Drupal Contributor at Axelerant

Organization : Axelerant
Job type : Full-time, Telecommute/Remote
Posted on : August 30, 2022


Job Post: Drupal Contributor REMOTE

As an experienced Drupal Developer and contributor, you will work with a talented team of in-house software developers, technologists, strategists, and creatives to develop ambitious digital experiences for our partners.

The Drupal contributor will represent Axelerant in the Drupal community by contributing mainly via code and non-code contributions as the opportunity arises. The contributor will focus their efforts on strategic initiatives aligned with the Drupal community while playing to the strengths of the Axelerant team. Further, the contributor will also mentor the team at Axelerant to contribute directly and liaise with the community representatives to support the team. A small percentage of the contributor’s time will also support the marketing department, research initiatives, and internal support at Axelerant.

The Drupal contributor is a confident communicator internally and with community members globally. They adhere to various community codes of conduct, especially Drupal’s code of conduct when participating in the community. They live Axelerant values when representing it in the community and guides the Axelerant team members to do the same. The contributor is also expected to represent Axelerant at various events as required by submitting session proposals and participating in contribution sprints.


  • Accountable for contributing in a near full-time capacity to a community-aligned strategic initiative while representing Axelerant.

  • Accountable for leading team-wide mentorship efforts to encourage healthy and sustainable contribution from within project teams.

  • Accountable for direct credited contributions to the Drupal ecosystem.

  • Responsible for mentoring individuals to begin contributing to the Drupal and wider open-source community, joining specific initiatives, and organizing internal events and space to enable this.

  • Responsible for writing regular (weekly, bi-weekly, monthly) updates for internal communication and the marketing team at Axelerant.

  • Responsible for participating in community meetups, camps, and conferences by submitting session proposals or joining contribution sprints.

  • Support internal tooling and initiatives to track and support community contributions.

  • Support teams with their internal issues involving Drupal usage.

  • Support pre-sales and consulting team with guidance on proofs-of-concept based on requirements.

  • Involved with community reach efforts along with the community manager, marketing team, and service area lead.

  • Involved with planning for Axelerant’s participation at community events.

  • Support being coached and mentored in leadership and presentation skills.

We understand that everyone's background is unique, and you may not meet all of the qualifications listed here. Please apply even if you don't meet some of the requirements listed here and if you identify with the spirit of the role.


  • Participation in the Drupal community

  • Experience working with PHP or Drupal

  • Experience using Git source code versioning and Pull Requests

  • 10+ commits to Drupal.org projects

  • 3+ camps or conferences supported by mentoring or presenting

  • 1+ projects or initiatives maintained on Drupal.org

Nice to Have

  • Experience providing technical consulting and support

  • Experience with cloud-based infrastructure and large scale application deployment

  • Experience with other content management systems and open-source technologies

  • Experience speaking at any open-source conference

  • Experience mentoring at contribution sprints

Special Considerations

All of Axelerant’s roles are considered work from anywhere. But, we’re mainly looking to build our teams around Africa, Latin America, and Southeast Asia unless specified otherwise. And, we typically expect people to have a two-hour crossover with 11 AM to 7 PM India (UTC+05:30) each workday for meetings and coaching. Further, our salaries are India-based with regional factoring, though some overrides exist.

About Axelerant

We began as an idea in 2012 to build a work from anywhere professional services organization that empowers our team members. Today, we have achieved that and are continuously improving our career, engagement, and performance programs, as demonstrated by our Axelerant Difference and 4.9/5.0 Glassdoor rating.

Axelerant accelerates digital outcomes for customers as their primary partner of record. This means that our growing team of over 150 is amongst the best worldwide who create substantial value for our customers because they care about what they do.


Diverse, Equitable, and Inclusive Opportunities

We believe that a diverse, equitable, and inclusive team is critical to our success as a global company. We seek to recruit, develop, and retain the most talented people from a diverse candidate pool. The more inclusive we are, the better our work will be. Kindness and openness are Axelerant core values, and when you qualify for a role, we will make an effort to include and accommodate you, even when that looks different than it seems for others. E.g., non-standard work hours, specialized work equipment, modified work agreements.

Discrimination isn’t welcome at Axelerant.

Event Sponsorship

We want you to attend events related to the things you care about. Get sponsored by us to attend when you’re contributing locally and beyond.

Meaningful Time Off

52 weekends and 35 days per year of consolidated leave plus maternity, paternity, and sabbatical allowances.

Professional Development

We’re always teaching and learning. Continuing education, peer mentorship, life coaching, certifications, and training help our team members advance professionally.

Remote & Flexible

All you need is a reliable Internet connection. Work from anywhere you’re comfortable and choose work hours to balance your life.

Retreats & Meetups

With annual retreats, quarterly town halls, and monthly celebrations, we never let remote get in the way of work or fun.


Axelerant is a global technical implementation company creating digital experience platforms for clients. They deliver their services through managed staffing and projects, product engineering, and flexible support. They have over 200 Drupal enterprise deliveries and 15 digital Drupal agency partnerships. Axelerant offers in-depth implementations and integrations with Drupal with front-end, quality assurance service area capabilities, and DevOps. They help with Drupal migration, Decoupled Drupal, personalization, content authoring, and more. Axelerant team members commit to core projects, ma...