WordPress Developer – React

Posted on 16/03/2021 — 1 year ago  |   Full-time

Liquid Web - The Events Calendar

United States

  • Job #WPHIRE002197

We are looking for a WordPress developer to join our “The Events Calendar” team. The developer will be responsible for developing code that can withstand high profile sites and intense loads. You will collaborate with a cross-functional team to architect and develop durable, extensible, and secure code. This role requires impeccable WordPress experience; a solid understanding of frontend and backend technologies; automated testing, and CLI skills

This is a remote position with a flexible schedule.

As a WordPress Developer you would:

  • Develop new software solutions and maintain existing applications
  • Work with stakeholders to understand requirements and objectives
  • Create, review, and update technical documentation
  • Keep apprised of relevant new technology and best practices
  • Write tests to validate code function
  • Execute bug fixes
  • Measure results of implemented solutions
  • Participate in troubleshooting/triaging of issues and document them appropriately

You Have:

  • 5+ years experience in the WordPress space
  • 2+ years experience in React
  • Thorough knowledge of MySQL
  • Basic knowledge of the product development life cycle
  • Exceptional organizational and communication skills
  • Skilled at crafting modern PHP (ex: autoloading, dependency management, dependency injection, templating libraries, automated testing, OOP, and/or frameworks like Symfony or Laravel, etc.)
  • Mid to advanced level vanilla JavaScript experience (including experience with webpack, babel, and ES2015+ syntax)
  • Exceptional HTML & CSS (including experience with PostCSS or Sass and BEM) skills
  • Comfortable working in a Linux environment
  • A passion for improving software/systems
  • Ability to work remotely with little-to-no supervision

Bonus Points for:

  • Experience with developing blocks for the Block Editor
  • Experience with continuous integration and automated deployment pipelines
  • Experience with JS application frameworks
  • Experience with server technologies like Redis or Elasticsearch
  • Experience building sites that are accessible (you’ve worked with WAI-ARIA and done WCAG 2.0+ AA/Section 508 work) and performant (working knowledge of best practices)
  • Experience in more advanced areas of JavaScript (state management; async operations; unit, snapshot, and integration testing; REST APIs)
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