Wordpress Development Lead

Job Type:
Permanent
Categories:
IT & Technical
Location:
Home-Based
Salary Description:
Competitive Salary Offered
Posted:
14-Jan-22
Job Ref:
16796

Betting Jobs are working with a very well established iGaming affiliate company who have offices based in Malta/Barcelona. They are looking to add a Wordpress Development Lead to their technical team.


Your Main Responsibilities:

WordPress Architecture:

• Owns the WordPress architecture underpinning many of our websites.
• Acts as a design authority for the WordPress architecture through the entire lifecycle, driving technical decisions in collaboration with other developers and peer technology leaders.
• Liaises with Product Owners and other stakeholders, negotiating requirements and outlining proposals for new system behaviour, including benefits, limitations and risks, as well as mitigations for the latter.
• Ensures that technical decisions related to our WordPress sites are aligned with the requirements of the business.
Requirements:
• At least 5 years’ experience with WordPress, creating custom themes and plugins.
• Experience with using native WordPress API to create setting pages, custom fields, shortcodes and Gutenberg blocks.
• Experience managing multisite implementations.

Software Development:

• Knowledge of object-oriented programming, and best practices, in PHP including debugging and profiling techniques.
• Comfortable both consuming and implementing RESTful APIs in PHP.
• Familiar with most common security issues
• Extensive knowledge of WordPress action and filter hooks and lifecycle page requests.
• Experience creating native Gutenberg blocks (not with ACF or other framework)
• Cooperate with and assist other Software Developers, QA and DevOps Teams in reproducing, investigating and resolving defects which manifest themselves in production.

Frontend:

• ES6 experience is a must.
• Knowledge of SCSS and webpack.
• Able to optimize websites for high scores on Google PageSpeed Insights and Google Lighthouse.
People Management: Responsibilities:
• Leads the developers working on our WordPress websites, handling people management responsibilities such as recruitment for the teams, holding regular 1-1’s with individual team members, providing continuous performance feedback, and enabling team and individual growth from onboarding to ongoing learning and development.

Requirements:
• Experience leading a team of developers.
• Willing to show initiation to help Product Manager run sprint planning
• Can manage technical debt workload distribution
• Experience coaching less skilled developers

Contact Details:
Tel: +44 (0) 1355 588 988
Contact: BettingJobs
Email:

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