WordPress Expert

Engineering Hyderabad, India Pune, India Remote - India Mumbai, India Bengaluru, India


Title of the Role: Sr. Software Engineer (WordPress Expert)

Who you are:
You should have at least five years of experience working with high-traffic WordPress sites hosted on WP Engine or a similar platform.
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 Spiceworks Ziff Davis.

What you’ll do:
As an SWZD Senior WordPress Developer, we are looking to hire an
experienced Software Engineer to join our dynamic team. You will be responsible for creating a top-level coding-base using PHP and WordPress best practices, and will create/modify. plugins in WordPress. Your role will require you to implement an exciting and streamlined user experience for SWZD web-application platforms.

What will be your responsibilities?
To ensure success as a Software Engineer, you should have
extensive knowledge of theoretical software engineering, and must be proficient in WordPress, WPEngine (or similar platforms), AWS, PHP, MySQL, query & database optimization, and have the experience to handle large traffic websites on WordPress.

What does it take to do this job?

Duties and Responsibilities
● Manage high traffic WordPress website hosted on
● Follow best practices to manage and maintain a WordPress site.
● Knowledge of SEO w.r.t. change in code and adopt
& implement the latest change in SEO.
● Write MySQL complex queries.
● Optimize MySQL queries, database, tables etc.
●Experience in MySQL indexing and tweaking WordPress queries to run faster with large databases.
●Making complex technical and design decisions for projects.
● Ensuring high performance of applications and
providing support.

Preferred Skills & Qualifications
Languages - HTML5, CSS3, JavaScript, jQuery, PHP7+,
WordPress 5.6+
●Frameworks - WordPress, MVC.
●Databases - MySQL
●Other - git, AWS services
●Must have Proven experience working and optimizing content/community-based websites.

o Stay ahead with Google SEO algorithm changes and
o Experience with CDN, Firewall, Performance tuning
o Strong knowledge about data structures and OOPs
o Good problem-solving skills
o Ability to work under strict timelines
o Adhere to agile process
o Strong knowledge about working with large data
o Knowledge of writing new WordPress plugins, change
in existing plugins.
Good to have -
o Knowledge of other PHP frameworks
o 6+ year work exp in online web application development.
o Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Computer
Engineering or similar.
o Know of .git code version control tool.
o Good communication skills.
o Critical thinker and good problem-solver

***In terms of logistics, all interviews will take place over phone or video due to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic***

Spiceworks Ziff Davis is a safe, inclusive workplace for people of all backgrounds and walks of life. We strongly encourage you to apply if you are from a marginalized or underrepresented group, particularly in the technology industry. Some candidates may see a long list of job requirements and feel discouraged because they don't match every single bullet point - we suggest, please apply anyway. We're flexible on location wherever possible - we are a Work From Anywhere company. We don't believe in a "perfect" candidate because we believe in our core value, "Evolve and Adapt Quickly". If you believe this is a role that you'll be excited to work in every day, want to be a part of a culture like ours, and will be relentless about pushing boundaries to succeed, please apply.

Who we are:
Spiceworks Ziff Davis (SWZD) is a trusted global marketplace that connects technology buyers and sellers with the most actionable and precise intent data. We are uniquely positioned to offer tech brands unmatched visibility into accounts that are truly in-market, by leveraging our scale, quality and diversity of intent data. With unparalleled access to the world’s most influential technology buyers through a combination of first-party (Community, Tools, Editorial) and third-party intent data, SWZD is a leader in intent-backed, intelligent, omnichannel marketing.