About OpenDNS: OpenDNS is an Internet security company that’s transforming the way IT departments secure their networks, and more importantly, their users. In 2012 OpenDNS launched Umbrella, a new line of cloud-delivered Internet security services that, for the first time ever, allow IT departments to extend security off the network and actually protect users wherever they roam. OpenDNS built Umbrella on top of our rock-solid foundation: the world’s most loved and trusted DNS service that’s used today by 50 million people around the world.
Working at OpenDNS means being surrounded by passionate, intelligent and creative people that are determined to disrupt the Internet security industry with endless innovation, world-class research and unrivaled products and services. It’s a place where the best ideas are quickly transformed into products, features, campaigns and company-wide practices, so it won’t be long before you witness the results of your hard work. But don’t just take our word for it. We’ve seen nearly 100% year-over-year usage growth, have been cash flow positive since 2007, and we carry the endorsement of leading VC firms Sequoia Capital and Greylock Partners and thousands of happy customers.
About the Role: The Front-end WordPress Web Developer is a vital member of the Web Team at OpenDNS and will support the team by assisting in the design, development, and deployment of the various web properties, web projects, as well as updating and maintaining existing sites and functionality.
To fill this role you need to bring technical expertise, an ability to implement business solutions using state-of-the-art technology that meet defined requirements, as well as the ability to expand, explore, and recommend enhancements to the assigned projects and tasks.
Be ready to take ownership of and responsibility for projects and systems they work on, and remain versatile and willing to work on a wide variety of development tasks.
Education & Experience:
BA/BS or relevant work experience
In-depth understanding of HTML and CSS code (HTML5, CSS3, Responsive development)
Extensive experience templating for WordPress, and Susy themes
Able to write cross-browser compatible code
Mobile web development experience
Knowledge of SEO
Familiar with production of HTML email
Good with problem solving and troubleshooting
Able to handle multiple projects
Familiar with Git
Comfortable working in a shell/command line
3+ years Experience with WordPress and/or Drupal theme development
3+ years Experience creating WordPress and/or Drupal plugins
Excellent Object Oriented PHP programming knowledge
Solid understanding on how to use Adobe Creative Suite (Photoshop and Illustrator)
Did we mention the perks? Our offices are located just a block away from Caltrain and MUNI in the thriving tech hub of SOMA, San Francisco so you’re surrounded by like-minded people and just walking distance from tons of popular restaurants and cafes. The office is rich with open spaces for collaboration, the latest tech tools and toys and a fully stocked kitchen to help you recharge. Come work with us, and be part of the team that’s revolutionizing Internet security.
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OpenDNS - 2 years ago