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Software Development

Posted

2014-07-24 06:18

Description

DESCRIPTION

We're looking for a seasoned and passionate WordPress/PHP engineer to join our team. We run one of the most popular forex education websites, helping beginners learn how to safely and responsibly trade the largest financial market in the world.

You will help build our site that powers the BabyPips.com content and tools seen and used by thousands of forex traders each month.

You live in the Wordpress Codex constantly learning the latest functions and hooks to make your templates and plugins faster and more extensible. A creative problem solver who loves pushing the bounds of the WP framework to suit business needs.

You should be an individual that can stand back and think critically about the best way to implement a solution not only from an engineering perspective, but from a user perspective as well. We use SEO best practices when developing HTML markup and therefore candidate is required to be familiar with those practices as well. Familiarity with source control in Git and Linux command line are a must.

REQUIREMENTS

  • Proven experience in developing high availability, high volume web applications using PHP, MySQL and WordPress.
  • Portfolio showing your talents in action.
  • Experience developing, debugging, and performance-tuning WordPress plugins and themes.
  • In-depth understanding of PHP, HTML/CSS, Javascript/jQuery.
  • Experience working with version control systems ((Git) * Strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • Knowledge with caching and scalability as it pertains to high-traffic websites and servers (nginx, Varnish, APC).
  • Experience with implementing responsive design techniques.
  • Experience with common social APIs.
  • Most importantly, not an asshole.

Bonus Points:

  • Experience with setting up and maintaining AWS products and solutions (EC2, S3, RDS, ELB, ElastiCache, CloudFront, Route 53).
  • Experience with latest web technologies (backbone.js, node.js. Bootstrap, SASS/Compass CSS).
  • Working knowledge of website and server analytics tools (New Relic, Google Analytics).
  • Active participant and contributor to the open source community.

BENEFITS

This is a telecommute / offsite position, so you can work from anywhere. We’re global yo! We have team members working full-time around the world remotely from the US, Philippines, Hogwarts, and it works well for us.

This is a contract-to-hire position. If we like each other after 60 days, we’ll hire you full-time. Simple as pie.

Job Perks: Competitive Pay, Work Remotely, Full medical, dental, and vision.

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