WordPress/PHP Developer

Bridgewater, NJ

Posted: 03/24/2017 Employment Type: Contract Industry: Other Area(s) Job Number: 194

Job Description

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
  • 4+ years of software development experience required
  • 4+ 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.
  • Experience being a technical leader for junior staff preferred
  • 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


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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