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WordPress Developer – Sri Lanka
Leafcutter is a digital innovation agency with a focus on unique, tailored solutions for each client. We’re a close-knit and agile team that loves producing beautiful, well-designed and meaningful digital experiences that work in the real world. Our vision is to create a world where all ideas can be brought to life. We believe in making a difference, working smarter before harder, that simple is beautiful and that we can make it happen.
Due to exceptional growth, we are looking for a passionate WordPress Developer to join our in house team in Sri Lanka to work across a portfolio of exciting clients in industries such as nonprofit, pharmaceutical, retail, education, ecommerce, professional services and many more. Someone who is a team player that wants to develop core components and is going to be a key part of our growth well into the future.
The company is based in Sydney, Australia, with a small development team in Colombo Sri Lanka, our team is made up of highly experienced, innovative and insightful digital professionals and we believe in fostering idea cultures to enrich team knowledge and client results.
The role is for a self motivated and managed position. You will have to have experience in WordPress and be able to manage your own time efficiently in order to completed tasks given by Leafcutter. Overall deadlines will be provided but you should have the ability to breakdown tasks and set up your own deadlines within Wrike (Our time management tool).
You will need to have your own Laptop and work within the office environment in Colombo as part of the greater team. There will be daily meetings which will allow you to provide feedback or any concerns difficulties you are facing with the provided tasks. All code changes will be managed on the server and be pushed daily to bitbucket. You will have to make sure that the development branch on GIT are up to date with the latest changes for that day as well as all tasks are updated within Wrike before CoB.
MAIN DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Translating project requirements into blocks of tasks for you to work on.
Time management and ability to follow given deadlines or creating your own deadlines based on project requirements/tasks.
Software quality assurance (audits, code reviews, testing, etc).
Build websites using WordPress and its latest technologies.
Quick turnaround with changes and feedback items.
Keep upto date with the latest frontend technologies.
Build plugins and reusable code components which can be migrated into different WordPress instances.
Excellent verbal and written communication skills in English
You have 3+ years as a WordPress Developer.
You will be enthusiastic about opportunities to improve and adapt your skills as our business needs require.
You know what frameworks or technology to leverage for a project & why you would use them.
You have the ability to answer questions and help solve problems other developers encounter.
You are comfortable with writing complex MySQL queries.
You are comfortable at using a Linux command line.
You follow code standards to develop quality & maintainable code.
The ability to perform accurately, effectively and methodically under pressure.
Object Oriented Programming
An Advanced Knowledge of
Relational Databases (MySQL)
Bootstrap/Foundation CSS frameworks
Experience with WordPress Visual Builder (Visual Composer etc.)
Web Servers (Apache, NGINX)
Thorough understanding of HTTP request/response cycle, and SDLC development principles
Experience writing technical requirement documents and using version control (GIT)
API integration experience (Facebook, Twitter, Paypal etc.)
SOME PREFERRED ADDITIONAL SKILLS
Cloud Platforms (AWS, Azure, etc.)
Managing & Mentoring Developers
Work with a dynamic group of entrepreneurial and high achieving professionals
Opportunity to work within your own team
Work with great clients
Work in a multilayered environment
Paid in Australian Dollars
Work for an International company with head office in Sydney, Australia
Continual learning, innovation and agility are at the core of who we are and how we deliver industry leading results to our clients. Joining our expanding entrepreneurial company at this exciting stage means that growth and opportunity is limitless.
We are very driven and passionate about what we do; we’re also pretty laid back and make sure we’re having a good time while doing it.
If you are interested in the above position and you think you have what it takes for this exciting role please send your CV along with your salary expectations to the following email address [email protected]
Due to the high volume of applications we receive, only shortlisted candidates will be responded to.