Position: Webmaster

Overview

Security Weekly is looking for associate webmaster to join our fun and innovative team. Our primary aim is to fill this opening with a part-time, on-site or remote developer. We are looking for this person to have experience with PHP development, website maintenance (WordPress) and basic Linux skills.

Summary

Develop and implement both off-the-shelf and custom WordPress-based solutions along with general PHP framework-based solutions. Aids sales staff, account managers, and others in requirements gathering, web project planning, and general technical questions. Provides leadership in finding/developing new technologies and methods to advance the company’s web presence. Aids other developers with system design and implementation. Performs server maintenance and monitoring. Supports current websites by providing technical support.

Key Quantifiable Indicators

Substantial experience working with similar technologies and environment. Knowledge of PHP, MySQL, HTML/CSS, JavaScript, DNS, and Linux. Experienced in developing for WordPress. Ability to breakdown problems and troubleshoot or develop a software solution from system design to implementation. Ability to communicate well verbally and in writing with good time management skills.

Reports To: Security Weekly Founder & CEO

Works with: Account managers, sales staff, podcast talent, production engineers, and all other stakeholders.

Specific Skills

– Strong understanding of PHP back-end development.
– Good understanding of front-end technologies, including HTML5, CSS3, JavaScript, jQuery.
– Intermediate to advanced knowledge of WordPress
– Knowledge of how to interact with RESTful APIs and formats (JSON, XML) a plus.
– Knowledge of change control systems, specifically Git, a plus.

Responsible for

Maintaining and developing off-the-shelf and custom web applications that drive business processes
Consistently maintaining and improving SEO for all web properties
Monitoring health and uptime of servers (general server admin in a managed services environment; no in-depth configuration required)
Collaborating with design, strategy and sales teams to find solutions for client website projects

Examples of projects the Developer will work on

Setting up multi-site WordPress builds
Integrating feeds from social networks
Custom developing blogs
Integrating with third-party APIs
Customizing WordPress to support specific functionality
Building out responsive layouts
Developing new plugins for WordPress
Developing documentation for complex systems
Front-end development and design

Additional Requirements

An excellent communicator and collaborator
Shows strong initiative
Ability to work independently
Capable of hitting daily deadlines
Sense of humor

Compensation: based on experience and skillset

Contact: Paul Asadoorian (paul -at- securityweekly -dot- com) if you are interested!