WordPress Developer

By October 1, 2012Uncategorized

Location: Cebu or Manila

As a WordPress Developer, you will be responsible for building themes, plug-ins and customizing wordpress website projects.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Develop new sites using WordPress
  • Assist the Lead Developer in shaping and implementing the WordPress platform strategy for the business
  • Collaborate closely with the Lead Developer focusing on the scaling and resilience of Future’s high profile and   high-traffic WordPress sites
  • Create bespoke plug ins and developing modules for WordPress
  • Maintain existing sites
  • Liaise and interface with clients & stakeholders
  • Document technical and functional specifications
  • Provide technical consultancy services to stakeholders
  • Liaise with IT and Systems departments to put best practice, QAT and platform appraisal processes into place.
  • Ensure that we meet commercial ‘go-live’ deadlines
  • Other ad-hoc duties as required

REQUIREMENTS 

  • Strong understanding of object-oriented PHP
  • Documented experience in delivering websites using WordPress, understanding its strengths and weaknesses
  • Experience with the tools surrounding WordPress :  MySQL, Memcached, Nginx.
  • Experience developing WordPress plugins and themes
  • Experience with parent themes, caching systems (WP Super Cache, W3 Total Cache etc.),
  • Have worked in a structured, team-based environment, and understand good software engineering practices
  • Grasp of the full web-stack, from relational database to working knowledge of HTML/CSS
  • Understand issues surrounding analysis, tuning, scalability, high availability and concurrency of the
  • WordPress platform and hosting infrastructure and work alongside the wider operations team towards these goals
  • B.S. in Computer Science or any equivalent course.
  • At least 1 year experience in wordpress development.
  • Be able to demonstrate a systematic, disciplined and analytical approach to problem solving – paying close attention to detail
  • Be able to demonstrate effective oral and written communication ability covering all routine activities and contacts
  • Be able to absorb, rapidly, new technical information as required
  • Be able to competently plan, schedule and monitor their own work
  • Be familiar with, and be able to use as directed, all applicable tools, methods, procedures and standards

To apply for this position, please send your CV and Cover Letter to [email protected],

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