Wordpress Web Developer

Wordpress Web Developer

Job Title: Wordpress Web Developer
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Western Cape
Reference: JN -012019-14786
Contact Name: Nicole Vine
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Job Published: May 22, 2019 09:43

Job Description


  • Ensure high-performance and availability, managing all technical aspects of the WordPress CMS
  • Create and maintain an optimal deployment workflow in collaboration with the software development team to deliver innovative, robust solutions
  • Participate in all aspects of the software development process
  • Designing and implementing new features and functionality



  • A high level of proficiency in the following
  • WordPress coding standards, approaches, and common APIs, including maintaining WordPress themes and plugins
  • Developing custom integrations, plugins, and Gutenberg blocks for WordPress sites
  • Writing efficient, testable PHP code
  • HTML5, CSS3/SCSS/SASS, SEO, Javascript, PHPMyAdmin, Git
  • Advanced SQL knowledge, including creating, maintaining and improving query performance
  • Database design and performance tuning (MySQL or similar)
  • Agile development practices (TDD, refactoring, continuous integration,  pair programming)
  • Object oriented development



  • BSc or BTech majoring in Computer Science will be advantageous, however your ability to demonstrate your in-depth understanding of WordPress and sound software engineering practices will trump a formal qualification

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