About Us!

Tab Media is a global media startup publishing news and entertainment for people in their late teens and twenties. We publish The Tab, a news network covering student and youth culture, and babe.net, a site “for girls who don’t give a fuck”. These editorial brands have a monthly cross-platform audience of 50 million people.

About the role…

In this role, you will work on diverse technical challenges on a unique, large WordPress multi-site. You will have responsibility for maintaining a site and infrastructure visited by millions of people a month. You will have a large degree of autonomy as you deal with unique and interesting engineering challenges coming from innovative roadmap challenges.

In the next year, we intend to redesign two hugely popular editorial brands and launch new products which serve their biggest fans. This is likely to include mobile apps, paid membership, and new commercial products. You will have important input into product development and the roadmap.

As our Developer you will be responsible for…

  • Managing a large WordPress multi-site install
  • Responsibility for dev ops and deployments
  • Orchestrating AWS deployments and servers
  • Working with WordPress REST API
  • Building out features for custom themes and plugins
  • Debugging issues across the stack
  • Regular security audits

As our WordPress Developer, you will have the following experience with:

  • Experience and interest in large, custom WordPress installs with high volumes of traffic
  • Experience working with PHP frameworks
  • Good understanding of front-end technologies, including HTML5, CSS3, JavaScript, jQuery
  • Experience working with build tools, including Git, Linux, and Docker
  • Setting up and maintaining infrastructure on AWS
  • Experience with MySQL


  • High level of autonomy
  • Design and build products, not campaigns
  • Be appreciated
  • Work on a variety of products, across platform and device
  • Know that you can grow and develop your skills
  • Work with friendly, talented people
  • Have a great work/life balance
  • Work collaboratively
  • 25 days of paid vacation
  • Competitive salary and equity option to the right candidate
  • Pension
  • Breakfast provided

Tagged as: Agile, AWS, docker, javascript, Linux, PHP, wordpress

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