Forming part of one of agile teams, the Full Stack PHP WordPress Developer owns the challenge of building and maintaining modern, innovative, and high-performance websites which delight our end users.
Work collaboratively with a small, cross-functional agile team, actively participating and contributing to agile events as appropriate
Support product discovery through implementation of prototypes and similar techniques for fast, inexpensive learning
Support product delivery by building, testing, and releasing production quality WordPress websites utilizing best engineering practices
Write simple, clean and secure PHP code, as well as efficient SQL queries, with a focus on minimizing technical debt and complexity
Implement unit tests and other automated tests as appropriate.
Refactor, optimize and improve existing code for better maintainability and scalability, and to reduce technical debt in general
Develop and maintain clear and complete documentation
Test own work with a view to minimal work items being returned for defects to be fixed, while working closely with QA to ensure that any defects are promptly resolved
Provide operational support for applications and websites when so required
Troubleshoot, identify root causes of, and remediate complex technical issues
Excellent written and verbal English communication skills
Motivated with a collaborative and growth mindset
Committed to a culture of trust, transparency and accountability
Well organized with superb attention to detail
Thorough understanding of the software development lifecycle
Has a passion for quality, and knowledge of what it takes to ship high quality code
Dedicated to speed of delivery without compromising quality
Equally comfortable developing both Backend and Frontend
Knowledge of Git or Git-based code repository systems
2+ years previous experience in WordPress development with PHP, including WordPress theme and plugin development, creation of shortcodes, custom post types, and utilization of action hooks and filter hooks, are a must; experience building custom Gutenberg blocks would be awesome
Able to write complex and performant SQL queries; experience on MySQL preferred
Comfortable both consuming and implementing RESTful APIs in PHP
Knowledge of PHP template engines such as Twig, Mustache or Blade (preferred)
Experience or knowledge in any of the following would be an asset: Node.js, Webpack, Composer, Yarn, WP-CLI; experience with Sage and Bedrock by Roots.io would be awesome
Able to optimize websites for high scores on Google PageSpeed Insights and Google Lighthouse
Experience troubleshooting complex production issues
Betting Connections was founded at the beginning of 2010 as a response to an identified demand in the market for a true recruitment consultancy within the iGaming industry.
With dedicated recruitment specialist teams for IT, Multilingual and Gaming Specialists; we pride ourselves on our ability to fully understand the needs of both our clients and candidates, building long term relationships that are mutually beneficial to all. We achieve this by investing the time to get to know candidates and clients on a personal level, and by drawing on our extensive knowledge of both the iGaming and recruitment industries. This highly tailored approach to recruitment ensures that we know exactly what individuals are looking for and allows us to match the correct profile to the correct role, helping employers to grow their companies and individuals to develop their careers.
We operate throughout Europe and all of the major iGaming hubs across the globe, providing support for the industry’s leading operators and suppliers. We are 100% committed to making that perfect match between employers and job seekers across all functions within the industry, ranging from entry level to senior level positions.