Full Stack PHP WordPress Developer – Job No. 5842

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Introduction

The client is a thriving digital media company, an expert in web design, UX, web development and search marketing.

Organization

The candidate will be joining a part of one of the client’s agile teams and will build and maintain modern, innovative and high-performance websites.

Function

  • Working together with a small, cross-functional agile team, actively participating and contributing to events as planned by team
  • Supporting product discovery through implementing prototypes and similar techniques for fast, inexpensive learning
  • Supporting product delivery by building, testing and releasing production quality websites utilizing best engineering techniques
  • Implementing and maintaining front-end designs in HTML, CSS, JavaScript and other related frameworks as necessary, which are faithful to designs provided in Zeplin or similar tools
  • Writing simple, clean and secure object-oriented PHP code, with or without frameworks as appropriate for the task at hand, as well as efficient SQL queries, with a focus on minimizing technical debt and complexity
  • Implementing unit tests and other automated tests as needed
  • Refactoring, optimizing and improving existing code for better maintainability and scalability
  • Developing and maintaining clear and complete documentation
  • Testing own work for the purpose of minimizing work items being returned for issues to be fixed, while working closely with QA to ensure that any issues are promptly resolved
  • Providing operational support to applications and websites when needed
  • Troubleshooting and identifying root causes of, and remedy to complex technical issues

Requirements

  • 3+ years experience in Frontend/Web development with HTML, CSS/SASS, JavaScript, React and Bootstrap
  • 2+ years previous experience in WordPress development, including WordPress theme and plugin development, creation of shortcodes, custom post types, and utilization of action hooks and filter hooks
  • Excellent written and verbal English
  • Motivated individual who is collaborative and with a mindset to grow
  • Well organized with superb attention to detail and committed to a culture of trust, transparency and accountability
  • A deep understanding of software development life-cycle
  • Has a passion for quality, and knowledge of what it takes to build high quality code
  • A dedication to speed of delivery without sacrificing the quality
  • Accustomed with Git or Git-based code repository systems
  • Experience using PHP template engines such as Blade, Mustache or Twig
  • Prior experience working with Node.js, Composer, Yarn, WP-CLI would be an added asset
  • Able to write complex and performant SQL queries; experience on MySQL preferred
  • Comfortable both consuming and implementing RESTful APIs in PHP
  • Able to optimize websites for high scores on Google PageSpeed Insights and Google Lighthouse
  • Experience writing unit tests in PHPUnit, as well as JavaScript test frameworks such as Mocha, Chai, Jest, Jasmine or similar

Application

Daniel Genuis +356 9906 0642

Your Consultant

Daniel Genuis
Recruitment Consultant

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