Senior Developer

Posted By: George Hixon
Salary: up to £50,000
Location: Teesside (Semi Remote)
Job Type: Permanent
Category: Information Technology

Central Employment are delighted to be working with an online accommodation provider as they look to bring their technical team in-house with the appointment of a highly talented and experienced Senior WordPress/PHP Developer.  The role initially would be standalone, however as the business scales, with new development projects, the Senior PHP Developer will be tasked to grow and develop an internal technology focussed team, ranging from Front-End, Back-End, Full-Stack and UX/UI.

This is an excellent opportunity to join a growing business, be instrumental in the development of a full technical team and coach/develop and guide the team below as well as provide technical direction to the organisation. I’m looking for candidates with significant experience of WordPress applications, who enjoy a challenge and thrive on the success of others around them. eCommerce plugin experience is a huge bonus and WooCommerce is highly desirable.


  • Integrating into third party APIs and providing third party API support
  • Monitoring and testing existing platforms such as an in-house built CRM system
  • Writing clean, commented, easy to read and scalable code
  • Improving service speed and quality of current applications
  • Suggesting improvements to current services
  • Lead on all in-house development projects
  • Work in partnership with the organisations’ web design and build agency

Tech and Experience required

  • Proven experience of developing WordPress based web applications with in-depth WooCommerce and related technologies
  • Strong WordPress experience
  • Experience working with integrated API solutions
  • Git Version Control
  • Knowledge with MySQL
  • Circa 5 years of commercial experience, specifically in PHP/WordPress
  • Operated within a senior, lead Development role – agency or client-side


  • MVC Framework
  • JavaScript Es6 Frameworks, Node JS, Angular JS, React J

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