WordPress Developer



Posted 1 year ago
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United States

Job description

As a WordPress developer, you will be part of our remote but tightly knit dev team, working closely with Product Leads to launch new websites, maintain existing products, and improve performance across our whole inventory of digital assets.

Our team is made up of diverse individuals, from various parts of the world, coming together to deliver quality software, help each other grow and at the end of the day be proud of the work we are doing.

Here at #teamraketech we create high performance solutions for our partners in the iGaming industry.

To do this we need your help maintaining the hundreds of WordPress sites in our inventory, adding new features, building custom themes & plugins and making sure everything functions as it should both from a security and performance perspective.

You may find the role requirements below, but even if you think you don’t meet all the criteria but would still be interested in the job, please apply! Nobody checks every box. We prefer working with individuals with a good cultural fit, helping them develop in the areas where they might not be so strong in (provided they are interested in doing so).

As Software Developer (WordPress) you are expected to …

  • Code and deliver quality software
  • Assess the performance (Web Core Vitals) of our assets and solve issues
  • Identify the causes of reported bugs and implement the respective fixes.
  • Implement both backend and front-end features
  • Coordinate with UX/UI designers, developers and test engineers in an Agile environment
  • Perform impact assessment of features and defects with Product Owner
  • Share and promote your ideas towards the improvement of the products and the business
  • Abide by industry and company software development standards
  • Help and provide guidance to junior developers

Success in this role means…

  • Performance of our web assets is in the 90% percentile
  • Sprint commitments are achieved regularly
  • Sites are kept up to date



  • Tech degree or equivalent experience
  • Knowledge of the web building blocks (HTML5 / CSS3 / Javascript )
  • PHP & MySQL knowledge
  • Strong WordPress custom theme and plugin development experience
  • Responsive web development knowledge using Bootstrap
  • Working knowledge of GIT
  • Experience with cross-browser compatibility and mobile responsiveness
  • Experience consuming REST APIs
  • Good understanding of Web Accessibility and security
  • Passionate about self-improvement and web technologies
  • Strong English communication skills (written & verbal)
  • Ability to address change with a positive attitude and a willingness to learn new ways
  • Available to work +/- 2 CET

Nice to have skills

  • Experience with gitflow or similar branching models
  • Experience building REST APIs
  • Experience using composer
  • A working understanding of Webpack
  • Experience working in a fast-paced work environment
  • Experience working remotely

Recruitment Information

Our recruitment process is quite straightforward. Our interviews are very informal, after all this is a great opportunity for both of us to get to know each other better. To ensure effective and efficient recruitment we generally like to stick to the below defined process. Here’s how it works:

Raketech commits to being a discrimination-free and inclusive organisation, people from different backgrounds and with different life experiences make our company more colourful.

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