Remote senior WordPress engineer jobs with U.S. companies

We, at Turing, are looking for highly-skilled remote senior WordPress engineers who will be responsible for developing WordPress plugins and user-friendly web applications. Get a chance to work with top U.S. companies and accelerate your career.

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Job description

Job responsibilities

  • Design and develop complex WordPress plugins and themes
  • Guide junior engineers and provide code reviews and feedback
  • Design and build front-end features of the WordPress applications
  • Strategize and lead the technical vision for larger projects
  • Design and deploy website back-end, including database and server integration
  • Leverage WordPress APIs and extend the WordPress admin experience
  • Take initiative in troubleshooting complex problems quickly
  • Detect and fix bugs and address client issues on priority
  • Run software test in a local testing environment across multiple browsers and platforms

Minimum requirements

  • Bachelor’s/Master’s degree in Engineering, Computer Science, IT (or equivalent experience)
  • At least 5+ years of experience in WordPress development (rare exceptions for highly skilled developers)
  • Strong understanding of WordPress, PHP, Ruby, and JavaScript
  • Proficient with HTML and CSS technologies
  • Expertise in using code versioning tools like Git, SVN, etc.
  • Knowledge of building RESTful APIs and integration
  • Understanding of network diagnostics and analytics tools
  • Fluency in English language for effective communication
  • Ability to work full-time (40 hours/week) with a 4 hour overlap with US time zones

Preferred skills

  • In-depth understanding of debugging tools and performance considerations
  • Ability to architect complex subsystems
  • Knowledge of WordPress editor react components
  • Understanding of website architecture, aesthetics, and SEO perspectives
  • Working experience within an Agile environment
  • Strong analytical, consultative, and communication skills
  • Excellent organizational, leadership, and time management skills

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How to become a Senior WordPress engineer ?

WordPress is an open-source platform that is simple to learn and use, making it a popular choice among millions of people. Learning WordPress programming and becoming an expert in the area is now a lucrative career option.

Remote Senior WordPress engineer jobs have become increasingly popular as more people rely on the internet. You may become a top Senior WordPress engineer if you understand how web development works and can assist firms in achieving their goals. WordPress development is undeniably a stable and well-paying career option.

What is the scope of WordPress engineering?

WordPress has a lot of promise in today's environment. WordPress is a popular website-building software, and a little WordPress training may help you advance your abilities. Senior WordPress engineers with experience have a bright future ahead of them.

Take a look at some statistics that show how popular WordPress is becoming.

  • According to a poll, WordPress is used to power roughly 33% of all websites on the internet.
  • WordPress is a completely free open-source platform to use. It makes it more accessible to a wider audience.
  • People will prefer shopping online to shopping in storefronts. As a result, the need for Senior WordPress engineers who can create attractive websites is growing.
  • WordPress specialists are needed by Google.

Web technology has advanced to a level that no one could have envisioned 20 years ago. Because WordPress is one of the most popular CMS platforms, you'll have plenty of career chances in the WordPress development field.

What are the roles and responsibilities of a Senior WordPress engineer?

Senior WordPress engineers construct, implement, and maintain websites using WordPress, a free, open-source content management system (CMS). They oversee front-end and back-end development, as well as plugin management and security improvements.

Senior WordPress engineers design and manage website architecture, ensuring that sites are attractive and simple to use. A remote Senior WordPress engineer's major tasks include:

  • WordPress website design, development, and management
  • Collaborating with members of a multi-functional team
  • Managing the development of a website's front-end and back-end
  • Creating WordPress plugins and themes
  • Maintaining well-documented, reusable, and transferrable code
  • Troubleshooting and addressing issues with the website as they emerge
  • Maintaining knowledge of the most recent software, trends, and best practices

How to become a Senior WordPress engineer?

Here are some recommendations to help you find remote WordPress development employment.

  • The principles of HTML and CSS must be learned. To become a Senior WordPress engineer, you'll need these abilities.
  • Get to know the PHP programming language, which is used to develop WordPress. There are a plethora of online tools available to help you learn PHP. A good grasp of PHP will benefit you a lot when it comes to WordPress development.
  • Learn all there is to know about WordPress. WordPress is a 15-year-old platform that has acquired its own character. To design your own custom themes and plugins, you'll need to put in a lot of time learning how WordPress works.
  • For the most up-to-date information on how to develop using the WordPress platform, go to the WordPress Codex.
  • Learn how to use JavaScript. If you want to work as a Senior WordPress engineer, you'll need to know JavaScript, which is one of the most widely used programming languages.
  • Contribute to the WordPress Core update to join in the fun. Yes, you may one day be in charge of implementing a WordPress repair or a new feature. This is something you should consider doing.

Let's take a look at the skills and tactics that a successful Senior WordPress engineer will need.

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Skills required to become a Senior WordPress engineer

The first step in landing remote Senior WordPress engineer employment is to learn the core skills. Now, let's have a look at it.

1. PHP

PHP (Hypertext Preprocessor) is the most widely used server-side programming language for building websites throughout the globe. Around 78 percent of all websites use the PHP programming language.

2. CSS and HTML

If you want to work as a remote Senior WordPress engineer, you'll need to know HTML and CSS. You've probably mastered the fundamentals of HTML and CSS, even if you're solely interested in web development.

3. JavaScript

You'll need JavaScript if you want to make a theme or plugin interactive. One of the most extensively used computer languages is JavaScript, sometimes known as the client-side programming language. It's also a requirement for Senior WordPress engineers. Apart from this language, you should be familiar with one or two JS libraries and frameworks, such as Angular and Vue.js.

4. Bootstrap

Coding is essential for a successful WordPress website. However, creating each website from the ground up takes a long time, and you may go behind schedule. Therefore, you'll have to build a base on how to use a framework called Bootstrap, offering a set of common HTML components including the Navigation Bar, Breadcrumbs, Forms, Modals, and Carousel, among others.

5. MySQL

As you may know, MySQL is a database technology. You may establish yourself as a recognized WordPress back-end developer with a little MySQL knowledge. If you can customize the MySQL database and solve PHP and MySQL bugs, that's ideal. It's a valuable skill to have if you want to work as a remote Senior WordPress engineer.

6. Controlling the version

It's a system for keeping track of all of the changes you make to your project as well as other facts. You need not look for or modify any code as there are efficient tools to take care of that. You may also go back to the version before the changes with a simple click.

7. Gutenberg block creation

Creating custom blocks is one of the most popular requests for Senior WordPress engineers. Before Gutenberg, it was impossible. Custom-made blocks will soon be used on other platforms. ReactJS web pages can be built using Gutenberg. This versatile plugin may be applied to any aspect of WordPress development.

8. Building tools

Web development is time-consuming; even simple tasks like code compilation and optimization require time. As a result, you'll need to create solutions that allow you to bypass these time-consuming procedures and concentrate on more important duties. Another motivation to learn how to create tools is that business owners are becoming more knowledgeable.

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How to get remote Senior WordPress engineer jobs?

Software development is one of the most adaptable professions since it allows you to work from anywhere that has an Internet connection and a computer. If your employer permits it, you may work from home or at the beach! Remote WordPress development jobs can let you do just that.

Working remotely demands being appealing enough to companies to recruit you despite the time difference or distance. You must keep up with your technical abilities and maintain a productive work pattern to get successful remote WordPress development employment.

Turing has the greatest remote Senior WordPress engineer jobs that fit your Senior WordPress engineer employment goals. Work on difficult technical and business challenges utilizing cutting-edge technology to further your career. Get full-time, long-term remote Senior WordPress engineer employment with greater income and career progression by joining a network of the world's greatest developers.

Why become a Senior WordPress engineer at Turing?

Elite US jobs
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Long-term opportunities to work for amazing, mission-driven US companies with great compensation.

Career growth
Career growth

Work on challenging technical and business problems using cutting-edge technology to accelerate your career growth.

Exclusive developer community
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Join a worldwide community of elite software developers.

Once you join Turing, you’ll never have to apply for another job.
Once you join Turing, you’ll never have to apply for another job.

Turing's commitments are long-term and full-time. As one project draws to a close, our team gets to work identifying the next one for you in a matter of weeks.

Work from the comfort of your home
Work from the comfort of your home

Turing allows you to work according to your convenience. We have flexible working hours and you can work for top US firms from the comfort of your home.

Great compensation
Great compensation

Working with top US corporations, Turing developers make more than the standard market pay in most nations.

How much does Turing pay their Senior WordPress engineers?

Every Senior WordPress engineer at Turing has the option to determine their own salary. Turing, on the other hand, will propose a wage at which we are certain we can offer a stable and long-term chance for you to advance your Senior WordPress engineer career. Our recommendations are based on an analysis of current market conditions and client demand.

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