WordPress Engineer

Posted: 50 years618 months2651 weeks18561 days ago

WordPress Engineer
Location: Charleston, South Carolina, United States
Department: Development
 
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BoomTown is looking for a talented WordPress Engineer to join our passionate and highly skilled team of developers and designers. As a WordPress Engineer you will be a core contributor on a small team building an innovative, native, mobile experience. Our teams are instrumental in researching and implementing new ideas, solutions, technologies, and development processes.
 
What You’ll Do:
Conceptualize and implement new features in the WordPress codebase to serve a variety of audiences, from internal users to end-users, using a variety of languages and toolkits (e.g. PHP, JavaScript, MySQL, Mustache, CoffeeScript, Backbone.js)
Monitor performance of WordPress-based websites, making improvements as needed at all levels (codebase, web server, database)
Work closely with our infrastructure team to maintain and build upon a PHP + MySQL + nginx-based WordPress hosting environment
Assist other teams in maintaining operating WordPress development and QA environments
Monitor progress of upstream dependent projects (WordPress) and shepherd through upgrades as required
 
We’d like to speak with you if you have:
3 + years building web applications using PHP in a medium to large scale web environment
Strong database experience with MySQL
3 + years working with Wordpress Multisite,  preferably on high traffic sites
Exposure to Couchbase and/or Memcached is a plus
Nginx experience preferred
Experience with one or more of the Javascript frameworks (Backbone, jQuery ideal)
Bachelor’s degree or higher in Computer Science or relevent work experience
 
What is BoomTown, you ask?
 
BoomTown has been ranked on the Inc 500 Fastest Growing Companies list for the past three years (2011, 2012, 2013). BoomTown is a fast growing web-based software company specializing in an end-to-end web marketing solution for real estate. Our flagship product is used by top-producing real estate brokers and teams across the country. BoomTown enjoys success by combining nimble management, a top-notch technical team, and unequaled customer service. We are extremely passionate about our platform, as well as our relationships among our team and with our partner clients.
 
Life at BoomTown
Our philosophy can be summed up fairly succinctly - we create powerful, yet simple software that drive our clients’ business outcomes.  We’re truly passionate about our clients; and we’re focused on designing innovative solutions for their complex needs that make a difference in their lives.  Simply put, we work hard to create inspired solutions that people love to use.
 
BoomTown offers you:
Growth potential and ability to lead change
Company leadership that believes in flexibility, freedom, and innovation
Challenging, motivating, fun and dog-friendly work environment
Company culture that is guided by our core values that thrives on passion and innovation
Agile product management methodologies with minimal process overhead
 
Life in Charleston, SC…one of the best cities in America!
 
If you are interested in applying for this employment opportunity, please contact Meg Senn, Alumni Relations and Career Services Manager at meg@scgssm.org or 803-252-9152. When emailing, please include a copy of your resume as an attachment.