WordPress Front-End Developer at Baeldung

Baeldung helps developers explore the Java ecosystem and simply be better engineers. We publish to-the-point guides and courses, with a strong focus on building web applications, Spring, Spring Security, and RESTful APIs. Our platform is a highly optimized WordPress instance that serves over 12 million page hits a month with about 2750 active visitors at peak. The platform is run on a mature theme, several custom plugins and third party plugins such as CF7, Elementor, Advanced Access Manager, W3 Total Cache, etc..

We’re looking for a PHP / WordPress Front-End Developer to help in the improvement of the current UX and expanding for future projects.

Nature of Work

This is a 100% remote role, for which you must have availability for a minimum of 10+ hours weekly.

Our company relies on asynchronous communication to keep in touch since our team is spread throughout the world and different time zones. We use tools including Email, Jira, Trello, and Slack to keep track of projects to communicate.

Roles and Responsibilities

Implementing Front-End features.

Working on reported issues and bugs and implementing their fixes.

Coordinating with the leadership for new products and services.

Mandatory Requirements

Must have 3 to 5 years experience with Front-End PHP development including a minimum of 3 years WordPress experience.

Must have built or been part of a team that built a WordPress Theme / Plugin.

Must have worked as part of a team, rather than just a solo freelancer: Including experience working with, reading, reviewing, debugging, and maintaining other developers’ code.

Must have demonstrable knowledge of WordPress security gaps, exploits, and the means to plug, fix, and how to stay ahead of these, both in coding and management of plugins/themes.

Must have proficiency with git (we use Bitbucket).

Desired Experience

Experience working in a remote environment using tools such as Jira, Slack, Trello, etc.

Familiarity with CSS / JavaScript / WordPress coding standards and best practices.

Familiarity with CI/CD (Jenkins), OOP, types, Unit Tests and phpdoc code commenting / documentation.

Experience working with a high traffic website and challenges faced eg. Cloudflare, cache invalidation, mysql max-connections, PHP workers – pools – children – etc..

Familiarity optimizing WordPress code for themes / plugins.

Familiarity with multisite WordPress deployments.

Some experience with npm/grunt.

Bonus skills

Experience managing WordPress websites.

Experience with the plugins we use e.g. CF7, Elementor, Advanced Access Manager, W3 Total Cache.

Some familiarity with other tools that are used eg, Google Analytics, Microsoft clarity, Semrush, etc.

Rate / Payment

$24 – $28 hourly depending on background and experience.

Application Process

The interview process will have the following parts:

1. Application/CV screening

2. General questions response

3. Code Test

4. Culture Interview Call

5. Job Offer

How to Apply

Please send an email to the address listed in this posting


Job Type
Part Time
$24 - $28 hourly
How to Apply
Via email