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WordPress Engineer

Kanopi
North America

As a WordPress Engineer your day-to-day includes working closely with your project managers and technical leads; responding to support tickets, running updates and doing site configuration; creating and maintaining custom themes, plugins, and documentation; and being a resource for your peers. You will be developing and maintaining sites while keeping yourself accountable to schedules, estimates, project requirements, and high standards of quality. This position is fast-paced, deals with shifting priorities, and reports to Katherine White, CTO.

Your typical work week might include:

  • Building and supporting a wide variety of WordPress sites.
  • Answering technical questions from others on the team.
  • Writing custom themes and plugins.
  • Working with git to commit your code regularly.
  • Communicating regularly with your team about task estimates and progress and identifying potential problems.
  • Using documented user stories, technical requirements, data models, and process flows in your development work.
  • Problem-solving, collaborating, and asking questions proactively.
  • Fostering an atmosphere of mutual respect with your team and on your projects.

Requirements

  • 3+ years of WordPress development experience or the equivalent.
  • Experience working with in an agency environment and with remote teams.
  • Experience identifying and surfacing potential project issues.
  • Passion for the web and open source development.
  • Inclusive, supportive, and thoughtful interpersonal communication skills.
  • Experience with modern development tools and methods such as atomic and responsive design, gitflow, container-based environments, task runners, CSS preprocessors, IDEs, and CI/CD platforms
  • Awareness of performance, security, and unix server administration.
  • Exposure to a variety of project management styles (waterfall, agile, scrum)
  • Bachelor's or Master's degree in Computer Science or related experience.

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