Software Developer Job (Melbourne)
We are a growing eCommerce startup providing SaaS globally to some of the biggest names in car rental. “We make life easier for car rental companies.”
We make extensive use of WordPress to power customer websites. We have a deep understanding of WordPress as a platform and are constantly expanding our own framework (no 3rd party plugins).
We help car rental companies maximise their online revenue, while also making it easier for them to manage and promote their own website content.
We are based at Inspire9 located in Richmond – a friendly co-working space with ping-pong, pool tables and a great community startup culture.
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We are looking for an experienced WordPress developer to join us at CarCloud.
You are someone who likes to work in teams and will be working alongside 3 other WordPress devs - a team that will grow to 5 by March Protected content . You are comfortable working on complex platforms and don’t like to rely on 3rd party plugins.
Our ideal candidate is someone who develops custom, often complex WordPress-based solutions along with general PHP framework-based solutions. You are highly passionate about the startup space and emerging technologies.
You know the latest tools and you show regular interest in evolving trends and changes in web dev thinking and practice. You have been doing this for at least 2 years and love what you do.
Desired Skills, Experience and Requirements
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The role we are looking to fill is for someone with a deep understanding of WordPress. You have built themes, plugins and complete websites before - and possibly even contributed to WordPress Core.
2+ years experience using WordPress
Thorough understanding of the WordPress core software and its functions at the code level
Experience building WordPress themes/plugins
Strong understanding of PHP back-end development.
Knowledge of change control systems, specifically Git.
Ability and desire to function within a small team and startup atmosphere
Enjoys working as part of a dev team
Excellent communication skills
Is passionate about the startup space
Demonstrated Agile experience is a bonus - and preferably prior experience with project/software management tools like JIRA, automated testing and continuous delivery tools.