[rtCamp] Lead WordPress Engineer

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Job Description

We are searching for a talented and proactive WordPress Engineer to provide extensive support to our technical team. In this role, you will be responsible for designing high-quality software solutions and making critical decisions regarding their implementation.
You will actively participate in coding and other development activities. The ideal candidate should possess expertise in designing distributed systems, a deep understanding of WordPress architecture, and proficiency in both front-end and back-end technologies.

Key Responsibilities

  • Providing leadership and mentoring to the development team, making sure that the implementation is consistent with the requirement.
  • Making high-level design choices and establishing technical standards, including WordPress coding standards, best practices, tools, and platforms.
  • Creating a proof of concept (POC) prototypes to validate the feasibility of chosen solutions.
  • Developing architectural and design principles that enhance the performance, capacity, and scalability of projects.
  • Work on Requirements gathering and estimation during the Pre-sales phase.
  • Write and maintain technical project documentation, including inline code commenting and GitHub Readme.md at the bare minimum.
  • Communicating effectively with stakeholders, providing clear explanations of system architecture, design decisions, progress updates, and respecting the timeline of projects.
  • Identifying and mitigating business risks associated with solution architecture.
  • Contributing directly to coding and development tasks as needed to maintain hands-on familiarity with projects.
  • Establishing robust testing, continuous integration and deployment (CI/CD), monitoring, and observability practices.

Must Haves

  • 5+ years of experience as a WordPress Engineer/Developer.
  • Excellent communication and leadership skills.
  • Experience of leading and mentoring the development team.
  • In-depth WordPress engineering experience with high-quality outcome.
  • Hands-on experience of WordPress backend and frontend
  • Good understanding of computer science fundamentals.
  • Ability to debug and troubleshoot code.

Good to Have

  • Development experience for WordPress VIP platform projects.
  • Gutenberg block (and Full Site Editor) development experience.
  • Working knowledge of WordPress REST API or GraphQL.
  • Experience of writing/blogging/public speaking and/or community contributions.
  • Knowledge of and experience with DevOps practices.
  • Prior experience of working with remote team.

About rtCamp

rtCamp is a full-service agency with a global team of 120+ remote employees. Founded in 2009, we have more than a decade’s experience empowering our clients with beautiful and robust solutions, built exclusively around WordPress.