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Team Lead WordPress Engineer
Our Client is a major Sports Entertainment Company, and they are looking for a candidate that can serve as a team leader within their development team, overseeing all aspects of technical leadership of a small team overseeing WordPress based digital products, including themes and plugins for several departments in the Mobile and International market. This will include the development of \"state-of-the-art \", mobile first, database and feed driven websites and APIs to support the various departments and their products. The candidate for this growth position should be an expert in their field and help lead the team strategically in achieving our goals.
Partnering with Product and Content Teams, gather business requirements and design technical solutions to meet those needs
Liase with, and provide written feedback to technical and business constituents as necessary
Set coding standards and help drive the strategic technical direction of our WordPress development efforts; develop systems to meet or exceed business KPIs
Understand and modify existing systems as business requirements and consumer behaviors change
Develop system test criteria and participate in systems testing
Respond to, isolate and resolve programming problems
Provide after hours and weekend support for production systems when needed
5+ years relevant digital development industry experience required
WordPress Superstar: at least three years of experience building highly available / scalable WordPress websites in an enterprise environment
Experience leading a development team, in either managerial or engineering leadership position
Strong knowledge of web server technologies (i.e. Apache) and web proxies (i.e. Varnish)
Strong knowledge of Amazon Web Services inclusive of Lambda, S3 and other micro-services
Knowledge of Content Delivery Networks (i.e. Akamai) and CI/CD stack
Excellent written and verbal skills
Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science or related field required
Associated topics: business analysis, business systems analyst, consult, consultant, customer, information technology consultant, marketing, sales, sap, support analyst
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