Evolving Web is hiring a

Lead Developer

Montreal, Canada

Do you have a passion for problem solving and enjoy working with a dynamic and creative team? Do you love learning and collaborating with a developer community and want to join a growing team of technologists specializing in Drupal? This position requires 5+ years of experience and is ideal for developers with a high attention to detail looking to take a leadership role and expand their expertise. Responsibilities include coaching other developers, participating in code reviews, and helping define technical project requirements.

We encourage you to apply if you’re planning on immigrating to Canada. We actively sponsor visa applications for qualified candidates and help them relocate to Montreal.

In your role as Lead Developer, you will be expected to:

  • Work with a team of developers, designers, and project managers
  • Take ownership of your projects
  • Provide coaching and leadership to other developers, including code reviews
  • Develop custom Drupal modules and themes and build Drupal websites
  • Select and debug Drupal contrib modules
  • Create documentation and write blog posts
  • Work with DevOps tools like Docker
  • Contribute to the technical community at Evolving Web and the larger open source community


What kind of skills set do you need to be successful in your role within the Evolving community:

  • 5+ years of Drupal experience
  • Experience architecting large-scale Drupal projects and best practices for enterprise architecture
  • Understanding of software development practices
  • Experience integrating Drupal with third-party APIs
  • Experience working with SASS, JavaScript, jQuery
  • Experience with git and Composer based development workflows, pull requests and code reviews
  • Experience with performance profiling and optimization and database optimization
  • Understanding of security standards and compliance, including experience with breach mitigation
  • Experience using project management tools like Redmine or JIRA
  • Experience with writing unit and functional tests
  • Strong communication skills in English

Bonus for:

  • Experience with other web development platforms
  • Contributions to an open source project
  • Experience working with hosting platforms like Pantheon and Acquia
  • Demonstrated experience using Javascript frameworks or libraries like React, Vue.js, Angular or Bootstrap
  • Strong communication skills in French

What kind of person usually gets along easily with us?

  • Collaborative and open to feedback
  • Love sharing what you know
  • Organized and able to work on several projects concurrently
  • Creative, curious, and proactive at problem solving
  • Not afraid of learning new tools and taking on new responsibilities


What you get:

  • An environment that encourages continuous learning and mentorship
  • A team that’s big enough that you get to work on creative, meaningful projects and small enough that you can take ownership of your work
  • A collaborative, fun, and friendly environment where your input is highly valued
  • Competitive salary, ahealth insurance package, and a good work-life balance
  • Collaborations with organizations such as Princeton University, the Government of Canada
  • Diverse, multilingual team membersfrom around the world
  • Remote-friendly workplace, with a beautiful office in Old Montreal

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