PHP/Wordpress Developer

ActivTrak is a Dallas-based startup with a focus on the best technology, fast innovation, excellent culture and service that shows we care. As we enter a high-growth stage we are looking for a wide array of highly-skilled people, which includes a PHP/Wordpress Developer.

ActivTrak is looking for someone who pays heavy attention to detail, is an effective listener/communicator and has a passion for technology and learning. We’re looking for someone with strong knowledge of PHP & Java and strong understanding of the latest online / SaaS industry standards and trends. We need our PHP/Wordpress Developer to have a strong knowledge of the back-end functionality of Wordpress, specifically the ability to control and restore their databases, as well as the ability to set up and maintain separate instances for development, testing, and production purposes.

Requirements:

-Strong understanding of server-side maintenance of Wordpress

-Knowledge of page speed optimization

-Ability to create fully responsive, custom WordPress themes from scratch

-Strong understanding of and experience with a variety of plugins that enable additional capabilities for non-technical team members

-Development expertise with custom post types, advanced custom fields, plugins, theme development, widgets, and WordPress database structure knowledge

-Strong knowledge of MySQL, PHP, JAVA, HTML,CSS, and Javascript (bonus)

-Ability to troubleshoot problems with or add features to pre-existing and or pre-made themes

Responsibilities:

-Setting up and managing multiple environments (dev, test, and live)

-Converting existing non-WordPress applications into effective, user-friendly WordPress themes (sites)

-Updating and maintaining existing WordPress websites, including content updates, visual enhancements, landing page creation, plugins and widgets

-Using graphics and mockups effectively to adhere to style and brand identity

-Testing and troubleshooting pages on multiple browsers and platforms

-Troubleshooting production issues

-Project reporting and effective communication of status and tasks related to their initiatives

-Work with dev team to ensure seamless harmony between the application and marketing website

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