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Metro Detroit, United States, North America
Career Level:
Mid Career (2+ years of experience)
Job type:
$50K - $75K
Apply before:
10 May, 2017

PHP / WordPress Developer

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Our client is a financial, Wall Street, investment news delivery platform delivered in real-time via desktop, mobile and other cutting edge formats.  The company is one of the fastest growing start-ups in downtown Detroit’s high-tech corridor and has an immediate need for an experienced PHP WordPress Developer. In this role you will have the opportunity to be on the frontline of new products the company is preparing for market and driving informational, marketing oriented micro-sites. The role requires working closely with peers and collaborating with other teams to implement technical solutions. The primary responsibility is to develop code in an agile environment to consistently deliver value and maintain the application to keep everything running smoothly and effectively.

The following are high level requirements for the role:    

  • 2-3 Years of Professional PHP Development Experience
  • 2-3 Years of Professional WordPress Site Development Experience
  • Knowledge of Swagger API (Preferred)


  • Work collaboratively with a seasoned development team to learn the development process.
  • Participate in Daily Stand-Up meetings supporting Agile methodology (including 2 week sprint cycles).
  • Develop and maintain multiple WordPress micro-sites.
  • Design and build prototype sites using PHP and WordPress.
  • Add and change functionality and content based on specifications from analysts and other developers.
  • Perform site break/fix activity as needed.
  • Format API’s for 3rd party consumption and incorporate Web Services from external sources.
  • Be flexible to wear multiple hats and learn new technology as needed.


  • 2+ years of Professional PHP Development Experience
  • 2+ years of Professional WordPress CMS Development Experience
  • Good Sense of UX/UI Design
  • Knowledge of Swagger API (Preferred)
  • Knowledge of financial markets and financial technology (Preferred)

Job keywords/tags:  PHP Developer , WordPress Developer , PHP , WordPress , Swagger API , UX/UI Design , User Experience , User Interface