senior web developer in Sydney CBD

Sydney CBD, New South Wales
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Senior Web PHP Developer

Primary objectives

The Senior Web PHP Developer is responsible coaching and developing the IS team, making functional business requirements a reality by writing clean, extensible, and efficient code and supporting the ongoing development and enhancement of company website, systems and platforms.

Key Accountabilities


  • Write clean, extensible, testable, efficient code by using best software development practices
  • Create website layout/user interface by using standard HTML/CSS practices
  • Integrate data from various back-end services and databases
  • Gather and refine functional and technical specifications and requirements
  • Create and maintain software documentation
  • Maintain, enhance, expand, and scale company website and back end systems
  • Stay plugged into emerging technologies/industry trends and apply them into operations and activities

People Management

  • Inspire, lead and motivate direct reports to achieve optimal performance
  • Manage team and execute team governance framework
  • Train and develop direct reports to maximize their potential.
  • Monitor employee performance and address any areas of under performance quickly and effectively


  • Proficient in PHP and experienced in languages other than PHP (Python, Java, C#, Golang, Ruby etc.)
  • Strong understanding of PHP frameworks, TDD & CI and Composer
  • Proficient in writing code and designing/implementing web solutions

Education, Qualifications, Skills and Experience


  • Bachelor’s degree or higher in Computer Science
  • A minimum of 5 years’ experience with developing PHP applications
  • Experienced in languages other than PHP (Python, Java, C#, Golang, Ruby etc.)
  • Experience in other modern PHP frameworks such as Laravel, Symfony, Yii2 etc.
  • Strong understanding of PHP frameworks, TDD & CI and Composer
  • Experienced in Mobile Web Development, Database Design and Designing/Building/Using API’s
  • Confident in writing clean, extensible code
  • Proficient in designing/implementing effective web solutions, both large and small
  • Advanced Frontend framework experience (Angular, React, Polymer, Vue)
  • Outstanding problem solving/troubleshooting skills
  • Excellent communication skills


  • Knowledge of PHP 5.4+/MySQL 5; HTML, SASS, Bootstrap, Gulp
  • Sound understanding of:
    • Message Brokers: AMQP/Pusher/etc.
    • Vagrant/ puppet/ docker
    • GIT
    • NoSQL (redis/mongodb/etc.)
  • Creative out of the box thinker

Senior Web PHP Developer

Please submit your CV using the 'apply now' link or call Rishi Bhalodia (02) 8235 3313

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