Backend Developer: WordPress

Backend Developer: WordPress

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    London, England

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    Up to £40000 per annum

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    Isabella Fetherston

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  • Published:

    about 1 year ago

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Backend Developer: WordPress | London | 40K | ASAP | PHP | WordPress | Custom Plugins | Media Platform

My client are one of the largest media companies in the UK with over 40 brands and an outreach of 11 million people per day. Their platform houses the websites to all of their niche, specialist and well-known brands and the company create content across print, online, mobile and events.

They are looking for a Backend Developer to work on their platform that hosts some of the UK's leading magazine websites that have extremely high traffic and will require a higher skill set than plugin and theme development. You will work alongside their talented DevOps team, working with docker in an agile environment and you will have an integral part to play within the company.

Essential skills:

  • Write clean, object-oriented PHP code

  • Willingness to learn how to apply PHP skills to a WordPress environment

  • Understanding of development practices using tools e.g. Git, Jenkins and Composer

  • Knowledge of HTML, JavaScript and CSS

  • 2.5 years commercial experience

  • Communication skills

Bonus skills:

  • WordPress Experience

  • Use of docker

  • Understanding of caching mechanisms

  • Testing tools e.g. PHPUnit

Backend Developer: WordPress | London | 40K | ASAP | PHP | WordPress | Custom Plugins | Media Platform

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