Wordpress Developer

Location: Sofia, Bulgaria, Bulgaria
Date Posted: 10-05-2018

Our client is leader in the rapidly expanding field of online currency trading services for retail and institutional traders. The firm operates out of offices in San Francisco, London, Paris, Hong Kong, Sydney and Sofia and is currently looking looking for Mid-Level WordPress Developer to join our team. You will be working with a team of talented developers who work in WordPress every day including custom theme development, in-house plugin development, dashboard enhancements and more. You need to be up to speed and knowledgeable about the most recent WordPress releases and coding standards. Our client hosts a variety of large-scale multi-language WordPress sites with complex, but refined infrastructures, visited by over 10 million visitors annually.

Technical Requirements
  • 3-5 years of experience in custom PHP development.
  • 3+ years of experience working in WordPress and developing custom themes.
  • Thorough knowledge of WordPress, PHP, and MySQL.
  • Experience building WordPress sites from scratch and using child themes.
  • Experience building custom dashboard pages using custom field plugins such as ACF or CMB2.
  • Some experience working with PHP classes and a basic understanding of OOP.
  • Experience using the terminal to execute basic bash commands.
  • An understanding of version control systems such as Git, SVN, or Perforce.
Personal Requirements
  • Expected to work during Eastern Standard Time daytime work hours (BG evening shift,  3PM-11PM)
  • Strong communication skills with proficiency in verbal and written English.
  • Experience working as part of a remote team.
  • Self-motivated and detail-oriented.
  • Strong organisational skills.
  • Ability to work on multiple projects at the same time and complete tasks in a timely manner.
  • Ability to prioritise workloads and meet deadlines.
Nice to have
  • Experience with Twig and Timber.
  • Experience with WPML.
  • Experience with migrating sites to different environments.
  • Basic understanding of caching plugins such as W3TC and working with CDNs.
  • Computer Science degree or equivalent.
Front-End Requirements
  • Display a comfortable working knowledge of JavaScript and jQuery.
    • Ability to find and combine appropriate jQuery methods for a given objective.
    • Use jQuery beyond simple DOM manipulation.
  • Usage of objects, functions, and semi-complex variable scopes.
    • Basic modular design (using reusable structures).
  • Code interaction with a JSON/JSONP feed or API.
  • Update and maintain in-house WordPress plugins and themes.
  • Debug and solve complex WordPress tasks.
  • Migrate non-WordPress sites into a multi site installation.
  • Perform and test WordPress maintenance items by upgrading plugins and core files when needed.
  • Write documentation for any new features you develop.
  • Deploy changes from development to production servers.
  • Identify and report bugs or feature enhancements in JIRA.
  • Code review the work of other developers.

    If you are interested in this job opportunity, please send your CV in English.

    All applications will be treated in strict confidentiality. Only short-listed candidates will be contacted for an interview. IC Recruiting Ltd. Recruitment license from National Agency of Employment No 2087/22.07.2016``
Timothy Howlett
InterContinental Recruiting

Please contact me with any questions:

(w) 359 2 811 1366
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