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EPAM Systems, Inc. Senior Wordpress Engineer in Kazakhstan


Are you ready to take your WordPress skills to the next level? Bring your expertise to the table and make an impact on the development, maintenance and management of our crucial WordPress sites and digital projects.

We're looking for an individual who possesses an in-depth understanding of PHP, MySQL, HTML, CSS and JavaScript – an individual who can navigate the world of WordPress with precision and finesse. In this role, you will be responsible for both back-end and front-end development, including creating WordPress themes and updating plugins.

If you are a talented and motivated Senior WordPress Engineer looking for a challenging and rewarding opportunity, we invite you to join our team and contribute to our ongoing success.


  • Develop, customize and maintain WordPress CMS websites using best practices and industry-standard plugins

  • Work with WordPress at a PHP code level and effectively utilize MySQL for database management

  • Demonstrate proficiency in front-end technologies such as HTML5, CSS3, JavaScript and jQuery

  • Utilize existing inbuilt WordPress functions and implement customizations to support specific functionality

  • Create custom post types, plugins and widgets adhering to WordPress coding standards

  • Produce clean, well-documented and reusable code while ensuring logical and efficient development practices

  • Integrate themes/templates and ensure seamless visual and functional integration

  • Stay up to date with the latest WordPress core, plugin & theme updates and possess the ability to perform upgrades

  • Ensure cross-platform and cross-browser compatibility and resolve any related issues

  • Develop user interfaces for websites and web applications, focusing on responsive design principles

  • Interact with RESTful APIs and work with formats like JSON and XML

  • Utilize code versioning tools, such as Git or SVN, for efficient collaboration and project management

  • Possess knowledge of various PHP frameworks, libraries and technologies relevant to WordPress Multisite

  • Demonstrate a strong understanding of PHP back-end development


  • Strong proficiency in WordPress, PHP, MySQL, CSS, HTML and JavaScript

  • Ability to develop custom WordPress themes and plugins from scratch based on client requirements

  • Familiarity with popular WordPress frameworks, libraries and tools

  • Experience with version control systems, such as Git

  • Proficiency in responsive design principles and cross-browser compatibility

  • Understanding of SEO best practices and website optimization techniques


  • Outstanding career development opportunities with a transparent roadmap to accelerate your journey

  • Knowledge sharing within the community of the industry’s top professionals worldwide

  • Various opportunities for self-development: hard & soft skills internal training courses, mentoring programs, and unlimited access to 8,000+ LinkedIn Learning courses

  • Free English classes with certified teachers

  • Competitive compensation in USD, regular assessments, and salary reviews

  • Bonuses for participating in the referral program

  • Flexible schedule and opportunity to work remotely from any place in Kazakhstan

  • Friendly team and enjoyable working environment

  • Relocation opportunities within our offices in 50+ countries with throughout support for you and your family

  • 28 vacation days and six trust days per year (sick leave without a medical certificate)

  • Medical & family care programs, corporate and social events


  • EPAM Kazakhstan is a team of technologists and innovators united by a passion for technology. Today we operate across all cities with offices in Astana, Almaty, and Karaganda and work with the world's leading companies from different industries. EPAM builds a continuously learning organization and helps its employees reach their full potential and achieve their professional goals through learning. Our agile methodologies, customer collaboration frameworks, engineering excellence programs, and hybrid teams offer many career paths and development opportunities

EPAM Systems, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer. We recognize the value of diversity and inclusion in creating success for our customers, business partners, shareholders, employees and communities. We are committed to recruiting, hiring, developing and promoting employees without discrimination. As a global employer, this commitment includes complying with all laws in the countries in which we operate. Nevertheless, we believe equal employment practices should not be limited to what the law requires. Equal opportunity and inclusion are essential to motivate, empower and recognize the best in everyone.

At EPAM, employment actions are based on individual qualifications, without regard to race, color, religion, creed, gender, pregnancy status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, marital or familial status, national origin, ancestry, genetics, age, disability status, veteran status, citizenship status when otherwise legally able to work, or any other characteristic protected by law.