Software Engineer (Trainee)

Remote₹6,00,000/year - ₹12,00,000/year

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About this position

We are looking for PHP, MySQL, HTML, CSS and JavaScript developers and train them to build web solutions using mainly WordPress CMS/framework for our large enterprise clients such as Google, Facebook (Meta), IndianExpress, Penske Media and Al Jazeera, which millions of people use daily. 

This role offers hands-on experience in web development, focusing on front-end design and back-end implementation. 

Key Responsibilities

  1. Deliver secure, scalable, and easy-to-maintain WordPress solutions using engineering best practices and relevant coding standards.
  2. Write clean, optimized, readable & reusable code along with test cases for all the code you develop for easy maintenance.
  3. Write and maintain technical project documentation including inline code commenting, GitHub repo README, and clear commit messages.
  4. Deliver high-quality plugins and design responsive themes with great attention to detail.
  5. Able to understand project/client requirements and deliver effective solutions.
  6. Manage time well and focus on details to meet deadlines.
  7. Prioritizing to meet deadlines and maintaining proactive communication is essential for effective collaboration within our remote team.

Must Haves

  1. Solid understanding of web development fundamentals, including HTML, CSS, JavaScript, and MySQL. Especially, JavaScript.
  2. Proficiency in PHP syntax, databases, OOP, debugging, and frameworks.
  3. Familiarity with version control software such as Git for collaborative development.
  4. Knowledge of basic architectural concepts relevant to web development, including background job processing.
  5. Strong problem-solving skills and the ability to learn new technologies quickly.

Good to Have

  1. WordPress plugin and theme development proficiency.
  2. Familiarity with front-end technologies: Gutenberg, FSE, React.js, Vue.js, AngularJS.
  3. Knowledge of package managers like Composer.
  4. Experience with web servers such as Nginx, Apache.
  5. Understanding of unit testing frameworks.
  6. Adherence to coding standards and best practices.
  7. Experience in contributing to open-source.
  8. Basic knowledge of hardware (CPU, RAM, Motherboard, etc) for hosting server.

Application Process 

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Important details

Job ProfilePHP, JavaScript,HTML, CSS and MySQL development for Web development using WordPress CMS/framework primarily
Probation PeriodApproximately 6 months
Salary during Probation₹50,000 CTC per month
Salary on confirmationMinimum CTC ₹12 lakh per year (Depending on your performance in the probation period)
Start dateMultiple intakes starting January 2025
Posting LocationWork From Anywhere
Bond or Service ContractNo


  1. Students from CSE/CE/IT backgrounds are welcome to apply.
  2. The shortlisting process will take anywhere from 15 to 30 business days.
  3. Interviews of the shortlisted candidates will be conducted over Zoom, and students will receive the interview schedule on their registered email.
  4. There is no lock-in or any kind of bond required by rtCamp, if selected.

WordPress Course

To prepare thoroughly and gain a better understanding of the training program, you may go through the following course: 

https://learn.rtcamp.com/courses/wordpress-development/

Student Eligibility

  1. Solid understanding of computer fundamentals.
  2. Well-maintained GitHub profile with a codebase demonstrating your skills.
ProgramStudents available to join in January 2025, July 2025
Vacancies100

Career Progression

Your career will start as a Software Engineer (Trainee) and progress to be Software Engineer → Senior Software Engineer. Usually, this takes 3 to 5 years.

Thereafter, as your experience grows, depending on your skills and interest, you can continue to grow further into the engineering side (Lead Engineer → Principal Engineer) or can have exposure to some business side, along with engineering responsibilities. (Engineering Manager → Director of Engineering).

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rtCamp is flexible in internal job switching and some people who joined as engineers in the past, today work in roles such as Project Manager, Business Analyst, Client Strategist, and also in the marketing team.


*After registering with your GitHub profile, please submit an application for this position.

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Working at rtCamp

  • Device policy
  • Upskill allowance
  • Open source
  • Annual retreat
  • Five-day work week
  • Continuous learning