Started:
March 2021
Role:
Technical Manager

Based in Melbourne, Suchi is responsible for technical leadership for Salsa’s Drupal and open data projects. 

Suchi is the technical point of contact for clients, while also providing technical leadership to the Salsa dev team. She’s responsible for the smooth delivery of multiple projects concurrently, and for communicating between developers and clients, while architecting and overseeing technical implementations.

Skillset

  • Drupal expert (certified Drupal Grand Master)

  • Mentor 

  • Community giveback

  • Training

  • Speaker

Previous experience

Suchi has over 24 years’ experience in web development, including over 20 years in the open source web development environment. She’s held a variety of roles, most recently Application Development Manager at Accenture and Tech Lead at Salsa (Suchi is one of Salsa’s ‘boomerangs’ — she worked at Salsa for two years (2017-2019), left and has now come back). Suchi has also worked as Manager Technical Services at Acquia and Technical Architect at Axelerant. 

In these roles she led multi-functional teams across backend and frontend development and QA, focusing on best practice to deliver quality technical solutions. In addition she has extensive expertise leading Drupal migrations.

Suchi is also a Drupal trainer and is very active in the Drupal community, participating as a speaker and volunteer track lead for DrupalCons and local Drupal Camps. 

Qualifications

  • MBA, Finance and Marketing

  • Drupal Grand Master

  • Certified Scrum Master

  • Acquia Drupal Certified Developer

  • Acquia Drupal Certified Backend Specialist 

  • Acquia Drupal Certified Frontend Specialist

Hobbies and fun facts

  • Cooking

  • Reading