Date Posted

June 25, 2024


United States

Job Type

Customer Contract


Masters Degree





Tax Terms

C2C, W-2, 1099



Job Description

Job Title: Senior WordPress Engineer
Location: Remote
Duration: Long-term
Company Overview:
Pulivarthi Group is a premier global provider of staffing and IT technology solutions, renowned for delivering exceptional services tailored to each client's unique needs. With a steadfast commitment to excellence, we merge expertise with innovation, ensuring cost-effective solutions of the highest quality. Our diverse client base spans healthcare, finance, government, and beyond, reflecting our adaptability and proficiency across industries. Operating in the United States, Canada, and Mexico, we pride ourselves on aligning with clients' cultures, deploying top-tier talent, and utilizing cutting-edge technologies. Pulivarthi Group stands as a beacon of reliability, efficiency, and innovation in the realm of staffing solutions.
Job Description:
We are seeking a Senior WordPress Engineer to join our team, with a focus on large-scale media websites. This role requires a deep understanding of high-traffic websites and the ability to handle production-grade services. The ideal candidate will have extensive experience with WordPress development, custom plugin creation, and performance optimization.
Key Responsibilities:
Design, Code, and Test Inspections: Participate in design, code, and test inspections throughout the product lifecycle to provide technical expertise and identify issues.
Project Management: Provide work breakdowns, estimates, and status updates to project and engagement management.
Technical Priorities: Understand technical project priorities, implementation dependencies, risks, and issues.
Lead EPICs: Lead EPICs in our agile development process, requiring coordination, direction, and mentorship of multiple development resources.
Scrum Leadership: Lead development scrum groups, taking responsibility for the outcome of multiple stories across several developers.
Story Planning: Engage in story planning, negotiating between PM, DEV, and QA to derive appropriate stories based on fair compromises between original specifications, technical design, and testing possibilities.
Plugin Development: Develop, enhance, document, and maintain WordPress plugins.
Architecture and Design: Lead development team in architecture and design of new features.
Required Skills:
WordPress Development: Proficient in WordPress, including Gutenberg and WordPress plugins.
Programming Languages: Strong knowledge of PHP, JavaScript, React, Node.js, CSS, HTML.
Cloud Services: Experience with Amazon Web Services (AWS).
Containerization: Proficient with Docker.
Database Management: Experience with MySQL.
CI/CD: Familiar with Continuous Integration and Continuous Deployment processes.
Unit Testing: Effective knowledge of unit testing automation.
Optional Skills:
Performance Optimization
New Relic
WordPress VIP
Cypress/Playwright e2e Testing
Experience: Prior experience working on large media websites with millions of visitors per month.
Communication: Strong ability to communicate effectively with multiple stakeholders and take ownership and accountability.
Problem Solving: Ability to manage priorities, contribute proactively to performance optimization, and find ways to increase efficiency.
Development: Experience in custom plugin development and React + Gutenberg dynamic block creation.
Testing: Familiarity with unit testing automation and best practices.
Equal Opportunity Statement:
Pulivarthi Group is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to building a diverse and inclusive culture and celebrate authenticity. We do not discriminate based on race, religion, color, national origin, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, marital status, disability, protected veteran status, or any other legally protected characteristics.