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WordPress Senior Developer
Posted: 02/28/2019
Position: Full Time
About This Job:
Xogito is a global citizen company operating worldwide in a virtual environment. We are industry leaders in remote work. Every day we help our clients exceed their business goals and gain invaluable experience of it.
For our Software Development Team, we are looking for
 
WordPress Senior Developer
Full time, permanent, remote job
 
Purpose of the Role
You will join a top digital talent team developing and maintaining, new and existing web applications for an established business at a continuous growth phase in the US market. While working to implement latest technologies and create cutting edge solutions, the new colleague will cover both front-end and back-end development. Our team needs a solution-minded developer who is able to take technical specifications based on conceptual designs and stated business requirements through the SDLC while working in a well structured and multicultural and disciplinary team.
 
Benefits of winning a career at Xogito
  • Reward and recognition, a long-term commitment to excel in your career
  • Remote work model supporting the value of family time and work-life balance
  • Career development path, respecting both your professional interests and the company's strategic goals
  • Access and support for good training and certification programs as needed
  • Engagement within the global IT society, adding value to the remote work community
  • Regular company off-sites and co-working days
  • Top of the scale remuneration and KPI based performance bonuses
  • Vacation days, paid sick leave and personal days off
  • Eastern Time work schedule perfect for someone who enjoys personal time in the morning
 
Salary ranges are negotiable based on candidates' experience and knowledge, while considering the market level.
 
Working hours for this position are from 7am until 3pm ET (New York).
 
Please apply by sending a recent version of your CV in English focusing on your experience within WordPress projects. All applications will be carefully assessed. Suitable candidates will be contacted shortly.
Roles & Responsibilities:
Duties and Responsibilities
  • Understand business requirements and translate them into technical specifications
  • Participate in full SDLC, cooperate with peers in a cross-functional team
  • Implement best practices, participate in code reviews, create unit tests
  • Create and maintain proper documentation
Requirements & Qualifications:
Required Experience & Knowledge
  • Excellent knowledge of WordPress architecture, structure, good practices and coding standards
  • Experience in both creating themes from scratch and extending/customizing existing themes
  • Extending WordPress functionality - custom fields, metadata, hooks, actions, filters, plugins
  • Excellent knowledge/skills on optimizing, securing and maintaining WordPress instances
  • Experience in WordPress Multisite environments
Advantage
  • Very good grasp of functional PHP programming and Relational Databases (MySQL)
  • Very good knowledge of HTML, JavaScript, CSS
  • Experience with automated deployment and versioning control systems
 
Skills and Attributes
  • Excellent client communication skills
  • Self-driven personality able to work under minimum supervision
  • Taking ownership of the work done
  • Team player with global mindset
 
Required Education & Qualifications
  • MSc or BSc in Computer Science, or relevant professional experience
  • Proficiency in written and spoken English
  • Any certificates will be considered a plus
Skills Required:
Web Development
Wordpress Level 4
Javascript Level 3
HTML Level 3
CSS Level 3
PHP Level 2
Programming & IT
MySQL Level 3