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Software Engineer (with heavy WordPress)

Job Description

Build and maintain a variety of high-traffic WordPress sites

Develop effective, maintainable code in a timely fashion

Write and maintain custom plugins and themes

Follow established coding standards and techniques, assist with establishing standards

Work closely with internal stakeholders and outside development/design agencies to complete projects

Work with online marketing and marketing science team to make sure the website functions properly for SEO and SEM as well as the proper display of data

Conduct code reviews with peers, agencies and management

Work with internal IT groups including operations and security to ensure compliance and successful delivery

Work with project managers and teams to deliver with quality and adhere to timelines

Provide user friendly site administration, documentation, and guidance to content contributors

Provide guidance and recommendations with Wordpress Core, plugins, theme updates and bug fixes

Assist in the configuration of websites using the various administrative toolsets

Troubleshoot issues with existing supported sites

Assist in the conversion of designs to WordPress templates

Provide proper status notifications to business stakeholders

Effectively communicate the feasibility of requested deliverables and timelines to the Manager and/or Sr. Manager.

Utilize design patterns that comply with security policies and guidelines

Qualifications

BS in Computer Science, Engineering, Mathematics, or a related field required

3+ years of software development experience required

3+ years of experience with WordPress and PHP

Front-end skills – HTML5/CSS3, JavaScript, JQuery, Other Javascript libraries, Bootstrap and Responsive Design

Back-end skills – Experience building custom themes, plugins, widgets, WordPress filters, WordPress hooks and etc.

Experience being a technical leader for junior staff preferred

Version Control (GitHub, Subversion, etc.)

Experience working with APIs

Strong communication and writing skills

Strong organization skills to manage multiple projects, timelines, and complete tasks quickly

Ability to grow professionally in a highly flexible and fast-moving environment

How to apply

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