Senior PHP/WordPress Developer

    • Cairo, Egypt

Senior PHP/WordPress Developer

Job Description:
We are looking for an experienced and passionate WordPress Developer to join our global development team! As a WordPress Developer in a leading electronic engineering media production company. The WordPress Developer will be responsible for both back-end and front-end development, including creating WordPress themes and plugins. We are expecting you to have a strong understanding of latest industry trends and content management systems. Having strong proven track in media production websites development.

Duties and responsibilities:

  • Designing and implementing new features and functionalities.
  • Establishing and guiding the website's architecture.
  • Ensuring high-performance and availability, and managing all technical aspects of the CMS
  • Formulate an effective, responsive design and turning it into a working theme and plugin.
  • Migrating websites from other platforms into WordPress platform.

Technical qualifications:
  • Good understanding of front-end technologies, including HTML5, CSS3, JavaScript, jQuery.
  • Knowledge of how to interact with RESTful APIs and formats (JSON, XML)
  • Experience working with WordPress at a PHP code level.
  • Experience designing and developing responsive design websites
  • Ability to convert comprehensive layout and wireframes into working HTML pages.
  • Proficient understanding of code versioning tools like GitHub and/or BitBucket.
  • Experience with Atlassian products such as Jira and Confluence.
  • Experience in WordPress Multisite.
  • Experience creating multilingual websites.
  • Experience with SEO technical improvements, SEO best practices.
  • Experience building custom Gutenberg blocks.
  • MySQL Database manipulation (writing and executing queries).

Bounce skills:
  • Experience in VIP platforms - huge plus.
  • Experience in SSO technologies - huge plus.
  • Experience with plugins: Yoast SEO, Jetpack, ACF, and Gravity forms elite - huge plus.
  • Experience with search platforms such ElasticSearch - plus.
  • Experience with security and performance best practices - plus.
  • Experience in AMP and Facebook Instant Articles - plus.

Job Requirements:
  • 5 years of experience and proven track in WordPress and web development.
  • Strong communications skills and the ability to work independently and as part of a team.
  • Excellent English-language (written and spoken) communication skills.
  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or related field preferred but not required.
  • Understanding of Internet marketing concepts, practices, standards, and regulations preferred.
  • Skills in market research and competitive analysis in web site design and user experience preferred.

Cairo, Egypt (Al Emdad & Al Tamween)

Time Type:
Full time

Job Category:
Information Technology

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