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Full Stack PHP WordPress Developer

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One of our clients is seeking to recruit an experienced and aspiring Full Stack PHP WordPress Developer on a full-time basis.


Work collaboratively with a small, cross-functional agile team, actively participating and contributing to agile events as appropriate

Support product discovery through implementation of prototypes and similar techniques for fast, inexpensive learning

Support product delivery by building, testing, and releasing production quality WordPress websites utilizing best engineering practices

Implement and maintain front-end designs in HTML, CSS, JavaScript and related frameworks and technologies as necessary, and which are faithful to designs provided in Zeplin or similar tools

Write simple, clean and secure PHP code, as well as efficient SQL queries, with a focus on minimizing technical debt and complexity

Implement unit tests and other automated tests as appropriate

Refactor, optimize and improve existing code for better maintainability and scalability, and reduce technical debt in general

Develop and maintain clear and complete documentation

Test own work with a view to minimal work items being returned for defects to be fixed, while working closely with QA to ensure that any defects are promptly resolved

Provide operational support for applications and websites when so required

Troubleshoot, identify root causes of, and remediate complex technical issues


Excellent written and verbal English communication skills

Motivated with a collaborative and growth mindset

Committed to a culture of growth, trust, transparency and accountability

Well organized with superb attention to detail

Thorough understanding of the software development lifecycle

Has a passion for quality, and knowledge of what it takes to ship high quality code

Dedicated to speed of delivery without compromising quality

Equally comfortable developing both Backend and Frontend

Knowledge of Git or Git-based code repository systems

3+ years previous experience in front-end/web development with HTML, CSS/SASS, JavaScript, and Bootstrap, are a must

2+ years previous experience in WordPress development with PHP, including WordPress theme and plugin development, creation of shortcodes, custom post types, and utilization of action hooks and filter hooks, are a must; experience building custom Gutenberg blocks would be awesome

Able to write complex and performant SQL queries; experience on MySQL preferred

Comfortable both consuming and implementing RESTful APIs in PHP

Knowledge of PHP template engines such as Twig, Mustache or Blade (preferred)

Experience or knowledge in any of the following would be an asset: js, Webpack, Composer, Yarn, WP-CLI; experience with Sage and Bedrock by would be awesome

Able to optimize websites for high scores on Google PageSpeed Insights and Google Lighthouse

Demonstrates a mindset of “quality is everyone’s responsibility”, with experience writing unit tests in PHPUnit, as well as JavaScript test frameworks such as Mocha, Chai, Jest, Jasmine or similar

Experience troubleshooting complex production issues


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  • Job reference
    C 6774/20
  • Country
  • Closing date
  • Primary job focus
    Information Technology
  • Job type
    Full Time
  • Status
    Position Opened
  • Salary: 45000 - 50000

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