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20 November 2019
Job ID: BK-158432
Assistant Director of Web Services & Development


The Assistant Director of Web services & Development is a Drupal 8 expert responsible for the administration, performance optimisation, maintenance and improvement of the company web infrastructure as well as all 3rd party integrations such as Online payment gateways, Loyalty and other API based solutions. The role will oversee the deployment of new websites, brand design templates and components for a multisite Content Management Systems hosted on Acquia. Responsibilities also includes supporting Digital, Marketing, E-commerce and Loyalty development initiatives. This position will manage a team composed of four developers.



  • Develop and maintain and all company websites.
  • Administrate the company Multisite Content Management Systems (Acquia Site Factory – Drupal 8 based CMS).
  • Monitor and Ensure optimal speed of front end applications via the use of CDNs.
  • Develop and deploy new components, API end points, website templates and other required integrations to website CMS and ecommerce sites.
  • Support the Digital Marketing, Brand and Loyalty initiatives set by division head.
  • Configure and maintain legacy systems (EC2 & RDS servers) on AWS Platform and Alibaba Cloud.
  • Manage Domain names renewal and consolidate all domains under a single registrar account.
  • Act as Project Manager for all eCommerce, web platforms and systems initiatives.
  • Ensure that Websites, Booking Engine, Payment gateways, Loyalty and CRM platforms are seamlessly integrated.
  • Monitor environments and react to any alerts incidents and outages with hosting providers, websites, platforms, internet connectivity, network and ensure uptime, scalability, stability, redundancy, reliability and security.
  • Manage multiple projects and maintain schedules and budgets.
  • Manage a team of four developers. Provide methods & guidelines to ensure a sustainable development of all web applications.
  • Work collaboratively with other departments and Top management.
  • Recommend technology solutions for future growth.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.



  • University degree-level educated
  • Strategic and results-driven expert with 5+ years’ experience in software and web application development role with proven track record.
  • Deep understanding of Drupal 8 and related development tools such as Lightning, BLT, Drush & Pattern Lab is required. Experience with Acquia ACSF would be a plus.
  • Advanced programming skills in Linux, Apache, MySQL, PHP (LAMP) as well as ASP, JavaScript (NodeJS, AJAX, JQuery) HTML & CSS.
  • Familiar with Modern development techniques and the use of GitHub & Travis CI
  • Excellent communication skills in Thai and English (both speaking and writing).
  • Knowledge of E-Commerce Content Management Platforms and previous hospitality experience would be an advantage.
  • A previous Experience with Acquia Site Factory would be a plus
  • Analytical thinker with track record in mining complex data to drive business insight.
  • Strong relationship and management skills, together with excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Proven team player with ability to positively influence colleagues to drive team results.
  • Highly organised with strong software development project leadership.
  • Ability to coach, train and mentor staff.
  • Good health, mature and pleasant personality and neat appearance.

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    Central Group (Centara Hotels & Resorts)
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