Senior WordPress PHP Engineer (part-time)
We are looking for a WordPress PHP Engineer to join the Gaucho Plugins family. The engineer will be responsible for developing unique code that can withstand high profile sites and intense loads. You will collaborate with a cross-functional team to architect and develop durable, extensible, and secure code.
Part-time (2-4 hours per day, depending on rate)
At least 3 hours of overlapping availability per week between 9:00 am PST – 5:00 pm PST for team meetings
Location is unimportant as long as you are available, enthusiastic, committed and know your stuff
You’ll be part of a development team working on our flagship product
As a Senior WordPress PHP Engineer you would:
Develop new software solutions and maintain existing applications
Work with stakeholders to understand requirements and objectives
Create, review, and update technical documentation
Keep apprised of relevant new technology and best practices
Write tests to validate code function
Execute bug fixes
Measure results of implemented solutions
Participate in troubleshooting/triaging of issues and document them appropriately
You ideally should have:
A portfolio of WordPress plugins
5+ years experience w/ PHP (WordPress Plugin development would be a big plus)
Thorough knowledge of MySQL
Basic knowledge of the product development life cycle
Exceptional organizational and communication skills
Exceptional HTML & CSS skills
Comfortable working in a Linux environment
A passion for improving software/systems
Ability to work remotely with little-to-no supervision
Bonus points for:
Experience with continuous integration and automated deployment pipelines
Experience building products that are accessible (you’ve worked with WAI-ARIA and done WCAG 2.0+ AA/Section 508 work) and performant (working knowledge of best practices)
A collaborative team culture
Consistent/set work hours
Challenging non-redundant daily duties
A voice in how things get done
Access to ongoing training
Excellent compensation with competitive benefits and rejuvenation time-off
Flexible work environment
You will be provided with all of the tools, support, and backing you need to get the job done
How do I apply?
Submit your application along with a copy of your CV to https://gauchoplugins.com/jobs/
Our hiring process includes two Levels of Screening tests [Coding].
This job description is only a summary of the typical functions of the position. It is not intended to be an exhaustive or comprehensive list of all job responsibilities, tasks, or duties. Additional duties and tasks may be assigned as part of the job function. Gaucho Plugins reserves the right to modify, interpret, or apply this job description in a way that best supports the organizational needs. The job description in no way creates or implies an employment contract. The employment contract remains “at will”.
Equal Employment Opportunity Policy: Gaucho Plugins is committed to offering equal employment opportunity without regard to age, color, disability, gender, gender identity, genetic information, marital status, military status, national origin, race, religion, sexual orientation, veteran status, or any other legally protected characteristic.