Senior Drupal Developer - Project owner (NL)

Dropsolid designs, builds, hosts, evolves and creates powerful websites with results. Combined in a digital ecosystem with at its base a CMS (Drupal), marketing automation (Mautic), personalization (Apache Unomi), and even AI. Traditional systems make way for innovative Digital Experience Platforms. Starting from a strong digital strategy, we create the best online experiences for organizations and all their stakeholders.

Our culture is as important as our code, and it’s reflected in our 6 core values: Trust, Connect, Help, Challenge, Grow and Enjoy. They're the foundation and heart of our company. Driven by an open culture, with a focus on long-term relationships and with a passion for customer intimacy, we always put our customers and their needs first.

To continue our story, we are looking for a passionate Drupal Developer/PO to strengthen our team in Ghent. As Drupal Developer/Project owner you will continue to build on the most innovative projects in an agile way together with a fixed team of experts. These projects range from site building with paragraphs and Layout Builder, search implementations with Apache Solr, full continuous content migrations, integrating external APIs to defining and setting up APIs.

In addition, you get the unique opportunity to work with our Dropsolid Platform. This means that you get ownership of the entire deployment, as well as setting up environments, choosing PHP versions and finally managing SSL and domains for our projects.

Responsibilities that excite you: 

  • You adopt concepts from Symfony to Drupal and apply them in accordance with best practices.
  • You translate a business need into a technical solution.
  • Together with your team you build and implement innovative projects in Drupal according to the agile method.
  • You take the lead and ensure coordination in projects.
  • You support the team as a technical expert and always start from the client's needs.
  • Where necessary, you are responsible for communication with clients

Dropsolid encourages diversity and individuality and is proud to work with talents from different backgrounds. We try to create an environment in which all talents can develop to their full potential, regardless of gender, age, cultural origin, nationality, or function limitation.


Job requirements

You identify with the following skillset:

  • Experience in building digital projects.
  • A thorough knowledge of development tooling, such as: GIT, CI, Performance Analytics, Security and Automation.
  • You breathe Drupal and PHP, but communicate like a real Project Owner.
  • A strong sense of responsibility.
  • The ability to keep a good overview, both of the planning and the budget.
  • The will and courage to give the right advice on the problem, even if this means going back to the drawing board.
  • Excellent knowledge of Dutch and English.

What do you get in return? 

  • You will be working in a challenging, innovative company with a clear vision, based on our 6 core values
  • All employees within Dropsolid are involved in the growth of Dropsolid and get the opportunity to think along and to develop themselves.
  • A varied job with challenging projects surrounded by a young and motivated team in Gent.
  • During bi-weekly tech-meetings we learn new things. External speakers share their experiences, but you can also share your personal insight.
  • Internal Guilds and events to exchange knowledge with the Drupal community and beyond, such as: DrupalCon, Drupal Developer Days, Frontend United, etc.
  • A fortnightly Thursday drink, fun team activities and a quarterly team event.
  • An interesting salary package with extralegal benefits, 12 ADV days and many growth opportunities.
  • Our enthusiastic band of tech-savvy developers are happy to guide you.
  • The freedom to share your own insights and ideas about Drupal with the Drupal community and beyond. Our employees annually go to events such as DrupalCon, Drupal Developer Days, Frontend United and many more to attend interesting sessions and fascinating workshops. And you can also give these yourself!
  • A place in Dropsolid; 100% committed to open source, with the main specialization in Drupal. You also build a technical curriculum that is validated and seen by the outside world.