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Frontend WordPress Developer



Software Engineering
Boston, MA, USA
Posted on Friday, June 7, 2024

Job Description:

DataRobot is the leader in Value-Driven AI, a unique and collaborative approach to generative and predictive AI that combines an open platform, deep expertise and broad use-case experience to improve how organizations run, grow and optimize their business. The DataRobot AI Platform is the only complete AI lifecycle platform that interoperates with an organization’s existing investments in data, applications and business processes, and can be deployed on prem or on any cloud environment. Global organizations, including 40% of the Fortune 50, rely on DataRobot to drive greater impact and value from AI.

We are looking for a highly skilled front-end developer specializing in WordPress to join the corporate marketing team. In this role, you will be responsible for maintaining and improving our website, ensuring seamless functionality, performance, and user experience.

You should have experience with current and emerging technologies, including PHP, JavaScript, and CSS, to name a few. Additionally, you should be familiar with the PAAS hosting (WP Engine, Platform.sh, Pantheon, Acquia), Linux, Git, and other tools. Experience with WordPress is a must; familiarity and experience with other open-source applications is a plus.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Implement interactive, clear, modern web interfaces that facilitate an intuitive user journey through our website.

  • Develop and maintain the frontend aspects of our website, ensuring high performance and seamless integration with our backend.

  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to gather requirements, design solutions, and implement new features and functionality.

  • Customize themes and plugins to meet project requirements, ensuring adherence to best practices and industry standards.

  • Translate UI/UX designs and wireframes into high-quality code leveraging modular and scalable components.

  • Make improvements during the build phase – such as addressing accessibility concerns, adding micro-copy and helper text, or throwing in some sizzle and subtle animations.

  • Evaluate and leverage advanced JavaScript/Typescript libraries and frameworks.

  • Optimize websites for speed, SEO, and accessibility, ensuring an exceptional user experience across all devices.

  • Troubleshoot and resolve technical issues as they arise, providing timely and effective solutions to meet project deadlines.

  • Build reusable code and libraries for future use.

  • Monitor and solve performance issues.

  • Participate in code reviews.

  • Keep on the pulse of software advances, industry trends, and methodologies to continually innovate and drive efficiencies.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

  • 3-5 years of professional experience as a front-end/full-stack engineer with a proven track record.

  • Proficiency in WordPress development, both frontend and backend builds, including custom theme and plugin development.

  • Experience with responsive design techniques, cross-browser compatibility, and mobile optimization.

  • Familiarity with SEO best practices and website performance optimization.

  • Experience collaborating with design teams with a basic understanding of web design principles like color, typography, and layout to create user-friendly and visually appealing websites.

  • Adhere to current PHP, HTML5, CSS3 standards and best practices

  • Advanced knowledge of Javascript, including Vanilla JS, jQuery, ReactJS, and NextJS.

  • Knowledge of front-end build tools, such as Yarn, Webpack, NPM, and Grunt.

  • Ability to work independently and collaborate effectively in a remote team environment.

  • Good communication skills and ability to articulate technical concepts to non-technical stakeholders.

  • Excellent problem-solving skills and attention to detail.

  • BS/MS in Computer Science.


  • Based in Boston, MA, with the flexibility to work remotely.

  • Open to other remote U.S. locations.

The talent and dedication of our employees are at the core of DataRobot’s journey to be an iconic company. We strive to attract and retain the best talent by providing competitive pay and benefits with our employees’ well-being at the core. Here’s what your benefits package may include depending on your location and local legal requirements: Medical, Dental & Vision Insurance, Flexible Time Off Program, Paid Holidays, Paid Parental Leave, Global Employee Assistance Program (EAP) and more!

DataRobot Operating Principles:

  • Wow Our Customers
  • Set High Standards
  • Be Better Than Yesterday
  • Be Rigorous
  • Assume Positive Intent
  • Have the Tough Conversations
  • Be Better Together
  • Debate, Decide, Commit
  • Deliver Results
  • Overcommunicate

Research shows that many women only apply to jobs when they meet 100% of the qualifications while many men apply to jobs when they meet 60%. At DataRobot we encourage ALL candidates, especially women, people of color, LGBTQ+ identifying people, differently abled, and other people from marginalized groups to apply to our jobs, even if you do not check every box. We’d love to have a conversation with you and see if you might be a great fit.

All U.S. DataRobot employees must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. If there is a medical, religious, or other legally protected reason that prevents you from receiving an available COVID-19 vaccination, and you are selected as a candidate for consideration, we have a process in place to evaluate requests for accommodation.

DataRobot is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer. We do not discriminate based upon race, religion, color, national origin, gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, status as a protected veteran, status as an individual with a disability, or other applicable legally protected characteristics. DataRobot is committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodations to applicants with physical and mental disabilities. Please see the United States Department of Labor’s EEO poster and EEO poster supplement for additional information.

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