Senior Wordpress Developer

Location Malta
Discipline: Technology, Software Development
Contact name: Samrudhi Manghate

Contact email: [email protected]
Job ref: 15604
Published: about 1 month ago

Our client is on the lookout for a Senior Wordpress Developer to work, on a remote arrangement, on the development of our websites and to deliver user-focused solutions. The ideal candidate will not mind being hands-on when it comes to learning new methods and developing new features as well as reworking existing code. Working closely in a cross-functional team, where you will be re-assuring top quality code, best engineering practices and influence the latest guidelines.

Description:
  • Develop scalable, maintainable and fast performing web applications
  • Create a WordPress code infrastructure and help on architecture that is built for scaling fast
  • Develop custom WordPress themes, plugins and Gutenberg Blocks
  • Create and update re-usable code libraries to streamline WordPress development cycle
  • Be responsible for product quality by optimizing, refactoring and re-implementing legacy applications
  • Troubleshoot development issues and provide solutions
  • Document technical and functional specifications
  • Ensure software development best practices and timeliness of product delivery
  • Discuss and develop new features, enhancements, and content of existing websites with other teams
  • Support the team with code reviews, workflow improvements and tight deadlines
  • Communicate effectively and collaborate with other members
  • Have a proactive approach to learning, growth, and sharing

Requirements:

  • 5+ years of proven work experience as a WordPress Developer in Object Oriented PHP, building themes, plugins, utilizing the power of hooks and custom fields
  • 3+ years previous experience in front-end/web development with latest HTML, CSS JavaScript frameworks, trends and methodologies
  • Strong communication skills (preferably in English and a second language)
  • Hands-on experience in Building Gutenberg blocks is a must
  • Working experience in building RESTful APIs is a must
  • Working with MVC frameworks and templating engines is huge plus
  • Basic knowledge of ES6 and React JS is highly regarded
  • Experience in PHP unit or/and TDD is a huge plus
  • Solid understanding of the software development lifecycle(SDLC)
  • Focused on speed delivery without compromising quality
  • Advanced knowledge of code versioning tools such as Git, and best practices
  • Experience working with debugging tools and maintaining technical debt
  • Have up to date knowledge of new guidelines and methodologies on high scalability with WordPress
  • Good understanding on Search Engine Optimization(SEO)
  • Self-motivated and highly organized
  • A high work ethic with the drive to get things done
  • iGaming, gaming and/or affiliate experience is a plus