Senior WordPress Developer

Central Employment Agency Limited
Newcastle Upon Tyne, UK
23 May 2019
27 May 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Central Employment are seeking a Senior WordPress Developer based in Newcastle city centre for an established creative and digital agency.

They create bespoke/innovative web and software solutions across a diverse range of platforms for leading companies across sectors such as Healthcare, M&E, non-for-profit and eCommerce/Retail. Working with cutting edge technologies, we are focused on producing market-leading, best in class web and software solutions that deliver results.

Working in a vibrant, fast paced environment, you would be joining an exciting team who are solutions-focused and genuinely work as a TEAM.

The ideal candidate

As a Senior PHP Developer, your key responsibilities will include:
  • Development and maintenance of PHP web sites from designs, functional specifications and ad hoc client requests
  • Configuration of web servers and deployment systems using Apache/Nginx, MySQL and continuous integration
  • Communicating with internal team members, clients and third parties at a technical level

Experience required:
  • Experience of working with PHP-based ecommerce and CMS platforms (especially Magento and WordPress)
  • Circa 2 yrs commercial coding experience using PHP lanugages
  • Experience of overseeing the management of server deployment with hosting providers and performing server side speed and security optimisation
  • Experience of integrating systems via APIs
  • Excellent PHP skills with experience of maintaining and creating class-based libraries and systems
  • Experience of developing applications and systems with security as a priority

Candidate profile:
  • Have attention to detail, with the ability to drive a project or task to a successful conclusion
  • Be self-motivated
  • Have the ability to see individual tasks within the big picture
  • Possess excellent problem solving skills
  • Thrive on pressure and pace, with the ability to manage multiple tasks and projects

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