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Note: You won’t be troubleshooting print drivers unless you’re into that sort of thing.

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Ars Technica is now hiring! We’re seeking an exceptional Web developer to join our small but fast-paced tech team. The perfect candidate will be a tech generalist and also have experience in a number of places, from dev-ops to progress. You should be very comfy self-directing and prioritizing your daily workload. It is possible to work remotely from anywhere in the United States and hope to undertake an variety of projects. If you think you’re a match, keep reading!

You must have strong experience with:

  • PHP, such as modern OO patterns and frameworks
  • Front-end growth, such as HTML5, Javascript, CSS3, SASS/LESS
  • Linux host config, shell navigation, log analysis, and shredding
  • WordPress theme and plugin structure
  • MySQL or generic SQL–you should know fundamental database design and how to write powerful queries

Score bonus points if you have:

  • Chef or Ansible expertise
  • Build tools and asset pipeline experience (Grunt, Gulp, etc.)
  • Expertise with other languages: Perl, Node, Ruby, Python, Go, etc..
  • Test framework experience on front-end, backend, or anyplace
  • Worked on a news site or other high-traffic site or program

Job duties will include:

  • Managing a very active WordPress instance, serving millions of visitors each day
  • Implementing dev-ops and code to create our sites the quickest on the Internet
  • Supporting our editors using new CMS features and habit essay designs
  • Occasionally helping ad initiatives with custom code
  • Occasional personnel tech support (emphasis on occasional–you won’t be spending your days troubleshooting print drivers unless you’re into that sort of thing)

If this describes you, please complete the online form (together with résumé upload). We look forward to hearing from you!