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Wordpress Engineer

Villena, Valencian Community, Spain

Wordpress Engineer

Full-time | Villena | Valencian Community | Spain

THE CHALLENGE

Over the last decade, we have built a world-class software as a service (SaaS) platform for event organizers, enabling millions of events globally.  In the process, we’ve attracted organizers with unique marketing needs. We’ve built a large-scale WordPress solution that enables the development and management of event websites with a very high volume of traffic to support those needs for premium organizers. We have developed and manage over 450 high-volume websites for venues, festivals and promoters throughout the United States and Canada, including 9:30 Club, Spaceland Presents and Mohawk Austin. As we grow the offering and our organizers’ needs evolve we plan to move beyond music in North America and need more highly skilled engineers who can understand and solve the next set of challenges.


THE TEAM

We're a people-focused Engineering organization:  the women and men on our team value working together in small teams to solve big problems, supporting an active culture of mentorship and inclusion, and committing themselves to learn new things daily. Pair programming, weekly demos, tech talks, and quarterly hackathons are at the core of how we’ve built our team and product. We believe in engaging with the community, regularly hosting free events with some of the top technical speakers, and actively contributing to open source software (check out Britecharts as an example!). Our technology spans across web, mobile, API, big data, machine learning, search, physical point of sale, and scanning systems


THE ROLE

Eventbrite develops and manages websites powered by Eventbrite-authored plugins for hundreds of it’s high-valued enterprise customers. As a WordPress Engineer you will share the responsibility to grow and maintain this large-scale WordPress solution to ensure that we exceed the expectations of our organizers and can confidently support the high-traffic demands they have. You will partner closely with the product owner and other engineers on the planning and execution of future initiatives, including plugin feature development and the health of the overall network (e.g. scalability, stability and security). You will also collaborate with our internal frontend team that are on the frontlines, developing websites for our organizers.

THE SKILL SET

  • 5+ years experience working as a full stack web developer, with strong focus on backend
  • 3+ years experience developing on the WordPress platform, including plugin development, solid experience with methods and development patterns, handling data securely, theme development, and leveraging the REST API
  • Thorough knowledge of modern PHP and MySQLStrong proficiency of HTML, CSS, JavaScript, jQuery, and other JS libraries
  • Experience with WordPress multi-site and parent/child themes
  • Highly motivated personality. We’re looking for someone who wants to learn quickly, not be afraid of failing, and ultimately produce high-quality work
  • Experience with various version control systems (ex Git, SVN)A comprehensive understanding of what it takes to write secure and performant code
  • English and Spanish conversational to advanced level

BONUS POINTS

  • Experience working in a fast-paced startup environment
  • A working knowledge of current best practices for web and cross-browser compatibility, with the motivation to continue self-education
  • Experience with technologies like Redis or ElasticSearch
  • Experience with continuous integration and automated deployment pipelines
  • Experience working with automated testing frameworks and writing unit and integration tests

ABOUT EVENTBRITE

Eventbrite is a global ticketing and event technology platform, powering millions of live experiences each year. We empower creators of events of all shapes and sizes – from music festivals, experiential yoga, political rallies to gaming competitions –– by providing them the tools and resources they need to seamlessly plan, promote, and produce live experiences around the world. Last year, the team served 795,000 creators hosting nearly 4 million experiences across 170 countries. Meet some of the Britelings that make it happen.


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