Orlando Angel Rincón Granda, Back-end Developer in Cartagena, Colombia
Orlando Angel Rincón Granda

Back-end Developer in Cartagena, Colombia

Member since May 25, 2022
Orlando is a back-end developer with 14 years of experience. He focuses on Drupal and CMS projects while leading teams and gaining a profound understanding of the intricacies of Drupal back-end development. Orlando enjoys delivering performant, secure, and stable solutions.
Orlando is now available for hire




Cartagena, Colombia



Preferred Environment

Jira, Slack, Git, Docker, Arch Linux, PhpStorm

The most amazing...

...thing I've done is founding a small startup focused on Drupal development and Agile practices.


  • Senior Back-end Drupal Developer

    2019 - 2022
    An online freelance agency
    • Developed and improved several Drupal sites while being a member of an Agile team at a New York-based think tank.
    • Architected, designed, and created the member services portal where hundreds of members could manage registrations for events, edit personal information, and pay their dues.
    • Created strategies and protocols to ensure high performance and page-load of several sites.
    Technologies: Drupal, DevOps, Docker, CSS, Agile, Git, JavaScript, Jira, HTML, PHP, Sass, Back-end, Drupal 9, APIs, Back-end Development, Drupal 8, Symphony
  • Drupal Lead Developer

    2018 - 2019
    An online freelance agency
    • Led an Agile team to develop a website for a New York-based bank.
    • Oversaw the architectural design and implementation of the project.
    • Implemented the workflows for code testing, readability, and maintainability.
    • Established a continuous integration workflow and structure.
    Technologies: Agile, CSS, DevOps, Drupal, Git, HTML, JavaScript, Jira, Back-end, APIs, Back-end Development, Drupal 8, Symphony
  • Senior Back-end Developer

    2012 - 2018
    An online freelance agency
    • Built several Drupal sites entirely, including PSD designs, back end, and front end.
    • Developed new features and provided technical advice and improvements according to the client's specifications.
    • Supported the application solutions in alignment with architecture standards and strategy.
    Technologies: Drupal, CSS, Agile, Git, HTML, JavaScript, Magento, Back-end, APIs, Back-end Development, Drupal 8, Symphony, Drupal 7
  • Lead Drupal Developer

    2010 - 2012
    Akendos SAS
    • Developed more than 20 Drupal sites for several clients in the United States.
    • Co-founded the startup and helped manage and lead the company's staff.
    • Instructed the team on Agile methodologies and ensured these were applied to all steps of our development workflows.
    Technologies: Agile, CSS, Drupal, Git, HTML, JavaScript, Back-end, APIs, Back-end Development
  • Full-stack Developer

    2008 - 2010
    Nouvelles Antilles
    • Enhanced and maintained the Columbus Caribbean website.
    • Created a flight booking site using the Amadeus flight engine.
    • Developed a site for villa reservations, enabling listing of the available properties, registration, and confirmation.
    Technologies: PHP, CSS, JavaScript, Back-end, APIs, Back-end Development


  • Microsoft Dynamics CRM Integration with Drupal

    A custom Drupal module was created to sync CRM user profiles, allowing using Drupal as an entry point for editing and creating personal information, user expertise, events registrations, and press attendance to events.


  • Languages

    PHP, JavaScript, HTML, CSS, Sass, Kotlin
  • Platforms

    Drupal, Drupal 8, Android, Drupal 7, Docker, Arch Linux, Magento
  • Other

    Back-end, Drupal 9, Back-end Development, Symphony, APIs, Neural Networks, Deep Learning, Talent Management
  • Paradigms

    Agile, DevOps
  • Tools

    Jira, Slack, Git, PhpStorm


  • Introduction to DevOps
    MARCH 2022 - PRESENT
  • Neural Networks and Deep Learning
    MAY 2020 - PRESENT
  • Introduction to Psychology

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