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Senior Software Developer (WordPress/PHP )

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Brief description :

ThoughtLine Technologies is looking for dynamic, proactive and technically strong candidates to join its growing team in Technopark, Trivandrum. A developer responsible for the operations part behind the scenes of the technological stack in WordPress. The candidate should be able to build custom plugins, extend existing ones, deal with user management, capabilities, connecting 3rd party APIs, design the database models etc. The developer should dig into PHP, SQL, and other languages if needed related to storing the data in persistent layers, and presenting the right portion of it depending on the user-driven queries.


 Required Skills:


Minimum 4 years experience of PHP programming, MySQL, XHTML, CSS, Javascript
Extensive knowledge and experience of building WordPress CMS websites using the best practice & defacto standard plugins
Experience working with WordPress at a PHP code level:
  • Knowledge of existing inbuilt WordPress functions.
  • Creation of custom post types.
  • Creation of plugins/widgets written to conform with WordPress coding standards.
  • Creation of clean, logical, well­ documented and re­usable code.
  • Theme/template development and integration.
  • Knowledge of WordPress Network (Multisite) beneficial.
Good understanding of cross­-platform and cross-­browser issues.
Experience with creating responsive websites.
Use of jQuery / AJAX / Prototype / an advantage.
Ability to analyze user needs, technical specifications.
Experience of integrating with Paypal or with any other payment gateway system beneficial.
Experience creating multilingual websites beneficial.

The Role:

Build websites, prototypes and applications using the latest front­end technologies
Providing timely resolution to reported problems with existing websites.
Working closely with both the design and project resources to achieve the best possible results in web projects from conception right through to delivery.

Ensuring all work adheres to current industry best practice.

Self­ motivated, goal­-oriented and able to work in a team environment.

Use common sense at all times and pay close attention to detail.

Committed, enthusiastic, sincere, trustworthy and conscientious.

Excellent communication skills with the ability to effectively interface with all levels and departments on a formal, informal, written and verbal basis.


Preferred skills

PHP programming,  WordPress ,MySQL, XHTML, CSS, Javascript