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 used by millions of people. We want your 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 modern JavaScript tools like React and Redux.
  • A passion for creating experiences that users rave about.
  • The ability to iterate and ship ideas quickly, with loose (at best) direction.
  • A love of open source software.

How to Apply

Does this sound interesting? If yes, please send a short email to jobs @ this domain telling us about yourself and attach a résumé. Let us know what you can contribute to the team. 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.

If you’re reading this on a site other than automattic.com please make sure you visit automattic.com/work-with-us for the latest details on applying.

To increase your chances of standing out, answer the following questions:

  1. Tell us the details of an interesting programming problem you’ve worked on. What made it interesting?
  2. How do you use our products and/or their competitors? How would you improve one of them?
  3. What questions do you have for us?

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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.