• Software Engineer-WordPress

    Location US-CA-Los Angeles
    Posted Date 4 months ago(1/30/2018 6:29 PM)
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  • Overview

    At tronc we are growing data and engineering teams in our Los Angeles offices to power the future of digital news and promote quality journalism.  We’re looking for a smart and talented software engineer who wants to contribute to the future of journalism and fit into our culture of collaboration and innovation.



    • Developing WordPress plugins and custom functionality
    • Designing and implementing new features and functionality
    • Establishing and guiding site architecture
    • Developing and maintaining complex WordPress-based applications
    • Ensuring high-performance and availability, and managing all technical aspects of the CMS
    • Helping formulate an effective, responsive design and turning it into a working theme and plugin.


    • 3-5 years experience with minimum of two years WordPress development experience
    • Excellent knowledge of WordPress, PHP, MySQL, HTML5, CSS3, JavaScript
    • Experience creating custom WordPress plugins
    • Experience coding WordPress themes
    • Experience designing and developing responsive and adaptive websites
    • Ability to understand CSS changes and their ramifications to ensure consistent style across platforms and browsers
    • Ability to convert comprehensive layout and wireframes into working HTML pages
    • Knowledge of how to interact with RESTful APIs and formats (JSON, XML)
    • Proficient understanding of code versioning utilizing Git
    • Strong understanding of PHP back-end development
    • Strong understanding of MySQL database programming

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