Backend WordPress Developer

Start Date: Dec 2021 / Jan 2022

Job Type: Full Time

Job Location: London

SoBold is a high-performance, website design and development agency based in London. We have gone from strength to strength since our inception in 2014 and now is the time to super-charge this.

We are looking for an ambitious, experienced and creative Back End WordPress Developer to join our growing team. We work with companies of all sizes from small boutique brands, to AIM-listed businesses and household names.

In this role, you will work closely with other Back End and Front End WordPress Developers and will report directly to the Lead Developer. You must be confident and willing to bring innovative ideas to the table.

Work Composition

  • 50% Back End Development
  • 30% Testing / Quality Assurance
  • 10% Supporting Junior Colleagues
  • 10% Front End Development

Key Responsibilities

  • Researching, planning and then developing more complicated pieces of back end functionality.
  • Compile and analyse data, processes, and codes to troubleshoot problems and identify areas for improvement.
  • Collaborating with the front-end developers and other team members to establish objectives and design more functional, cohesive codes to enhance the user experience.
  • Developing ideas for new programs, products, or features by monitoring industry developments and trends.
  • Recording data and reporting it to proper parties, such as clients or leadership.
  • Participating in continuing education and training to remain current on best practices, learn new programming languages, and better assist other team members.

Key Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in computer programming, computer science, or a related field.
  • Good understanding of specific languages, such as PHP and JS, and of MySQL and Rest API’s.
  • Strong understanding of the web development cycle and programming techniques and tools.
  • Strong understanding of WordPress and WordPress PHP functions.
  • Focus on efficiency, user experience, and process improvement.
  • Excellent project and time management skills.
  • Strong problem solving and verbal and written communication skills.
  • Ability to work independently or with a group.
  • Taking lead on back-end elements of projects, as needed.

 

Salary: £30,000/yr – £40,000/yr

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