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Full Stack WordPress Developer

Job Title: Full Stack WordPress Developer
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Malta
Salary: Attractive
Reference: 6033
Contact Name: Daniel Genuis
Job Published: December 20, 2019 08:37

Job Description

Full Stack Developer, based in Barcelona, is required to join a Digital lead generation company. The ideal candidate will own the challenge of implementing and maintaining modern, innovative and high-performance websites which delight our end users.

Main Responsibilities:

  • Work collaboratively with a small, cross-functional Scrum team, actively participating and contributing to Scrum events as appropriate
  • Write code for user stories, conducting research, design and prototyping as necessary
  • Unit testing, automated acceptance tests, and other automated tests as appropriate, and ensure code is checked in to the shared repository daily
  • Implement and maintain WordPress websites, front-end designs in HTML, CSS3, JavaScript and related frameworks and technologies as necessary, and which are faithful to designs provided in Zeplin
  • Write clean PHP code, with or without frameworks as appropriate for the task at hand, as well as efficient SQL queries, with a focus on minimizing technical debt and complexity
  • Implement modular designs, including development of elements as independent files that can be easily changed across the site, allowing us to adapt and A/B test elements with ease
  • Develop and maintain clear and complete documentation as to how the website worked on has been implemented, and how each component works and can be edited
  • Work closely with QA to ensure that each user story satisfies the Definition of Done
  • Provide operational support for website as required
  • Troubleshoot, identify root causes of complex technical issues

Job requirements:

  • Excellent written and verbal English communication skills
  • Motivated with a collaborative mind-set
  • Well organized with superb attention to detail
  • Thorough understanding of the software development lifecycle
  • 3+ years previous experience in WordPress development with PHP, HTML, CSS3, JavaScript and Bootstrap, both frontend and backend, is a must
  • Able to implement WordPress websites which are dynamic and editable in an easy manner
  • Experience with WordPress related frameworks and technologies such as the Sage theme and Blade templates from, as well as Webpack and Pug templates would be a plus
  • Able to create external WordPress plugins instead of writing functions inside themes, as well as creating plugins or using existing JSON API importer plugins to import data from our in-house APIs
  • Experience delivering websites with high page speed and optimization scores on Google PageSpeed Insights and Google Lighthouse
  • Passion for quality, and knowledge of what it takes to ship high quality code
  • Experience identifying, debugging and resolving complex production issues
  • Experience working in a Scrum team or similar Agile environment would be a plus

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