Word Press/ Full Stack Developer

  • Location

    Portsmouth, Hampshire

  • Sector:

    Aerospace and Defence

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  • Contact:

    Harley Walkden

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  • Published:

    4 months ago

  • Duration:

    7 weeks

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As a WordPress / Full Stack Developer you will be responsible for the front end / back end development of a large brochure style corporate website built using WordPress. You will work from a detailed spec, wireframe and PSD's to deliver a beautifully crafted website for our customers.


5+ years' experience in WordPress development including:

  • Installation and configuration of WordPress 5+, MySQL Database etc.
  • WordPress and PHP development including template development, integration with micro services via API.
  • Experience creating Gutenberg blocks either using ACF or React.
  • HTML5, JavaScript / jQuery, CSS / SASS including Gulp build tools to minify and optimise code
  • PHP, MySQL, Apache (experience with Linux SSH command line)
  • Experience using CSS frameworks (Bootstrap / Foundation) and Flexbox
  • Experience using CSS and JS to add elegant animated effects to interactive page elements.
  • Ability to create pixel perfect HTML from PSD's and wireframes
  • Comfortable using Git / GitHub
  • Deployment via FTP or deployment tools e.g. Azure Dev Ops

Technical Knowledge

  • Strong debugging and browser testing skills to ensure code works as expected front end and back end.
  • Experience optimising code to ensure it loads fast
  • Understanding of coding best practices ensuring all code is lean, bug free and semantically correct including compliance with WCAG 2.0 AA and AAA where possible and W3C validation.
  • Understanding of what is required to build WordPress sites with security best practice in mind
  • Proven ability to organize work, prioritize tasks and deliver results within tight timeframes
  • Proven ability to work independently with minimal supervision and as part of a team
  • Creative approach to solving problems


  • React experience
  • Experience using deployment tools like Azure Dev Ops Pipelines
  • Ability to gain MOD SC security clearance desirable
  • Other security clearances as contracts demand; e.g. CRB Check

  • Portsmouth, Hampshire