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Join the Community!, the #1 newspaper site with 1.7 million worldwide visitors a day, is seeking an experienced WordPress Developer to manage our highly-trafficked and growing set of blogs ( The blogs have all been highly customized to fit into the NYTimes technology stack and publishing environment. Beyond having deep experience with the WordPress platform and its plug-ins, the ideal candidate will be a savvy, all-around web applications developer who is comfortable in a LAMP environment.
While the web developer’s primary responsibility will be to manage, develop, and enhance the various WordPress blogs produced at, it is expected that his/her responsibilities can and will expand to other technologies and areas of the site depending on the developer’s specific skill set and interests.
This position is in the software development group of
— 3-5 years expertise in hand-coding HTML, JavaScript, CSS, and DHTML across a range of browsers
— 2-3 years experience programming in PHP
— 2-3 years experience developing and maintaining WordPress blogs
— Strong working knowledge of SQL and Apache (mod_include a major plus)
— Experience working in a Unix environment (FreeBSD a plus)
— General familiarity with internet networking
— Enthusiasm for emerging technology, especially AJAX and Web 2.0 APIs
— Ability to weigh editorial and design concerns against technical constraints
Contact Email: To apply send cover note with salary req and resume to: [email protected]