WordPress / Backend Developer
This is a role working with the team ServeNoMaster.com. We are looking for someone to take over all backend/tech-related duties. From updating WordPress plugins and building WordPress child themes to connecting LearnDash to our shopping cart via API or Zapier. We need someone who is enthusiastic, creative, hard-working, highly organized and with great problem-solving skills to help us clear up some major tech obstacles in 2020. This fully remote role is a great opportunity for someone to really develop and progress their skills, and take on more responsibility as we grow. We will provide all the software tools you will need.
About This Role
This is a part-time position in the range of 10-20 hours per week managing our software backend.
This is suitable for someone hard-working, who really wants to learn and grow, develop their skills, prove themselves and take on more responsibility. A passion for technology is critical.
You will be expected to take responsibility for studying the APIs of the tools we use and coming up with solutions to our problems. A passion for website optimization and page load times is critical. There are constant changes in this world and we want you to stay on top of them. We have an existing list of tasks for you to work through as well as big picture ideas for you to develop your own tasks within.
You will have access to dozens of top-of-the-line online training courses, the most powerful software on the planet, daily coaching from our team and the chance to actually do the work, make some mistakes and learn from experience.
The role involves working with me (CEO), business partners and the other members of the team as required.
If you had been working for us in the last couple of weeks these are a sample of some of the tasks you would have done:
- Developed a staging area version of our membership site
- Removed wishlist member
- Connected Paykickstart to Learndash via custom API
- Demonstrated that your solution worked
- Pushed the new version of the site live
- Reviewed and streamlined existing zapier zaps
- Fixed our htaccess so we no longer show http
- Replaced our old CDN with a new one via Kinsta
- Worked with our SEO team to find and batch repair 404 errors and dead links
- Converted our custom WP Astra theme into a child theme so that we can easily update the site as needed
- Worked to speed up both our blog and membership sites
- Improved the overall functionality of our technology stack
Benefits and Details
Salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience level
Work directly for the CEO with constant opportunity to suggest your own ideas, make improvements and learn new skills.
Access to high-value training materials and courses
Access to everything you need (software, training, etc.)
Chance to work with a team that has been together for over four years
You will be a critical number of our team with responsibilities and support commensurate with the role. We want you to succeed!
We’ll review your work regularly including both volume and quality to ensure that expectations are being met.
You will always be supported and always able to ask questions and be a part of the companies progression. Your success means our success so it is in our interest for you to succeed and be awesome at what you do.
We’ll expect you to be always on the lookout for ways to make the business better and to bring ideas both big and small forward regularly.
We want this to be a long term role that grows as we grow.
You must be comfortable working with time tracking software. Our team is located around the world and this is our system for accountability.
Ready to Apply?
- If you’re interested in applying then please take a moment to fully review and consider the Requirements above.
- Please review existing content at ServeNoMaster.com/blog
- State your desired salary in your initial application
How to Stand Out
We are looking for someone that’s really interested in the work we’re doing and the work this role will involve. The best way to stand out is to actually read this application and explain how you would actually handle the tasks listed in the example section. Copy/Paste applications tend to get ignored. We don’t want you to spend hours and hours on your application, just find a way to show us that you really are interested in this opportunity and it’s not just the next in a long list of roles you’re applying for….even if it is!
We are looking to hire someone ASAP, so fast action will be rewarded.
CEO & Owner,