Sr. WordPress Developer – Front End (React)

At The Events Calendar, you will be a part of a fully remote global team of product managers, designers, engineers, and customer support specialists. We’re dedicated to continuously improving our event management plugins and serving the WordPress community.

This is a full-time, permanent, fully remote role and will collaborate with a cross-functional team to architect and develop durable, extensible, and secure code.

This role requires expert level CSS, JavaScript, TypeScript, React & HTML; considerable WordPress experience; an exceptional understanding of frontend technologies; and experience building automated testing.

Responsibilities:

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

Skills, Competencies, and Qualifications:

5+ years Experience in the WordPress space
2+ years focused on leading the technical direction of a team and mentoring
Thorough knowledge of the product development life cycle
Exceptional organizational and communication skills
Mid to advanced level vanilla JavaScript experience (including experience with webpack, babel, and ES2015+ syntax)
Exceptional HTML & CSS (including experience with PostCSS or Sass and BEM) skills
Experience working with design systems and design system thinking
Adept at crafting modern PHP (ex: autoloading, dependency management, dependency injection, templating libraries, automated testing, OOP, and/or frameworks like Symfony or Laravel, etc.)
Experience working with at least one automated testing framework
Comfortable working in a Linux environment
A passion for improving software/systems
Ability to work remotely with little-to-no supervision
Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Mathematics, or a related discipline or equivalent experience

Preferred Qualifications:

Experience with developing blocks for the Block Editor
Experience with continuous integration and automated deployment pipelines
Experience with JS application frameworks
Experience building sites 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)
Experience in more advanced areas of JavaScript (state management; async operations; unit, snapshot, and integration testing; REST APIs)
Full stack experience beyond HTML, CSS, and JavaScript
Background working on large scale WordPress projects
We Offer:
Excellent Employer paid Benefits options – Medical, Dental, Vision, Prescription
Traditional and Roth 401k with company matching
Fun employer-sponsored events
A collaborative team culture
Consistent/set work hours
Challenging non-redundant daily duties
A voice in how things get done
Access to ongoing training

Disclaimer:
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. Liquid Web Inc. 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: Liquid Web 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.

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