Software Engineer, Wordpress

    • Detroit, MI

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in computer science, information technology, or a related field

Preferred Qualifications
  • 5 years of experience in WordPress and Drupal development
  • 5 years of experience programming in Angular, Objective C, C#, HTML, .NET, PHP, Java or other object-oriented programming languages
  • 5 years of experience in database management as it relates to software development
  • Experience with AWS, Azure or other cloud-based technologies
  • Proficiency in the Microsoft Office suite

Job Summary
The Software Engineer uses various programming languages to develop, improve, test and/or maintain software that meets user needs. They mentor other software engineers, lead small development teams and act as an application owner. The Software Engineer takes a lead role in design and code reviews, assists with delivery estimates and provides feedback about all aspects of the process.

Responsibilities
  • Design, develop or modify software and/or software systems by using various programming languages depending on the product and also taking the service architecture into consideration
  • Modify existing software to fix errors, improve the overall quality and functionality, or update integrations with other software
  • Analyze user needs to determine how software should be built or if existing software should be modified
  • Develop and/or perform software automated testing procedures, solutions and frameworks to ensure software functions as needed
  • Translate business requirements and specifications into usable and scalable software
  • Process and understand capabilities and limitations of data outputs from the software
  • Understand and assist with technical infrastructure of an application or system
  • Troubleshoot performance issues
  • Lead design and code reviews
  • Lead delivery estimates
  • Determine and execute the software deployment process
  • Anticipate and communicate blockers, delays and cost ballooning within the team's projects before they require escalation
  • Ensure expectations of the team and external stakeholders are clarified between all parties involved
  • Mentor other software engineers
  • Look for security vulnerabilities in coding
  • Participate in discussions about the team's future vision and strategy


Who We Are
Rock Central is a Detroit-based professional services company obsessed with delivering innovative, effective solutions to meet the diverse needs of our clients. From legal and finance to technology and public relations, our expertise spans from executive consulting all the way to tactical implementation. We thrive at the intersection of people, process and technology and empower our partners to unleash the maximum potential of their business through unmatched partnership and the entrepreneurial spirit of a startup. From the smallest venture to the largest enterprises, we believe having an impact is never a question - it's part of our DNA.

Disclaimer
This is an outline of the primary responsibilities of this position. As with everything in life, things change. The tasks and responsibilities can be changed, added to, removed, amended, deleted and modified at any time by the leadership group.


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