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WordPress Core Contributor

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About GoDaddy

GoDaddy powers the world's largest cloud platform dedicated to small, independent ventures. With 19 million customers worldwide, GoDaddy is the place people come to name their idea, build a professional website, attract customers and manage their work. Our mission is to empower entrepreneurs everywhere, making opportunity more inclusive for all. To learn more about the company visit www.GoDaddy.com.

At GoDaddy we embrace the open source community and the mission to make WordPress the leading open source content management system and digital publishing platform in the world. We currently have millions of WordPress customers and have built a leading Managed WordPress platform. This platform is secure, scalable, robust, and highly performant – putting us at the top of the industry.

We’re looking for a highly motivated, talented developer to join our WordPress development team as a core contributor to give back to the WordPress community. You should be able to understand problems and code solutions to them on your own, be it a feature plugin, improving an existing core feature, or triaging reported issues.

GoDaddy’s (NYSE: GDDY) mission is to radically shift the global economy toward small businesses by empowering people to easily start, confidently grow and successfully run their own ventures. With approximately 19 million customers worldwide and more than 78 million domain names under management, GoDaddy gives small business owners the tools to name their idea, build a beautiful online presence, attract customers and manage their business.

At GoDaddy we embrace the open source community and the mission to make WordPress the leading open source content management system and digital publishing platform in the world. We currently have millions of WordPress customers and have built a leading Managed WordPress platform. This platform is secure, scalable, robust, and highly performant – putting us at the top of the industry.

We’re looking for a highly motivated, talented developer to join our WordPress development team as a core contributor to give back to the WordPress community. You should be able to understand problems and code solutions to them on your own, be it a feature plugin, improving an existing core feature, or triaging reported issues.

Responsibilities:

  • Focus on WordPress core projects important to the WordPress community and GoDaddy.

  • Spend a significant portion of your time contributing to WordPress core, with flexibility based on contributions from other members of the team.

  • Development on WordPress plugins and tools for GoDaddy, especially those available to the broader community.

  • Representing GoDaddy in the WordPress development community.

  • Participating in agile concepts such as daily stand-up meetings, design and code reviews, pairing, automated testing, and continuous integration and deployment.

Requirements: 

  • You have a passion for open source and WordPress development as well as the WordPress community.

  • You have strong experience in software development, having developed in PHP and JavaScript in your career.

  • Experience working with WordPress theme, plugin, and/or core development a plus.

  • Knowledge of WordPress core and the core contribution process on Trac a plus.

  • Experience with testing tools such as PHPUnit, QUnit, and JEST a plus.

  • Experience with continuous integration tools such as Travis CI a plus.

  • You adhere to a set of coding standards in your body of work and can easily adapt to using the WordPress Coding Standards.

  • You have experience with the LAMP Stack: Linux, Apache, MySQL, and PHP.

  • You want to work in a highly collaborative Agile environment.

  • You are a lifelong learner, always willing to accept new opportunities and always curious to gain new skills.

  • Willingness to travel to conferences, local meetups, and other tech events to help evangelize our WordPress goodness a plus.

GoDaddy is a proud equal opportunity employer.

Please note that GODADDY does not accept unsolicited resumes from recruiters or employment agencies.

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