WordPress/WooCommerce Backend Developer


Job Description:

We are currently hiring a WordPress developer responsible for back-end development, including creating themes and plugins for WordPress and WooCommerce.

This position requires a combination of programming knowledge, both PHP and MySQL as well as HTML5, CSS3, and JavaScript.

The candidate should have a strong understanding of WordPress Codex and the trends and particularities of the WordPress and WooCommerce ecosystem.

The candidate must have experience in developing complex WordPress and WooCommerce websites. 

Dengun is a software development company located in the Algarve, Portugal, with clients in Silicon Valley, New York, Amsterdam, Moscow, London, and Macau.


Main Responsibilities:

Produce well-structured code, with detailed specifications. This means that your code is commented, well structure, readable and comes with documentation;
Extending WordPress and WooCommerce functionality to work with external systems / APIs;
Providing input on business decisions and project goals;
Ensure high performance and apply industry best practices in WordPress/WooCommerce development;
Collaborate with a team of developers, designers and project managers on the development of websites and eCommerce websites;
Be happy! :)


Skills & Qualifications:

At least 4 years experience in developing complex websites using WordPress/WooCommerce;
Always follow WordPress coding standards and best practices;
Excellent knowledge of PHP;
Excellent knowledge of MySQL;
Experience with RESTful APIs;
Ability to debug your own code and that of others;
Knowledge of architecture principles such as OOP and DRY;
Good knowledge of front-end technologies such as HTML5, CSS3, and JavaScript;
Good understanding of code version control tools such as GIT;
Familiarity with using command-line tools on Linux servers is a plus;
Highly organized, detail-oriented and self-motivated;
Previous development agency experience preferred;
Fluent in English, spoken and written.


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