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Full Stack WordPress Developer (For Malta)

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Job Description

Company Introduction

Our client is a master in the field of lead generation.

Job Responsibilities and Duties

  • Work collaboratively with a small, cross-functional Scrum team, actively participating and contributing to Scrum events as appropriate;
  • Write code for user stories, conducting research, design and prototyping as necessary;
  • Implement unit tests, automated acceptance tests, and other automated tests as appropriate, and ensure code is checked in to the shared repository daily;
  • Implement and maintain WordPress websites;
  • Implement and maintain front-end designs in HTML, CSS3, JavaScript and related frameworks and technologies as necessary, and which are faithful to designs provided in Zeplin;
  • Write clean PHP code, with or without frameworks as appropriate for the task at hand, as well as efficient SQL queries, with a focus on minimizing technical debt and complexity;
  • Implement modular designs, including development of elements as independent files that can be easily changed across the site, allowing us to adapt and A/B test elements with ease;
  • Develop and maintain clear and complete documentation as to how the website worked on has been implemented, and how each component works and can be edited;
  • Work closely with QA to ensure that each user story satisfies the Definition of Done;
  • Provide operational support for website as required;
  • Troubleshoot, identify root causes of, and remediate complex technical issues.

Experience

  • At least 3 years previous experience in WordPress development with PHP, HTML, CSS3, JavaScript and Bootstrap, both frontend and backend, is a must;
  • Experience with WordPress related frameworks and technologies such as the Sage theme and Blade templates from Roots.io, as well as Webpack and Pug templates would be a plus;
  • Experience delivering websites with high page speed and optimisation scores on Google PageSpeed Insights and Google Lighthouse;
  • Experience working in a Scrum team or similar Agile environment would be a plus.

Personal Skills

  • Excellent written and verbal English communication skills;
  • Motivated with a collaborative mind-set;
  • Well organized with superb attention to detail;
  • Thorough understanding of the software development lifecycle;
  • Able to implement WordPress websites which are dynamic and editable in an easy manner;
  • Able to create external WordPress plugins instead of writing functions inside themes, as well as creating plugins or using existing JSON API importer plugins to import data from our in-house APIs;
  • Passion for quality, and knowledge of what it takes to ship high quality code.

 

Tags: CSS3, PHP, Technology, WordPress, Written and Oral English Communication

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