Andres Torres, Drupal Developer in Quito, Pichincha, Ecuador
Andres Torres

Drupal Developer in Quito, Pichincha, Ecuador

Member since May 11, 2017
Andres is a senior PHP developer and Drupal architect who's developed demanding software solutions and Drupal implementations. He has over 12 years of experience working with Drupal and would describe himself as a Drupal solutions architect who can do the back-end but can also build the whole infrastructure.
Andres is now available for hire




Quito, Pichincha, Ecuador



Preferred Environment


The most amazing...

...thing I've coded is an OpenID Connect Extras contributed module.


  • Back-end Developer

    2022 - 2022
    Alliance Innovations LLC
    • Maintained multiple Drupal 8 and Drupal 9 sites.
    • Used Harvest for internal time tracking. Worked on Atlalasian solutions, especially Jira, for third-party clients.
    • Worked on several Drupal 8 to Drupal 9 site upgrades, including Composer updates, Git management, database updates, and Acquia support.
    Technologies: Drupal, PHP, Back-end Development, CSS, HTML, JavaScript
  • Senior Back-end Developer

    2019 - 2021
    Taoti Creative
    • Worked on multiple back-end challenges and integrations; worked with a front-end team and professionals to create awesome web projects; took part in Drupal migrations.
    • Utilized Pantheon, CircleCI, and GitHub as the main sources on the projects for a long time.
    • Helped front-end developers get the source they needed, relying on my JavaScript knowledge; contributed to DevOps operations in Linux environments.
    • Constructed Drupal 7 and Drupal 8 sites; performed migrations to Drupal 9.
    Technologies: Drupal 8, Drupal 9
  • Senior Drupal Developer

    2019 - 2021
    • Designed and developed complex Drupal implementations for multiple US organizations.
    • Implemented custom and complex back-end solutions using Drupal.
    • Helped project managers and business analysts create software requirements and translate this business logic into build specs.
    Technologies: Drupal 8, Drupal 9, Drupal
  • Drupal Solutions Architect | Drupal Senior Developer

    2014 - 2018
    Toptal Clients
    • Served as a technical lead for Boots Road Group: it was an engagement made through Toptal; also worked as a Drupal back-end developer for ImageX Media, Canada.
    • Performed freelance work for multiple organizations through Toptal.
    • Worked as a solutions architect for Boots Road Group; worked as a Drupal back-end developer for ImageX Media, Canada.
    • Acted as a solutions architect for Boots Road Group. Served as a Drupal back-end lead and team lead.
    Technologies: LAMP, Drupal
  • Drupal Technical Lead

    2011 - 2014
    • Acted as the technical lead of the Drupal projects.
    • Designed and implemented a single sign-on process using OpenID connect for ProjectShare and the Texas Education Association.
    • Designed and implemented a Drupal 7 solucion for Cisco affiliates, extensively using Organic Groups.
    Technologies: LAMP, Drupal
  • Drupal Tech Lead

    2008 - 2010
    Oshyn. Inc.
    • Designed and developed multiple Drupal projects.
    • Mentored the team.
    Technologies: LAMP, Drupal
  • PHP Senior Developer

    2003 - 2008
    Plus Projects S.A.
    • Implemented custom CMSs in PHP for multiple clients in Ecuador.
    • Implemented custom PHP software for the chain management of the Flower Shop Company.
    Technologies: CSS, HTML, MySQL, Apache, PHP


  • OpenID Connect Extras

    A Drupal 7 contributed module that I currently maintain and develop. It includes an add-on for single sign-on using the OpenID Connect standard.

  • Puntomio is a headless Drupal implementation using an Oracle back-end and SOAP web services.

  • London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine

    A Drupal 8 site that consolidates different sources of previous mini sites of LSTHM to run in one single environment. It took multiple migration sources, MS SharePoint documents, JSON feeds, and other MySQL databases. I also handled the Solr search implementation and made intense use of Eck for a great content editing experience.

  • LMI Technologies

    A Drupal 8 site with a multidomain and multilingual implementation. I made an extensive use of Twig templating with a Zend subtheme, Grunt, Eck, and block types for a great UI content experience.

  • ProjectShare

    An implementation of a Drupal 7 site for educational purposes.

  • ETF is a Drupal 7 site designed for stock index publications.


  • Platforms

    Drupal 8, Drupal 7, Apache2, Drupal, Linux, Drupal 6, Ubuntu, Pantheon, LAMP, Acquia Cloud
  • Storage

    JSON, Cache, Databases, MySQL
  • Other

    Back-end, Technical Architecture, SOAP, Ajax, Unix/Linux Virtualization, Virtualization, Single Sign-on (SSO), Drupal 9, Back-end Development
  • Languages

    JavaScript, PHP, PHP 7, PHP 5, SQL, HTML, CSS, CSS3, HTML5
  • Libraries/APIs

    jQuery, JSON API
  • Tools

    Jira, VirtualBox, Apache, Varnish, NGINX, Slack, Solr, Apache Solr
  • Paradigms

    Service-oriented Architecture (SOA), REST, Agile Software Development, Scrum
  • Frameworks

    Bootstrap 3+, AngularJS, Twig


  • System Engineer's Degree in Computer Science
    2003 - 2008
    Universidad de las Américas - Quito, Ecuador

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