WordPress Developer

Sterling, VA

Posted: 12/21/2017 Employment Type: Contract To Hire Job Number: 251

Job Description

• Build and maintain a variety of high-traffic WordPress sites 
• Develop effective, maintainable code in a timely fashion 
• Write and maintain custom plugins and themes 
• Follow established coding standards and techniques, assist with establishing standards 
• Work closely with internal stakeholders and outside development/design agencies to complete projects 
• Work with online marketing and marketing science team to make sure the website functions properly for SEO and SEM as well as the proper display of data 
• Conduct code reviews with peers, agencies and management 
• Work with internal IT groups including operations and security to ensure compliance and successful delivery 
• Work with project managers and teams to deliver with quality and adhere to timelines 
• Provide user friendly site administration, documentation, and guidance to content contributors 
• Provide guidance and recommendations with Wordpress Core, plugins, theme updates and bug fixes 
• Assist in the configuration of websites using the various administrative toolsets 
• Troubleshoot issues with existing supported sites 
• Assist in the conversion of designs to WordPress templates 
• Provide proper status notifications to business stakeholders 
• Effectively communicate the feasibility of requested deliverables and timelines to the Manager and/or Sr. Manager. 
• Utilize design patterns that comply with security policies and guidelines 

• BS in Computer Science, Engineering, Mathematics, or a related field required 
• 3+ years of software development experience required 
• 3+ years of experience with WordPress and PHP 
• Front-end skills - HTML5/CSS3, JavaScript, JQuery, Other Javascript libraries, Bootstrap and Responsive Design 
• Back-end skills - Experience building custom themes, plugins, widgets, WordPress filters, WordPress hooks and etc. 
• Version Control (GitHub, Subversion, etc.) 
• Experience working with APIs 
• Strong communication and writing skills 
• Strong organization skills to manage multiple projects, timelines, and complete tasks quickly 
• Ability to grow professionally in a highly flexible and fast-moving environment 

**Intake Notes** Currently managed and supported by one full-time developer and the team is looking to bring on an additional resource for the long haul. Primary activity for this team includes migrating architecture and design from on-premise servers to AWS. Qualified resources will have a wealth of knowledge and experience in Security vulnerability testing, code review, writing code, WordPress issues, updates, and code drops with high frequency.



Meet Your Recruiter

Jason Destro

Over 20 years’ of recruiting experience with hands-on recruiting and placement of I.T. professionals (Full Time, Temp 2 Perm, & Contingent) in the NJ/NY/CT/PA marketplace for a wide variety of today's demanding IT skill sets. Focused on delivering exceptional service by understanding client’s objectives and goals.

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