Automattic

JavaScript Engineer

We’re building new ways to interact with WordPress. They’re simple, fast, and highly usable. They’re written in the latest web technologies and are being used by millions of people. We want you to help. We’re looking for an experienced JavaScript engineer with:

  • A rock solid understanding of the core JavaScript language, HTML5 and CSS3.
  • Familiarity with a server-side language like PHP, Ruby or Python.
  • Proficiency developing well structured web applications using jQuery, Backbone and Underscore.
  • A passion for creating experiences that users will rave about.
  • The ability to iterate and ship ideas quickly, with loose (at best) direction.
  • A love of Open Source software.

How to Apply

If you feel you might be the best person in the world for this job please send a short email to jobs @ this domain telling us about yourself and attach a resumé. Include the title of the position you’re applying for and your name in the subject. Proofread! Make sure you spell and capitalize WordPress and Automattic correctly. We are lucky to receive hundreds of applications for every position, so try to make your application stand out. If you apply for multiple positions or send multiple emails there will be one reply.

← Work With Us

All Jobs Require

  • Great communication skills. We’re a distributed team, so frequent and clear written communication is a must.
  • Self-driven work ethic. You need to be a self-starter who loves taking initiative and seeing things through to completion.
  • Curiosity and the desire to learn. Our business is changing and growing fast, who knows what will be the skills of tomorrow? Flexibility is key.
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