Frontend Engineer -PHP/Drupal

Reporting to: Technical Lead

Who we are:

Orion delivers game changing business transformation & digital product development with agility at scale. With a maturity and scale of 25+ years in the industry, Orion has 6000+ associates working across 13 major delivery centers across the globe! Follow us on the links below to know more! 


The ideal candidate will show interest in mastering and exercise responsibility towards both project and team. The candidate must have strong analytical skills and possess excellent communication skills, both oral and written.

 Key Accountability:

  • Conduct technical requirements gathering, technical analysis and development of tech specs
  • Architect and execute technical solutions based on the unique requirements of each project
  • Develop custom themes and plugins/modules and test to ensure high quality code and execution
  • Ensure that correct technology processes are being employed and followed
  • Able to juggle simultaneous feature development
  • Experienced with deploying, managing, and maintaining Dev, Stage and Production sites
  • Reviewing sites for security and performance issues and advise/make improvements for deficiencies    
  • Troubleshoot, debug, and perform necessary upgrades
  • Ensure deadlines are met and quality maintained
  • Conduct research and assist on new business scoping efforts
  • Write suitable documentation in required formats for your assigned areas
  • Learn new technologies and keep current with the latest in tech and trends in your space

 Key Competencies:

  • 3+ years of experience in coding custom themes for Drupal
  • Strong front-end skills and fully capable of back-end development
  • Extensive knowledge of JavaScript (not just jQuery), PHP, Node, CSS3, SASS/SCSS, HTML, and modern stacks and libraries
  • Well-rounded experience in a variety of frameworks 
  • Expertise with front-end languages and libraries, including HTML5/CSS3/JavaScript
  • Expertise with PHP and JS frameworks (E.g., Node, React, Vue)
  • Expertise developing and integrating web services and APIs, E.g., JSON, GraphQL
  • Expert knowledge developing responsive web applications for cross platform/browsers/devices (iOS, Android, IE, Firefox, Safari, Chrome, etc.)
  • Proven experience developing with templating systems
  • Proven experience using and setting up automated workflows and task runners (E.g., Gulp)
  • Solid understanding of OOP, relational databases, and SQL for implementing database-driven, web-based applications
  • Experience developing reusable code, blocks, and templates
  • Proven experience of adherence to web standards and knowledgeable about best practices for performance and accessibility (WCAG)
  • Experience working with source/version control platforms (Git)
  • Experience with shell environments and UNIX/Linux administration — need to know well enough to navigate, communicate infrastructure needs, and perform general application setup – experience with Drush
  • Experienced in executing strategies for high performance sites beyond reliance on plugins to improve performance
  • Knowledge of SEO best practices
  • Proven ability to manage large scale technology projects successfully
  • Strong communication skills (both in person and in writing) while interacting with individuals with a range of technical understanding
  • Excellent organizational and time management skills
  • Excellent logical reasoning
  • Willingness to learn 

Life at Orion APAC

Orion offers an immersive, energetic work environment where employees can innovate. We encourage you to join us at any of our offices in Mumbai, Pune, Kochi, Chennai, Coimbatore, Madurai, or Hyderabad in India or in Melbourne, Australia.

Work Environment

Orion believes in creating a productive, diverse work environment for employees. The ability to solve business problems using technology, pushing the normal and driving a high-performance culture is what brings excitement to Orion. Everyone brings a diverse set of perspectives, work and life experiences, which makes us valuable, both internally and for our clients.  

Growth Potential

No matter where you start, one can go a long way at Orion. As a scale player in the digital transformation space, Orion offers limitless opportunities across digital and custom application development work in various technology stacks and industry domains.

Education Programs

Orion offers many learning opportunities through various certification and proficiency programs to build depth and width in technology, domain, functional, process and Leadership areas.

For technology students, we offer training through our partner institutions and public programs run by our specialists. 

Employee Benefits

Apart from cutting edge work that creates exceptional talent, we offer competitive compensation and benefits that include leave, retirals, medical benefits and comfortable, safe workspaces. We also encourage our employees to maintain a healthy work life balance across all our office locations. 

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