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WordPress Developer


Position Type / Employment Type

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

Responsibilities: • Developing and deploying software, upgrades/patches, and testing for the WordPress sites of client (and sites in the network using the same theme)  Dev, QA, DR, and Production environments  Examples of deployments for new items, feature updates, patches, or upgrades:  WordPress Core code  Plugins (examples: Event Manager, Gravity Forms, Custom Sidebars, Highcharts, WordPress SEO, User Role Editor)  Theme (Genesis framework)  CSS, icons, JS, and fonts  Components that support the web infrastructure (cache, SSL certificates, domain name services, etc.)  Reviewing project documentation  Drafting deployment, testing and other project documentation  Coordinating testing activities  Tracking deployment-related software issues  Conducting and summarizing operational “Lessons Learned” discussions • Code review of all WordPress theme and plugin code that is custom-developed • Testing web applications • Compiling and formatting website performance and statistical reports for management use • Researching and suggesting solutions (plugins, etc.) to business problems • Creating governance for use of plugins and third-party code • Vetting plugins and third-party code against our standards • Suggesting improvements to processes or infrastructure • Change management processes for all deployments • Coordinating ticket management for Public Website queue:  Management of WordPress theme/plugin tickets  Responding to help desk requests  Coordinating effective communication between all parties  Ensuring appropriate documentation is generated during resolution process  Ensuring DTS customers are kept informed during resolution process and satisfied with vendor solutions

Job Summary

The following skills are required and must : • Proven WordPress development – provide WordPress plugin or theme code samples written by you • Customer service, organizational and multi-tasking capabilities • Excellent oral and written communication skills • Attention to detail • Independent assignment, action and follow-through on tasks • WordPress administration with multisite installs using subdomains • Version control experience with code.

Desired Profile

The following skills are highly desirable: • Knowledge of HTML and/or client-side web development scripting languages • Experience with PHP development • Experience with network systems • Use of distributed version control systems and code management systems such as Git and BitBucket • Experience hosting websites using Amazon Web Services IaaS infrastructure • Experience with IT automation/orchestration tools such as Ansible • Experience with Event Manager and GravityForms plugins.

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