WordPress Developer

Mintel is looking for an enthusiastic and capable WordPress developer to join our established Digital Marketing team in the UK as a Software Engineer. The successful candidate will join a team responsible for new feature development, stability, performance and technical enhancement for our Digital Marketing capabilities. 

Why join Mintel? We are the world's leading market intelligence agency and technology underpins our success. We help our clients understand consumers and consumer markets and aspire to provide the market intelligence behind every great business decision. Our technology supports research, analysis, and operations work of Mintel staff and helps us to deliver data, insight and opinion in a compelling way to our clients across the globe.

Mintel has ambition to grow its eCommerce business, including launching new stores, optimisations to improve traffic and future focus towards performance, maintenance and continual improvement.

What You Will Do:

  • Join an established agile team that owns the eCommerce platform and other WordPress based websites.
  • Develop features for our corporate websites and our eCommerce platform that continually improve customer experience.
  • Participate in planning activities with the Product Owner and other stakeholders.
  • Demo software to stakeholders and discuss feedback.
  • Participate in testing and other quality assurance activities.
  • Manage the deployment of new features to beta and live environments.
  • Influence the direction of your team through continuous improvement activities.
  • Gain exposure to our full software stack, using primarily Open-Source software.

 

What We’re Looking For:

  • Extensive experience in WordPress development.
  • Ability to learn and adapt to new technology platforms. We’d expect that you have experience with the below and can efficiently analyse what is required when faced with an area that is outside of your comfort zone:
    • Core programming languages: PHP, JavaScript
    • Web technologies: Wordpress/WooCommerce (multisite/multi-language), Apache, GIT, Tailwind CSS
    • Other technologies: Docker, MySQL, Linux (LAMP stack), 
    • Good to have: CI/CD, Unit Testing, Marketo
  • Desire to work in a highly collaborative environment and participate fully in agile software development processes.
  • Aptitude for identifying and solving problems, both technical and organisational.
  • Experience developing, testing, deploying and supporting websites and ecommerce applications.
  • Motivated, communicative individuals that really care about engineering best practices
  • Desired a good level of focus on the user experience and conversion rates.

We hope you’ll like our…

  • Culture that supports true collaboration whilst embracing remote working.
  • Approach to personal development where we encourage individuals to grow and share what they’ve learned.
  • Frequent social events, both within the department and across the company.
  • Home Office allowance, as the working model will be a blend of home and office working.
  • Generous holiday allowance with the opportunity to buy back additional holiday.
  • Day off to celebrate your birthday.
  • Giving back is part of our culture. You have 2 days a year to give to a worthwhile cause.
  • Open plan office with breakout areas, coffee machines, pool table and table tennis table.

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