senior back end developer in wellington

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NZ$ 100,000 per year
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NZ$ 100,000 per year
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job description

The Company.

This organisation is a market leader in providing excellent electricity and gas services to customers. They are currently experiencing a period of rapid growth due to market success and a growing customer base. As this is a fast growing medium sized organisation, joining them at this point will allow you to influence the direction of the development team moving forward.

The Team.

This is brand new team that has traditionally been supported from overseas however now they are looking to build this team locally in Wellington. The Principal Developer will be relocating here imminently and with this in mind there are several opportunities that have been created.

The Role.

As a Back End developer your responsibilities will be to:

  • Solve complex performance problems and architectural challenges
  • Integration of user-facing elements developed by front-end developers
  • Build efficient, testable, and reusable PHP modules

What they need.

To be in strong consideration we are looking for:

  • Proven work experience as a back-end developer.
  • Strong knowledge of PHP and MySQL.
  • Knowledge of object-oriented PHP programming.
  • Understanding of MVC design patterns
  • Working knowledge of CMS framework Wordpress.
  • Working knowledge of front end technologies like HTML5, CSS3, and JavaScript/jQuery.
  • Experience in common third-party API / Web services development.
  • Experience with version control e.g. Git/SVN.


This organisation is performing extremely well and looks to reward their people for good quality work and strong performance. You will have a great salary package and also receive an attractive bonus scheme as well as other benefits. This is a rare opportunity to join a company where you can really influence change and success as they grow including using emerging technologies


For more information, please contact Harry Demitriou on 04 494 1329 or email to

At Randstad, we are passionate about providing equal employment opportunities and embracing diversity to the benefit of all. We actively encourage applications from any background.


PHP, MySQL, HTML5, CSS3, JavaScript, jQuery, Wordpress, CMS

educational requirements

Associate Degree/Diploma