Wordpress Developer

Block.oneArlington, VA18d ago

We're seeking a full-time WordPress Developer to join our growing team in Arlington, VA.


The position will be solely responsible for developing, maintaining, and enhancing our corporate websites and requires a WordPress expert proficient in web development and comfortable with back-end technology.


Responsibilities

Front End Web Development and Publishing:

  • Create technical specifications and develop responsive designs using PHP, JavaScript, jQuery, HTML5, and CSS3.
  • Recommend or create custom WordPress themes, plug-ins and widgets to meet business requirements.
  • Work with our creative teams to implement user interface and content enhancements and provide user experience, best-practice recommendations, when necessary.
  • Conduct cross-browser and cross-device testing to ensure consistent display.
  • Set-up and manage a version-control system such as Git.
  • Research and implement best practices for web performance, scalability, and accessibility.
  • Execute content updates across all corporate websites.

Back End Web Development

  • Integrate third-party APIs with WordPress and, if necessary, create scalable backend APIs that are easily deployed.
  • Integrate data from various services and databases and manage integrations.
  • Knowledge of WPengine server administration.

Qualifications And Skills

A successful candidate will possess the following attributes:

  • Professional experience in software development, installation, enhancement, maintenance, unit testing, and problem diagnosis/resolution of related issues.
  • High-level programming skills and in-depth knowledge of PHP/HTML/CSS/JS.
  • Advanced understanding of the Wordpress CMS including: custom themes, custom plugins, and framework methodologies.
  • A solid understanding of how web applications work including security, session management, and development best practices.
  • Ability to work and thrive in a fast-paced environment, learn rapidly and master diverse web technologies and techniques.
  • Creative problem-solving skills.

Core Qualifications

  • 5 plus years of experience in front-end and back-end development.
  • Experience with full stack architecture, as well as API design and implementation.
  • Knowledge of JavaScript, React, Node.JS, MySQL and PHP.
  • Experience working with cloud native architecture such as AWS or Azure.
  • Strong organizational skills to juggle multiple tasks and shifting priorities within the constraints of timelines and budgets.
  • Excellent communication and documentation skills.

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