Senior/Lead WordPress Developer

Department: Engineering
Specialization: Developer
Experience: Lead Senior
Technologies: JavaScript PHP
Locations: Spain
Client: Vox Media
Special referral bonus: No
Hot position?: Not Hot
Technical flow: PHP/JavaScript
Engineering technical flow: PHP/JavaScript
Non-engineering technical flow: none
  • What you will do

  • Work closely with our internal team and external partners to ensure seamless migrations to WordPress;
  • Lead the development and implementation of new features for our WordPress platform as part of our post-launch roadmap;
  • Help guide the platform architecture and enforce best practices;
  • Ensuring high-performance and availability, and managing all technical aspects of the CMS;
  • Provide feedback and recommendations to the team;
  • Provide technical guidance and mentorship to our internal engineering teams, helping to upskill them in WordPress development.
  • Must haves

  • Deep understanding of WordPress and PHP fundamentals with a strong portfolio of projects;
  • At least 4 years of experience working with WordPress;
  • Excellent problem-solving skills, ability to prioritize multiple tasks, and commitment to high-quality development standards;
  • Knowledge of how to interact with WordPress RESTful APIs and formats (JSON, XML);
  • Familiarity with modern JavaScript (ie. ESNext and JSX) and experience building custom blocks for the Block
  • Editor utilizing block.json and React;
  • Experience creating SPA with React;
  • Prior experience supporting high-traffic enterprise websites;
  • Experience fine-tuning application performance;
  • Comfortable working with a local development environment. ie. debugging, testing;
  • Proficient understanding of code versioning tools. (We use Github);
  • Experience working in team environments under an Agile methodology such as Scrum and GIT (such as GitFlow);
  • Upper-intermediate English level.
  • Nice to haves

  • Experience working with WordPress VIP hosting infrastructure;Experience with decoupled or headless WordPress implementations using RESTful or GraphQL APIs;
  • Experience with GraphQL and advanced API development practices;
  • Proficient in front-end technologies including JavaScript, TypeScript, React, and Next.js;
  • Understanding of modern deployment practices using CI/CD pipelines;
  • Understanding of AWS cloud services;
  • Leadership/mentoring experience;
  • Active in the WordPress community (ie. contributions to open source projects, events, etc);
  • Digital media experience.

AgileEngine is one of the Inc. 5000 fastest-growing companies in the US and a top-3 ranked dev shop according to Clutch. We create award-winning custom software solutions that help companies across 15+ industries change the lives of millions.

If you like a challenging environment where you’re working with the best and are encouraged to learn and experiment every day, there’s no better place — guaranteed! 🙂

About the project

The benefits of joining us

Professional growth

Accelerate your professional journey with mentorship, TechTalks, and personalized growth roadmaps

Competitive compensation

We match your ever-growing skills, talent, and contributions with competitive USD-based compensation and budgets for education, fitness, and team activities

A selection of exciting projects

Join projects with modern solutions development and top-tier clients that include Fortune 500 enterprises and leading product brands

Flextime

Tailor your schedule for an optimal work-life balance, by having the options of working from home and going to the office – whatever makes you the happiest and most productive.

Your AgileEngine journey starts here

1

Test task

We will review your CV and send you a test task via email

2

Intro Call

Our recruitment team will reach you to discuss available opportunities

WFH or a comfy office? Why not both?

International Projects

3

Technical Interview

You will have an interview with your future team lead

Our geography

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MIAMI USA
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MEXICOMexico
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ColombiaColombia
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BrazilBrazil
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ArgentinaArgentina
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About AgileEngine

Founded as a dev tool vendor with a 2-person team

2010

Opened a dev center in Ukraine

2012

Pivoted into outsourced product development

2014

Launched mobile and UI labs

2015

Got our first Inc. 5000 award

2016

Opened a dev center in Argentina

2017

Became a top-3 ranked custom software developer in DC, Ukraine, and Argentina

2019

Became the #1 software development company to hire in 2020

2020

Opened new dev centers in Mexico and Colombia, counting 500+ experts

2021

How we lead

A company where experts grow, hone their skills, and do what they love, AgileEngine is guided by these principles:

Stay agile and embrace changes

Thrive in a results-driven culture with individual autonomy

Innovate with fellow experts in a no-blame environment

Learn from mistakes and move on

Foster mutual trust and support

Our geography

UTC-5
WASHINGTON DC USA
UTC-5
MIAMI USA
UTC-6
MEXICOMexico
UTC-5
ColombiaColombia
UTC-3
BrazilBrazil
UTC-3
ArgentinaArgentina
UTC+2
UkraineEurope
UTC+1
PolandEurope
UTC+0
PortugalPortugal
UTC+5:30
IndiaIndia

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