Used primarily for highlighting Nestlé's Canadian products, the site is also used as a launching ground for various campaigns within Canada.
- Assessed existing information architecture (IA) / data model.
- Produced plans to improve the IA and development processes (DevOps).
- Planned development activities for several technical resources.
- Managed, organized, prioritized and estimated issues in the tracking system.
- Guided developers to help them accomplish their tasks.
- Provided feedback (as per best practices) on client assumptions for building Drupal sites.
- Established parameters for a successful content editor workflow and implemented a solution.
- Built the authoritative code repository, database and supporting applications (e.g. mail, Drush).
- Developed the site's functional specifications.
- Instantiated deployment scripts for moving code, databases and files between environments.
- Set up the Development, Staging and Production environments with a full application stack.
- Ensured that the HTTPS certificate was correctly integrated.
- Configured the Web server configuration Nginx + PHP's FastCGI Process Manager (FPM).
- Documented the virtual machines' set-up and all development & operational processes.
- Implemented multiple automated backup strategies for all assets.
- Added a multilingual / translation subsystem to support both English and French content.
- Upgraded Drupal core and contributed modules to protect against security vulnerabilities.
- Audited all modules (plug-ins) chosen by the developers.
- Researched various content delivery networks (CDNs) to determine applicability.
- Built a Java stack for the Apache Solr service via the GlassFish application server.
- Coordinated the implementation of a single-sign on (SSO) solution with another vendor.
- Debugged issues related to the corporate firewall.
- Tweaked system configurations to meet security standards.
- Modifying data-import processes to match business requirements.
- Worked with client to resolve domain name system (DNS) routing issues.
- Architected a social sharing solution to post site content to various Web sites.
- Delivered a system to tag and display list of content based on various filters.
- Performed code reviews.