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PHP Developer

Orchard Marketing

Pyrmont, Australia | Posted: 6 months ago

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The Opportunity

We are looking for a Mid-Senior PHP Developer to join our team in Sydney. The PHP Developer will be responsible for integrating and managing backend services on both existing projects but also new builds. The PHP specific integrations will depend on the client’s requirements, which currently can range between using the MVC framework Laravel and CMS systems such as Drupal or WordPress. 


  • Responsible for designing and implementing new features and functionality, establishing and guiding the website’s architecture, ensuring high-performance and availability, and managing all technical aspects of the CMS

  • Work closely with front-end developers and customers to ensure an effective, visually appealing, and intuitive implementation

Essential skills

  • Solid PHP experience

  • Experience with Drupal OR other comparable PHP-based CMS platform

  • Solid understanding of AJAX, HTML, JavaScript, and CSS

  • Experience integrating third-party APIs

  • Familiarity with git and ability to setup your own version control environment

  • Strong familiarity with database modelling, in particular MySQL

  • Exposure to Agile web development

  • Ability to communicate technical ideas to business users, team members and stakeholders

Desirable Skills 

  • Experience with Drupal 7 and/or 8 and its configuration (image handling, file compression, themes, file structure, etc.)

  • Deep familiarity with existing Drupal modules such as CTools, Views, Token, Pathauto, Entity API, Webforms and Panels

  • Experience with Drush

  • Proficient in creating custom Drupal modules

  • Deep familiarity with Drupal hooks and Drupal’s Form API

  • Experience building responsive websites using Drupal and familiarity with Drupal’s theme layer

  • Experience in deployment of Drupal site

  • Proficient in maintenance and administration of Drupal modules and sites

  • Experience with PHP 5.3 – 5.7

  • Experience with LESS

  • Familiarity with web server configuration settings

  • Knowledge of SEO best practices

  • Familiarity using Atlassian products such as Bamboo, BitBucket, Confluence and JIRA

Orchard’s Requirements

  • Exceptional programming skills and problem-solving abilities

  • Passion for technology and a willingness to learn and improve existing skillsets

  • Result-oriented, reliable and able to both work in collaboration with team members and to work independently

  • Fair understanding of source control (git), continuous integration, peer review and development methodologies such as agile / scrum.

  • Permission to work in Australia

This job was sourced from StackOverflow Jobs.