Modern Tribe: Lead WordPress Developer (Anywhere)

Posted: Apr 22, 2019

The Opportunity

Modern Tribe is looking for a Lead Backend Developer with advanced WordPress experience to join our services agency.

This role will offer you the opportunity to become a leader within our tribe. You will be helping to build and inspire an awesome dev team working on innovative and large scale WordPress installations. We are looking for a backend developer that is already actively working in the WordPress website and plugin development field. You need to be up to speed and knowledgeable about the most recent releases and standards of WordPress. We want you to be as excited and as passionate as we are about what we are creating with the platform.

Please note: This is not an entry-level position.  

Personal Competencies

  • Strong communication skills
  • Experience working as part of a remote team
  • Self-motivated, detail-oriented
  • Strong organizational skills
  • A methodical approach to all tasks
  • Ability to prioritize workloads and meet deadlines
  • Ability to work on multiple projects at the same time and complete tasks in a timely manner
  • Ability to work remotely with little-to-no supervision is a must
  • Excited to be part of a team with the potential for a long term relationship
  • Fluent English speaker

Knowledge & Experience

  • 5+ years experience working as a backend web developer on production sites
  • 2+ years focused on leading the technical direction of a team and mentoring development team members
  • Extensive experience implementing complex WordPress sites
  • Skilled at crafting modern PHP
  • A comprehensive understanding of what it takes to write secure and performant code
  • Thorough knowledge of MySQL
  • Ability to work remotely with little-to-no supervision
  • Excellent understanding of OOP, software development life cycle, and best practices
  • Experience working with at least one automated testing framework

Bonus Points

  • Experience with continuous integration and automated deployment pipelines
  • Unit Testing
  • Experience with JS application frameworks
  • Experience with server technologies like Redis or ElasticSearch
  • Remote work experience

Compensation

Pay range is between $50-$75 USD per hour commensurate with qualifications and experience. For this gig we are looking for both Full Time hires and freelance contract roles of 15-20 hours per week of work. We are always seeking longer relationships with kick-ass people.

Location

Work from anywhere in the US or Canada; if you are in Central or South America, let’s talk. This will be a 100% remote position. If your working hours are in a timezone outside of the US range, but you work 4+ hours of overlap each day our team might be able to consider your application.

Inclusion Statement:

Modern Tribe is committed to a culture that embraces diversity and inclusion. We foster an environment of collaboration, open engagement, fairness and respect regardless of differences in age, race, disability, national origin, gender identity, religion, sexual orientation or veteran status. As a hybrid workspace ranging from distributed contractors to traditional employees, we value the unique perspectives and experiences of our global team.

We come from all walks of life. We are small business owners. We are tattoo aficionados and 80’s movie buffs and ex-pats. We are homeschool teachers. We are single parents. We are musicians, college drop-outs, and entrepreneurs. We are travelers, feminists, runners, volunteers, and makers. We are a Modern Tribe.

Everyday we strive to fulfill our motto: live well and do good work. We hope you will consider joining us.

How to Apply:

Apply on our website - http://m.tri.be/1aei

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