Yevgeny Alianov, Developer in Hamburg, Germany

Yevgeny Alianov

Software Developer

Hamburg, Germany
Toptal Member Since
September 18, 2017

Yevgeny is a Drupal architect with over a decade of experience building web apps for SMEs, startups, and agencies. He is an entrepreneur, a technical lead, and an active open source contributor who focuses on multi-site maintainability and web operations.

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Drupal Rescue
Vue, Drupal, Jamstack
JavaScript, MySQL, PHP, Drupal
eCommerce, Drupal


Hamburg, Germany



Preferred Environment

OS X, Composer, Git, Docker, Drupal

The most amazing...

...thing I've integrated is a Drupal back end with Elasticsearch ngram search for autocompletion.

Work Experience

2018 - PRESENT


Drupal Rescue
  • Developed a Drupal solutions for large organizations.
  • Contributed to Drupal projects and core and modules.
  • Upgraded legacy D7 Drupal projects toD8, D9 and D10.
Technologies: Vue, Drupal, Jamstack
2013 - PRESENT

Lead Web Developer

  • Oversaw development of all company websites, from specification to maintenance.
  • Improved performance, optimizing architecture, and reducing maintenance costs.
  • Set up detailed lead analytics.
  • Managed a team of three senior developers.
  • Standardized software development, complexity evaluation, technical limitations, budgeting, and effort estimation.
Technologies: JavaScript, MySQL, PHP, Drupal
2019 - 2020

Founding Board Member and Platform Lead

  • Developed a Drupal-based platform for a 6,000-member community.
  • Integrated smart cards. Built a Drupal-based eCommerce portal.
  • Facilitated online democracy and provided idea management solutions.
Technologies: eCommerce, Drupal
2018 - 2018

Drupal Developer via Toptal

Ad House Advertising
  • Developed a number of things in Drupal, including form manipulation, Solr search integration/adjustments, and database administration.
Technologies: Solr, Views, Drupal
2016 - 2018

Drupal Back-end Developer
  • Developed custom Drupal modules and themes for D8 and D7.
  • Integrated Apache Solr and Elasticsearch and worked with the front-end team integrating Pattern Lab with Drupal. Used Twig as the a theme engine.
  • Used panels/panelizer/fieldable panels panes/paragraphs/display suite for layout.
  • Used Composer to manage Drupal 8 and 7 site dependencies.
  • Used Node to manage front-end dependencies.
Technologies: Elasticsearch, JavaScript, MySQL, Object-oriented Programming (OOP), PHP, Drupal
2011 - 2013

Drupal Developer

  • Developed and maintained a collective wisdom product (idea management and prediction market). The product gathered and structured users’ ideas. The structuring was made using discussions, commenting, and voting. Later, a selected set of ideas were put to a stock market simulation to find user-trusted ideas.
  • Worked with large organizations serving as a developer and product owner. Configured and set up the product based on customer requests. Each customer had a unique flow for idea management.
  • Rebuilt and maintained company websites.
  • Developed Drupal modules—extended views with new filters and fields.
  • Integrated third-party JS plugins.
  • Developed MySQL to import/export data/users, define table and view schemes, deliver user activity reports, and add missing user data after project launch.
Technologies: JavaScript, MySQL, PHP, Drupal
2010 - 2012

Drupal Developer

  • Built an eCommerce website using Drupal 7 and Ubercart. The site sold decorative works.
  • Developed solo for this project, implementing both front end and back end.
Technologies: UPS API, JavaScript, MySQL, PHP, Drupal
2010 - 2011

Drupal Developer

  • Developed and maintained Drupal websites, working with teams and flying solo. Reported to the team leader and project manager, and resolved QA issues.
  • Built a travel portal that offers information from tips to maps as well as forums, galleries, and an inbox for registered users.
  • Integrated Salesforce, redesigned the theme, and performed general maintenance for a website.
  • Developed a walking distance calculator integrated with Google Maps for a wellness chain website.
Technologies: JavaScript, MySQL, PHP, Drupal
2009 - 2010

Web Developer

  • Developed a toolbar for websites that was modular, configurable, and responsive. The toolbar tried to engage a website reader offering additional options like sharing, new content, and integrating third-party service providers via app API. The toolbar had a configuration site with accounts, App Store, and data collection back-end admin interface, and a builder system. This was a custom PHP/MySQL/JS project.
  • Moved from the front end, coding the HTML for the toolbar and apps, to building the application store and apps, configuration pages, user accounts, data collection back end, admin interface, and a toolbar generator.
Technologies: MySQL, PHP, JavaScript


EERICA Platform
OpenSocial community platform featuring electronic ID login, commerce, and idea management. - Company Website
Drupal development services and SaaS products.

A corporate website.

Tuttnauer China
A corporate website.

Tuttnauer Blog
Drupal 8 Blog, using a reverse proxy and a CDN setup.


An educational hub for COPD and asthma.

An online marketplace connecting innovative visual artists with creatives, buyers, and editors.

A corporate website.


A corporate website.

The platform was acquired by Conduit and merged into company products.



Drupal, MacOS, Linux, OS X, Docker, LEMP


PHP, JavaScript, SQL


OAuth 2, Drupal Commerce, Nuxt.js


jQuery, UPS API, Vue, AMF, Brightcove API, Google Tag Manager API, Google Analytics API, OpenID Janrain


Xdebug, Apache Solr, GitLab, Bitbucket, Drush, Git, PhpStorm, Google Analytics, Composer, Solr, XHProf, Vagrant, Amazon Elastic Container Service (Amazon ECS), Adobe Analytics


REST, Dependency Injection, Object-oriented Programming (OOP), Jamstack


LAMP Server, MySQL, Elasticsearch, Memcached, Alibaba Cloud


Google Tag Manager, Cloudflare, Adobe DTM, GitFlow, Veeva, Views, SaaS, Azure Data Factory, Mailchimp API, SMTP, eCommerce, Product Licensing, Licensing Systems, Billing, Payment Gateways


1999 - 2003

Bachelor of Science Degree in Electronic Engineering

Technion - Haifa, Israel