunch & Learns and Lightning Demos.
  • Access numerous training opportunities, with allocated time and support for professional development.

Compensation & Benefits

We offer a highly competitive salary commensurate with your qualifications and experience. Our comprehensive salary package includes:

  • Annual salary range of $120,000 – $150,000.
  • Health insurance coverage (95% employer-paid).
  • Dental insurance coverage (95% employer-paid).
  • Generous paid time off (15 days, increasing to 20 after four years).
  • Holiday time off (approximately 10 days per year).
  • Company-sponsored 401(k) plan with employer match.
  • An annual customized training plan and dedicated time for study.
  • Performance and compensation reviews are conducted annually.

Apply Now

Please apply through this page. This position will remain open until filled.

Join our team and be part of a mission-driven agency that delivers innovative web solutions for organizations making a positive impact in our communities. Apply today!

Job Category: Senior Drupal Backend Architect
Job Type: Full-time · Mid-Senior level
Job Location: CA (Remote) Los Angeles

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