Senior WordPress Developer

We’re actively seeking a WordPress Sr. Developer to join the Enterprise Technology department in the Operations division

WordPress Sr. Developer Core Job Responsibilities

Managing and administering the Org’s WordPress instance
Assisting in defining, developing and implementing the WordPress strategic roadmap and releases of features
Maintaining, enhancing and administering the WordPress to Salesforce integration
Providing support, spot training/coaching, data/reporting as needed
Maintaining the WordPress solution (upgrades/feature releases), workflows, functions, configurations, process/system documentation
Ensuring maximum uptime, accessibility, security of WordPress and its enabling role with other AMA ecosystem platforms
Completing other special projects as assigned
What You Have

Eight (8) plus years of experience developing web-based applications
Five (5) plus years of experience developing WordPress Sites
Extensive experience implementing complex WordPress multi-sites
Expertise in crafting modern PHP
Comprehensive understanding of what it takes to write secure and performant code
Thorough knowledge of WordPress, PHP, MySQL, Bootstrap, JavaScript (ES6), React, HTML5, Sass, and CSS3.
Experience building, enhancing and maintaining PHP (preferably WordPress) to Salesforce integrations
Understanding of RESTful Web Services technologies such as JSON, SOAP, and HTTP
What You May Also Have

Good understanding of Single PageApplications (SPAs), asynchronous request handling, partial page updates
Proven delivery of responsive and adaptive web solutions including progressive web applications
Experience working with Content Delivery Networks (CDNs) and edge caching
Strong understanding of website optimization, minification, compression
Proven ability to create design diagrams
What You’ll Get

The ability to OWN the organization’s WordPress solution
A highly-involved role in supporting the implementation, community roll-out and continual strategy, feature and upgrade roadmap for the solution
The ability to grow your skill-set working side by side with a world class solution partner, in the near-term and pushing technology boundaries for future releases
Work-life balance with summer hours, generous paid holiday schedule, paid volunteer time off and flexible work arrangements
Cool work environment with casual dress, social and employee appreciation events, and Fresh Fruit Mondays
Free gym membership to the Pru Powerhouse
Comprehensive and competitive salary and benefits package
The Enterprise Technology Team and the AMA

The Enterprise Technology team is a focused, dedicated, strategic group, who does whatever takes to get the job done, keep the company’s technology up and running, while having fun along the way.

Key departmental goals are transitioning to WordPress (replacing legacy Content Management System), transitioning to Salesforce for the org (replacing legacy Association Management System), transitioning to a new Enterprise Resource Platform (replacing legacy Enterprise Resource Platform), other business technology and infrastructure initiatives.

The Enterprise Technology’s departmental goals are both enablers and drivers of most of the organizations strategic initiatives, by unlocking and creating technology avenues and potential for business growth, strategic initiative activation, National/Local org alignment and creating operational efficiencies, via workflows, automation and data analytics.

At the American Marketing Association (AMA), we’re striving to be the most relevant voice shaping marketing around the world. Our passion and dedication to uncovering the next best practices in marketing, paired with our core values of being curious, courageous, grateful, joyful, customer-centric and stakeholder-sensitive, are the backbone of our motivated and energetic team. Together, we serve a community of more than 445,000 people who work, teach and study in the field of marketing.

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