Wanted: Senior Drupal Developer - Project Manager

Rich Yumul

Do you enjoy the challenge of solving technical problems?  Do you enjoy working on a creative, collaborative team? Are you adept at translating clients’ business requirements into elegant technology solutions? Interested in being a key player in building up a company and NOT a cog in a machine?

Sagetree is looking for a Senior Drupal Developer / Project Manager who enjoys working in a team environment to serve our fantastic clients. We’re a boutique digital strategy, design and development shop with big growth plans. Our office is in downtown Chula Vista. The job may include some travel for in-person meetings with clients in San Diego County.  

If this at all sounds challenging and fun to you, please send your resume, your d.o. username, and links to past projects and code samples by applying to the  Senior Drupal Developer - Project Manager position on Indeed.

Why Sagetree?

  • Variety of challenging projects
  • Collaborative, Professional work team
  • Low-key work environment
  • Health benefits & Personal time-off (for full time employees)
  • Build a fun place to work where you can use your talents to help people
  • Growth Opportunities: be a key player in growing a small company!

Personal Characteristics:

  • Detail oriented
  • Organized
  • High EQ
  • Dedicated
  • Compassionate
  • Lifelong learner
  • Effective Communicator
  • Passionate about technology and growth
  • Enjoys wearing multiple hats

Technical Knowledge and Skills:

  • 10+ years experience in web development & design: HTML, CSS, JavaScript, JQuery, PHP
  • 6+ years experience with Drupal Content Management System:
    • Drupal 8, Drupal 7
    • Module development, custom theming, web services
    • Acquia, Pantheon, AWS
    • PHP, Composer, Javascript, jQuery, Bootstrap, SASS
    • Bonus: Behat. Front-end frameworks like Angular, Vue, React
  • Digital marketing knowledge: website management,  content marketing, social media
  • JIRA, Basecamp, PHPStorm, GIT, continuous integration
  • Gifted communicator, able to translate business-speak into simple, elegant technology solutions


  • Coordinate with content strategist, designers and developers in designing and building website architecture: hosting environment, content types, taxonomies, custom modules, themes, 3rd party integrations, SEO plans
  • Serve as senior developer/project manager on various projects, building delightful user experiences, editor experiences, and developer experiences
  • Full stack development: site-building, custom programming, theming, testing
  • Lead site-building efforts on projects
  • Help estimate & architect web-based solutions
  • Help setup, develop, integrate feature branches, site-build and QA projects
  • Coordinate development between in-house developers, front-enders, and contractors
  • Embrace a continuous-learning philosophy, seeking training and education on improving your own skills, as well as sharing and building up the capabilities and processes of the Sagetree team
  • Help grow client accounts, proposing and educating team & clients about additional solutions to solve client problems
  • Clearly communicate expectations and requirements to the account manager, client and the development team

Anticipated Results:

  • Develop assigned projects to on-time, on-budget completion
  • Reinforce relationship with clients as their sherpa in digital marketing technology, by identifying gaps in their digital presence, educating team about possible solutions.
  • Help expand and develop Sagetree’s playbook of solutions


  • Health care 
  • Personal Time Off + Holidays
  • Relaxed work environment
  • Modern office building
  • Free single-serve coffee
  • Lots of restaurants (and a beer tasting room) in walking distance
  • Work on large projects directly with well-known organizations and great clients