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Senior PHP Developer

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Senior PHP Developer

Contract type: Permanent
Location: Sydney
Industry: Development
Salary: $130,000 - $160,000
Reference: 2169173

Job description

This role represents the opportunity to have a voice and be extremely instrumental in the direction and growth of the company rather than being a mere cog in a machine.

Our client's core codebase is currently all PHP and you will be working closely with their design team, front-end developers, project managers, account managers, and directly with clients to deliver world-class websites.

Key Skills

  • Minimum 8+ years’ development experience
  • HTML, CSS, JavaScript, jQuery, LESS / Sass
  • PHP, MySQL
  • Open Source CMS – WordPress and WooCommerce experience in developing custom themes from scratch.
  • APIs (RESTful, GraphQL, SOAP)
  • MVC PHP frameworks – CakePHP, CodeIgniter
  • Exposure with DNS records, and web hosting environments – cPanel, Plesk
  • Test, debug, diagnose, and correct errors and faults in an application programming language. 
  • Strong skills with responsive and mobile techniques
  • Knowledge of tools & frameworks such as Grunt, Node, Bower, Require, etc
  • Experience with Bitbucket, Github
  • Knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite and Sketch
Key responsibilities 
  • Building the backend services and APIs which power the platform that supports both web and mobile applications
  • Refactoring, optimizing, and improving the existing codebase for maintenance and scale
  • Use test-driven development and acceptance tests to ensure feature quality
  • Be an active part of the team, being part of code reviews, pair programming, lunch and learn session
What you will also bring to the table
  • A desire to create best-in-class products and stay on top of the latest web trends and technologies.
  • A positive attitude and love working with a team.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • The ability to work in a fast-paced environment and manage multiple projects with strict deadlines.
  • High level of self ­management and organizational skills
On offer is a very competitive salary as well as an immediate start. APPLY now if this role sounds like you!