WordPress Developer

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We are looking for a WordPress developer to join our iThemes team. The engineer will be responsible for developing code that can withstand high profile sites and intense loads. You will collaborate with a cross-functional team to architect and develop durable, extensible, and secure code. This role requires advanced to expert PHP, advanced to expert level in the frontend stack CSS and JS, impeccable WordPress experience; and solid MySQL, automated testing, and CLI skills.

This is a remote position with a flexible schedule.

As a WordPress Developer you would:

Develop new software solutions and maintain existing applications
Work with stakeholders to understand requirements and objectives
Create, review, and update technical documentation
Keep apprised of relevant new technology and best practices
Write tests to validate code function
Execute bug fixes
Measure results of implemented solutions
Participate in troubleshooting/triaging of issues and document them appropriately

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5+ years Experience in the WordPress space
Thorough knowledge of MySQL
Basic knowledge of the product development life cycle
Exceptional organizational and communication skills
Skilled at crafting modern PHP (ex: autoloading, dependency management, dependency injection, templating libraries, automated testing, OOP, and/or frameworks like Symfony or Laravel, etc.)
Mid to advanced level vanilla JavaScript experience (including experience with webpack, babel, and ES2015+ syntax)
Exceptional HTML & CSS (including experience with PostCSS or Sass and BEM) skills
Comfortable working in a Linux environment
A passion for improving software/systems
Ability to work remotely with little-to-no supervision

Bonus Points for:

Experience with developing blocks for the Block Editor
Experience with continuous integration and automated deployment pipelines
Experience with JS application frameworks
Experience with server technologies like Redis or Elasticsearch
Experience building sites that are accessible (you’ve worked with WAI-ARIA and done WCAG 2.0+ AA/Section 508 work) and performant (working knowledge of best practices)
Experience in more advanced areas of JavaScript (state management; async operations; unit, snapshot, and integration testing; REST APIs)

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