Senior PHP / WordPress Engineer

Location: New York, NY
Position Overview
Our client, a global Financial Services company, is looking for a Senior PHP / WordPress Engineer for their Web Engineering team. You would be responsible for developing and designing distinct sites that showcase the organization’s products, events and philanthropic initiatives. You will collaborate with members across the entire organization to deliver memorable brand experiences with worldwide recognition. This group supports every business in the company, so if what you're excited about is change, we're counting on you to be that change.

We are looking for someone who is excited to learn everything there is to build slick sites that can handle all sorts of traffic patterns. If you believe scalability and performance are a given feature that every site should have, then we want to hear from you. Developers with deep PHP experience and strong computing fundamentals who love driving new technologies and constantly search for new approaches will thrive in this environment.

Qualifications:
  •  A track record of optimizing production websites
  •  BA/BS in CS or equivalent experience
  •  5+ years of Web development experience with PHP and HTML/CSS or JavaScript/jQuery
  •  5+ years actively developing plugins and custom themes for WordPress
  •  Knowledge of different CSS frameworks
  •  Experience with AWS
 
About MGRS Group
MGRS Group specializes in the placement of information technologists, with a very specific focus on object-oriented programmers. We effectively recruit for C/C++, C# and Java Software Engineers as well as Ruby on Rails, PHP, Python and Perl Developers. We work with the most talented developers in this business, at all levels in their career and within various areas such as Research and Development (R&D), Market Data, Trading Systems, HFT, Low Latency, Data Science, Machine Learning, Natural Language Processing (NLP), Artificial Intelligence (AI), Business Intelligence (BI), Big Data Analytics, Cloud Computing, Mobile Development, Websphere Portal and Business Integration.
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