Web Developer, Senior

Austin, Texas, United States
1 year - 3 years WordPress Developer $ 45 Full-time
Apply before : Sat Nov 25, 2023
Posted Date Fri Nov 25, 2022

Job Summary

We're committed to bringing passion and customer focus to the business.

Job Description

We're committed to bringing passion and customer focus to the business.


Since launching in 2010, WP Engine has become the world’s leading WordPress Digital Experience Platform (DXP), now with over 100,000 customers in 140 countries. We’re proud of the technology and service we offer our customers that move their businesses forward faster. At WP Engine, we strive to do the best work of our careers, and feel empowered to do what is right for our customers. We love investing in employee success and uncovering opportunities for you, the best, to get better. 99 percent of employees believe you’re made to feel welcome at WP Engine. Be you. Be here.


Sell Statement:


We need a web developer to help elevate the public face of WP Engine. This developer will work with designers, other developers, and partners across our Marketing department to build the high-traffic, high-visibility sites we are responsible for. If that kind of responsibility is appealing, read on!


What's cool about this job.


Web Developers in WP Engine's Marketing department work alongside our internal partners to build our company's public presence. We also support our organization internally by providing our expertise and knowledge to other parts of the business. We are working to improve our sites and technology because we believe "Design Matters" and that we should be "Built for Growth".


We are in the early stages of major updates to our site architecture. As part of that, we are looking for a senior developer with strengths in some of the following: WordPress development, testing, automation, CI/CD, continuous improvement, and building to enable other teams.


The day to day.


We work in a fast-paced environment with different projects coming from internal partners, so your days will vary. Most days, you'll do one or more of these things:



  • Develop well-crafted WordPress plug-ins, pages, and site architecture

  • Mentor and collaborate with other developers while leading vital projects

  • Collaborate with our Marketing team to understand and refine our next project

  • Evolve our architecture and technical processes to make our development cycle faster, more reliable, and more sustainable

  • Embrace the challenges that come with our fast-paced environment and high visibility


Your skills and expertise.


Minimum qualifications:



  • WordPress development experience

  • Proficiency in PHP, HTML, CSS, JavaScript, git

  • Willingness to work with other employees to benefit the entire team: mentoring, learning from others, offering ideas, and giving constructive feedback

  • Ability to tackle problems and approaches obstacles as challenges to be overcome

  • Able to communicate effectively with others and build working relationships with colleagues and collaborators


Preferred Skills:



  • Automated and manual testing

  • React, Gutenberg, and/or Beaver Builder development experience

  • Build and automation tools, including Composer, Yarn, Webpack, Docker, CI/CD tools, shell scripting

  • Experience with OAuth, Postman, developing APIs, and consuming APIs


The Perks and Benefits.



  • Company Stock Options (Every employee is an owner in the company)

  • Great Health Benefits (Medical, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance)

  • Fertility Benefits (IVF/Fertility drug coverage)

  • HSA Company contribution $500 for employee / $1000 for family

  • 401(k) with a 4% match

  • Disability Insurance

  • Paid Family and Caregiver’s Leave

  • Employee Assistance Program

  • Generous Vacation Time (Who doesn’t like time off)

  • One-time $500 payment to set up your home office

  • 4 Company Wellness Days a year

  • 1 floating holiday

  • $100 monthly wellness allowance to spend on what you want

  • Access to free on-demand fitness classes

  • Free subscription to Calm

  • Pet Insurance

  • On-going education through LinkedIn Learning, Workday Learning and our Career Growth Portal


At WP Engine, we strive to have the broadest possible view of diversity, going beyond visible differences to include the background, experiences, skills, and perspectives that make each person unique. WP Engine is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and is committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender identity, Veteran status, or any other basis protected by federal, state, or local law. ​

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