Lead Software Engineer - PHP, WordPress

Engineering Pune, India


Position at Spiceworks


JOB DESCRIPTION Software Engineer (Wordpress)

Title: Software Engineer www.swzd.com

Company: Spiceworks Ziff Davis


About you:

You must value expert insights, bold ideas and intellectual courage. You will join our high-performance, outcome-oriented team; where transparency, integrity, agility and hands-on job ownership are valued above all else. With this role, you will embark on a rewarding, global career with Ziff Davis B2B.


About SpiceworkZiffDavis:

We are among the top three B2B Digital Media Companies in the world, with leading brands such as Toolbox, MarTech Advisor, HRTechnologist in our portfolio. We are focused on creating high-value B2B content supported by data and technology to not only inspire our audiences in their professional journey; but also, to engage with the world’s leading technology brands across verticals to build thought leadership and drive demand. ZD B2B Media is a part of J2 Global, among the largest B2C and B2B publisher in the world.


Your Role involves:

We are looking to hire an experienced Software Engineer to join our dynamic team. As a Developer, you will be responsible for creating a top-level coding-base using PHP, Wordpress, best practices. Your role will require you to implement an exciting and streamlined user experience in the form of a web-app.


To ensure success as a Software Engineer, you should have extensive knowledge of theoretical software engineering, be proficient in PHP (Yii), Wordpress, MySQL, JavaScript, HTML, and CSS, and have excellent project management skills.


Duties and Responsibilities

  • Writing PHP, Wordpress, JavaScript, CSS, and HTML.
  • Write MySQL complex queries.
  • Developing product analysis tasks.
  • Making complex technical and design decisions for projects.
  • Conducting performance tests.
  • Ensuring high performance of applications and providing support.


Preferred Skills & Qualifications

  • Languages - HTML5, CSS3, Javascript, Jquery, Bootstrap, PHP7
  • Frameworks - WordPress, MVC
  • Databases - MySQL
  • Other - git, AWS services
  • Must have -
  • - strong knowledge about data structures and OOPs concepts
  • - good problem-solving skills
  • - ability to work under strict timelines
  • - adhere to the agile process
  • - strong knowledge about working with large data
  • - Knowledge of writing new WordPress plugins, change in existing plugins.
  • Good to have -
  • Knowledge of other PHP frameworks
  • 6+ years of work exp in online web application development.
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering or similar.
  • Know of .git code version control tool.
  • Good communication skills.
  • Critical thinker and good problem-solver.