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Full Stack PHP WordPress Developer

  • Full Time
  • Malta
  • €35000 - €45000
  • IT Software, Online Gaming (iGaming)
  • Apply By: October 26, 2021

JOB ID: 30461

Required Skills
Attention to Detail Git Organizational PHP Problem Solving Written and Oral English Communication
Job Description

Company Introduction

Our client is a master in the field of lead generation.

Job Responsibilities and Duties

  • Part of one of our agile teams, the Full Stack PHP WordPress Developer;
  • Work collaboratively with a small, cross-functional agile team, actively participating and contributing to agile events as appropriate;
  • Support product discovery through implementation of prototypes and similar techniques for fast, inexpensive learning;
  • Support product delivery by building, testing, and releasing production quality WordPress websites utilising best engineering practices;
  • Implement and maintain front-end designs in HTML, CSS, JavaScript and related frameworks and technologies as necessary, and which are faithful to designs provided in Zeplin or similar tools;
  • Write simple, clean and secure PHP code, as well as efficient SQL queries, with a focus on minimising technical debt and complexity;
  • Implement unit tests and other automated tests as appropriate;
  • Refactor, optimise and improve existing code for better maintainability and scalability, and to reduce technical debt in general;
  • Develop and maintain clear and complete documentation;
  • Test own work with a view to minimal work items being returned for defects to be fixed, while working closely with QA to ensure that any defects are promptly resolved;
  • Provide operational support for applications and websites when so required;
  • Troubleshoot, identify root causes of, and remediate complex technical issues.


  • At least 3 years' experience in front-end/web development with HTML, CSS/SASS, JavaScript, React and Bootstrap;
  • A minimum of 2 years experience in WordPress development with PHP;
  • Experience or knowledge in any of the following would be an asset: Node.js, Webpack, Composer, Yarn, WP-CLI;
  • Experience writing unit tests in PHPUnit, as well as JavaScript test frameworks such as Mocha, Chai, Jest, Jasmine or similar;
  • Experience on MySQL preferred;
  • Comfortable both consuming and implementing RESTful APIs in PHP;
  • Experience with Sage and Bedrock by Roots.io would be considered an asset;
  • Experience building custom Gutenberg blocks would be a plus.

Personal Skills

  • Excellent written and verbal English communication skills;
  • Motivated with a collaborative and growth mindset;
  • Committed to a culture of trust, transparency and accountability;
  • Well organised with superb attention to detail;
  • Thorough understanding of the software development life-cycle;
  • Has a passion for quality, and knowledge of what it takes to ship high quality code;
  • Dedicated to speed of delivery without compromising quality;
  • Equally comfortable developing both Back-end and Front-end;
  • Knowledge of Git or Git-based code repository systems;
  • Able to write complex and performance SQL queries;
  • Knowledge of PHP template engines such as Twig, Mustache or Blade;
  • Able to optimise websites for high scores on Google PageSpeed Insights and Google Lighthouse;
  • Passion for quality, and knowledge of what it takes to ship high quality code.