We are expanding our staff and we are hiring for our office in Tirana!

Position
Senior WordPress Developer - Back-End Web Developer

We are looking for a great, experienced back-end WordPress developer who will have a major role in building professional, quality-driven websites of different natures and integrated apps, based primarily on WordPress as CMS as the main underlying technology.

What You Bring In
You are experienced in creating professional web-based solutions including websites, web applications and related software infrastructures.

You are primarily skilled in back-end development and oriented in taking an engineering approach to development.
Preferably, you are highly familiar with working on the front-end of the project as well, and aspire to eventually expand to full-stack development and get involved further in all the areas of the software life cycle.

You are passionate about building cutting-edge software by working independently or in teams.

As a confident and customer-oriented person, you have good communication skills in English or German (spoken and written).

Responsibilities
Some of your main responsibilities will include:

  • Analyse the requirements and collaborate for determining and deciding on the best implementation options in WordPress
  • Develop and integrate custom themes and functionalities by extending WordPress (creating custom fields, custom post types and taxonomies, widgets) and create custom modules (mostly in vanilla PHP and other core web technologies) as required by the project
  • Develop e-commerce functionalities, primarily working in WooCommerce by performing configuration, extension and customization
  • Integrate third-party libraries;
    Integration of frameworks or other platforms in case of complex projects, and work with external web services through APIs as required
  • Contribute in front-end development by implementing parts of the UI/UX design elements and, generally, integrating the front and back-end sides of the software
  • Optimization of the code and final product primarily in terms of performance - best practices implementation and WordPress-specific optimization
  • Assist in the optimization of other aspects of the final product such as cross-responsiveness, security, SEO and more
  • Assist in the actual operation and management of the whole optimized WordPress set-up in terms of configuration, monitoring, maintenance and updates, as well as training and troubleshooting and resolving problems for clients and co-workers

Skills / Requirements
  • Excellent knowledge and skills in both front-end and back-end fundamental web technologies: HTML, CSS, JavaScript, PHP and SQL;
    Naturally, strong PHP programming skills in particular are required
  • Very good knowledge of WordPress as a platform and seniority in WordPress development is required
  • Experience with the creation of custom WordPress themes, structures and modules and with advanced configuration and optimization
  • Experience with e-commerce development, particularly with WooCommerce development
  • You strive to write efficient code which adheres to the WP coding standards and are able to navigate through the official developer resources to find solutions for coding problems as required
  • Experience with HTML5, CSS3, latest JS versions, AJAX implementation, and MySQL specifically;
    Also, some level of experience with common front-end libraries and frameworks such as Bootstrap, jQuery, etc. and common server-side frameworks and libraries as well
  • Familiarity with tools such as reputable WP starter themes (for example underscores.me) and frameworks (like Genesis) is an advantage; knowledge and experience with other web development libraries and frameworks / platforms, and modern cutting-edge technologies, such as Express JS, Angular JS, Laravel, etc., is also an advantage
  • Working experience with version control and code management tools - Git and Git-based tools
  • You rely on strong logic, good programming skills and solid computer science concepts to follow through and write quality code for solving a variety of layout and functionality problems
  • You are open and flexible to contribute in any of the related phases of the production process as the project demands
  • You are aware of and understand the modern web development industry together with common challenges and solutions
  • A minimum of 3 years of work experience as a professional developer (in the workplace and/or with projects)
  • Overall quality-awareness, attention to detail and customer-oriented
  • Communicative, willing to engage and collaborate in effective teamwork
  • Demonstrate integrity and responsibility in the workplace

We currently have several WordPress projects running and would expect you to join straight in.
We make effective use of WordPress and its advantages as a versatile platform for some of our projects..
We have standards that we follow diligently for a clean and professional WordPress development, with a customized set-up and core theme.


Apply for this opening

Send us an email with your application at jobs@lobovo.com

At LOBOVO we develop diverse web-based solutions that may range from simple, commercial business websites to web-based / cloud applications and more complex, feature-rich products with integrated modules and extra related services.
We do full-stack development in-house, following a full system development cycle, from communication and analysis to post-launch services.
We pay great attention to code quality, clear structure, final product optimization and responsiveness in order to deliver a highly usable and useful final product, with a stunning design.

What you can expect from us

LOBOVO brings the start-up culture where we put people first.

Working with LOBOVO

  • Exciting assignments for international clients.
  • Using state-of-the-art technology for very diverse projects.
  • Opportunities to learn how to lead a project.




INTERESTED? Apply for this opening or visit our website to learn more about us or to contact us about any questions you might have.

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