WordPress Developer

This is a full stack developer role supporting all aspects of Web Development. Working alongside a team of web developers, this position will develop and maintain websites within best practices.

Architecting Websites for both External and Internal (Employee Portal) purposes

Use best practices in hosting of websites (cloud, on-prem, etc.)

Using scripting or authoring languages, management tools, content creation tools, applications and digital media.

Work closely with other members of the web team.

Performing Website updates.

Developing or validating test routines and schedules to ensure that test cases mimic external interfaces and address all browser and device types.

Maintaining an understanding of the latest Web applications and programming practices through education, study, and participation in conferences, workshops, and groups.

Back up files from Web sites to local directories for recovery.

Identifying problems uncovered by customer feedback and testing, and correcting or referring problems to appropriate personnel for correction.

Evaluating code to ensure it meets industry standards, is valid, is properly structured, and is compatible with browsers, devices, or operating systems.

Determine user needs by analyzing technical requirements.

Education, Certifications, and Experience

Bachelor’s Degree in related field, or 4 years of related experience.

Deep knowledge of HTML, SASS/CSS, JavaScript, REST API

Fundamental understanding of Object-oriented programming in PHP

Understanding of UI/UX

Writing custom posts types, taxonomies, and queries without plugins.

Ability to develop custom WordPress themes and plugins from the ground up.

Leverage ACF in WP.

Responsive design with robust cross-browser/device testing.

Take complex PSD/XD wireframes and turn them into beautiful code.

Ability to write clean code for SEO and site performance (speed).

Basic understanding of web security best-practices (SSH keys, SSL certificates, etc).

Git version control

Database understanding and experience

Ability to write Crons

SQL experience preferred not required

Behavioral Competencies

Self-motivated, eager to grow and learn

Detail oriented

Strong communication skills

Customer service based

Ability to multitask with time constraints and organizational/departmental goals.

The incumbent in this position will be required to pass a criminal history background check.

Must be able to obtain and hold a valid IVP Level One Fingerprint Clearance Card at all times.

Travel between campuses is required from time to time.

This position requires the need to lift objects (up to 25 pounds) on occasion.

This position may require sitting for long periods at times, talking on the phone, standing, kneeling, stooping and long periods of concentration.

Vertex Education
Job Type
Full Time
Chandler, Arizona
How to Apply
Via web form