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Altitude Marketing is hiring an entry level web programmer who will be responsible for assisting in the development of new client WordPress websites; maintaining, updating and improving existing client websites; and assisting with the maintenance of our web hosting environment.

Candidates must:

  • Have experience creating & troubleshooting WordPress page templates and installing plugins
  • Be detail oriented and relentlessly quality check everything that you do
  • Have experience in solving hosting issues and in problem-solving technical issues in the rare occasion that a site goes down
  • Be up-to-date on the latest trends in web and server technology

SITE DEVELOPMENT, MAINTENANCE & UPDATES

  • Address website tickets and fixes in addition to maintaining the security of individual sites
  • Install WordPress version updates and plugin updates
  • Assist in the development of a functional spec for each website prior to development
  • Serve as liaison to and assist in managing our programming/development partners to ensure all technical solutions are properly architected and follow spec
  • Manage final QC and launch procedures of the site once approved by Director, Web Services
  • Update / create CSS styles as needed
  • Create new page templates as needed
  • Assist in website buildout as needed
  • Provide basic WordPress training to clients as requested
  • Perform regular upgrades to all existing WordPress client websites as security patches and version updates are released

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SERVER MAINTENANCE

  • Maintain security protocols on server side, as well as general upkeep of servers
  • Manage long-term view of server farm
  • Coordinate with clients’ IT staff to facilitate site migration between servers
  • Advise on future hosting decisions
  • Monitor and tweak web servers as needed for speed and efficiency

EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE

  • Associates degree or equivalent experience
  • Experience developing, debugging and performance-tuning WordPress installs, plugins and themes

KEY COMPETENCIES

  • Working knowledge of PHP, MySQL, CSS, HTML, JavaScript, jQuery, and SSH.
  • Working knowledge of web hosting, server maintenance and web security protocols
  • Exceptional communication skills
  • Ability to handle multiple project deadlines at once in a high-pressure environment
  • Must be self-motivated and have good time management skills to meet deadlines
  • Must be able to work in a team setting and support multiple team members and projects