Location: HQ - San Mateo, California, United States

A bit about Scalyr

Scalyr’s mission is to build the best tool for engineers to understand their operational systems. Our founder, Steve Newman, cofounded Writely (aka Google Docs). Frustrated by the fact that visibility tools – even Google’s in-house tools – weren’t keeping up, Steve started Scalyr to create a better solution. It’s lightning fast, feature-rich and customers love it. The opportunity in front of us is huge and we are still in the very early days. This is going to be one of those companies where people will look back and say “I wish I’d been there when…” well, this is your chance to be part of “when”.

Your Opportunity

Scalyr is looking for a passionate WordPress Developer with the skills and the drive to build and maintain digital experiences for our brand website. You'll work with top talent marketing and engineering colleagues in a fun, fast-paced startup environment. Each day, you'll write code, publish content, design and optimize websites and user experiences. In this role, you will make a big impact on the way Scalyr is presented to the outside world and see that impact quickly.

Responsibilities

  • Own the Scalyr brand website end to end
  • Work cross functionally with the marketing and engineering teams to present Scalyr to the outside world through our website
  • Own the overall design and optimization for the website
  • Create great user experiences on the website   

Requirements

  • Strong knowledge of WordPress and common plugins
  • Strong PHP, JavaScript, HTML5, CSS3, Photoshop skills
  • Familiarity with Git, AWS, SaaS, CMS, MySQL, XML/JSON, Rest API
  • Website design and development with an eye for flair and commitment to speed and quality
  • Proven experience building and maintaining WordPress sites and themes
  • Expertise in building complex, responsive layouts with CSS3 and HTML5
  • Experience with Google Search Center, Google Analytics
  • Experience with website testing and optimization a plus
  • Highly organized and able to be autonomous in a fast-paced environment
  • Ability to juggle multiple projects and comfortable with estimating deadlines
  • Strong communication skills and a positive attitude
  • Good team player with empathy
  • Minimum of 1-3 years of experience required
  • Bachelor degree or equivalent working experience
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