Sr. WordPress Developer

NBCUniversal, New York, New York

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Level: Manager (Supervisor)

  • You will work with WordPress, PHP, AWS (Lambda, SQS, SNS, S3, EC2) to support all Owned Television Stations digital properties
  • Develop, deploy and enhance multiple websites with a PHP-based Content Management System
  • Create APIs for consumption by other teams and integrate with numerous external APIs
  • Act as a member of a product team supporting teammates and collaborating with a "do what it takes" attitude to ensure product and team success
  • Analyze problems and help create innovative solutions involving technology, methodology, tool and solution components
  • Ensure product quality and timeliness of work, provide advice and guidance, and resolve problems to meet objectives
  • Help develop new and refine existing processes to enhance quality and productivity

• Proficiency in WordPress, PHP, AWS (Lambda, SQS, SNS, S3, EC2)     
• Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science (preferred) or related technical discipline    
• 5+ years of professional experience working with and staying current in the latest advances in web technologies, highly preferred
• Development experience building plugins, themes, templates, custom fields, multisite, multilingual websites, integrations and caching implementations 
• Proficiency with at least one Object oriented language like Java, C#, C++, etc.      
• Solid understanding of server-side technologies and design patterns    
• Strong knowledge of data structures, algorithms, and designing for performance
• Proficiency with code profiling, performance tuning, and testing
• Extensive experience with code versioning tools like GitHub
• Experience managing web servers and understanding of DNS, WAF, web proxies etc.
Proficient understanding of system design, data structures, and algorithms

• Working knowledge of CMS, preferably in a news publishing environment     
• Knowledge of Infrastructure as Code solutions     
• Experience building scalable software solutions     
• Experience building/optimizing RESTful APIs  
• Experience with languages like Python, Ruby, SQL etc.      
• Capable of planning and writing software that enables cross-vendor integration via SDKs/APIs/etc.
Experience with continuous integration tools and environments 
• You’re open to ideas and doing things differently
• You’re eager to learn new things and share ideas with peers
• Understands coding design patterns

NBCUniversal owns and operates over 20 different businesses across 30 countries including a valuable portfolio of news and entertainment television networks, a premier motion picture company, significant television production operations, a leading television stations group, world-renowned theme parks and a premium ad-supported streaming service.

Here you can be your authentic self. As a company uniquely positioned to educate, entertain and empower through our platforms, Comcast NBCUniversal stands for including everyone. We strive to foster a diverse and inclusive culture where our employees feel supported, embraced and heard. We believe that our workforce should represent the communities we live in, so that together, we can continue to create and deliver content that reflects the current and ever-changing face of the world. Click here to learn more about Comcast NBCUniversal’s commitment and how we are making an impact.

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