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WordPress Developer


Position Type / Employment Type

Full Time,Contract - Corp To Corp,Contract - Independent

Job Length / Duration

6 to 12 months

Job City

Arlington County

Job State

Virginia

Job Country

USA

Required Skills

WordPress, PHP

Company/Industry

Government

Job Category

Software Application Design And Development

Experience Required

6 to 10 years

Number of positions

3

Pay Rate

Negotiable

Required Travel

Travel Not Required

Job Description

Development: Maintaining and enhancing a responsive Genesis Framework child theme Creating, maintaining, and enhancing custom WordPress plugins Integrating with third-party REST APIs (e.g. YouTube and GovDelivery) Develop custom endpoints to expose WordPress data for utilization by other systems Troubleshooting browser compatibility issues Maintaining an icon font and associated CSS Auditing third-party plugins for security and performance risks Code review of all WordPress theme and plugin code that is custom-developed

Job Summary

Administration: Upgrading WordPress Core, themes and plugins (custom, free, and paid) Configuring and upgrading Apache and PHP Collaborating with server administrators on infrastructure and web server monitoring and maintenance. Components that support the web infrastructure (cache, SSL certificates, domain name services, etc.) Change management processes for all deployments. Responding to public website help desk tickets and communicating ticket resolution. Vetting plugins and third-party code against our standards. Suggesting process and infrastructure improvements.

Desired Profile

Required Skills: The following skills are required and must be demonstrable to the hiring manager: Proven WordPress development – provide WordPress plugin and/or theme code samples written by you. Experience using an issue tracker such as GitHub Issues, Bitbucket Issues or JIRA. Adherence to WordPress Coding Standards for PHP, CSS and JavaScript. Excellent oral and written communication skills (writing samples, particularly documentation, are encouraged). Experience using Git. Experience with highly-available clustered server configurations. Experience with Amazon Web Services (AWS). Experience with IT automation/orchestration tools such as Ansible. Desirable Skills The following skills are highly desirable and will likely distinguish top candidates: Experience with Gravity Forms and Events Manager plugins. Experience with Genesis Framework. Experience with WordPress Network Mode (multisite). Knowledge of responsive design techniques. Experience with Google Analytics. Experience with Search Engine Solutions.

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