Staff WordPress Engineer


We are very flexible with working arrangements. This includes a 4 day work week (80% salary)

Posted 1 week ago

What You’ll Do Here

Be An Engaged Team Member

  • Contribute to estimations for all tickets in the backlog and participate in Backlog Grooming, Sprint Planning, and Sprint Review Meetings

  • Adhere to Agile SCRUM Methodologies and organizational processes

  • Be a candid, respectful, and supportive teammate and leader

  • Work closely and collaboratively with others to develop solutions

  • Share your knowledge and expertise with your colleagues

Champion Engineering Best Practices

  • Review and write unit, integration, and regression tests when appropriate

  • E2E testing and frameworks such PHPUnit, QUnit, and Mocha

  • Conduct architectural peer reviews for code created by other engineers

  • Set up build and test environments as well as deploying code

  • Implement PHP and JavaScript Linting

  • Setting up CI/CD workflows with Travis CI or Github Actions

  • Implement standard Docker local development environments

Write Secure, Performant, Scalable Code

  • Develop custom WordPress plugins for use at enterprise scale

  • Object Oriented Programming

  • Create custom React.js based Gutenberg Blocks

  • Utilize WordPress technologies like WP-CLI and the WP-REST-API

  • Build on SQL and NoSQL Databases

  • Transpile ES6 to ES5 using Babel
  • Package management tools like NPM and Composer

  • Employ build tools like Gulp, Grunt, WebPack, Rollup etc.

  • Responsive interface development and interface extension using JavaScript

  • Debugging across a wide range of browsers and devices

What Success Looks Like

  • Delivery of quality code, on time, and as estimated

  • Collaborative and effective communication across global time zones and cultures

  • Proactive approach to learning, growth, and sharing

  • Having the trust and confidence of your teammates

  • Leading by example and treating others with respect

Payscale & Benefits

  • Trust and support from your colleagues (we look out for each other and work together towards our shared goals and vision)

  • The rewards of a highly collaborative culture (we’re a team, not a working group)

  • The joys of remote work done right (schedule flexibility, skip the commute, more time for family and interests outside of work)

  • The chance to play an important part in helping XWP achieve its full potential and make a meaningful difference for our clients, team members and the open web.

  • A starting salary range of USD $85,000 - $110,000 with an earning potential up to $125,000. Starting contractor rates of $50 - $65 per hour USD, with an earning potential of up to $75 per hour over the course of time in this role.

  • Unleash+ allowance of $2,500 per year to enrich your life, and other benefits.

XWP is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all team members.

Are you intrigued?

Apply now (link below) and tell us about yourself, what this role will mean to you, and why you are who we want to work with.

If you are not the one we are looking for, please share this with anyone you know who might be!

We build world-class web solutions for enterprise media and technology companies.

Our Working Week

We are very flexible with working arrangements. This includes a 4 day work week (80% salary)

  • Mon
  • Tue
  • Wed
  • Thu
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Our Remote Working Policy

We are a fully distributed remote team located in 18 different countries.

  • USA
  • Canada
  • Australia
  • Poland
  • India
  • Bangladesh
  • Brazil
  • Germany
  • UK

Our Employee Benefits

  • Healthcare (US, Canada, Aus)
  • 401(k) contribution
  • Flexible working hours
  • Dentalcare
  • Company retreats
  • Equipment allowance

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