Job Title : WordPress Developer (Media)

Company : View TV Group

Location : Reading, Berkshire

Job Type : Full Time

***** Applications made by recruiters will NOT be accepted *****

Who we are:

View TV Group produces entertainment TV and VOD content and broadcasts own and other owner’s channels on the http://kapang.com platform for smart TVs, set top box and any internet-connected / mobile devices and monetises own and customer’s content through sponsorship and programmatic advertising.

Job Description

Please note: This is not a social media content WP Admin/Edit role. The responsibilities of the role are ;

  • Accountability for the full stack from backend optimisations to the HTML, JavaScript and CSS on the frontend
  • Responsibility for the development of multiple websites
  • Responsibility for WP data & database management, themes, design & layout, plugins, customisation and optimization

Role

  • Write code on a daily basis ranging from complex custom modules to simple CSS tweaks
  • Develop the full stack including UI Design and front end coding
  • Develop custom PHP applications to business requirements
  • Work with team members (who are your 1st line customers) using agile planning and delivery techniques
  • Work with team members to automate configuration management and deployment
  • Integrate applications with other enterprise and 3rd party services
  • Analyse and fix application functional and performance issues
  • Evaluate plug-in solutions to meet application functional needs
  • Write and run tests for the code you write
  • Run code reviews with team members
  • Proactively suggest improvements to the codebase both to enhance the application and support Only Motors to meet its objectives
  • Inquisitive, self-learn new skills and bring them to work and apply them
  • May occasionally need to work outside of normal working hours

    Key Skills
  • Must have 5 years experience in WP and use of PHP, Javascript, HTML5 and CSS (may have JQuery & MySQL experience too)
  • Experience working on websites that will be seen in many countries and understanding that a small code change can have a large impact on the perceived speed for the end user
  • Great communications skills being able to talk infrastructure to system admin one minute and explain how to use a new widget to a team member the next
  • Twitter Bootstrap
  • CSS pre‐processor and related built tools
  • Understanding of caching mechanism, such a memcache.
  • Building WordPress plugins and themes
  • Code profiling tools such as xedug and new relic.
  • Documented history of open source, github profile or similar.
  • MySQL tuning and optimizing queries
  • Developed using cloud systems such as AWS / S3
  • Understanding and implementation of SEO

    Salary: £32K – £45K DoE

How to Apply

If this sounds like the role for you, then we’d love to hear from you.

Please send your CV and a covering letter telling us why you think you are the right candidate to nicky.scanlon@viewtvgroup.com

 Closing Date for Applications: 25th January 2021