Software Developer (WordPress)

At resulta you will have the opportunity to work with brilliant, energetic co-workers. The environment is culture-driven, with a casual work atmosphere where technology is revered.
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As a Software Developer, you will use your development skills to build eye-catching, usable and high-performing websites. Together with your team you will turn designs into WordPress templates and help maintain existing high-traffic web properties. You’re passionate about building user-friendly and performant websites, adhering to high-quality coding standards and being part of a culture that promotes learning and sharing while respecting work-life balance. You enjoy autonomy, and you will have the option to work remotely and/or from our Bedford office.

Is this role right for me?

To be perfect for this position, you will need to:

  • Work closely with team members to build new websites and website features, primarily in WordPress;
  • Participate in code reviews and knowledge sharing such as pair programming;
  • Attend regular sprint activities such as standups, grooming and retrospectives;
  • Work closely with our product, graphic design, SEO and business teams to incubate ideas and then execute to make those ideas a reality;
  • Code website front-end user interfaces in a combination of HTML, CSS and JS;
  • Code website content management back-ends and user-facing application logic;
  • Work with our Quality Assurance team to help automate website and application testing and repetitive development tasks;
  • Collaborate with other development team members and other departments to drive innovation and help define internal standards;
  • Participate in self-directed learning, tech groups and workshops to learn new technologies and expand knowledge.

What qualifications do I need?

The ideal candidate should possess:

  • 2+ years Professional Software or Website Development experience;
  • Experience building websites in WordPress using custom themes and functionality;
  • Experience coding in PHP (object-oriented programming, dependency management, templating engines);
  • Experience in front-end web technologies like HTML, CSS, JS;
  • Experience with Unix-based systems and using CLIs;
  • Experience with code versioning tools, such as git.

Strong consideration will be given to candidates that also offer the following:

  • Experience with other CMS frameworks, such as Drupal;
  • Experience with Symfony, Laravel or other PHP-based web frameworks;
  • Experience with containerization, e.g. Docker;
  • Experience with modern web application structure, e.g. MVC;
  • Experience with headless CMS development and deployment;
  • Experience with pre-processors such as SASS or task runners such as Gulp or Webpack;
  • Interest in task and testing automation;
  • Experience with React, Vue or other JavaScript frameworks;
  • Experience with website optimization and accessibility;
  • Experience with AWS.

 

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