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GigaOM is hiring a WordPress Developer

  • Listed: May 18, 2010 3:04 pm
  • Expires: 27 days, 5 hours

Senior-level WordPress Developer

GigaOM is looking for a senior-level WordPress developer who has experience creating and modifying plug-ins, is familiar with WordPress core, and can create/modify themes with performance and scalability in mind. Just to be clear, this is not a design or front-end developer position. This is a leadership opportunity to join a growing team and company who takes pride in their work, and strives to make a difference in the world.

Landing this job means that you will be embarking on an exceptional technological adventure! You’ll get access to the latest tech news and global trends, and engage with highly talented people every day. You’re going to see a lot of great work get delivered, and most importantly, you will have the opportunity to participate in shaping the direction of a rapidly growing company.

There will be a high degree of visibility surrounding your work and you will have a lot to be proud of every single day.


This is a full-time position at our San Francisco office. Please do not respond to this ad if you aren’t located in the SF Bay Area and can’t be physically in the San Francisco office up to five days a week.


  • Expertise in developing, debugging, and performance tuning WordPress plug-ins, core and themes
  • Knowledge and experience working around and possibly patching WordPress core
  • Expert knowledge of HTML/XHTML, JavaScript, and CSS
  • Expertise with AJAX and JavaScript frameworks like JQuery
  • Expertise with API integration
  • Expertise with database design, optimizations and SQL
  • Experience with XML
  • Experience with the APIs from the latest social networks like Facebook and Twitter
  • Experience using GIT or SVN
  • Proven ability to work in fast paced environment; a positive and proactive attitude

You Must

  • Be communicative, patient and clear under tight deadlines
  • Like working on small teams and in a fast-paced start-up environment
  • Work with team members and contractors to complete projects
  • Have a desire to innovate and love to take on challenges with an open mind
  • Be a PHP Developer first and foremost, and understand the intricacies of WordPress like the back of your hand

Sound like a fit? Send your qualifications to jobs at GigaOM.