Experienced WordPress Hacker/Developer



Posted 1 year ago
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Job Type

Full time



Experience Level


Job description

Benzinga Money is looking for the crazy ones that are going to change the world. If you’re looking to make a difference while also generating personal success, this role will provide you with the ability to impact the outcome and long-term growth potential. Join us at a magical time in our company’s growth.

Benzinga is a high-growth, global company that provides content & tools to investors of all stripes from the average joe to the sophisticated trader. BZ is striving to democratize the world of investing.

We’re an experienced team that is looking for smart, driven, self-starters who have a high-level awareness to anticipate things that need to be done. Additionally, you’ll be expected to ideate solutions to enhance the product experience to create raving fans.

If you can solve seemingly complex problems with simple solutions and are excited by the opportunity to take ownership within a small development team, then this is for you. You must enjoy creating something from nothing, moving fast, breaking things and iterating.

Seeking a seasoned web developer with significant Laravel, PHP and WordPress experience and a passion for building engaging, community-focused, user-friendly and scalable websites.

Required Experience:

  • Built frontend applications using Laravel Blade and React.js
  • Built applications that use large relational databases and Laravel Nova to manage and manipulate data at scale.
  • Integrated WordPress custom post types and ACF to build an advanced CMS
  • Experience building consumer web applications and websites
  • Knowledge of existing WordPress functions

Preferred Experience:

  • Experience building applications with the spatie permissions Laravel package
  • Demonstrable portfolio of work (such as a portfolio website or GitHub link)
  • Experience knowing when to leverage third-party plugins, modules or frameworks
  • React.js experience a plus knowledge, HTML and CSS/SCSS


  • Build and manage applications using Laravel
  • Build exciting front-end experiences that cleanly integrate with back-end, microservices
  • Ability to lead other team members throughout the world
  • Leverage your experience with a broad range of technology stacks, platforms and tools to do your best work and teach others to do the same
  • Knowledge of how to interact with RESTful APIs and formats (JSON, XML) a plus.


  • Flexible and remote work environment with HQ in Detroit, MI
  • Comprehensive medical, insurance, and startup benefits program
  • Competitive base salary + bonus + equity stock grant options
  • Regularly planned team outings and company events (monthly & quarterly)
  • Opportunity to make a meaningful impact in a revolutionary space


Our team within Benzinga develops websites, services and experiences in support of giving consumers an edge when it comes to dealing with their money.

Our core values are everything to us:

We Do What We Say
Do what you say, say what you do
Own your responsibilities
Run through the finish line

It’s the What, Not the Who
Give and receive constructive feedback
Be transparent
Understand the problem, focus on the solution

We Find a Better Way
Attention to detail now will save time later
Create leverage by working as one ecosystem
Raise your level of awareness
Work smarter, not harder

Urgency is the Ante to Play
Every second counts
Execute quickly and make better mistakes tomorrow
Indecision leads to inaction

We Create [Raving] Fans
Create products people love
Go above and beyond with every person, every time
Be memorable
Love your customer; love your colleague

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