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Senior WordPress Specialist (60055105)
Location: Toronto, ON Category: Other
Job Type: Temporary/Contract Reference: CA_EN_6_17450_60055105
Posted: December 22,2017 Salary: N/A

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Modis, on behalf of our client is looking for an Senior WordPress Specialist
Senior WordPress Specialist (60055105)
Contract Duration: (12 months)
Location: Toronto, ON
The Senior WordPress Specialists will be key members of the team sustaining the existing WordPress platform and developing a new enhancement to support the newly redesigned Client’s website
This will include:
• Developing the architecture and design for the WordPress based website deployment using Amazon Web Services (AWS)
• Sustaining the WordPress platform and related front-end applications that are required to support the newly re-designed website
• Developing new enhancements and functionality for the WordPress platform and related front-end applications that are required to support the newly redesigned website
• Contributing to the development of the City's Web Content Management support and sustainment model
• Contributing to a new quality assurance framework specific to areas of Web Application User Interface Standards as needed
• Ensure that the appropriate knowledge transfer and training is given and documentation is provided to the appropriate City staff to enable effective sustainment of the City's Web Content Management solution
• Other duties as needed to fulfil the overall goals of the engagement
Required Qualifications/Experience
Qualifications and Experience:
• 10+ years' experience in developing, producing, and maintaining public facing websites, preferably with WordPress development experience in Government Agencies.
• 5+ years' experience with web technologies such as: LAMP stack, HTML5, PHP, JSON, XML, JavaScript/jQuery, CSS3, AJAX, Bootstrap and RESTful APIs
• 3+ years' experience installing and configuring WordPress version 4.x on Amazon Web Services (AWS)
• Significant hands-on experience developing and being proficient with: WordPress-based websites using WordPress versions 4.x, full-stack development, and WordPress's features, themes and plugins. Hands-on experience with WordPress Calypso, Node and React is an asset
• 3+ years' experience administering WordPress deployments including provision of technical support and troubleshooting technical issues
Technical Abilities:
• Understanding of what it takes to develop websites are cross-browser/device compatible and standards compliant including accessibility requirements
• Hand-on experience using Amazon Web Services (AWS)
• Proficiency using and developing RESTful APIs
• Proficiency with the MS Office suite of applications (Outlook, PowerPoint, Excel, Word, etc.)
• Excellent analytical, problem solving, interpersonal, communication, facilitation, and presentation skills
Please note that Candidates must be legally eligible to work in Canada. Your resume will not be forwarded to any of our clients without your explicit permission. We thank all applicants, but only suitable applicants with the above qualifications clearly identified in their resumes will be contacted. Modis Canada is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
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