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WordPress Developer, Engineering

St. Louis, Missouri
We are looking for an experienced and passionate WordPress Developer to join our Engineering team! As a WordPress Developer, you will be responsible for both back-end and front-end development, working with WordPress themes and plugins. You will be expected to write durable, extensible and secure code.
 
Responsibilities:
  • Designing and implementing new solution features and functionality
  • Maintaining existing applications and executing bug fixes
  • Ensuring high-performance and availability, and managing all technical aspects of the CMS
  • Providing timely resolution to reported problems with existing websites
  • Working closely with business, product and engineering resources to achieve the best possible results in web projects from conception through delivery
  • Ensuring all work adheres to current industry best practice and internal coding standards
  • Writing unit tests, conducting code reviews and validating code
 
You are:
  • Laser-focused on customer experience for front-end features, performance and back-end functionality
  • Passionate about the latest industry trends and content management systems
  • Enthusiastic about development and solving challenging problems with a positive attitude
  • Committed, respectful, sincere, trustworthy and conscientious
  • An excellent communicator with the ability to effectively interface with all levels and departments on a formal, informal, written and verbal basis
  • Self-motivated, goal-oriented and able to work in a team environment
  • An avid believer in team collaboration where shared goals and commitments are paramount
 
Qualifications:
  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or a similar field
  • Basic knowledge of the product development life cycle and software development life cycle
  • Minimum 3 years’ experience in the WordPress space
  • Minimum 2 years’ experience in crafting modern PHP 
  • Exceptional knowledge of HTML5, CSS3, JavaScript and jQuery
  • Ability to understand CSS changes and their ramifications to ensure consistent style across platforms and browsers.
  • Experience with WordPress Gutenberg block editor
  • Strong understanding of React, Angular and other front-end frameworks
  • Experience building user interfaces for websites and/or web applications
  • Experience designing and developing responsive design websites
  • Knowledge of SAAS, CSCC or LESS preprocessors
  • Strong understanding of PHP back-end development
  • Knowledge of how to interact with RESTful APIs and formats (JSON, XML)
  • Thorough knowledge of MySQL
  • Experience using command line task runners such as Gulp and Grunt
  • Comfortable working with browser debugging tools found in Chrome, Firefox and Edge, as well as debugging proxy tools such as Fiddler
  • Proficient understanding of code versioning tools such as Git and SVN
 
Preferred:
  • 5+ years’ experience in WordPress
  • 2+ years’ experience in React
  • Experience with CI/CD pipelines
  • Experience with server-side technologies such as Redis or Elasticsearch
  • Experience in more advanced areas of JavaScript (state management; async operations)
The Timberline Group
Phone: 636-209-5537
PO Box 565, Sullivan, Mo 63080
"Delivering quality solutions through quality people"

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