PHP WordPress Developer
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Zitec is not your usual IT company. We're an awesome team, always looking for passionate people to join us on our continuous quest to create the best software engineering team out there.
To us, programming goes beyond just writing code lines. It's about understanding the end goal and getting involved in the projects we're working on. We strive to make a positive impact while looking for the next tool or process that will help us improve.
Since 2003 we have delivered more then 350 projects in 15 countries from 3 continents, covering specialties like research and development, cloud computing, mobile apps, online marketing and web design while using technologies and platforms such as: PHP, Zend Framework, Drupal, Magento, Symphony, Phalcon, .NET, Node.js, MySQL, iOS, Android, Windows Phone, Google AdWords or Google Analytics. And this is just so you can get an idea about us.
Top 3 cool things we're known for:
ZiHack - our 24 hours inhouse hackathon (http://blog.zitec.com/)
Zitec HQ - one of the most fun and stylish office in Romania (http://makeit.software/)
White Rabbit - our own crafted beer (http://whiterabbit.beer/)
If you're interested in joining us, send us your CV!
Or simply pay us a visit at our HQ in one of the #makeitmusic nights if you just want to meet us and have a drink. Or two. :)
What you need for this role:
Advanced knowledge of WordPress;
Strong understanding of PHP back-end development and plug-in editing;
Strong understanding of the WordPress Codex, Custom post type, Custom taxonomy, Custom fields, Shortcodes and Admin POST/AJAX functionalities;
Understanding of WooCommerce;
Understanding of front-end technologies, including HTML5, CSS3,
Knowledge of how to interact with RESTful APIs and formats (JSON, XML) is a plus
Knowledge of change control systems, specifically Git, a plus
Understanding of SEO principles is a plus
Knowledge / use of website accessibility standards (preferred but not required);
Being responsible and proactive;
Enthusiasm and willingness to progress within a technical environment;
Good collaboration skills;
Ability to express your thoughts in English (written or spoken);
Nice to have: technical studies in Automatics, Electronics, Mathematics and Computer Science (student or graduate).
What you will do:
Developing and maintaining WordPress websites;
Developing WordPress themes and plugins;
Working with the Zitec team and clients team to ensure functionality needs are handled effectively through native WordPress functionality or customization via available plug-ins;
Maintaining version controls and working with Git-based repositories
Looking for ways to improve overall user experience and performance of websites;
Conducting website performance tests;