At Iversoft, the Backend WordPress Developer should have real-world experience building custom web-based applications from the ground up.

This developer needs to be a team player with a great personality. They need to be dependable, responsible, function well under deadlines, be a self-starter, able to work independently, and able to take instruction easily. Our ideal developer will have a positive “can-do” attitude, will know when a project warrants “perfection” in coding or when it simply requires “the best available option within budget”, and be comfortable with both. We are looking for a person who relishes the chance to learn new technologies and find innovative solutions to challenges presented by a wide variety of projects.

Responsibilities 

  • Develop custom code to meet project needs, while conforming to best practices in WordPress

  • Research, recommend and configure appropriate plugins and 3rd party services to meet project needs

  • Build secure, scalable, maintainable WordPress solutions, with performance in mind

  • Deliver coding expertise across all stages of the project lifecycle from concept to deployment

  • Develop with the end-users' experience in mind, always seeking to improve the product

  • Estimate timelines for work, and work with those estimates in mind

  • Communicate status, concerns, and technical issues within the team

  • Collaborate with other team members, including fellow web developers, mobile developers, QA, design, and project management

Requirements

  • 4+ years professional programming experience

  • 2+ years professional experience with WordPress

  • 1+ years backend web development in PHP Laravel, Node.js or similar

  • Experience delivering one or more complex WordPress installations, from inception to launch

  • Experience building and/or maintaining a site with a significant user base (10,000 users+)

  • Experience using LMS and eCommerce plugins in WordPress

  • Experience using WordPress (or similar) as a headless CMS, providing APIs to frontend developers

  • Experience breaking down development tasks, estimating effort, and working within those estimates

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills in English

  • Experience creating and maintaining technical documentation

  • Experience with Git source control and JIRA

Nice to have

  • Experience with other backend or frontend web development technologies

  • Team or project lead experience

  • Agency experience

Differences are meant to be celebrated. That is why Iversoft is proud to be an equal-opportunity employer. Our hiring is designed to be an empathy-forward process that is inclusive of all applicants. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, colour, sex, gender identity or expression, religion, nation of origin, neurodivergence, physical or mental disabilities, military or veteran status, genetic information, pregnancy, age, or any other status protected under Canadian Legislation and the Canadian Human Rights Commission (CHRC).It is our steadfast commitment to inclusion and diversity that drives us in our culture of success, opportunity, empathy and growth.

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