Senior WordPress Engineer

Client and project description

Our client, a Hong Kong based company that owns various web portals and online shops, looking for a senior PHP developer with strong programming skills and extensive experience in creating, deploying and maintaining well-developed, extremely fast WordPress web projects.

For example, one of the new projects is to develop a portal – searchable wallpaper database with content uploaded by users and scraped from the internet.

Required skills and experience

  • 5+ years of successful commercial experience;
  • Strong knowledge of PHP/ WordPress. Ability to write high-performance, reusable code;
  • Excellent knowledge of HTML, CSS, JS, jQuery, Bootstrap;
  • Experience in creating new themes, custom category tree, etc.
  • Understand how to control memory usage in WordPress;
  • Experience in user-generated content in WordPress;
  • Expert-level knowledge of responsive web design;
  • Familiarity with SEO best practices;
  • Knowledge in GraphQL, AWS, Docker is a plus;
  • Excellent verbal and written English communication skills;
  • Ability to work autonomously;
  • A self-starter with minimal supervision;

Duties and responsibilities

  • Be a super performer during the first month after start;
  • Scale to the 3-ppl team and lead this team;
  • Defining strategy of task distribution to ensure high velocity and optimal team load;
  • Be responsible for structuring customer requirements into tasks for developers;
  • Risk estimations and management;
  • Ensure the quality of deliverables for the team;
  • Produce efficient, maintainable and reusable code;
  • Optimize performance for both server-side and client-side;
  • Fine-tune web vitals (LCP, FCP, CLS);
  • Control load ads by using Intersection Observer API;
  • Design the layout and optimization of responsive HTML/CSS layouts;
  • Direct communication with the customer team in English;
  • Be proactive, preventing possible problems and resolving any ambiguities;
  • Be responsible for the Client success in terms of delivery;

What's in it for you

  • Additional monthly bonus which depends on the number of billable subordinates;

About SPsoft

Forget the „ГАЛЄРИ”, box type of thinking and the small perks offered to keep you satisfied. With SPsoft you have a chance to mature for real, not just tech-wise.

When you join SPSoft:

  • You will report to, be mentored by and will communicate directly with our customer leadership team and your peers on the customer side.
  • Learn to bring more value by solving bigger problems and make more money eventually. You’ll be trained by our leadership team and our clients. You will have a chance to make it into the SPSoft core team and that’s a whole new level and potential to earn company stock options!

You can watch our growth from a safe distance or join now, contribute and share the success WITH US!

If you can’t find the meaning in what you’re doing, don’t know where you’re going in the long run, feel like you do not evolve, or like nobody cares about you, or think you’re wasting your time — come and win the competition for this job! Team up with us and our clients to make the world a better and more convenient place to live! Start making a difference now!