Senior Software Engineer - PHP (WordPress)

The Good Glamm Group

Posted: about 1 year ago

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full time
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14 - 20 lacs/annum
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Senior Software Engineer - PHP (WordPress)

Who are we looking for?

We are looking for an experienced software engineer with solid experience in both PHP and on WordPress. We are looking for a person who is open to new challenges, willing to learn and mentor others, always looking to improve and above all someone who takes pride in their work.


  • Understand product requirements and create technical specs for the tasks.
  • Create new and/or develop existing custom plugins to provide technical solutions for Product/Editorial asks.
  • Embrace WordPress philosophy and coding standards, software engineering best practices and implement them across all codebases under your purview.
  • Collaborate with Product and Editorial management, communicate complex technical intricacies to them and act as a subject matter expert advising them on best technical implementations.
  • Perform effective peer code reviews.

You must

  • be legally authorised to work in India.
  • have solid understanding of software engineering principles in the context of web development.
  • be fluent with modern PHP (v7+) backed by 7+ years of experience.
  • have an understanding of WordPress internals backed by 3+ years of experience developing custom solutions built on WordPress.
  • have an understanding of WP REST API.
  • have a strong understanding of MySQL/MariaDB or any other RDBMS.
  • be experienced in working with modern JavaScript (ES6+).
  • be experienced in writing performant code which is easy to read and maintain.
  • have an eye for detail and ability to plan ahead.
  • have empathy for peers and co-workers, being able to understand others' perspective and ability to work with them.

Bonus points for experience with

  • Continuous Integration / Continuous Development
  • Agile way of working
  • WordPress as a Headless CMS using REST API and/or GraphQL
  • SASS, React.js, Next.js
  • Working on large scale/enterprise WordPress implementations (websites that receive 1+ million hits per month)
  • Unit testing (especially PHPUnit)
  • WordPress VIP

Extra Bonus points if you have

  • developed and/or contributed to open source WordPress/other projects.
  • contributed to WordPress core.
  • presented talks at one or more WordCamps and/or if you organize your local WordPress meetup.

What we provide

  • A great & empathetic work environment.
  • Generous paid time off.
  • Health insurance for yourself, your spouse and your children.
  • 100% Remote if that is what you want. You can work from anywhere as long as you have stable power & internet connection. Our engineering team is distributed all over the country and we make use of WeWork locations a lot. If you want, we will set you up with a pass for a WeWork location near you.
Skills:- MySQL, Laravel, CodeIgniter, Wordpress and MariaDB

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