Datafin Recruitment Senior WordPress Developer (PHP, Laravel) (Remote)


Join a fully remote team of a forward thinking UK digital and eCommerce solutions provider seeking your talents as an Advanced WordPress Developer with strong WooCommerce, PHP and Laravel. Your core role will entail leading teams to deliver technical excellence to clients, working with client-facing roles to design technology solutions, promoting best practices internally and externally, and helping to oversee the successful technical delivery of client projects. The ideal candidate must have at least 3 years of experience working with JIRA, Trello, PHP, Laravel, HTML (BEM conventions), CSS (SASS), React, JavaScript (ES6, Vanilla), OOP, API with experience in Estimates, Conduct code reviews, Gutenberg Block development/troubleshooting and great WooCommerce development including plugin development (custom/3rd party), payment gateways and Elasticsearch/filters.


  • Lead the development of WordPress and WooCommerce projects.
  • Build WP plugins and themes.
  • Scope and estimate work with Customer Success Managers and customers.
  • Present work, ideas and proposed solutions to internal and external stakeholders.
  • Coach and mentor team members.
  • Use MVP and prototypes to solve problems and test proposed solutions.
  • Report on project development activities during team stand-ups and client meetings.
  • Work with Design and Development to create an efficient workflow for projects.
  • Review code and QA solutions.
  • Contribute to internal products and open source projects.
  • Represent the organization at industry events and conferences.


Minimum 3 years experience, 5+ years preferred –

  • Works with JIRA, Trello – Use JIRA for ticket management.
  • Use estimate –
  • Accurately estimate tasks, i.e. encoding, communication, management, buffering, etc.
  • Obtain client approval for task time estimates.
  • Consistently deliver projects within estimates.
    • Experience conducting code reviews.
    • Experience developing and troubleshooting custom and third-party WP plugins.
    • Excellent WooCommerce development experience/skills –
    • Plugin development (custom/3rd party).
    • payment gateway.
    • Elasticsearch/filters.
      • Gutenberg block development/troubleshooting.
      • Required technology stack experience –
      • HTML (BEM convention).
      • CSS (SASS).
      • PHP.
      • reaction.
      • JavaScript (ES6, vanilla).
      • Laraville.
      • oops.
      • API development, integration.
        • Experience working with multiple stakeholders on projects, i.e. Solution Architect, Project Manager, CSM, QA, Client.
        • Experience mentoring other developers.
        • Experience working with multiple work orders across multiple projects.

Nice to have –

  • Get involved in the WordPress community.
  • Technical writing or documentation experience.
  • Train/educate clients/non-technical people on WordPress.
  • Leandash/LMS development.
  • Headless WordPress –
  • Platforms such as Centra
  • E-Commerce Integration
    • DevOps skills (AWS, GCP).


  • Really interested in WordPress.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced institutional environment.
  • Good time management skills.
  • Excellent organization.
  • Great attention to detail.

While we really want to respond to every application, if you are not contacted about this position within 10 business days, please consider your application unsuccessful.


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