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Full-Stack WordPress Developer at The MITRE Corporation

Location: Chicago

Why choose between doing meaningful work and having a fulfilling life? At MITRE, you can have both. That’s because MITRE people are committed to tackling our nation’s toughest challenges—and we’re committed to the long-term well-being of our employees. MITRE is different from most technology companies. We are a not-for-profit corporation chartered to work for the public interest, with no commercial conflicts to influence what we do. The R&D centers we operate for the government create lasting impact in fields as diverse as cybersecurity, healthcare, aviation, defense, and enterprise transformation. We’re making a difference every day—working for a safer, healthier, and more secure nation and world. Our workplace reflects our values. We offer competitive benefits, exceptional professional development opportunities, and a culture of innovation that embraces diversity, inclusion, flexibility, collaboration, and career growth. If this sounds like the choice you want to make, then choose MITRE—and make a difference with us.
Department Summary:
With a focus on Innovation for Public Good, MITRE Engenuity works with industry leaders, innovative start-ups, top academic institutions, investors, other non-profit organizations, and government liaisons to solve complex challenges that are critical to national security, the global economy, and our way of life. We are committed to ensuring that democratic principles prevail in the face of global strategic competition and are leading innovation in cybersecurity, 5G, semiconductors, health analytics and pandemic preparedness, AI, and other advanced technology areas aligned with MITRE’s Horizon Strategy. Through our efforts to advance industrial knowledge, drive R&D collaboration, act as a neutral third-party convener, and drive workforce development, we are creating generational impact that is in the public interest and valuable in the marketplace. The Go to Market team manages the MITRE Engenuity brand, messaging, and campaigns to align with MITRE processes and positioning while driving results for MITRE Engenuity, our programs, and our partners.
Job Responsibilities:
The Go-to-Market Team is seeking an experienced WordPress dev who is passionate about beautifully written code and accessible web experiences, to dive into the development and deployment of our websites, plugins, and UI features.
As a WordPress Developer, you’ll work collaboratively within the Go-to-Market Digital Presence team to build custom, brand compliant, accessible websites, with thoughtful user experiences for both admins and end users. You will optimize code within the code base, assist with implementation and deployment, and partner on QA testing and bug-fixing. Your input will help determine appropriate tools, methods, and solutions for projects, bridging design, development, and production of websites.
The position requires strong organizational and time management skills as individuals work in a fast-paced environment with multiple projects. Successful candidates must be hands-on but also strategic, with excellent communication skills.
Required Qualifications:
+ Please include a link to your portfolio.
+ Acute attention to detail
+ Passion for developing clean, semantic, optimized code for maximum speed, scalability, and effect for various devices, operating systems, and browsers.
+ Eagerness to ensure websites are WCAG and W3C compliant.
+ Experience using atomic design principles to produce reusable code blocks.
+ Proven ability to create well-structured and maintainable WordPress site themes from scratch.
+ Experience using a high-level of specificity to target elements for CSS and JS.
+ Experience building Custom Post Types using CPT UI and Advanced Custom Fields.
+ Proficiency in developing WordPress plugins to support custom site functionality and integrations.
+ Experience conducting website performance tests.
+ Skilled at optimizing websites for mobile users.
+ Extensive experience working with project-based teams.
+ Collaborative with designers, marketers, and content producers on projects to meet business needs.
+ Comfortable running with high-level requirements and helping break them down into finer detail, filling in gaps as necessary.
(No Clearance Required)
Significant Experience With
+ PHP
+ MySQL database
+ JavaScript/jQuery, and the newest HTML and CSS standards & preprocessors, such as Sass
+ Developing custom features and functionality for WordPress
+ Creating WordPress plugins
+ Producing unit testing and QA
+ Developing and Testing for Accessibility
Preferred Qualifications:
+ B.A. or B.S. in Computer Science or a related field, or equivalent professional experience.
+ 5-8 years of experience.
+ Extensive knowledge of the WordPress core codebase
+ Experience working with Divi Theme
+ Front-end UI implementation
+ Custom WordPress theme and plugin development
+ ACF
+ WordPress REST API
+ FlexBox
+ WP CLI
+ Apache or Nginx webserver
+ Networking knowledge
This requisition requires the candidate to have a minimum of the following clearance(s):
None
This requisition requires the hired candidate to have or obtain, within one year from the date of hire, the following clearance(s):
None
Salary compensation range and midpoint:
$103,500 – $129,500 – $155,500 Annual
Subject to all federal and state laws, rules and regulations, MITRE requires all employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. Newly hired employees must be fully vaccinated prior to their employment start date. MITRE will provide reasonable accommodation to individuals who are legally entitled to an exemption under applicable laws so long as it does not create an undue hardship for MITRE and/or does not pose a direct threat to the health or safety of the employee or others in the workplace.
MITRE is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. MITRE recruits, employs, trains, compensates, and promotes regardless of age; ancestry; color; family medical or genetic information; gender identity and expression; marital, military, or veteran status; national and ethnic origin; physical or mental disability; political affiliation; pregnancy; race; religion; sex; sexual orientation; and any other protected characteristics. For further information please visit the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission website EEO is the Law Poster (https://www.eeoc.gov/sites/default/files/migrated\_files/employers/poster\_screen\_reader\_optimized.pdf) , EEO is the Law Poster-Supplement (https://www.eeoc.gov/sites/default/files/migrated\_files/employers/eeoc\_gina\_supplement.pdf) and Pay Transparency (https://www.dol.gov/sites/dolgov/files/OFCCP/pdf/pay-transp\_%20English\_formattedESQA508c.pdf) .
MITRE intends to maintain a website that is fully accessible to all individuals. If you are unable to search or apply for jobs and would like to request a reasonable accommodation for any part of MITRE’s employment process, please contact MITRE’s Recruiting Help Line at 703-983-8226 or email at recruitinghelp@mitre.org.
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Benefits information may be found here (https://careers.mitre.org/us/en/benefits)
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WordPress Engineer – Healthline at Lonely Planet in Remote at Lonely Planet

Location: Chicago

AT A GLANCE Healthline, a Red Ventures Brand, is looking for an experienced, motivated and resourceful engineer with strong PHP and WordPress skills to serve as a CMS developer on our Content Platform team. In this highly collaborative role, you will work with front and back end developers, designers, product managers, business analysts, and content creators to build efficient, innovative, and best-in-class content management experiences. The Content Platform team at Healthline strives to be a fast-moving team that supports each other along the way, which requires each of us to be committed to the team and aligned with our goals/value. This is an opportunity to have significant impact into the technical direction of our content platform. What You’ll Do Customize WordPress via off the shelf and bespoke plugins Collaborate with the frontend and data teams to ensure that metadata is being passed in both directions out of the CMS Support the building of new features by creating responsive, highly performant WordPress API endpoints Implement new instances of a multisite environment to support a growing infrastructure Research and recommend new technologies and tools for effective integration across various systems What We’re Looking For Intimate understanding of Object Oriented PHP and relational database structures Experience with WordPress core, loops, filters, API, caching mechanism and various internal functions Strong in PHP frameworks like WordPress, Drupal, Symfony, etc. Familiarity with Git, Webpack/NodeJS/NPM, Vagrant, ReactJS Experience building JSON REST APIs, preferably using WP-JSON Self-motivated and creative problem-solvers who love to challenge themselves Ideal team players:
hungry, humble, and smart! We value those who are curious and strive to be great people to work with
Salary Range:
$80K — $100K
Minimum Qualification
Systems Architecture & Engineering, Software DevelopmentEstimated Salary: $20 to $28 per hour based on qualifications.
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