Senior WordPress Engineer

We are looking for a Senior WordPress Engineer to join our team and help with both internal and client facing WordPress projects. Candidates must have an advanced WordPress development skillset with experience working on team based projects. This is an opportunity to lead by example, while helping to nurture and develop a culture that believes in self motivation and growth.

Candidates should possess strong verbal and written communication skills and the ability to work individually, as well as within a team. Personal responsibility and time management skills are paramount, along with a passion for open source and giving back to the community.

Required Qualifications & Skills

  • Comprehensive WordPress knowledge: needs to know WordPress inside and out.
  • Proven work experience with HTML, CSS, LAMP (Linux, Apache, MySql, PHP), JavaScript, jQuery, and GIT.
  • Strong knowledge of OOP (Object Oriented Programming) concepts in PHP.
  • Ability to code WordPress plugins and themes utilizing WordPress and industry best practices.
  • Track record of involvement in the WordPress community.
  • Understanding of RESTful APIs (building, utilizing, and extending).
  • Security best practices.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Develop new features, plugins and advanced theme components within WordPress.
  • Develop tools for internal use by Linchpin.
  • Understand and implement security measures and understand WordPress security best practices.
  • Ability to plan, conceptualize, and deliver projects (planning, estimating, developing, collaborating, testing, and QA) with other team members.
  • Integrate with 3rd party APIs with performance and security in mind.

Bonus Experience

  • CSS preprocessors (SASS or LESS)
  • Responsive Frameworks (Foundation, Bootstrap)
  • Vagrant
  • 3rd party APIs (Salesforce, Infusionsoft, Eloqua, etc.)
  • SOAP
  • New Relic
  • WP Engine
  • AWS or other Cloud Computing platform
  • PHPUnit Testing
  • Continuous Integration/Continuous Deployment practices

If interested, please apply with your resume and at least 3 links to work examples, one of which being an open sourced project.

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