Senior WordPress Plugin Developer - DistantJob - Remote Recruitment Agency

Senior WordPress Plugin Developer

Were you aware of the fact that 43% of the web is powered by WordPress? What's more – it has around 60% of the market share when it comes to CMS. Our client is one of these companies that harnesses the versatility of WordPress to provide their users the best experience possible – and part of this is thanks to the fact that they're big on developing their own plugins for their platform. If you consider yourself to be a plugin wizard, then you might be the right fit for their team!

This company is at the forefront of learning technologies and provide e-learning programs for certified and non-certified professionals in the healthcare industry, financial industry, and more. They're constantly evolving and growing, run efficient Agile-first teams, and have a broadly distributed staff. They value good-natured, inquisitive, and methodical IT professionals who come prepared to collaborate and share their knowledge. They offer unlimited time off, real career development opportunities, and an ethical work environment.

What are the responsibilities for this position?

  • Create top-notch WordPress plugins, guaranteeing they fulfill client specifications and comply with industry standards.
  • Work together with the design and development teams to execute and sustain plugin functionality.
  • Effortlessly incorporate third-party APIs and plugins.
  • Tailor and expand WordPress functionality by utilizing ACF and Gravity Forms.
  • Construct plugins from the ground up utilizing Classes and maximize adaptability and extensibility by leveraging Hooks (Actions and Filters).
  • Build connections between plugins and WooCommerce to establish seamless e-commerce experiences.
  • Enhance plugin performance and resolve any problems that arise.
  • Stay informed about the most recent WordPress trends, industry best practices, and cutting-edge technologies.

What is required?

  • 5+ years of experience in building plugins, as well as complex WordPress websites
  • Solid experience building plugins that seamlessly integrate with WooCommerce
  • Adept in using ACF (Advanced Custom Fields) and Gravity Forms
  • Proficient in WordPress Hooks development (Filters and Actions) to customize and expand WordPress functionality
  • Demonstrated proficiency in developing plugins from scratch using Classes, ensuring the production of clean and maintainable code.
  • Skilled with Git  for version control and collaboration
  • Sound comprehension of Nginx rules and server configurations
  • Familiarity with performance optimization techniques for WordPress websites
  • Previous experience in working within a Docker local environment, and executing Linux commands for troubleshooting and server management

Bonus points for experience with:

  • Clean code practices
  • Agile Scrum
  • Kanban boards

This could be the next stepping stone in your career – are you interested in finding out even more? Please use the form below to apply!

This is a full-time, fully-remote, fully-awesome opportunity 🙂

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