Web Developer - PHP/Back End - Mid Weight

Recruitment Genius Ltd
£25k - £35k pa
31 Oct 2017
16 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
This company helps brands to build, serve and monetise a buying audience via stand-out value propositions, inspirational content and smart technology. Deep, actionable consumer insights lie at the heart of this proposition and these are underpinned by an ability to collect, manage, interpret and activate (big) digital, mobile and social data sets. The sizzle of their offering is the seamless, multichannel customer experiences they can deliver. The steak is the data, analytics, content and campaign components that enable them to do this. The Role You will be building WordPress content hubs to a very high standard using the latest WordPress coding standards and techniques. You will be expected to always be pushing to optimise and automate their build and test processes using tools like Composer and Jenkins. As well as content hubs you will be also helping spec and build a range of plugins that make use of the data platform that help content editors gauge how content performs on their site as well as making authoring the right content easier. Skills Although the following skills are required / desirable a positive and self learning attitude will be highly valued. Required - Strong PHP skills - Understanding of OOP design patterns - WordPress plugins and widgets - WordPress APIs - REST APis (building and querying) - Git - Composer - WPML / WooCommerce / ACF - Trello Responsibilities - Peer reviewing code - Coaching and mentoring junior members of staff - Creating estimates and updating project manager using appropriate tools (Trello) About you You will be passionate about building the right thing properly using WordPress and fully understand where WordPress strengths and weaknesses lie.Implementing coding standards and testing to build robust and scalable content hubs. You will be keen to increasingly improve the way we work and the processes we adopt and help push forward the roadmaps for these. Remuneration and benefits - £ 28 - 35K subject to experience - 25 days holiday - Weekly massages, pensions scheme, Friday beers - Full access to lynda.com - Macbook air
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