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Senior Wordpress Developer

Job Title: Senior Wordpress Developer
Contract Type: Contract
Location: City of London, London
Salary: £475 - £550 per day
Start Date: ASAP
Duration: 6 months
REF: 15650/001_1556719022
Contact Name: Adam Blackwell
Contact Email:
Job Published: about 1 year ago

Job Description

I am currently recruiting for a Wordpress Developer to be based in Central London on a 6 month contract for a public sector organisation.

The role does fall outside IR35, and the successful candidate will need to be BPSS cleared.

I am looking for someone with the following skills:

  • Significant experience working with Wordpress (I'm not looking for a generic developer)

  • Experience of mentoring and supporting your colleagues, whether one-to-one or in groups

  • WordPress (up to latest version) - with good WP Codex knowledge.

  • Web application development and deployment skills including LAMP server administration and configuration, with a particular focus on WordPress nuances.

  • Advanced WordPress development (custom themes & plugins), Responsive/Mobile WP websites

  • Experience with modern object-oriented PHP 7 and MySQL

  • Front-end technologies including responsive design, HTML 5, CSS, JavaScript (incl. jQuery, Vue.js)

  • The ability to quickly learn new languages and frameworks and willingness to pick the right tool for the job

  • The ability to manage technical debt appropriately and proportionately

  • Knowledge of open source principles and technologies

  • Familiarity with practices such as TDD, continuous integration, continuous delivery, and DevOps

For a more in depth chat about the role, please apply via the link and I'll send across a job spec.

The deadline for candidate submission is Thursday 2nd May at 12noon.